Lauris Etheridge joined the staff in 1984 and is currently the maintenance supervisor for the Colony and Island Chapels. He is a native of Wanchese, NC and is married to Delia. They are the parents of George, Jessie, Sophia, and Vela Grace. Lauris is a graduate of Wanchese Christian Academy and a member of Manteo First Assembly of God Church. His interests center around his family and church.