Erick Emanuel Minerich

Erick Emanuel Minerich passed away suddenly on May 16, 2021.  He was born August 1, 1928, in Somerset, Colorado, and raised on an acreage near Paonia, Colorado.  At the age of 16, he enlisted in the Navy and participated on a small flat-top aircraft carrier and minesweeper in the Pacific Theater during World War II.  […]

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Sandra Louise Bamonte

NAGS HEAD — Sandra Louise Bamonte of Nags Head, NC, died unexpectedly early in the morning on May 14, 2021, at the age of 80. Sandy was born in New Hyde Park, New York on January 22, 1941.  She met the love of her life in New York and together they raised four boys.  Their […]

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Joshua Caleb Atchison

FRISCO — Joshua Caleb Atchison, 36, passed away of natural causes on May 16, 2021 in Norfolk, VA. He was a talented artist and a master woodworker.   Besides his parents, Joyce and James Atchison of Frisco, Josh leaves his brother Reuben Orr of Rock Hill, SC; his three sisters Twyla Orr of Gastonia, NC, […]

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Meet the Outer Banks SPCA Pet of the Week Billy

Meet the Outer Banks SPCA pet of the week, Billy, courtesy of their latest video produced by Dare County’s CURRENT TV. For more information on Billy, and the many other Outer Banks pets currently up for adoption, visit the Outer Banks SPCA website at, or their Facebook page at

Fuel supplies slowly getting back to normal along Outer Banks

Fuel inventories are getting back closer to normal following the wave of panic buying last week spurred by the cyberattack on the Colonial Pipeline. But stations throughout North Carolina were still having trouble keeping up with demand, with’s availability tracker reporting 42 percent of the stations statewide had fuel available as of Sunday evening. Gas outages […]

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