Sherri Lee Smith

SOUTHERN SHORES — Sherri Lee Smith or “Lucky” as many knew her; passed away in Greenville, NC on March 23, 2022, at the age of 59.  Lucky was born in Blairsville, PA but considered Southern Shores home since moving to the Outer Banks in 2007. Although she worked at the Kitty Hawk Home Depot store, […]

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Rodney Doyle Minton

November 21, 1948 – March 25, 2022 MANTEO — Rodney Doyle Minton, 73, of Manteo, NC went home to be with our Lord on March 25, 2022. He was born in November of 1948, to Hazel Perry Minton and Marvin Ellis Minton of Kitty Hawk. Rodney is survived by his wife and soulmate, Kimberly P. […]

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Cameron Todd Daniels

  May 10, 1965 – March 24, 2022 MANNS HARBOR — Cameron Todd Daniels, 56, of Manns Harbor, was found deceased at his home, March 24, 2022. Born May 10, 1965, in Norfolk, he was the son of Moncie Lee Daniels III and Wanda Dale Burrus Daniels. Todd was a United States Air Force Brat […]

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Meet the Outer Banks SPCA Pet of the Week Hank

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

Cape Hatteras National Seashore seeks volunteers for Park Day events

On April 9, Cape Hatteras National Seashore and Fort Raleigh National Historic Site will host several Park Day volunteer events, including a large-scale beach cleanup effort held in partnership with the North Carolina Beach Buggy Association (NCBBA). Park Day is American Battlefield Trust’s annual hands-on preservation event at historic sites across America. Groups are encouraged to register in […]

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Reminder: Two meetings will be held on Monday, March 28, on Ocracoke Lighthouse Restoration

The National Park Service invites public review and comments on an environmental assessment (EA) for the rehabilitation of the Ocracoke Light Station, and two public meetings will be held on Monday, March 28, regarding the project. Buildings associated with the Ocracoke Light Station complex include the lighthouse, double keepers’ quarters, carpenter’s shop, store house, cisterns, […]

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Details of 2022 Avon and Buxton beach nourishment projects outlined at public meeting

  Dare County officials, as well as representatives from contractors Coastal Science & Engineering (CSE) and Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company (GLDDC), provided an overview of the upcoming beach nourishment projects in Avon and Buxton at a Thursday evening meeting at the Fessenden Center. The two projects, which have been in the works for […]

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Tracy Greene France

August 6, 1968 – March 19, 2022 MANTEO — Tracy Greene France, 53, of Manteo, NC died Saturday, March 19, 2022, at her home after a long illness. Tracy was born in Mount Airy, North Carolina on August 6, 1968. She attended UNC at Wilmington graduating in the spring of 1987. Tracy enjoyed competing in […]

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