• 79°

Gallop appointed Manteo town attorney

Benjamin M. Gallop was appointed to the position of town attorney by the Manteo Board of Commissioners at their May 6 meeting. Gallop replaces Wyatt Booth, who resigned in January after the commissioners failed to routinely reappoint him.

Gallop is a partner with the Nags Head law firm of Hornthal, Riley, Ellis & Maland. He has been with the law firm for nearly 15 years. Since 2008, Ben has served as the town attorney for the Town of Southern Shores and the Town of Hertford. He is 43 years old and lives on Roanoke Island with his wife and two daughters.

Gallop says he enjoys the Outer Banks lifestyle and finds working with town governments rewarding. He said he is excited and is looking forward to working with the Town of Manteo.

READ ABOUT MORE NEWS HERE.

RECENT HEADLINES:

Secretary of the Interior David L. Bernhardt visits Outer Banks

Dredging at Hatteras Inlet to start soon

News

Million-dollar Powerball ticket sold in Elizabeth City

News

Regional COVID-19 case numbers continue to go up

Crime

North Carolina man charged after toddler left in hot car dies

Crime

FBI campaign to raise hate crime awareness in North Carolina

News

Audit: NCDOT spent less than planned, but risks remain

Business

Worker advocates seek more state aid as federal benefits expire

Crime

Thrown brick at North Carolina protest results in prison term

Crime

Child in critical condition after shooting that also injured mother

Lifestyles

Hatteras Island Cancer Foundation 5K going virtual

Business

Two employees die at eastern North Carolina plant

Crime

Police: North Carolina man shot on front porch has died

Lifestyles

Scuppernong River Festival to bring music, entertainment and more to downtown Columbia

Crime

North Carolina man sentenced to seven years in prison for methamphetamine, firearm charges

Crime

Second man charged in toddler’s shooting death in North Carolina

News

UPDATE: Silver Alert canceled for Kill Devil Hills man

News

Southern Shores votes to allow changes to Marketplace shopping center

News

Dare commissioners oppose rufa red knot habitat designation

Lifestyles

Applications now being accepted for Artist Support Grants

Lifestyles

Alice Kelly Memorial tournament: A fun day on the water for a good cause

News

Investigation underway into two deaths on Roanoke Island

News

Duck Town Council meets new employees

Business

Celebrate your favorites: Nominations for Coastland Gold awards closing soon

News

Redistricting hearing set in Elizabeth City

News

Weekly gas price update for North Carolina