WWII Heroes Honored through British Cemetery Clean-up and Virtual Ceremony

Although the annual ceremonies at the Buxton and Ocracoke British Cemeteries were canceled this year due to the Coronavirus pandemic, several local organizations found distinctive ways to honor the WWII British and Canadian sailors who lost their lives off of the Outer Banks nearly 80 years ago. Normally in early May, formal ceremonies are solemnly […]

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N.C. Households Can Get Help With Monthly Internet Bills From Federal Program

North Carolinians can get critical help to pay for high-speed internet from a $3.2 billion federal program opening in May for families and households working, learning and shopping from home during the COVID-19 pandemic. “Many North Carolina families struggle to afford high-speed internet,” North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper said. “The Emergency Broadband Benefit Program will […]

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Helen G. Outland

KILL DEVIL HILLS — Helen G. Outland passed away peacefully on May 4, 2021 in Nags Head, NC. She was the loving mother of son Donald Outland of Edenton, daughter, Brenda O. Yerkes of Kill Devil Hills, granddaughter, Dionne O. Castro of California, and grandson, Gavin Outland of Edenton, NC. Helen and late husband, Graham […]

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Barbara Jean Sanders Tillett

WANCHESE — Barbara Jean Sanders Tillett, 88, of Wanchese, NC passed away Sunday, May 2, 2021. She was a faithful servant of the Lord.  She loved her church, her family, and her friends. Barbara was a hard worker in her church wherever she was needed. She worked diligently in the children’s department at Bethany United […]

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New signs being installed at ORV ramps, and other National Seashore updates for the week of May 5

The Cape Hatteras National Seashore (CHNS) announced several recent updates and news items related to recreational activities and seashore conditions on Hatteras and Ocracoke Islands. News items and events related to the National Seashore for the week of May 5 include the following: Seashore Updates New off-road vehicle (ORV) signs are being installed at ramps […]

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