Cape Hatteras National Seashore invites community to discuss status of oceanfront houses in Rodanthe

On March 3, from 6-7 p.m., the public is invited to participate in a discussion about several oceanfront houses that are in danger of collapsing on Cape Hatteras National Seashore beaches. The location of the meeting is the Rodanthe-Waves-Salvo Community Building at 23646 N.C. Highway 12, Rodanthe, N.C. National Parks of Eastern North Carolina Superintendent […]

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Wayne Elijah Hammond

May 15, 1948 – February 20, 2022 KILL DEVIL HILLS — Wayne Elijah Hammond, 73, of Kill Devil Hills, NC died Sunday, February 20, 2022, at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville, NC. Born in Dalton, GA on May 15, 1948, he was the son of the late Haynie Augusta Jones Hammond and Eligie Ralph Hammond. […]

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Meet the Outer Banks SPCA Pet of the Week Astro

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

MFC adopts preferred management options for southern flounder, delays sector allocation changes, finalizes shrimp management

The N.C. Marine Fisheries Commission this week adopted a new schedule for changes to sector allocations for allowable harvest under Draft Amendment 3 to the Southern Flounder Fishery Management Plan. Otherwise, the commission tentatively adopted the Division of Marine Fisheries’ recommendations as its preferred management options for the draft amendment. The draft flounder plan amendment […]

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Kathleen (Kay) Hornung

February 15, 1937 – February 22, 2022 OCRACOKE — Kathleen (Kay) Hornung, 85, of Ocracoke, NC died February 22, 2022, at home. She was the wife of Robert (Bob) Hornung. Born February 15, 1937, in Nyack, New York, she was a daughter of Mason Luther and Myrtle Dunn. Kay met Robert in 1955 and they […]

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Michael Steven Watson

May 24, 1950 – February 27, 2022 SOUTHERN SHORES — Michael Steven Watson, 71, of Southern Shores, NC died Sunday, February 27, 2022, at his home. Born in Knox County, TN on May 24, 1950, he was the son of the late Bernice Louise Patterson and John H. Watson. Having served his country honorably during […]

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