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Peter Paul Sheplee of Kill Deil Hills, April 17

Peter relocated to the Outer Banks in 1994 to enjoy his retirement. Peter met and married Sallie, while driving school buses together. Locally, Peter worked at Sea Scape Beach and Golf Villas as director of security.

7 hrs


Nags Head Police to host Coffee with a Cop on May 3

Officers from Nags Head’s Police Department and community members will come together in an informal, neutral space to discuss community issues, build relationships, and drink coffee at Waverider's from 4 to 6 p.m.

23 hrs


Dorothy Dressel of Southern Shores, April 19

Dorothy Dressel, 82, left this world on April 19, 2018 and is in heaven with our Lord. Memorial services to be announced in the future. Gallop Funeral Services, Inc. has been entrusted with arrangements.

Apr 21


Cancer foundation rolls out red carpet for dance Saturday

The Hatteras Island Cancer Foundation's 18th annual Spring Dance fundraiser will be held Saturday, April 21. This year’s theme is "Night at the Movies,” premiering in Hatteras Village for one night only, and everyone is invited to the show.

Apr 19


Tracy Leo Abbott of Wanchese, April 16

Tracy Leo Abbott, 40, of Wanchese, NC died unexpectedly, Monday, April 16, 2018. He was an avid commercial fisherman, handyman, and a provider to anyone in need of help.

Apr 18


Cori Leigh Dickerson of Manteo, April 16

Cori Leigh Dickerson, 20, of Manteo died April 16 at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital. Born in Edenton, NC on March 27, 1998, she was the daughter of Susan Muni and Dennis William Dickerson and wife Melissa.

Apr 18


Donna Dail Hooper of Salvo, April 16

For 12 years, Donna enjoyed working at Roses in Nags Head. She worked many years at the Oceanaire Motel. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at the Rodanthe-Waves-Salvo Community Center.

Apr 18


Amateur oyster farmer learns what it takes from Hatteras pros

A recent transplant to the Outer Banks spends the day on the water with oyster farmers Spurgeon and Katherine McGlade, co-owners of King’s Point Oysters, a small farm in the Pamlico Sound off Hatteras.

Apr 18


Stephen Alexander Hewitt of Nags Head, April 17

The ladies at the nursing home reminded his family of what a charismatic fellow Stephen was. He was kind and gentle to all the other residents and the ladies always wanted to sit at his table.

Apr 17


Carl Alonzo Beacham Sr. of Colington, April 15

Carl served his country honorably in the United States Navy during World War II. He later retired as a brick mason and commercial fisherman. He was a member of the Ark Church and a loving father and “Pa Pa”.

Apr 17


Beverly Richard Midgett of Waves, April 15

When her husband retired, they built their cottage and moved to Waves. At Fair Haven United Methodist Church, she was in the choir, helped with Bible school, was assistant treasurer and outreach to seasonal visitors.

Apr 17


Opal A. Trent of Jarvisburg, April 14

Opal A. Trent originally of Gainesboro, TN passed away peacefully at her home in Jarvisburg April 14, 2018. Her children were by her side. Opal was 83 and was predeceased by one son, Timothy Ray Taylor.

Apr 17