New sign at Salvo Community Cemetery aims to educate

  Cape Hatteras National Seashore staff recently installed an educational panel at the Salvo Sound Access, also called Salvo Day Use Area, in an effort to help visitors understand the importance of the nearly 150-year-old cemetery that is eroding into the Pamlico Sound. The sign gives a brief history of the community and asks visitors to […]

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Maurice Phelps “Phelpie” Edmondson

MANTEO — Maurice Phelps (“Phelpie”) Edmondson, 85, passed away Saturday, November 20, 2021, at his residence.  Phelpie was born in Beaufort County, North Carolina.  He retired from Dare County and Coastal Redi-Mix.  Phelpie was the Dare County Public Services Director and was instrumental in the construction of the Public Works Complex, the Dare County Animal […]

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George Phillip Nelson

December 16, 1940 – November 20, 2021 SOUTHERN SHORES — George Phillip Nelson, 80, of Southern Shores, NC, passed away peacefully in his sleep on Saturday, November 20, 2021, after a decade-long battle with vascular dementia. Born December 16, 1940, in Milwaukee, WI, he was the son of the late Florence and Henry Nelson. George […]

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Hatteras Village will host Christmas Tree Lighting and Community Dinner on December 1

Hatteras Village will host its annual Christmas Tree Lighting and Community Dinner on Wednesday, December 1, at 5:30 p.m., per a recent online announcement. The decades-old tradition, which was revitalized in 2019 as a public event, will feature the official lighting of the community Christmas tree in the village triangle, (next to the Hatteras Village […]

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Hatteras, Ocracoke ferries experiencing service interruptions on Tuesday due to high winds

Ferry operations for Hatteras and Ocracoke Islands are experiencing some service interruptions on Tuesday, November 23, per a recent update from the N.C. Ferry System. Due to high winds on Tuesday morning, Ocracoke to Cedar Island’s 7:30 a.m. trip and Ocracoke to Swan Quarter’s 10 a.m. trip are both canceled. The Hatteras-Ocracoke vehicular ferry is […]

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Meet the Outer Banks SPCA Pet of the Week Snowflake

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