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Wanchese's Suffolk operations to include Martha Stewart products


The new offerings are a result of Cooke Seafood USA's investment of $2.8 million into the Suffolk facility, said a spokesperson.

3/12/2019 2:29 PM

Darrell Keith Gibbs of Wanchese, March 9

  The Outer Banks Voice

Capt. Darrell Keith Gibbs, a lifelong commercial fisherman, passed away at his home in Wanchese, NC on Saturday March 9, 2019. He was 60. In addition to his ...

3/12/2019 10:53 PM

Maryann Cookie Pratt of Wanchese, March 11

  The Outer Banks Voice

Maryann Cookie Pratt, 64, of Wanchese, NC went home to be with the Lord on Monday, March 11, 2019. A native of the Outer Banks, Maryann was well-known ...

3/14/2019 7:11 PM

Wanchese to process food icon's products - The Suffolk News-Herald

  Suffolk News-Herald

Last year's $2.8 million investment by Cooke Seafood USA in its Wanchese Fish Company facility in Suffolk paved the way for an announcement in late February ...

3/5/2019 8:00 AM

Charles Brantley Aycock Brown Jr. of Wanchese, March 3

  The Outer Banks Voice

Charles “Smokey” Brantley Aycock Brown Jr., 86, of Wanchese, NC went home to be with our Heavenly Father on Sunday, March 3, 2019. He was born July 19, ...

3/6/2019 8:00 AM

Overnight fire in Wanchese destroys mobile home | The Coastland Times

  The Coastland Times

A fire in Wanchese Saturday night totally destroyed a mobile home and had fire crews on site for several hours. The initial call came in to responders at 11:43 ...

3/17/2019 3:00 PM

More than 2500 acres of shellfish waters closing to harvest | The Coastland Times

  The Coastland Times

On March 15, the Division of Marine Fisheries closed 2877 acres of shellfish waters to shellfish harvest due to high fecal coliform bacteria pollution.

3/20/2019 12:01 PM

Company's expansion good for Suffolk - The Suffolk News-Herald

  Suffolk News-Herald

Suffolk is getting a whale of a deal with an investment by Cooke Seafood USA in its Wanchese Fish Company facility in Suffolk. The company recently ...

3/6/2019 8:00 AM

Maryann Cookie Pratt | The Coastland Times

  The Coastland Times

Maryann Cookie Pratt, 64, of Wanchese, died March 11, 2019. A native of the Outer Banks, Maryann was well-known in the community and loved by everyone ...

3/17/2019 12:08 PM

Hashtag hot water: CCA photobombs XtraTuf booth

  National Fisherman

I encourage anyone who reaches out to XtraTuf to speak out against any potential partnership with the Coastal Conservation Association.

3/14/2019 5:39 PM

Linda Smith of Wanchese, Dec. 23

  The Outer Banks Voice

Linda Smith, 74, of Wanchese, NC died Sunday, December 23, 2018, at Peak Resources – Outer Banks. Born September 17, 1944, she was the daughter of the ...

12/28/2018 8:00 AM

Alvah Burleigh Grimes of Kill Devil Hills, March 4

  The Outer Banks Voice

Alvah Burleigh Grimes, 94, of Kill Devil Hills, NC died Monday, March 4, 2019. Born in Portsmouth, VA on August 4, 1924, he was the son of the late Rosa Wyatt ...

3/4/2019 8:00 AM

Cooke strikes again, buys California distributor

  Undercurrent News

BOSTON, Massachusetts, US -- Acquisitive seafood group Cooke has snapped up a distributor based on the US West Coast, the company confirmed to ...

3/18/2019 9:17 PM

Charles Brantley Aycock Brown Jr. | The Coastland Times

  The Coastland Times

Charles “Smokey” Brantley Aycock Brown Jr., 86, of Wanchese, died March 3, 2019. He was born July 19, 1932, to the late Aycock and Esther Brown. Brantley ...

3/7/2019 8:00 AM

Interview with Paul Spencer of Spencer Yachts


As one of the world's most prolific custom boatbuilders, Paul Spencer understands the value of hard work, and the importance of family. A Spencer Yacht can be ...

2/27/2019 8:00 AM

Cooke buys another Latin American shrimp farmer

  Undercurrent News

BOSTON, Massachusetts, US -- Canada-based diversified seafood group Cooke has bought another Latin American shrimp farmer, having closed a deal for ...

3/16/2019 3:04 PM

Cooke acquires Californian distributor


Cooke Seafood on Monday announced it acquired *fresh* seafood distributor All Seas Wholesale of San Francisco, California. The transaction was completed in ...

3/19/2019 4:54 PM

February sheriff's blotter released | The Coastland Times

  The Coastland Times

The Dare County Sheriff has issued the February 2019 blotter, which is a record of felony crimes reported in unincorporated Dare County.

3/10/2019 1:45 PM

With Three Dredging Projects at Hatteras Inlet, Commission Examines Issues at Oregon Inlet, Other Sites

  Island Free Press

With a dredging project at the South Ferry Channel expected to start soon, another of the Rollinson Channel recently completed, and a third planned in the ...

3/13/2019 4:07 PM

Shrimp trawler breaks apart on Outer Banks in treacherous ‘Graveyard of the Atlantic’

  Charlotte Observer

The shrimp trawler Big John flipped over broke into pieces early Monday at Cape Point on North Carolina's Outer Banks. The three-man crew was rescued and ...

