U.S. Coast Guard Station Hatteras Inlet assists disabled shrimping vessel near Engelhard

At 10:30 a.m. on Friday, October 22, the U.S. Coast Guard Station Hatteras Inlet received a phone call about an overdue shrimping vessel, Miss Sophia, out of Engelhard, N.C. Watch standers began calling local marinas for information on any potential sightings, which all came back negative. Sector North Carolina was finally able to make contact with […]

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Robert Byron Carter III

July 21, 1949 – October 16, 2021 KILL DEVIL HILLS — Robert Byron Carter III, 72, of Kill Devil Hills died suddenly on October 16, 2021.  He was born in Norfolk, VA on July 21, 1949. He was predeceased by his parents Robert Byron Carter Jr. and Iris Foshay Carter Williams and the love of […]

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Barbara Styron Tucker

Barbara Styron Tucker of Southern Shores, NC passed away on Monday, October 18, 2021, at the age of 87 after a brief illness. She was born November 5, 1933, to Lula and Edward Styron. She is survived by her husband John H. Tucker, Jr in a marriage lasting 66 years. She is also survived by […]

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Mary Lou Buchan

Mary Lou Buchan, 69, died on October 20, 2021 in Nags Head. She was born in Rocky Mount, to parents John and Azile Buchan. Mary Lou was a lover of the arts while in school at Rocky Mount Senior High. Life would later carry her into raising a family of two boys that she would […]

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Maxie Edward Harrell

February 15, 1943 – August 30, 2021 KILL DEVIL HILLS AND MELBOURNE, FL – Eddie Harrell 78, passed away August 30, 2021, in Melbourne, Florida. Eddie was born in Gates County, N.C. He worked for many years with the state in a number of capacities dealing with North Carolina coastal management and water quality. Ed […]

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Nancy Paige Harrell

Nancy Paige Harrell died peacefully at the age of 74 years young in Virginia Beach on October 20, 2021.  She bravely and graciously battled the ravages of Parkinson’s disease for several years.  “Paige” as she was best known; loved color, style, fashion, design, hats, shoes, jewelry, lipstick, great parties, and making everyone feel beautiful and […]

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Karen Tetreault (Boston)

Karen Elizabeth Tetreault left this world on October 20, 2021, surrounded by family and on a wave of love from the many people she loved and who loved her. Karen was born in Toledo, Ohio to Blanford and Florence Boston, arriving after brothers Jim, John, and Ron, and five years before sister Tana. The hospital […]

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Project to remove abandoned “Ocean Pursuit” vessel from Bodie Island beach begins Oct. 25

On Oct. 25, Cape Dredging, Inc. from Buxton, North Carolina will begin a $295,000 project to remove an abandoned vessel from the beach south of Cape Hatteras National Seashore’s Oregon Inlet Campground. Removal of the vessel is expected to take approximately 30 days. The former scallop boat, previously named the Ocean Pursuit and Cameron Scott, […]

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Severe weather possible on Friday

A cold front will move through the Outer Banks area on Friday, potentially bringing an end to the recent week-long wave of dry weather, per a Thursday afternoon update from the National Weather Service (NWS) Newport / Morehead City office. Showers and thunderstorms are possible for Hatteras and Ocracoke Islands starting on Friday afternoon, with […]

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