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William Holland Baker

The Coastland Times - 13 Oct 2018
He would then retire from Verizon Wireless after 30 years of service. His love of surf fishing, carpentry and gardening lead him to become an active member of the Roanoke Island Community Garden and Beach Buggy Association. He was also a member of ...
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Commissioners approve taking steps to address housing crunch

The Outer Banks Voice - 16 Oct 2018
Much of northern Roanoke Island outside the Manteo town limits is zoned R-1, allowing for just low-density housing. Because, in some cases, residents and homeowner association leaders in those zoning districts have been less-than-warm to the ideas ...
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Volvo increases hiring, production at Virginia plant

Island Packet - 16 Oct 2018
Volvo Trucks has hired around 300 new workers at a southwest Virginia plant since the beginning of September amid growing demand for big rigs. Spokesman John Mies tells The Roanoke Times the company's 2018 retail sales in North America and Canada ...
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Video: North Carolina orphaned otters released into the wild

wtkr.com - 26 Sep 2018
ASHEBORO, N.C. - Two North American river otter pups, orphaned earlier this year, have been successfully rehabilitated and released with the efforts from the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission, the North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island and North ...
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More ancient wrecks, pottery found in Greek ships' graveyard

Roanoke Times - 16 Oct 2018
All were found last month off Fourni island and its surrounding islets, between the larger islands of Ikaria and Samos. The older ones date to the 4th and 2nd centuries B.C. and the 5th-6th centuries A.D.. The find raises to 58 the number of wrecks ...
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Dadline: Plenty of options for game-playing families

Roanoke Times - 15 Oct 2018
The Roanoke Valley has several meetup groups who gather for serious board game players who prefer the newest strategy and war games. Dixon said that his store plans to bring some of its family board games for sale at the Junior League of the Roanoke ...
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Fanatical Botanical: Trees Roanoke looks to grow

Roanoke Times - 13 Oct 2018
“Heat islands can affect communities by increasing summertime peak energy demand, air conditioning costs, air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions, heat-related illness and mortality, and water quality,” according to the agency's website.
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Editorial: Does Cockburn really hate America? Does Trump?

Roanoke Times - 16 Oct 2018
Cockburn pointed out that Riggleman was “3,000 miles away” from Afghanistan on Diego Garcia, a British-owned island in the Indian Ocean. This was a dumb argument to get into, and for a particularly injudicious tweet, we sent Andrew Cockburn to our ...
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Library activities and new non-fiction

Glasgow Daily Times - 13 Oct 2018
New Non-Fiction. “The Secret Token” by Andrew Lawler. In 1587, 115 men, women, and children arrived at Roanoke Island on the coast of North Carolina. Chartered by Queen Elizabeth I, their colony was to establish England's first foothold in the New World.
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Trick or treat under the sea at North Carolina Aquarium

wtkr.com - 07 Oct 2018
MANTEO, N.C. – North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island: Trick or Treat Under the Sea is returning October 24 and 25 for two nights of family fun. Trick or Treat Under the Sea will feature ghoulish goofiness, tricks and treats, dances with the monster ...
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William Holland Baker of Manteo, Oct. 5

The Outer Banks Voice - 12 Oct 2018
His love of surf fishing, carpentry and gardening lead him to become an active member of the Roanoke Island Community Garden and Beach Buggy Association. He was also a member of Roanoke Island Presbyterian Church. William is survived by his wife, ...
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10 dead in torrential flooding on Spain's Mallorca island

Roanoke Times - 10 Oct 2018
MADRID (AP) — At least 10 people died on the Spanish island of Mallorca after a torrential rainstorm caused flash flooding that left a trail of piled vehicles and damaged infrastructure from surges of water and mud. Two British citizens and a Dutch ...
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Joyce Midgett Etheridge of Manteo, Oct. 9

The Outer Banks Voice - 12 Oct 2018
Joyce Midgett Etheridge, 77, of Manteo, NC died Tuesday, October 9, 2018, at Chesapeake Regional Medical Center. Mrs. Etheridge was born in Glynn County, Georgia to the late Annabelle McDonald and Seldon Midgett. She served as the Mt. Olivet United ...
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Joyce Midgett Etheridge

The Coastland Times - 13 Oct 2018
She served as the Mt. Olivet United Methodist Church Pre-School assistant, was hostess at RV's Restaurant (Sugar Creek Restaurant) and was a member of the Nannie Midgett Circle, the Roanoke Island Woman's Club and the Sunday night Pizza Hut Club.
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Johnny Miller retiring after 3 decades at NBC Sports

Roanoke Times - 15 Oct 2018
2 until the USGA awarded the rights to Fox Sports in a 10-year deal worth an estimated $1 billion. He also called 14 Ryder Cups, starting with Kiawah Island in 1991 and ending three weeks ago outside Paris. And he returned to Royal Birkdale, site of ...
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US: Cuba's political prisoners are "affront" to democracy

Roanoke Times - 15 Oct 2018
campaign part of the Trump administration's escalation of anti-Cuban actions that started 56 years ago with an economic and financial blockade of the island. Camejo said U.N. space is reserved for events directly relevant to the organization's work and ...
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Gauges indicate flooding in sounds, creeks may have peaked

The Outer Banks Voice - 18 Sep 2018
On the Outer Banks side of the sounds, water levels have risen and fallen with the lunar tide. High tide on Wednesday is roughly around 1 a.m. and 1 p.m. at Colington and Roanoke Island. The tide gauge in the Oregon Inlet Fishing Center harbor peaked ...
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Manteo Dredging Dispute at Impasse

Coastal Review Online - 03 Oct 2018
The town signed a $648,901 contract last winter with Carolina Marine Structures to dredge 3,750 linear feet in Doughs Creek and 35,700 square feet of the boat basin north of the Cora Mae Basnight Bridge going to Roanoke Island Festival Park. According ...
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On tiny Linosa, it's easy to adopt island's relaxed rhythms

Roanoke Times - 02 Oct 2018
In this photo taken on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018, a cat sits on a flower pot, bottom right, along painted steps in the town of Linosa, on the island of Linosa, some 167 km (103.5 miles) south of Sicily, southern Italy. (AP Photo/Frances D'Emilio ...

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