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Mike Hollowell names Dare County Employee of the Month

Hollowell began working as a custodian at the Dare County Justice Center in February 2005. Prior to his current position, he worked as a Detention Officer with the Dare County Sheriff’s Office from 1992 through 2004.

Jun 16

Robert “Rob” S. Pate of Nags Head, June 12

Rob graduated from Lake Placid High School in Florida, where he excelled in sports. Later in life Rob became an avid golfer. No local services are planned at this time. Condolences may be expressed online at

Jun 15

Veronica Victoria Rodriguez of Nags Head, June 8

Veronica loved her family and friends and did anything she could to help out. She also loved her cats and spoiled them like her babies. Loved by everyone, Veronica enjoyed having long conversations full of laughter and great memories.

Jun 15

Video: Take a dive into the Graveyard of the Atlantic

The Outer Banks of North Carolina has as the Graveyard of the Atlantic, and there are estimates approaching 3,000 shipwrecks along the islands, going back to the first English settlements in America.

Jun 14

Reading program entertains kids while honing their skills

This year’s Summer Reading theme is “A UNIVERSE OF STORIES!” and many fun and exciting programs have been planned. Children can register and begin reading on Monday, June 17.

Jun 13

Paul Jason Peyton of Wanchese, June 7

Jason was a life-long waterman and commercial fisherman. At home, Jason was also a skilled hunter and took great pride in his ability to feed his family and live independently off his land.

Jun 12

Virginia J. Eubank of Kill Devil Hills, June 9

Virginia loved following the busy activities of her three grandchildren and six great-grandchildren while filling her days as an avid reader and lover of early American period novels.

Jun 12

Matthew Ray Mitchell of Harbinger, June 6

Matthew Ray Mitchell, 60, of Harbinger died June 6. He was born in Clarksburg, WV on July 22, 1958. A United States Navy veteran, Matt served his country honorably from 1979 until 1984.

Jun 10

Tony Ray Seibel of Manteo, June 8

Tony traveled the country as a construction superintendent and had a true devotion to his work. He had a love for the beach and always returned to be at peace. There are no plans for services.

Jun 10

Maureen Frances Healey Fann, June 5

Maureen Frances Healey Fann, 81, of Zirconia, NC died June 5 at Waterbrook Assisted Living in Elizabeth City, NC. Born in Indianapolis, IN on October 5, 1937, she was the daughter of the late Selma Swan and William J. Healey.

Jun 10

Linda Miller Seymour of Camden, June 7

She was first and foremost devoted to her family, always supportive of her husband’s and sons’ ball games and activities, and a loving grandmother. She was retired after many years as manager of Miller’s Seafood & Steak House.

Jun 10

Jordan David Todd, May 31

Shortly after graduating high school in Manteo, NC, he served our country with pride as a paratrooper and mortar man in the United States Army’s 501st Airborne Division.

Jun 9