Nags Head, NC

Robert Byron Carter III of Kill Devil Hills, October 16

Robert Byron Carter III, 72, of Kill Devil Hills died suddenly on October 16, 2021. He was born in Norfolk, VA on July 21, 1949. He was predeceased by his parents Robert Byron Carter Jr. and Iris Foshay Carter Williams and the love of his life and mother of his children, Harriet Bustle Carter. He is survived by his four children and their families from the Wilmington, NC, area: Robert Byron Carter IV (Jennifer), Allen Nathan Carter (Corey), Dustin Scott Carter (fiancé Meagan), Ginger Carter Blake (Hal), and seven grandchildren; Rylee, Harrison, Bella, Bentley, Brayden, Ivy, and Harper who lovingly called him Paw-Paw. He is also survived by two sisters: Linda Carter Royal of Greensboro, NC, and Marianne Williams Winesett, and a brother, William Scott Carter both of Virginia Beach, VA, as well as his partner and loving companion Judy Watson of Southern Shores.
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Nancy Paige Harrell, October 20

Nancy Paige Harrell died peacefully at the age of 74 years young in Virginia Beach October 20, 2021. She bravely and graciously battled the ravages of Parkinson’s disease for several years. “Paige” as she was best known; loved color, style, fashion, design, hats, shoes, jewelry, lipstick, great parties, and making everyone feel beautiful and loved.
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Maxie Edward Harrell, August 30

Kill Devil Hills and Melbourne- Eddie Harrell 78, passed away August 30, 2021 in Melbourne, Florida. Eddie was born in Gates County, N.C. He worked for many years with the state in a number of capacities dealing with North Carolina coastal management and water quality. Ed loved his time living Kill Devil Hills, NC and leaves many dear friends to remember his charm, kindness, and gentle humor.
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Mary Lou Buchan, October 20

Mary Lou Buchan, 69, died on October 20, 2021 in Nags Head. She was born in Rocky Mount, to parents John and Azile Buchan. Mary Lou was a lover of the arts while in school at Rocky Mount Senior High. Life would later carry her into raising a family of two boys that she would do anything for. Her true passion was the beach, any beach! Same goes for dancing, playing pool, and just having a good time in general. Her strength was contagious and nothing in this world could hold her back. Now, she is free as her spirit has always been.

Community pitches in to clear brush

People in Rodanthe, Waves and Salvo responded to the villages’ civic association call to help with brush clearing along the pathway. Two dozen people came to help Wednesday morning, Oct. 13, 2021. Civic association board member Gene Stoel, above left, and President Tom Amatucci take clippings to the side of...

Nags Head’s National Night Out event sees great turnout

Nags Head National Night Out saw its best turnout yet the evening of Tuesday, October 5 as the police department and the community joined together for an evening of fun and friendship. The event, held at Dowdy Park, drew several hundred people. Police cars, fire trucks and EMS vehicles were...

New Rodanthe boat ramp now open to the public

A new boat ramp at the soundside launch area at the end of Myrna Peters Road in Rodanthe is officially open for public use, Dare County announced Friday. The ramp extends 17 feet into the water of the T-shaped harbor that then connects with a federal navigation channel called Blackmar Gut before leading into the Pamlico Sound.

Manteo events planned for fall and winter

The Town of Manteo wrapped up a full season of summer activities and is in full swing preparing for holiday festivities. The Saturday farmer’s market saw great success, with over 40 vendors throughout the season. “It was so busy in town, the vendors had a great season,” said program manager Michele Bunce. “We had more farmers and produce vendors toward the end of the season,” she added.

Joseph L.S. Terrell of Point Harbor, October 18

Joseph L.S. Terrell, of Point Harbor, North Carolina, passed away peacefully on October 18, 2021. He was 92. He was born in Burlington, North Carolina, on October 13, 1929, to Marvin Clayton Terrell and Imogen McCullers Scott and raised in Raleigh. He was a proud graduate of the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, with a degree in English. He was one of five children in a loving family. Joe was predeceased by his four siblings: Jane, Gretchen (“Peggy”), Marvin (“Laddie”), and Frederick William (“Billy”). Joseph was also predeceased by his first wife, Frances Fuquay Terrell, and his second wife, Faye Trolson Terrell. As Joe once put it: “I’m the last man standing!”

UPDATED: Wreck at Midway intersection sends sheriff’s deputy to hospital

At 2:30 p.m. on Oct. 21, 2021 at Midway intersection, a Dare County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Brennan Wescott was driving north with flashing lights and siren from Wanchese to answer a domestic violence call elsewhere on Roanoke Island. The deputy was three-fourths of the way across the intersection when Tony...

On OBX, fall is busy season for coyotes

Coyote sightings have been popping up on local social media sites more often in recent weeks, with the wild canines being spotted in various areas on the northern beaches. But local experts say it’s not unusual to see more coyotes this time of year. “The interesting thing about the fall...

Abandoned vessel on Cape Hatteras National Seashore to be removed

MANTEO, N.C. — A North Carolina company is going to remove an abandoned vessel that ran aground on Cape Hatteras National Seashore last year. The vessel, a former scallop boat, is located on a beach south of the Oregon Inlet Campground in Nags Head, North Carolina. According to the National Park Service (NPS), the boat got stuck at its location in early March 2020.

Currituck Bulls & BBQ: The return of boots, chaps, cowboy hats and world-class barbecue

Currituck Bulls & BBQ, presented annually by the Currituck County Department of Travel & Tourism, returns to the Currituck County Rural Center (CCRC) in Powells Point on Saturday, November 6 from noon until 6 p.m. Enjoy a full day of family fun, including a rodeo, Kansas City Barbeque Society sanctioned competition and People’s Choice tasting opportunity, a live musical performance by Manteo Murphy, craft market, mechanical bull riding, cornhole tournament, local food vendors and much more.

Daily Weather Forecast For Manteo

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Manteo: Saturday, October 23: Mostly sunny during the day; while mostly clear overnight; Sunday, October 24: Sunny during the day; while mostly clear overnight; Monday, October 25: Mostly sunny then slight chance of rain showers during the day; while showers

Barbara Styron Tucker of Southern Shores, October 18

Barbara Styron Tucker of Southern Shores, NC passed away on Monday, October 18, 2021, at the age of 87 after a brief illness. She was born November 5, 1933, to Lula and Edward Styron. She is survived by her husband John H. Tucker, Jr in a marriage lasting 66 years. She is also survived by two sons, John H. Tucker, III and Edward Tripp Tucker, grandsons Johnathan and Joseph. She is also survived by a sister, Sandra Wilbur (Harry), nieces, Andrea Robertson, (Neil) and their sons Graham and Cameron, Barbara Wolf (David) and their sons Dylan and Connor, Leah Laux (Don), and son Alex and daughter Elsa, and first cousin Joyce Harlan.