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Oct 25


Outer Banks Visions: The Duck Jazz Festival

Singer René Marie headlined this year's Duck Jazz Festival. Outer Banks Visions takes us for a sampling of the Oct. 12 event.

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Researchers find sunken casualties of World War II sea battle

Seventy years after they sank in the Graveyard of the Atlantic, two vessels that were part of a submarine attack on merchant vessels have been found off of Cape Hatteras. A team of researchers led by NOAA’s Office of National Marine Sanctuaries found the German submarine U-576 and the Nicaraguan-flagged Bluefields about 30 miles from Read More...

Oct 22


Here’s where to cast early votes in Currituck and Dare counties

Early voting started today at 367 sites across North Carolina. Registered voters can cast ballots at any early voting site in their county of residence from Oct. 23 through Nov. 1.



Pumpkins and park dreams

Outer Banks Visions takes us to the Nags Head Elementary School Pumpkin Faire and to the site of the future Dowdy's Park. Nags Head officials want your opinions on what the park should include.

Oct 18


Walk down Psychopath

Join Outer Banks Visions for a frightful foray down Psychopath, The Lost Colony's Halloween scare-fest on Roanoke Island

Oct 10


Take a ride on the wild side

Dennis Anderson's Muddy Motorsports Park offers some wild fun in Currituck County. Join Outer Banks Visions for a day at the races.

Oct 3



Missions of Mercy to provide free dental services this week

October is the month for Missions of Mercy. In association with the North Carolina Dental Society, MOM comes to the Outer Banks for two days, providing free dental care for adults from all walks of life.

Oct 21


Finest moonshine you might ever taste – and it’s legal

The first product introduced by Asheville Distilling, Troy and Sons Platinum Whiskey, is moonshine the way it’s supposed to be. At 80 proof, the Platinum is as clear as a mountain stream.

Oct 15


Independent survey of beach could shore up public’s trust

Looking north of the Nags Head Fishing Pier, you get a sense, particularly when the wind is brisk off the ocean, that the beach is about the same as it was in 2011, when the 10-mile, $36 million project was finished.

Oct 14

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Planning Board gives Bermuda Bay hotel idea a thumbs down

Kill Devil Hills planners split 3-2 Tuesday night in deciding not to endorse an amendment to the town’s zoning ordinance that could eventually pave the way for a hotel and conference center in Planned Unit Developments.

Oct 21


Major drainage, sidewalk projects on tap for Kill Devil Hills

Kill Devil Hills commissioners have given the OK to award a contract for street and drainage improvements along the Memorial Boulevard corridor, a project town officials say will substantially reduce storm-water flooding.

Oct 21


Crews need to hustle to finish Manteo school wing on time

Unforeseen glitches have left construction of the Manteo Elementary addition about a month behind schedule, but school officials say contractors are working hard to make up the time.

Oct 20


Motive for Moyock arson/suicide still under investigation

Authorities have identified the man who Friday evening lit his truck on fire and drove into the offices of a law firm in Moyock, killing himself and heavily damaging the building, but they have still not determined why he did it.

Oct 20

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Arrest made after gun in shooting traced to Frisco break-in

One woman has been arrested and another suspect is awaiting extradition from Virginia after authorities traced a gun involved in an accidental shooting in Hampton to a vehicle break-in on Hatteras Island five months ago.

Oct 20

Live translator on line

Digital interpreter helps courts move closer to justice for all

The T3 HD contains a video and audio monitor that connects a state-certified translator from the North Carolina Administrative Office of the Court (AOC), with the live courtroom proceedings from Dare County.

Oct 17


After grant, every Dare school will now have a resource officer

Kitty Hawk Elementary School is set to receive a school resource officer by Jan. 1, making it the final school in Dare County to have one in its hallways. Southern Shores received a federal grant to hire the officer.

Oct 17


Federal agencies to manage lightship sunk by sub in 1918

Diamond Shoal Lightship No. 71, the only American lightship to be sunk by enemy action during World War I, will be managed by NOAA with help from the U.S. Coast Guard.

Oct 9

cell site

No urgency apparent in erecting Southern Shores cell tower

Minimal preliminary work has been done at the site where a much-anticipated cell tower is slated to be erected in Southern Shores, and it is still unknown when the project will be completed.

Oct 12


Forum features Currituck candidates for commissioner, sheriff

Contenders for seats on the Currituck County Board of Commissioners and for Currituck County sheriff exchanged views at a recent forum held by the Corolla Civic Association.

Oct 14

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