Wayne Gray was born in Avon in 1940. At the time of this interview, he lived in Nags Head where he had served as a town commissioner. Gray had been a Dare County Deputy Sheriff. Gray was interviewed in 2004 by Barbara Garrity-Blake for the Cape Hatteras National Seashore Ethnohistory Project. Photograph courtesy Drew C. Wilson Collection, Outer Banks History Center.
Musician, author, and educator Elvin Hooper of Buxton was born in Salvo in 1949. He worked for the Dare County Planning Office as a building inspector. He talks about soundside flooding during storms on Hatteras Island. Hooper was interviewed by Sandi Jones Garrison in 2015. Photograph by Sandi Jones Garrison.
Margaret Daniels of Williston talks about her experience losing power at Carteret General Hospital during Hurricane Floyd, and the kindness of others who helped them so that they could tend to their patients. Interview and photo by Bonnie Hunter for the Harm’s Way project.
Kenny Brite of Avon is a Dare County paramedic and a volunteer with the Avon Volunteer Fire Department. In an interviewed by Susan West in 2016, he describes the recovery process in the wake of Hurricane Irene.