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Former Gov. Jim Hunt: Let’s show real respect for teachers

It’s not just poor pay, but working conditions for teachers have deteriorated with rising class sizes, fewer textbooks and supplies, cuts in teaching assistants and political eadership that too often disparages teachers.

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Outer Banks Parade of Homes: On the ocean’s edge

This year’s Outer Banks Parade of Homes Oct. 9 to 12 includes 20 homes from Corolla’s Villages at Ocean Hill on the north beach all the way south to Avon on Hatteras Island. Leading up to the parade, The Voice will feature all 18 new homes and two large-scale renovations. SAGA Construction & