William David Robinson

April 24, 1974 – August 29, 2022 OCRACOKE — William David Robinson, 48, of Ocracoke, NC passed away on Monday, August 29, 2022. He was a loving son, brother, uncle, and friend to many. He will be greatly missed. William was preceded in death by his parents, Kermit and Carleene Robinson, and his brother, George […]

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Outer Banks Seafood Festival Endowment Created

The Outer Banks Community Foundation is pleased to announce that the Outer Banks Seafood Festival Endowment has been established by the Outer Banks Seafood Festival Board of Directors. The Outer Banks Seafood Festival is a nonprofit organization that promotes the positive impacts of our local seafood industry, educates people about seafood indigenous to North Carolina […]

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CSE releases Buxton Beach nourishment summary, and what to expect next

Coastal Science & Engineering (CSE)—which is tasked with managing the Buxton beach nourishment project that was performed by Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company (GLDD)—has released its second newsletter containing a construction summary. This newsletter documents the milestones that GLDD achieved during construction from June 30, 2022 to August 16, 2022. The newsletter also contains an […]

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Ocracoke Express passenger ferry season extended through September

Due to popular demand, the N.C. Department of Transportation’s Ocracoke Express will extend its operating season through September 30. The season was previously slated to end on Labor Day. Beginning Sept. 6, the passenger ferry will operate on a Tuesday through Friday schedule, the most popular days for Ocracoke day trips. “We’ve had great ridership and very […]

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From the sand to the sea: Four loggerheads leave their nest on Hatteras

About 100 people or so gathered around Cape Hatteras National Seashore (CHNS) Resource officers Ash Keiper-Kintz and Mike Puckett as they carefully reached down into the loggerhead turtle nest and brought eggs to the surface. The focus of their attention was the Aug. 26 sea turtle next excavation at Cape Hatteras Lighthouse beach. Physically, the […]

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Trula Mae Gibbs Dozier

MANTEO — Trula Mae was born February 17, 1941, in Engelhard, North Carolina to the late John Anson Gibbs and Gertrude Spencer Gibbs.  She died on August 25, 2022, at ECU Medical Center, Greenville, North Carolina at the age of 81. Trula worked as a registered nurse at University Hospital in Albuquerque, New Mexico for […]

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Matthew James Tappero

Matthew “Matt” James Tappero, age 67, of Kitty Hawk, NC died unexpectedly on Saturday, August 27, 2022. He was born in Roanoke, VA, and lived in Bedford, VA through high school. Matt was preceded in death by his father, Max Tappero, stepmother Jane Tappero and stepfather Willis Levan. Matt was a graduate of Bedford High […]

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