Ocracoke prepares for British Cemetery Commemoration; Volunteers and donations needed

The annual Ocracoke British Cemetery ceremony is scheduled for Friday, May 12, 2023, at 11:00 a.m. Immediately following the commemoration, attendees are invited to the Ocracoke Community Center for a light luncheon. This year marks the 81st anniversary of the sinking of H.M.T. Bedfordshire off the North Carolina coast on May 11, 1942. All are […]

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David James Kelmer

October 23, 1947 – March 15, 2023 HATTERAS — David James Kelmer passed on March 16, 2023, at his home in Hatteras surrounded by his immediate family, he was 75. Born, October 23, 1947, and raised in Peapack, NJ he met his wife Karen and was married in 1968. After serving 4 years in the […]

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Marshalls opens store In Southern Shores

Marshalls, one of the nation’s leading off-price retailers with over 1,100 stores currently operating in 48 states, D.C., and Puerto Rico, will open at The Marketplace at Southern Shores on March 30. Marshalls buyers hustle year-round to bring the best deals on must-have products at exceptional value to its shoppers both online and at every […]

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Dare County workforce asked to participate in survey on public transportation solutions

The Inter-County Public Transportation Authority, the Albemarle Rural Planning Organization and the North Carolina Department of Transportation Integrated Mobility Division are in the process of conducting a workforce transportation study to evaluate the feasibility of public transportation options for workers commuting to Dare County from Pasquotank, Perquimans, Chowan, Washington, and Tyrrell counties. The study will […]

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Various Marine Fisheries rules go into effect today

Sixty-nine Marine Fisheries Commission rules go into effect today, including rules pertaining to marking requirements for commercial pots and trotlines; license and permit suspensions and revocations; shellfish and crustacea management and processing; recordkeeping requirements and tournament licenses; and importation permits. The rules were amended and/or readopted under a state-mandated periodic review schedule. Marking commercial pots […]

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