Paul J. Gorzkowski

December 4, 1971 – January 22, 2023 MANTEO — Paul J. Gorzkowski passed away in his home in Manteo surrounded by his family on January 22, 2023. He was preceded in death by his parents, Juanita Bright Lynn and Stanley Anthony Gorzkowski; stepfather, Ben Lynn; and brothers, John and Steven Gorzkowski. Paul is survived by […]

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Severe thunderstorms, high winds possible starting Wednesday afternoon

High winds and severe thunderstorms are possible along the Outer Banks ahead of a strong cold front, per a Wednesday morning update from the National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City office. Severe Thunderstorms Scattered and severe thunderstorms are possible starting Wednesday evening until around midnight, and the primary threat from the storms will be damaging wind […]

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Dare County’s gross receipts for occupancy, meals, retail sales average 6% increase in 2022

From The Dare County Tourism Board received more positive news in the latest report on gross receipts for hotel room and vacation rental occupancy, meals, and overall retail sales at its first meeting of 2023. While the numbers have remained a few percentage points above the total collected over the last two recording-setting years on […]

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William Elbert Brown

April 21, 1938 – January 21, 2023 KITTY HAWK — William Elbert Brown (Bill), aged 84, passed away Saturday evening January 21, 2023, at 7:06 pm EST after a short battle with cancer.  Multiple complications and variables prevented surgery, so a decision was taken to spend his final days and precious moments at his OBX […]

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Meet the Outer Banks SPCA Pet of the Week Russia

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

Michael Wayne Myers, Sr.

October 18, 1956 – January 19, 2023 BUXTON — Michael Wayne Myers, Sr., 66, of Buxton, NC died Thursday, January 19, 2023, at his home. Born in Charleston, West Virginia on October 18, 1956, he was the son of Ruby Hall and the late Bob Myers. Mike was a self-taught IT Specialist and enjoyed learning […]

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