North Carolina Beach Buggy Association sets annual meeting for members, guests

The North Carolina Beach Buggy Association’s (NCBBA) Annual Meeting /Pig Pickin’ event for members and their guests will be held at the RWS Community Center in Rodanthe on September 4, 2021. Superintendent of the National Park Service Outer Banks Group, Dave Hallac, will be addressing the meeting to bring NCBBA members up to date on […]

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Hatteras-Ocracoke vehicular ferry cancels several trips for Monday, July 26

The N.C. Department of Transportation’s Ferry Division has canceled several trips scheduled for the Hatteras-Ocracoke vehicular ferry on Monday, July 26, due to staffing issues. The following departures are canceled for Monday: Hatteras vehicular ferry: 9:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m., 6:30 p.m. Ocracoke vehicular ferry: 11:00 a.m., 2 p.m., 5 p.m., and 8 p.m. […]

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Sara L. Konstanzer

KILL DEVIL HILLS — Sara L. Konstanzer of Bay Drive, Kill Devil Hills NC passed away in her home surrounded by family. Sally as she was best known, is survived by her children Daria, Robert, Linda and Paul; five grandchildren, Frank Jefferis, Joe Konstanzer, Max Konstanzer, Jack Konstanzer, and Madison DelCollo; and one great-granddaughter June.  […]

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Alton Wilbert Tillett, Sr.

August 3, 1924 – July 22, 2021 MANTEO — Alton “Flab” Wilbert Tillett, Sr., 96, of Manteo, NC died Thursday, July 22, 2021, at River Pointe Health Care and Rehab in Virginia Beach, VA. A native of Manteo, he was born August 3, 1924, to the late Evelyn Midgett Wescott and Cleon “Sonny” Tillett. Having […]

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North Carolina commercial fishermen landed less seafood in 2020; Recreational harvest remained stable

Commercial fishermen sold 42.9 million pounds of fish and shellfish to North Carolina seafood dealers in 2020, a decrease of 19% from 2019 and about a 23% decrease from the previous five-year average. Recreational fishermen landed 53.5 million finfish weighing 24.9 million pounds from state coastal and estuarine waters in 2020. The total weight harvested […]

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More than 230 sea turtles have laid eggs this season, and more National Seashore updates for the week of July 22

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 July 22 include the following: Seashore Updates Cape Hatteras National Seashore broke visitation records in three out […]

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