Justin Lane O’Neal

September 19, 1984 – February 14, 2024 Rodanthe, NC – Justin Lane O’Neal, age 39, of Rodanthe, NC, passed away on February 14, 2024. Born on September 19, 1984, in his beloved hometown of Rodanthe, he lived a life filled with dedication and hard work. Justin was the owner and operator of Rising Tide Land […]

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Marine Fisheries Commission to vote on mullet regulations Thursday

The North Carolina Marine Fisheries Commission will vote to approve the preferred fishery management plan for striped mullet on Thursday afternoon during its February business meeting in New Bern. After a stock assessment ending in 2019 from the North Carolina Department of Marine Fisheries found mullet is overfished and overfishing is occurring, the DMF recommended […]

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Ocracoke Express passenger ferry will begin service on May 23; Reservations are available starting Feb. 23

The Ocracoke Express passenger ferry between Hatteras and Ocracoke Islands will begin service for the 2024 season on May 23, and online reservations will be available starting on February 23. The passenger ferry, which is now in its sixth season, transports passengers via a 70-minute trip between Hatteras Village and Silver Lake Harbor in Ocracoke Village, where […]

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William Raymond White

August 31, 1944 – February 18, 2024 NAGS HEAD — William Raymond White, of Nags Head, NC, known to his friends as Ray, passed away on February 18, 2024, at the age of 79. A longtime resident of Manns Harbor and Nags Head, NC, he was born on August 31, 1944, in Columbia, NC, to […]

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Barbara Donatelli McPherson

NAGS HEAD — Barbara Donatelli McPherson, 64 of Nags Head, NC left the burdens of mankind and earth behind and ascended into Heaven on Saturday, February 10, 2024. Barbara was born on June 20, 1959, in Providence Rhode Island to Vincent and Marion Donatelli and was the youngest of the four children in the family. […]

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