Thomas Ezell Gantt

NAGS HEAD — Thomas Ezell Gantt or “Tommy” as he was best known and loved, finished his earthly journey in Nags Head, NC Wednesday March 8, 2023. He was 69 and the son of the late Esley E. Gantt and the late Kathleen Harris Gantt. Tommy was born in Danville, VA and raised in both […]

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Coast Guard assists disabled sailing vessel with three people onboard off of Avon

On Tuesday morning, March 7, the U.S. Coast Guard Station Hatteras Inlet was notified of a 25’ disabled sailing vessel located approximately three nautical miles off of Avon, with three people onboard. The station’s 47’ ft. Motor Lifeboat CG47244 was launched and began making its way toward the sailing vessel. Due to the deteriorating weather […]

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Solutions are few for imperiled oceanfront homes, per virtual workshop meeting

It’s been more than a year since the first oceanfront house, standing on an eroded beach within Cape Hatteras National Seashore, collapsed into the ocean in the early morning on Feb. 9. Two more nearby houses fell in May. Each time, tons of construction debris — jagged, sharp, toxic, ugly — were carried for miles by […]

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Albemarle-Pamlico Sound region to receive $27.25 million grant for restoration projects

On March 7, the U.S. Department of the Interior announced a more than $120 million investment to rebuild and restore portions of the National Wildlife Refuge System that have been affected by adverse weather events, which includes a $27.25 million investment for the Albemarle-Pamlico Sound region. The investment stems from the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), […]

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Dare County Libraries to host third annual OBX SPCA Collection Drive

The Dare County Library System will host its third annual collection drive to benefit the Outer Banks SPCA throughout the month of March. Donations can be dropped off at any of the three Dare County Library branches, including the Hatteras branch, during business hours. On April 1, 2023, library staff members will deliver the collected items to the Dare […]

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Cordelia “Pat”Ann Harris

MANTEO — Cordelia Ann Harris or “Pat” as most knew her; completed this earthly journey on March 3, 2023. A journey she began on December 17, 1956. Pat was born in Manteo, NC to the late Betty Gallop Spence and the late Collis Gallop, Sr. In addition to her parents, Pat was preceded in death […]

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Victoria Marshall Noble

KITTY HAWK — Victoria “Vicky” Marshall Noble, 93, of Kitty Hawk, NC died Tuesday, February 28, 2023, at her home. Born in Torrington, CT on July 3, 1929, she was the daughter of the late Victoria Rotar Marshall and John Marshall. Vicky was a longtime resident of New Milford, CT. In December 2020, she moved […]

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