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Arts council calling for entries to Mollie Fearing show

The Mollie Fearing Memorial Art Show is open to members of Dare County Arts Council and residents of Dare County age 18 and over. Cash awards are presented for Best in Show, Excellence Awards, and Honorable Mentions.

Apr 14


Outer Banks icons: The Jolly Roger, back to a simpler time

The second in a series of features of icons that are uniquely Outer Banks looks at the history of the one-of-a-kind Jolly Roger in Kill Devil Hills.

Mar 27

Rascall Flatts featured

Tickets for Rascal Flatts, Sheryl Crow now on sale

Rascal Flatts' Rewind Tour 2014, with special guests Sheryl Crow and Gloriana, will be making a stop at Farm Bureau Live in Virginia Beach on July 27 and tickets go on sale this Friday.

Apr 1


Outsmart fickle spring by getting things started inside

Spring is taunting us. We get a couple of good days of glory -- hallelujah open the windows and dig in the dirt -- followed by at least as many of misery -- quit hogging the covers and wake me up when it’s warm.

Mar 19


Comedian Heywood Banks set for Lost Colony shows

Stand-up comic and song parodist Heywood Banks is a study in contrasts. He wears a plum sports coat, safety glasses and a crazed mop of graying hair with matching goatee.

Apr 10


Ben Gallop: Surfing on the Outer Banks

Brett Barley found some fine winter surf earlier this year near the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse in Buxton. More photos by Ben Gallop.

Mar 25

iTunes Festival At SXSW - Night 3

Nine Inch Nails, Soundgarden tickets now on sale

Nine Inch Nails and Soundgarden will rock Farm Bureau Live at Virginia Beach on August 5. Fan pre-sale tickets are available through the band websites through Tuesday, and public sale starts Friday.

Mar 18


Jeremy Kittel Band set for Forum show Saturday

Kittel is one of the foremost among a new breed of fiddlers and violinists who easily navigate a multitude of musical styles and traditions while cultivating new ground and redefining the instrument’s role.

Mar 17


TOD sets auditions for ‘The Dixie Swim Club’

The Dixie Swim Club is a comedy about five women who become friends on a college swim team, then meet every August on the Outer Banks.  The comedy follows 35 years of their lives.

Mar 11


Make plans for the Shallowbag Shag Festival

The Shallowbag Shag Beach Music Festival is set for Memorial Day, May 26 at Roanoke Island Festival Park. Dance to the music of The Carolina Breakers, The Holiday Band, Jim Quick & Coastline, The Embers and The Tams.

Mar 11


COA Dolphins baseball sets sights on playoffs in 2014

The Dolphins finished last season 27-23 -- an eight-win improvement over 2012. But a 4-3 loss to Lenoir in the 2013 finale kept COA out of the National Junior College Athletic Association Region 10 tournament.

Feb 19


Smith, Pok will team up for Taste of the Beach

The Outer Banks Restaurant Association announces the appearance of nationally known Chef Michael Smith at the 2014 Taste of the Beach event weekend, running March 13 through 16.

Feb 18