Coast Guard

January 15, 2017

While much of the area shut down as a winter storm approached last week, Coast Guard Base Elizabeth City was a flurry of activity.

Forecasted snow, wind, ice and sub-freezing temperatures prompted Coast Guard personnel to begin operational planning and make strategic decisions in advance of the…

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January 15, 2017

Last week, activities came to a screeching halt as Winter Storm Helena brought threatened to dump snow upon the region. Ideas of frolicking in piles of powdery snow quickly disappeared as sub-arctic temperatures turned what many had hoped to be a winter wonderland into a mess of sleet and ice.…

January 01, 2017

CLEVELAND  — The U.S. Coast Guard on Friday suspended its search for an airplane that was carrying a beverage distribution company executive and five other people when it vanished over Lake Erie shortly after takeoff from the city's lakeshore airport.

The Coast Guard said it would step…

Missing Plane

January 01, 2017

The top 10 Coast Guard videos of 2016 showcase members displaying their commitment and dedication to the service in a variety of missions and while off duty.


December 26, 2016

For four Coast Guard students, being away from home this Christmas didn't mean being unable to enjoy a good family Christmas dinner.  


December 19, 2016

A Dare County-based developer has purchased the former Coast Guard housing complex in Elizabeth City and says he has ambitious plans for developing the site.

Jim Rose, whose operations are based in Kill Devil Hills, said Saturday he paid the federal government $2.5 million on Thursday for the…


December 18, 2016

KILL DEVIL HILLS — It was only fitting that the 100th anniversary of Coast Guard aviation and the 113th observance of Wilbur and Orville Wright’s first powered, controlled, sustained flight were celebrated together at the Wright Brothers National Memorial on Saturday.

U.S. Coast…


December 18, 2016

The Coast Guard community kicked off the holiday season early this year with a flurry of activity for students, families, friends and children of all ages.

Santa was busy in Elizabeth City with appearances at the Chief Petty Officers Association breakfast and the Coast Guard base Children’s…

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December 18, 2016

It’s a fairly common question this time of year, and I hear it often, especially around kids: “What do you want for Christmas?”

As a mom, I do what most moms do this time of year – focus on the kids. And, although mine are now teenagers, the best part of the holidays for me…

December 04, 2016

As parents, we have so many worries for our children.

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