CHEC celebrates National Lineworker Appreciation Day

Each year, Cape Hatteras Electric Cooperative (CHEC) joins other electric cooperatives across the state and nation to celebrate Lineworker Appreciation Day. Held annually on the second Monday in April, this day recognizes lineworkers’ critical role in providing members with the power they depend on every day. CHEC’s lineworkers are responsible for keeping the power flowing […]

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Keeper James’ Island Convenience book signing will be held Wednesday, April 12

On Wednesday, April 12, from noon to 3:00 p.m., Keeper James will be signing and personalizing copies of his book, Shipwrecks of the Outer Banks: Dramatic Rescues and Fantastic Wrecks in the Graveyard of the Atlantic, Globe Pequot Press. The U.S. Life-Saving Service (1871-1915) was the direct predecessor of today’s U.S. Coast Guard. The book […]

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N.C. Highway 12 remains open; Ocracoke ferries suspended as of Sunday morning

Strong northeast winds will continue to produce the potential for coastal flooding into early Monday, and large swells, surf, and beach erosion should peak with this evening’s high tide cycle, per a Sunday morning update from the National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City office. Significant ocean overwash remains possible for Hatteras Island beaches north of Cape […]

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Coastal Flood Watch, High Surf Advisory in effect for Hatteras and Ocracoke Islands

Multiple advisories, including a Coastal Flood Watch, High Surf Advisory, Wind Advisory, and Gale Warning have been issued for the Outer Banks due to an Easter Weekend storm, per an update from the National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City office. Large, dangerous surf and beach erosion are expected along the beaches from Duck to Cape Lookout, […]

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Hatteras-Ocracoke ferry operations suspended due to high winds

The Hatteras-Ocracoke ferry operations have been suspended due to high winds and rough conditions as of Saturday at 8:00 a.m., per an update from the North Carolina Department of Transportation’s Ferry Division. Ferry service will resume once weather conditions improve. For the Ocracoke-mainland routes, the following departures have been canceled for April 8: Cedar Island to Ocracoke: […]

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Beatrice Marie Goldman

SALVO — Beatrice Marie Goldman,87, of Salvo, NC known as Nanny B in her community, was born in Beechwood, IN on May 16, 1935.  She quietly passed away on April 4, 2023, at her Salvo home surrounded by her family. Nanny B was proceeded in death by her husband Jackie, aka “Papa J”; her mother […]

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Benjamin Dane Lewis

Benjamin Dane Lewis fulfilled his earthly mission peacefully on March 30, 2023, at the family home in Kill Devil Hills. He was 40 years old at the time of his untimely passing. Dane, as he was best known, was born in Fredericksburg, Virginia. A graduate of Massaponax High School, Dane was handsome, stylish, a dedicated […]

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