Saturday cold front will bring strong winds, potential coastal flooding to the Outer Banks

Confidence is increasing that a cold front on Saturday will bring a range of severe weather impacts, including strong winds, large surf and beach erosion, and minor coastal flooding, per a Friday morning update from the National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City office. Minor coastal flooding with 1-3 feet of inundation above ground level is possible […]

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Gwendolyn Marie Taylor

Our beloved wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, cousin, and friend Gwendolyn Marie Taylor passed away at her home in Avon, NC with her family by her side on March 29, 2023 at the age of 78. She will be lovingly missed by her husband of 56 years, Donald “Donny” Taylor; son Donald Taylor, Jr. (Kim); […]

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Kellie Smith Baum

March 20, 1971 – March 26, 2023 WANCHESE — Kellie Smith Baum, 52, of Wanchese, NC died Sunday, March 26, 2023, at ECU Health Medical Center in Greenville, NC. Born in Carteret County, NC on March 20, 1971, she was the daughter of Louis Smith (Linda Taylor Smith) and the late Sheila Barnhill. At the […]

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Cape Hatteras “Surf, Sand, and Service” Baseball Tournament will be held March 31

The Cape Hatteras “Surf, Sand, and Service” Baseball Tournament, which honors military personnel and first responders, will be held at the Cape Hatteras Secondary School on Friday, March 31 During the tournament, Cape Hatteras will play two visiting teams from the Cary area: Green Hope and Panther Creek, which are both 4-A schools. The schedule […]

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CHSS will host its first big theater production in 10 years with Finding Nemo Jr. on April 1

For the first time in a decade, a leading theater company is paying a visit to Hatteras Island to stage a big city-worthy musical, and to work with the talented students of the Cape Hatteras Secondary School’s (CHSS) Drama Club. The Hurrah Players, an acclaimed non-profit theater company out of Norfolk, Virginia, will be staging […]

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