Recreational spring season for ocellated (Gulf and summer) flounder in Atlantic Ocean will not occur in 2023

A recreational spring season for ocellated (Gulf and summer) flounder will not occur in 2023, as preliminary data from the 2022 recreational flounder season (Sept. 1-30, 2022) indicates that removals of southern flounder exceeded the Total Allowable Catch (TAC) by 25,000 pounds. The 2023 recreational quota and season must be adjusted based on the previous […]

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Dare County Library announces upcoming closure and interruption in online services

The Dare County Library has announced that all three branches—the Kill Devil Hills Library, Manteo Library and Hatteras Library—as well as the entire East Albemarle Regional Library system, will upgrade their servers and software from Saturday, February 18, 2023 through Tuesday, February 21, 2023. This upgrade may impact users’ ability to access certain online services […]

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Dan Shipley, Jr.

June 4, 1943 – February 9, 2023 SOUTHERN SHORES — Dan Shipley, Jr.,79, passed away unexpectedly and suddenly on February 9, 2023. His wife, Linda – always by his side – was with him when he passed. Dan was born on June 4, 1943, in Hazard, Kentucky, to Grace (Gross) and Dan Shipley. Dan was […]

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Robert Hal Gray

December 12, 1934 – February 9, 2023 HATTERAS — Robert Hal Gray, 88, of Hatteras, NC, went peacefully to heaven at Sentara Leigh Hospital on the morning of February 9, 2023. Hal was the son of Damon Meekins Gray, Sr., and Rosa Dean Gaskins Gray. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death […]

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Sheriff’s Blotter January 2023

January 7, 2023 Burglary. 1300 block of Burnside Road, Roanoke Island. Residence reported to have been burglarized during the night. Household items reported stolen. Under investigation. January 9, 2023 Larceny. 40000 block of Electric Lane, Avon. Coins from a coin collection stolen. Under investigation. January 9, 2023 Larceny. 100 block of Old Cemetery Rd, Roanoke […]

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The Hatteras Island Cancer Foundation needs your help completing their new cookbook

The Hatteras Island Cancer Foundation recently announced that they are publishing a new “Cooking for a Cause, Vol. 4” cookbook, and they need your help filling it with your tried and true favorite recipes. The Vol. 3 cookbook was a huge hit and featured a collection of recipes from Hatteras Island residents and friends who love cooking. […]

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