Norman Roberts of Shaw of Shawboro, August 4

By on August 6, 2019

Norman Roberts, 74, of 169 South Indiantown Road passed away peacefully on August 4, 2019 in Chesapeake Regional Hospital. He was the son of Charlie and Mary Ellen Stevenson Roberts.

He is survived by his wife, Gloria Bateman Roberts; his two children, Laura Roberts and Norman (Sandi) Roberts; two grandchildren, Curtis (Ashley) Roberts and Megan Roberts; two great grandchildren, Hunter and Walker Roberts, all of Shawboro, NC. He is also survived by three brothers, Charles, Ben (Inez), Joe (Sylvia); one sister, Linda (Lowell) Wood; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by both parents, an infant brother and his sister, Nora Roberts. He retired from Norfolk Naval Shipyard as a General Foreman and was an accomplished toolmaker. He was an active member and Past Master of Hall Lodge #53. He also served in the NC National Guard.

The family will honor his wishes to be cremated and to not have a viewing or service.

Condolences to the family may be expressed via the online register at Gallop Funeral Services was entrusted with arrangements.

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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