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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...

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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.

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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.

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Man dies after lighting truck on fire and driving into law office

Currituck County authorities said a man died after he lit bales of hay on fire in the back of his pick-up truck and drove through the doors of a Moyock law office Friday evening.

Oct 17


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UPDATE: Man dead after fire engulfs Moyock law office

Currituck County authorities said a man died after he lit bales of hay on fire in the back of his pick-up truck and drove through the doors of a Moyock law office Friday evening.

Oct 17


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Hurricane swells to reach coast after rain, rough surf today

A weather system pulling Hurricane Gonzalo out to sea is expected to draw heavy rain and wind over the region today. Both will churn up high seas and rip currents along the Outer Banks during the next 48 hours.

Oct 15


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Fay to stay offshore, but system behind it worth watching

Subtropical Storm Fay, generating top winds of up to 60 mph, is forecast to turn north toward Bermuda in the next few days, but the National Hurricane Center is watching another system behind it that could come closer to the U.S.

Oct 10


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Lunar tide contributes to road overwash on Hatteras Island

Saturday's high surf coupled with higher than normal lunar tides led to flooding on the southside of the temporary bridge over the inlet cut by Hurricane Irene on Pea Island and at motels on the north end of Buxton.

Oct 6


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Some coastal areas saturated with up to 8 inches of rain

Radar estimates show the heaviest rainfall totals stayed just offshore of the Outer Banks Wednesday from the latest coastal storm system. But Hatteras and Ocracoke islands both took a soaking for the second time in less than a week,.

Sep 25


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Voice debate to feature Dare candidates for commissioner

The Outer Banks Voice will hold a candidates forum on Monday, Sept. 22 at the Kill Devil Hills Meeting Hall at the town's municipal complex. The forum will start at 7 p.m. and is expected to last two hours. It is open to the public.

Sep 18


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Tropical Storm Edouard forecast to stay far out at sea

Projections of its track show it curving north into the central Atlantic, several hundred miles from the East Coast, according to the National Hurricane Center. It is forecast to become Hurricane Edouard.

Sep 11


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More rain is forecast on top of totals reaching 5 inches so far

More heavy rain Monday in addition to the downpours at the end of the weekend brought totals to 3 to 5 inches in many areas of northeastern North Carolina, the National Weather Service says.

Sep 8