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  • MFC meeting brings new regulations for commercial and recreational fisheries
    by Jack Danz on May 25, 2024 at 12:28 pm

    At its business meeting this week, the commission closed commercial mullet fishing on the weekends and the recreational flounder season for 2024. At its May business meeting, which it held on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, in Beaufort, the North Carolina Marine Fisheries Commission voted on new regulations for striped mullet harvest, updated the public about [...] Fishing |  Full Article The post MFC meeting brings new regulations for commercial and recreational fisheries appeared first on Island Free Press.

  • Expanded ranger-led educational programs begin Memorial Day Weekend at Cape Hatteras National Seashore
    by Joy Crist on May 25, 2024 at 11:52 am

    An expanded schedule of ranger-led educational programs begins Memorial Day Weekend at the Cape Hatteras National Seashore and Fort Raleigh National Historic Site. The additional programs run from Memorial Day through much of the summer, and there is no cost to attend any of the ranger-led programs. The schedule of weekly programs is listed below [...] Seashore News |  Full Article The post Expanded ranger-led educational programs begin Memorial Day Weekend at Cape Hatteras National Seashore appeared first on Island Free Press.

  • Tommy Good
    by Staff Reporter on May 24, 2024 at 10:05 pm

    Tommy Good of Frisco, NC, unexpectedly passed away last week; he was 80 years old. The cause was cancer that had been undetected for some time. Tommy grew up on Hatteras Island with three brothers, Roy, George, and Gerald, and one sister, Delora. After trying a few different jobs, one on a pilot boat and [...] Obituaries |  Full Article The post Tommy Good appeared first on Island Free Press.

  • Shawn Caldwell Named Outer Banks Health Team Member of the Month for May 2024
    by Staff Reporter on May 24, 2024 at 6:40 pm

    Shawn Caldwell, Patient Access Representative at Outer Banks Family Medicine—Avon, joined the practice in 1991 when it was at the Hatteras Medical Center. Given her experience and knowledge, she is a wealth of information to her team. Caldwell has an innate ability to put patients at ease and make them feel confident in the care [...] Community News Brief |  Full Article The post Shawn Caldwell Named Outer Banks Health Team Member of the Month for May 2024 appeared first on Island Free Press.

  • Project to replace sandbags on Ocracoke Island is complete; Both lanes of N.C. Highway 12 open
    by Joy Crist on May 24, 2024 at 2:01 pm

    An extensive project to repair pavement and replace sandbags along N.C. Highway 12 on the north end of Ocracoke Island is complete, per an update from the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT). The single-lane closure that has been in effect since April has also ended, and both lanes of the highway are open. Earlier [...] Local News |  Full Article The post Project to replace sandbags on Ocracoke Island is complete; Both lanes of N.C. Highway 12 open appeared first on Island Free Press.

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