Navy’s Ocracoke ‘Loop Shack’ Was Ineffective

In spring 1942, the nation and its military leaders faced a dire disaster worse than Pearl Harbor. German U-boats operating within the nation’s territorial waters were sinking Allied merchant vessels at an ever-increasing number and killing an appalling number of helpless noncombatants — more than 5,000 in fewer than six months, including some women and […]

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Ronald Hoskin Weintraub

September 11, 1958 – June 19, 2020 MANTEO — Ronald Hoskin Weintraub, 61, of Manteo, NC died Friday, June 19, 2020. Born in Chowan County on September 11, 1958, he was the only child of the late Patricia Harrell and Robert Ronald Weintraub. An excellent and beloved boat captain, Ronald loved life, the water, and […]

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Walter “Wally” Richard Ivers

May 4, 1968 – June 24, 2020 Aberdeen, NJ — Walter “Wally” Richard Ivers, 52, of Aberdeen, NJ died suddenly on Wednesday, June 24, 2020 while vacationing on the Outer Banks of North Carolina. Born in Brooklyn, NY on May 4, 1968, he was the son of Hannah Purdon Ivers and the late Daniel Ivers. […]

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NCDOT encourages folks to vote for the Marc Basnight Bridge in the annual ASCE Bridges Photo Contest

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) is holding its annual 2020 ASCE Bridges Photo Contest, and per a recent social media update, the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) is encouraging the public to vote for the Marc Basnight Bridge photo in order to bring the Viewer’s Choice Award home to North Carolina. Founded […]

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