Severe weather possible on Tuesday, May 9

Scattered to numerous severe thunderstorms are expected to develop this afternoon and evening across eastern North Carolina, per an update from the National Weather Service Newport / Morehead City office. The primary risk will be damaging wind gusts as high as 55-65 mph and frequent lightning. If a larger complex/line of thunderstorms develops, there could be an enhanced […]

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Pauline W. Tarantini

Pauline “Paula” Wilma Tarantini, age 84, of Nags Head, North Carolina passed away peacefully on May 5, 2023. Paula was born in Manhattan, New York on February 2, 1939, and was the oldest of three children, to proud parents William and Pauline (Moucha) Pesek. Paula lived in New York until she relocated with her daughter […]

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Iris Faye O’Neal

November 23, 1940 – May 8, 2023 MANTEO — Iris Faye O’Neal, known to all as Faye, passed away peacefully on May 8, 2023, in Manteo, North Carolina. Born on November 23, 1940, in Beaufort, North Carolina, Faye was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and friend who left an indelible mark on the hearts of […]

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Donna Elaine Countryman

SOUTHERN SHORES — Donna Elaine Countryman, 82, of Southern Shores, NC, passed away May 4, 2023. Donna was truly a light in everyone’s life. Donna was preceded in death by her husband and best friend Milton Emerson Countryman. She is survived by her daughter, Debbie Countryman her partner Thomas Robeson; her son Kurt Countryman, his […]

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Meet the Outer Banks SPCA Pet of the Week Midas

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

Kathy Daniels Ruhle

November 26, 1946 – May 4, 2023 WANCHESE — Kathy Daniels Ruhle was born into this world on November 26, 1946, on Jovers Lane, just yards from where she left us to be with the Lord on May 4, 2023, after a long and courageous battle with Alzheimer’s disease. To say Kathy was a homemaker […]

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