Coast Guard medevacs kayaker near Ocracoke, N.C.

ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. – The Coast Guard medically evacuated a 58-year-old man who requested assistance while kayaking eight nautical miles west of Ocracoke Saturday. U.S. Coast Guard file photoThe Coast Guard’s 5th District Command Center in Portsmouth, Va., received a 406 radio beacon alert at 1:30 p.m. registered for a sea kayak. Coast Guard Sector North Carolina was able to contact the owner...

Coast Guard responds to ferry collision

OCRACOKE, N.C. — The Coast Guard responded to a boat collision in the ferry channel in Ocracoke, Saturday night.