Stories by Rob Morris

Robert Max Gray Jr. of Avon, Sept. 18

A native of Dare County, he was the son of Esta Gray and Robert Max “Bobby” Gray Sr. A commercial fisherman, Bobby Jr. had a family affiliation with Faith Life Worship Center.

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Joan Ann Krawiec of Chesapeake, Sept. 18

Mrs. Krawiec's survivors include her husband Stanley Krawiec of Chesapeake and her sons and their families. Her son, Kevin (Mary) Krawiec resides in Moyck, NC.

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Donna Gray Midgett of Waves, Sept. 18

Donna Gray Midgett, 73, of Waves, NC passed away Monday, September 18, 2017, in her home surrounded by family. She was born in Avon, NC and graduated from Cape Hatteras School.

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William McClellan Ritter, formerly of Kitty Hawk, Sept. 17

He attended UNC Chapel Hill and graduated from the Culinary Institute of America, Hyde Park, NY. Mac spent many years as a chef in restaurants in Atlanta and the Outer Banks.

Sep 19


Planning Board OK’s new design for Lidl store at Kelly’s site

Glass was cut back, dormers were added to break up the roof line, and a porch runs along the length of the building's front side, a feature intended to give buildings more of a coastal Nags Head look.

Sep 19


Sep 19


With a new plan, Lidl will try again to win Nags Head’s OK

The latest design shows windows covering 39 percent of the east wall and gable dormers breaking up the roof line. The north and south walls would be made of stucco and brick.

Sep 17


Jose to pass the Outer Banks; Maria a long way off

Maria is at least 10 days away from us, so it is just as likely it will turn well out to sea. By next weekend, forecasters should have a better handle on where the storm might head after moving out of the Caribbean.

Sep 17


Lillian Lee Meekins of Manteo, Sept. 13

Lillipop joined the Job Corps at a very early age after graduating from Manteo High School. While participating in the program in Kansas City Missouri, she pursued a career in the medical field. She later returned home to Manteo where she raised her son and worked at The Dunes and The Ship's Wheel restaurants.

Sep 17


Lawrence Max Walthorn of Wanchese, Sept. 12

Lawrence Max Walthorn of Wanchese died Tuesday September 12, 2107 in Chesapeake. He was 71 and born in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Lawrence was also a proud Unites States Army Vietnam Veteran.

Sep 17


Body found north of area where teenager disappeared

A body was found Wednesday about a mile and a half north of the jetties in Buxton where a teenage swimmer was last seen four days ago. A Massachusetts newspaper identified the young man as Nick Vero.

Sep 13


Dare up in tourism but likely to lose 4th-place spot to Asheville

Shelly Island, the sandbar off the Point on Hatteras Island, has been a draw in itself, if not in actual tourism dollars, at least in interest. A video produced by the Visitors Bureau reached 1.5 million people.

Sep 13