Michael “Mike” Herbert Coder

KITTY HAWK — Michael “Mike” Herbert Coder, 61, of Kitty Hawk, NC, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, January 26, 2022, at N.C. Memorial Hospital in Chapel Hill, NC, with his loving and devoted wife of thirty years, Mincie Smith Coder, by his side. Mike is survived by his wife, Mincie, their five children, Andy Coder […]

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Windsor Mather Jacques

FRISCO — Windsor Mather Jacques passed away January 24, 2022, in Dare County, NC after a courageous and arduous battle with cancer.  Windsor was born August 27, 1936, in New London, Connecticut to William and Gladys Jacques. Windsor is survived by his wife Eunice Lynne Jacques the love of his life.  Windsor was honorably discharged […]

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Julius Fabian

KILL DEVIL HILLS — Julius Fabian, 87, passed away peacefully at his Kill Devil Hills, NC residence on January 26, 2022. He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 50 years- Livia; his beloved parents, Sandor and Julianna Fabian; and his sister, Julia Magori. Julius’ life was complex and challenging. After fighting in […]

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Snow unlikely for Hatteras and Ocracoke Islands, but coastal flooding possible with weekend winter storm

The likelihood of accumulating snowfall has dwindled for Hatteras and Ocracoke Islands with this weekend’s winter storm, but high winds, heavy rains, and possible coastal flooding are expected starting late Friday night, per a Friday morning briefing from the National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City office. Strong north to northwest winds with up to 45 mph […]

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Grounded yacht on Ocracoke awaits a tow

Scott Pumphrey is chillin’ by himself today on his accidental waterfront hotel nestled temporarily on the Ocracoke beach. Early Tuesday morning, he and his wife, Karen, ran aground on South Point in their 55-foot Novateck yacht while trying to navigate to Silver Lake via Ocracoke Inlet. The couple, of Baltimore, Maryland, were sailing their newly […]

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When bridge is complete, part of NC may return to nature

The “S-curves” north of Rodanthe, one of the most troubled sections of the ribbon of highway connecting Hatteras Island with the mainland, may soon be allowed to return to its natural state. Sometime in March, if the weather holds and the North Carolina Department of Transportation meets its schedule, the span informally known as the […]

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