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Sep 17


Compromise in the works to get Bonner replacement moving

The North Carolina Department of Transportation and the Southern Environmental Law Center are working toward a compromise that would allow work to begin on the stalled project to replace the aging Bonner Bridge over Oregon Inlet.

Sep 15


Stranding crew unable to save beached whale and her calf

Two pygmy sperm whales beached themselves Tuesday morning in Nags Head and despite efforts by onlookers to return the mammals to the water, the pair continued to come ashore.



Town to go with disputed plan to cut down trees for roads

Unless property owners decide by Oct. 5 to take over the problem themselves, Southern Shores will begin to cut down dozens of trees along Fairway Drive to make way for a new road and drainage system.



OBX Pro Surf Competition

Outer Banks Visions presents a video about the 2014 OBX Pro Surf Competition at Jennette's Pier. Music is "No Pain, No Gain" by The Kyoto Connection, "RollerSkate" by Jahzaar, and "Gypsy Song" by The Freak Fandango.

Aug 30


Cool cats by Gunboat

Gunboat has been turning out luxury catamarans since it moved into Wanchese two years ago. The company has been the impetus in a campaign to bring world-class racing to the Outer Banks.

Aug 22


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Dream of community radio comes to Hatteras Island

Radio Hatteras Inc. is a non-profit operating two low-power FM stations on Hatteras Island, an enterprise known as “community radio.” An all-volunteer staff and board operate the station from a county-owned building in Buxton.

Sep 14


Bryan Cultural Series features renowned tap ensemble

Experience a high-powered evening with the North Carolina Tap Ensemble, “one of the best in the world,” according to Lane Alexander, founder and artistic director of the Chicago Human Rhythm Project.

Sep 9


Appreciation: Doug Remaley, firefighter and friend

See if this sounds like Doug Remaley, who didn’t have a Facebook page as far as I knew: He was the kind of person who treated everyone like a friend, such that, if you had more than a few encounters with him, you thought of him that way.

Sep 12

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Trial date set for Nathan Summerfield in 2012 Hatteras slaying

Nathan Summerfield, 29, of Ashland, is charged with first-degree murder in the stabbing and strangling death of Lynn Jackenheimer, whose body was found in the grass off a Frisco cul-de-sac on July 10, 2012.

Sep 15


KDH pair arrested after investigation into heroin sales

Erin Leigh Ricketts, 41, and Shonna Nicole Crain, 34, both of Palmetto Street in Kill Devil Hills were charged with trafficking in heroin by possession, trafficking in heroin by transportation and conspiracy to traffic in heroin.

Sep 15

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Scanning project to cause delays on Bonner Bridge this week

Since the beginning of the year, the N.C. Department of Transportation has performed mobile scans every three months on the deck of the Herbert C. Bonner Bridge over Oregon Inlet. The final scan is scheduled for 9 a.m. Monday.

Sep 14

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Vehicle fire slows traffic on eastbound Wright Memorial Bridge

The SUV burst into flames around 1:20 p.m. about halfway across the span, and traffic on eastbound U.S. 158 was backed up over seven miles to the Powells Point post office.

Sep 13


Boyfriend charged in shooting death of Currituck woman

Blaine Allen Jarrett, Jr., 57, has been charged with murder after Stephanie Leigh Lilley, 45, died from a gunshot wound to the arm suffered in the home they shared in Gibbs Woods.

Sep 10

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Work on Pea Island span halted while court ruling is reviewed

Work on the Pea Island bridge has been suspended while state and federal officials review a recent appeals court ruling on the Bonner Bridge replacement. Traffic is not expected to be disrupted.

Sep 10

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Two arrests made in separate Dare County drug investigations

In one case, a trafficking amount of heroin and cash were found in a search of a Kill Devil Hills home as part as a drug investigation by the Dare County narcotics Task Force.

Sep 11


Former commissioner and fire marshal Doug Remaley dies

After starting as a fire fighter and inspector, Remaley became the town's first paid full-time chief in 1985. He moved on to become the Dare County fire marshal in 1994 and retired in 2011.

Sep 8

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Overeager contractor blamed for backup on Wright Bridge

Labor Day weekend doesn't quite signal the end of the vacation season on the Outer Banks, but a contractor working on a routine inspection of the eastbound Wright Memorial Bridge must have thought so.

Sep 8


Tyrrell County school bus slides into ditch, no one hurt

A Tyrrell County school bus ran off a narrow rural road and slid into a ditch Tuesday morning, Sheriff Darryl Liverman said. Children on the bus were checked for in juries by Washington Tyrrell EMS and no one was hurt.

Sep 9

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