Rodney Lavern Horst of Hatteras, June 24

By on June 30, 2019

Rodney Lavern Horst, 57, of Hatteras, NC died unexpectedly Monday, June 24, 2019.

Born in Superior, Nuckolls County, Nebraska on June 30, 1961, he was the son of Phyllis Hoffman Wheatley of Lochbuie, CO and the late Robert Edward Horst.

Rod served his country in the United States Army and was the owner and operator of Village Drywall. He loved fishing, his garden, and the crew at the marina.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by a special person in his life, Lana Woak of Hatteras, NC; two sons, Derrick Horst of Denver, CO and Steven Horst of South Carolina; and two brothers, David Horst of Lochbuie, CO and Michael Horst of Bennet, NE.

Along with his father, Rod was preceded in death by a sister, Gwendolyn Schlenker.

A private memorial service will be held.

Twiford Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences and memories can be shared at

Dare County Animal Shelter

Sealed bids for completion of the Dare County Animal Shelter will be received on February 11, 2020, in the Dare County Administration Building, 954 Marshall C. Collins Drive, Manteo, NC, for 01-Fencing, 03- Concrete, 04-Masonry, 05-Metals/ Steel, 06-Casework, 07-Roofing, 07-Caulking, 08-Glass and Glazing, 08-Doors, Frames and Hardware, 08-Overhead Doors, 09-Drywall, 09-Flooring, 09-Painting, 10- Specialties, 12-Furnishings, 21-Fire Protection, 23-Mechanical & Plumbing, 26-Electrical, 31-Sitework and 32-Landscaping.

This project will be bid and awarded in accordance with North Carolina law. Sealed proposals from Contractors will be received until 1:00 p.m. All bidders must submit for prequalification by 2:00pm on 2/3/2020. Bids submitted by non-prequalified bidders will not be considered. All bids will be opened and read aloud starting at 2:00 p.m. of the bid day. Bids must be delivered in person and on the supplied Bid Form and include a bid deposit worth 5% of the total bid value. Electronic and faxed bids will NOT be accepted or reviewed. All times are local prevailing times.

Information requests concerning the project shall be submitted in writing to: Alex Palagyi of The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company via email (

Bidding material, prequalification material, and complete plans and specifications may be obtained from the Whiting-Turner Building Connected site and will be available until the bid due date. All subcontractors are responsible for emailing Alex Palagyi ( for access to the Building Connected site.

The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company and Dare County reserve the right to reject any and all bids, waive informalities and irregularities in bidding, and to accept bids which are considered to be in the best interest of the County. The Whiting Turner Contracting Company and Dare County also reserve the right to require any bidder to submit information needed to determine if said bidder is responsible within the meaning of N.C. Gen. Stat. 143-129.

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