Patricia Reynolds-Denny

July 18, 1937 – September 19, 2022 Being confident of this very thing, that he which has begun a good work in you will perform it until the day of Jesus Christ. – Philippians 1:6 Patricia Reynolds-Denny, formerly “Patsy Faye Thompson” has completed her journey on this earth and stepped into her eternal life with […]

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Lighthouse builder Dexter Stetson laid sturdy foundations

The three lighthouses north of Ocracoke on the Outer Banks, Cape Hatteras, Bodie Island and Currituck Beach, built between 1869 and 1875, have withstood hurricanes, nor’easters and the harsh coastal environment, although the Hatteras light was moved landward in 1999 to spare it from the encroaching Atlantic. The trio all share design features that were […]

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Gordon Thompson

FRISCO — Gordon Thompson, 71, of Frisco, North Carolina, died on September 13, 2022, at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital of complications following successful surgery for cancer. He was born on May 26, 1951, in Glen Ridge, New Jersey, to Elliott A. Thompson and Eleanor Bromley Thompson. A graduate of New England College, he lived and […]

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Cape Hatteras National Seashore reports more than 2 million visitors as of Aug. 31, 2022

With 412,239 visitors recorded in August, the Cape Hatteras National Seashore (CHNS) is on track to have another banner year for visitation in 2022. Per statistics from the Outer Banks Visitors Bureau, CHNS recorded a total of 2,043,904 visitors for the first eight months of the year, or from January 1 through August 31, 2022. […]

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Dare County announces details of 2022 Angel Gift program for Hatteras Island

The coalition that implements the Hatteras Island Angel Gift program is seeking sponsors, donors and applicants for the upcoming holiday season.  The program is provided in collaboration with individuals, businesses, churches and other organizations committed to providing Christmas joy for children on Hatteras Island.  The Dare County Department of Health & Human Services works with […]

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Jerome Keenan Eisensmith

May 7, 1979 – September 11, 2022 RODANTHE — On Sunday, September 11, 2022, Jerome Keenan Eisensmith passed away at 43 years of age. Jerome was born in Flagstaff, Arizona on May 7, 1979. He lived his life in Rodanthe, North Carolina. Jerome loved his family, friends, and fishing at the beach. Jerome is survived […]

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David W. Mowers

KILL DEVIL HILLS — David W. Mowers, 67, left this world on September 10, 2022, peacefully in his home in Kill Devil Hills after a short terminal illness David was the son of Frank Mowers of Elgin, Illinois, and Daisey King Mowers. He was predeceased by his mother Daisey Mowers Cox and Thomas C. Cox, […]

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