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Aug 1


Proposed state budget potential game changer at Oregon Inlet

The latest proposal to modify the state budget for the fiscal year that started July 1 includes granting the governor emergency power to kick start replacement of the Bonner Bridge and creation of Oregon Inlet State Park.

20 hrs


System nearing the Caribbean becomes Tropical Storm Bertha

The storm is heading west-northwest at 20 mph and is forecast to pass near Barbados Friday afternoon, the Hurricane Center reported. Bertha is not expected to intensify in the next couple of days.

5 hrs


Duck given legal tool for access during beach nourishment

A bill finally passed the General Assembly last week that allows Duck to join other towns with a legal alternative if a property owner fails to give written permission to put sand on the beach.

Jul 30


High seaside adventures

Outer Banks Scene is made by kids and made for kids. Two 9 year-old cousins host the shows, and an older cousin is the director and primary cameraman. The whole thing is overseen by Daddy/Uncle Doug.

Jul 26


The new turtle rehab center

The STAR center is officially open at the North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island and you can come see these amazing sea turtles for yourself.

Jul 11



Modest storefront leads to a rich taste of Moroccan cuisine

Swing that door open at Kasbah, the newly established Moroccan restaurant in Kill Devil Hills, and you may find yourself transported to the set of the 1942 movie "Casablanca."

10 hrs


Dominion turns on renewable microgrid in Kitty Hawk

The same wind that will provide energy steadily blew Friday in Kitty Hawk as dozens of dignitaries and Dominion North Carolina Power officials gathered to dedicate the company’s first renewable power grid.

Jul 27

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Bluesman to hold benefit for stepson after lung transplant

Mojo Collins and his band are staging a benefit Saturday for Keith "Scooter" Raynor, who underwent a double lung transplant nine months ago. Raynor is Collins' stepson.

Jul 29

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Currituck BBQ gets star treatment from Norfolk TV station

Currituck BBQ Company was a buzz of activity Tuesday, as Norfolk television station WTKR-3 broadcast live from the restaurant in Coinjock for over three hours during their local newscasts.

Jul 29

Inez Eymard off Avalon

What is it? Here’s the story on that strange rig just offshore

Something that resembled an offshore oil rig could be seen traveling north on June 20 and then south on Friday evening within sight of the northern beaches. We'll tell you what it is.

Jul 29


Sheila Davies will lead health division of Dare County DHHS

Davies, who is the mayor of KDH, takes over the post Oct. 13 and will serve in the official capacity of assistant Department of Health and Human Services director for health.

Jul 28

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Hurricane baby healthy after drama aired by Weather Channel

The Weather Channel’s on-site reporters did record one dramatic moment that catapulted an expectant mother into the national spotlight. And viewers here and across the nation were curious about how the story turned out.

Jul 25


Legislator sees non-government alternative for Currituck span

Part two of our series of bringing our readers closer to what is happening in the General Assembly based on extended interviews with local legislators Rep. Paul Tine, D-Dare and Sen. Bill Cook, R-Beaufort.

Jul 24

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Boom was Navy; floating orbs apparently Chinese lanterns

A loud boom and floating orange orbs were the talk of the beach this morning, but we can safely confirm that UFOs are not just over the horizon. The Navy told WAVY news that the source of the boom was a training exercise offshore.

Jul 23

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Report of speeding car leads to arrest of three on drug charges

Cameron Chad Cofflin, 21, Charleton Blake Mays, 21, and Cody Edward Steuart, 23, from the Lynchburg-area, were arrested Tuesday evening in Currituck County on alleged drug possession charges.

Jul 24


Suspected arson fire closes U.S. 158 rest area near Coinjock

The rest area operated by the North Carolina Department of Transportation on U.S. 158 in Currituck County has been closed after a fire was reported Sunday night inside the building south of Coinjock.

Jul 21

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