Richard Alan Galganski

The family of Richard Alan Galganski is deeply saddened by his unexpected passing on May 19, 2022. Born in New Brunswick, New Jersey, Rick retired from UPS in 2003.  Rick’s deep and unwavering passion was being a firefighter.  Through his dedication, he joined the Hillsborough Volunteer Fire Department in 1975 and eventually served as Fire […]

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Nancy Moore Houck

AVON — Nancy Moore Houck of Avon, NC, age 90, wife, mother, grand and great-grandma and friend, passed from this life after a brief illness in Barco, NC. She is remembered as a gentle, loving, enduring heart, who gave much and asked little. Nancy was born March 27, 1932 in Pottstown, PA. to Esther and […]

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Marine Fisheries Commission adopts preferred management for estuarine striped bass; gives final approval to southern flounder plan amendment

The N.C. Marine Fisheries Commission voted to approve the Division of Marine Fisheries’ recommendations for Amendment 2 to the Estuarine Striped Bass Fishery Management Plan as its preferred management options. Final action on the amendment is scheduled for August. The commission voted to maintain a prohibition on gill nets above the ferry lines in the […]

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Cedar Island, Swan Quarter ferry routes return to regular summer schedules

The N.C. Department of Transportation’s Ferry Division has returned to a full summer schedule on its Cedar Island-Ocracoke and Swan Quarter-Ocracoke routes this week, after repairing several unexpected mechanical issues on sound-class vessels. However, a worker shortage continues to affect the Hatteras-Ocracoke vehicle ferry schedule. The Ferry Division continues to work on hiring new employees […]

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Robin Snyder selected as deputy superintendent for Cape Hatteras National Seashore

Robin Snyder was recently selected as the new deputy superintendent for Cape Hatteras National Seashore, Fort Raleigh National Historic Site and Wright Brothers National Memorial (Outer Banks Group). Snyder is currently the superintendent of Appomattox Court House National Historical Park and Booker T. Washington National Monument. In her 27-year career with the National Park Service, […]

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Daliane Brown Fulgham

June 2, 1947 – May 18, 2022 SOUTHERN SHORES — Daliane Brown Fulgham, 74, widow of John Presley Fulgham, Jr, died peacefully on Wednesday, May 18, 2022, with her daughters by her side. She is survived by two daughters, Erin Fulgham Moore and her husband, Kyle T. Moore, of Kitty Hawk, NC and Christine Aiken […]

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