Coastal Humane Society kicks off Fall Pet Vaccination Clinics on Sunday, Sept. 17

The Coastal Humane Society is holding its first fall 2023 Pet Vaccination Clinic this coming Sunday, September 17th, from 11-2 in front of Good Dog Retreat in Manteo. The Clinic Veterinarian is Dr. Mary Burkart from Roanoke Island Animal Hospital. No appointments are needed. Payment must be by cash or check. Our Clinics are popular […]

Community News Brief |  Full Article

National Park Service accepting bids on contract to build employee housing in Buxton

The National Park Service is accepting bids on a federal government contract to build new Cape Hatteras National Seashore employee housing in Buxton, North Carolina. Interested businesses have until 5 p.m. Oct. 2, 2023, to submit bids via the System for Award Management ( website. Contract Details Contract Name: Replace Hatteras Island Trailers Summary of Work: […]

Seashore News |  Full Article

George Joseph Kowal, Jr.

NAGS HEAD — George Joseph Kowal, Jr. Passed away Friday, September 8, 2023. George was born in Long Island, New York, and moved to Nags Head approximately 30 years ago. He was a floor installer by trade and worked part time for Food Lion in his adult years. He loved fishing, but most importantly NASCAR. […]

Obituaries |  Full Article

Robert Edward Ficik

KILL DEVIL HILLS — Robert E. Ficik “Bob” passed away September 5, 2023. Bob was born July 7, 1945 in Bayonne NJ. Born to immigrants John Ficik and Mary (Gnip) Ficik of Czechoslovakia who came over to the USA in 1930 with his brother John, through Ellis Island. They settled in Bayonne where Bob was […]

Obituaries |  Full Article

Petrels ‘little superheroes’ to researcher Kate Sutherland

Researcher and island resident Kate Sutherland’s work studying the chemical isotopes of the feathers from black-capped petrels may lead to better understanding of the foraging habits — if not the varied physical appearance — of this difficult-to-study, endangered Gulf Stream bird species. Sutherland is set to present her findings in October at a joint Waterbird […]

Island Features |  Full Article

Marianne L. Chessick

The family of Marianne L. Chessick is deeply saddened to announce her passing September 7, 2023 in Vidant Medical Center in Greenville, NC. Born in Essex County New Jersey March 28, 1944, Marianne was predeceased by her parents Joseph and Genevieve Zabludowski. Marianne and husband, Eddie have resided happily in Manteo for decades. Marianne was […]

Obituaries |  Full Article

Major Edward Curles

WANCHESE — A lifelong resident of Wanchese, Major Edward Curles was called home to be with the Lord on September 9, 2023, in Nags Head. He was 87 years old. Born March 27, 1939, in Duck, NC, Major was the son of Jackson Curles and Fannie Rodgers Curles, both deceased. Major’s life was also impacted […]

Obituaries |  Full Article