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Jul 30

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.

16 hrs


Dominion turns on its first 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


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.

5 hrs


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


mojo and keith

Bluesman plans 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.

9 hrs


Grammy winners Jars of Clay coming to Waterside Theatre

Jars Of Clay, a Grammy-winning Christian rock band from Nashville, will be performing at the Waterside Theatre on Aug. 3 at 8 p.m. in the third installment of the PNC Presents: Live At The Waterside Concert Series.

14 hrs


Paper! Paper! Eat all about it! Poisson en papillote

Cooking en papillote, or cooking in parchment paper is an under-appreciated technique and I want to change that.

Jul 21

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Hurricane forecasters checking out system in central Atlantic

A tropical depression is likely to form in the central Atlantic Ocean during the next couple of days, but its future path and strength are typically uncertain for a storm a week to 10 days away from concerning the U.S.

20 hrs


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

hurricane baby

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

Boom Tweet

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

police car

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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