2/4/2019 8:00 AM

Blended Waters: Seeing is believing | The Coastland Times

  The Coastland Times

Everyone has an opinion, right? Opinions are like noses, we all have one. When I write both of my columns, I express my opinion about life as I see it based on ...

3/16/2019 10:32 AM

Trawlers catching "unheard of" amounts of shrimp off Corolla

  Daily Press

South of the Virginia border, the shores off Corolla have become an Outer Banks hot spot to catch winter shrimp. Trawlers have clustered there within 3 miles of ...

1/13/2019 8:00 AM

ECU to host ‘Science on the Sound’ off Outer Banks coast

  WTKR News 3

The lecture will be on the WWII Battle of the Atlantic of the North Carolina coast as part of its “Science on the Sound” lecture series. This series will be held ...

2/14/2019 8:00 AM

Talk to Focus on World War II Shipwrecks

  Coastal Review Online

Coastal Studies Institute in Wanchese will host Feb. 21 a program on the battles of the Atlantic off the North Carolina coast as part of its monthly Science on the ...

2/13/2019 8:00 AM

Shrimp boat breaks apart on North Carolina shore

  National Fisherman

A shrimp boat from Wanchese, N.C., ran aground at Cape Hatteras National Seashore just before dawn on Monday, Feb. 4.

2/5/2019 8:00 AM

Watermen catch lost crab pots


The North Carolina Coastal Federation is cleaning up the water by collecting lost and abandoned crab pots.

2/18/2019 8:00 AM

As warming waters push fish north, fishing communities have little choice but to follow

  The New Food Economy

Vessels that start in North Carolina now fish off the coast of New Jersey. But a new report suggests seeking a more diverse catch could save them the trip.

2/28/2019 8:00 AM

Living shoreline aimed at protecting road Wright brothers used

  The Outer Banks Voice

In Kitty Hawk, the encroaching waters of Kitty Hawk Bay threaten to close Moor Shore Road, one of the oldest roads on the Outer Banks. Resident Amy Wells has ...

2/20/2019 8:00 AM

Outer Banks Mom: Mom owned and locally loved

  The Outer Banks Voice

When most people think about the Outer Banks, they are quick to think of sun-drenched dunes, sea oats dancing in the breeze and a natural paradise for wildlife ...

3/8/2019 3:17 PM

Don Gene Griffin Jr. | The Coastland Times

  The Coastland Times

Don Gene Griffin Jr., 46, of Nags Head, died December 20, 2018 in Nags Head. Don Jr. was born in New Bern to Don Griffin Sr. and Nancy Domroe on April 1, ...

12/30/2018 8:00 AM

A sense of momentum Industries

  Virginia Business Magazine

Economic development momentum in Hampton Roads continued last year. “In 2018, we saw notable growth in expansions and new business investment as ...

3/1/2019 8:00 AM

Cooke, Martha Stewart partner on value-added seafood range

  Undercurrent News

Diversified seafood group Cooke is partnering with US retail and lifestyle entrepreneur Martha Stewart on a new range of value-added seafood products using ...

2/26/2019 8:00 AM

Crew survives shrimp trawler wreck off North Carolina coast

  WWBT NBC12 News

FRISCO, N.C. (AP) - Three crew members of a shrimp trawler that wrecked off the coast of North Carolina have been found alive. Citing a National Park *Service* ...

2/5/2019 8:00 AM

Manteo man shot during argument | The Coastland Times

  The Coastland Times

A Manteo man was hospitalized after he was shot in the leg on Christmas Eve day. According to the Dare County Sheriff's Office, the incident happened around ...

12/27/2018 8:00 AM

Firefighters respond to Nags Head house fire | The Coastland Times

  The Coastland Times

The Town of Nags Head has released information that its fire department responded to a house fire at approximately 6:31 this morning, January 5, in the 3500 ...

1/5/2019 8:00 AM

Cooke acquires Seajoy Seafood


Cooke Inc., a New Brunswick company and parent of Cooke Aquaculture Inc., announced Feb. 1 the completion of its acquisition of the business of the Seajoy ...

2/6/2019 8:00 AM

Coast Guard Assists Vessel 29 Miles Offshore

  Island Free Press

At approximately 9:30 a.m. on Monday morning, the U.S. Coast Guard Station Oregon Inlet received a report that the 51' foot fishing vessel Reel-E-Buggin had ...

1/30/2019 8:00 AM

Songs on a Nags Head Porch

  Coastal Review Online

Author and historian David Cecelski visits with Gerret Warner and Mimi Gredy, who are making a documentary on Frank and Anne Warner and the coastal North ...

1/22/2019 8:00 AM

What’s to become of haunting new shipwreck lodged in sands off NC’s Outer Banks?

  Charlotte Observer

Locked in the sand off Cape Point is the haunting mast-like rigging from shrimp trawler Big John that flipped over and broke apart. What will the National Park ...

2/8/2019 8:00 AM

Deck collapse in Waves sends three to the hospital | The Coastland Times

  The Coastland Times

This deck collapse on a Waves home sent two firefighters and an older man to The Outer Banks Hospital. On the morning of Jan. 17, Chicamacomico Banks ...

1/17/2019 8:00 AM

Robin Caroline Hubbard Roderer of Nags Head, Jan. 14

  The Outer Banks Voice

Robin Caroline Hubbard Roderer, 61, of Nags Head, NC died Monday, January 14, 2019, at Chesapeake Regional Medical Center. A gathering of family and ...

1/18/2019 8:00 AM

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