Rena Grace Garrish Gaskill

October 19, 1935 – October 23, 2022 OCRACOKE — Rena Grace Garrish Gaskill, 87, of Ocracoke, NC died Sunday, October 23, 2022, at her home. A native of Ocracoke Island, she was born October 19, 1935, to the late Maude Williams Garrish and Uriah Wahab Garrish. Mrs. Gaskill was a member of Ocracoke United Methodist […]

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Julia “Judy” Penny Cashwell

KILL DEVIL HILLS — Julia “Judy” Penny Cashwell, of Kill Devil Hills, NC passed away peacefully on October 15, 2022.  She had celebrated her 90th Birthday in January and was in good health until receiving a stage 4 cancer diagnosis in September. Julia was born in Raleigh, NC in 1932 to Edward Penny and Julia […]

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Meet the Outer Banks SPCA Pet of the Week Mush Mouth

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

North Carolina’s 2022 commercial flounder season closing statewide in internal coastal waters

North Carolina’s 2022 commercial flounder fishing season in internal waters is coming to an end. The commercial flounder season is closing because the total allowable landings of flounder from internal coastal waters is nearly caught. The commercial flounder season for gigs and hook-and-line in the Mobile Gear Northern Management Area will close at 6:00 p.m. […]

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Outer Banks Forever shares detailed plans for Cape Hatteras Lighthouse Pathway

On October 11, Outer Banks Forever and the National Park Service announced the official launch of their joint project, “Pathways to Your National Parks.” Over the next several years, “Pathways to Your National Parks” will create new paved multiuse paths in all three Outer Banks national parks – Cape Hatteras National Seashore, Fort Raleigh National […]

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Dare County occupancy, meals tax collections through August up 7 percent from 2021… WITH VIDEO

While occupancy and meals tax collections in Dare County were both up more than 7 percent compared to the record totals received in 2021, those numbers may be more reflective of rising prices. And the totals collected in August were down from last year by 9.88 percent for the hotel/motel/vacation rental tax, and 15.03 percent […]

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Hatteras Holiday Art & Craft Show returns Nov. 25-26 after two-year hiatus

By Mary Ellen Riddle After a two-year hiatus due to Covid-19 and Hurricane Dorian in 2019, the Holiday Art & Craft Show is scheduled to take place November 25-26 at the Cape Hatteras Secondary School. Coordinated by the Hatteras Island Arts + Crafts Guild, the show will have more than fifty venders. The three-year lag calls […]

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