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Oct 20

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.

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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.

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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


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



Great Gatsby! Rare classics to tour northeastern N.C.

You’ll have an chance to see the inspiration for the phrase “It’s a doozy” when a fleet of some of the country’s most rare classic automobiles tour through Northeastern North Carolina Oct. 21 and 22.

Oct 17


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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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


Hurricane Gonzalo: Decent for surfers, rough for swimmers

The National Weather Service advises to beware of rip currents along the Outer Banks and surf that, while good for surfers, will be dangerous to swimmers. Swells of 4 to 6 feet are forecast north of Cape Lookout.

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

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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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Bicyclist dies in accident along N.C. 168 in Moyock

he North Carolina State Highway Patrol said Michael Anothony Reese of Moyock was killed in the accident, which happened at 8:17 p.m. on N.C. 168 near Hardees 1.4 miles south of the state line.

Oct 10

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First Flight homecoming back on track after vandalism stir

School administrators are close to identifying the students responsible for spray painting "Seniors" in the stands of the First Flight High School football field and homecoming activities will go on as scheduled.

Oct 10


Local girl makes good on the greens, is headed for Augusta

Katherine Schuster dreams of winning the U.S. Drive, Chip and Putt Championship in her age/gender group, slated for April 5 at fabled Augusta National Golf Club during Masters Week.

Oct 9


Last vestige of 2003’s First Flight Centennial is coming down

Demolition of the Pavilion began on Sept. 22 with the removal of interior lights and other items in the structure at the Wright Brothers National Memorial in Kill Devil Hills, a National Park Service statement said.

Oct 6

Man from New York state drowns in Southern Shores

A 38-year-old Binghamton, N.Y. man died Friday after he was pulled from the surf in Southern Shores. A report from Police Chief David Kole said Nathan E. Kruser was in distress about 150 yards from shore at 10:55 a.m.

Oct 6

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