Cutter Roanoke Island recovers NOAA buoy near Homer

KODIAK, Alaska – The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Roanoke Island recovered an adrift National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration buoy and towed it about 30 miles to Homer Thursday.

First African-American Life Saving Service station keeper honored with statue

MANTEO, N.C. – The town of Manteo honored life saver and civil rights hero Richard Etheridge with a bronze statue which was unveiled Saturday on Roanoke Island.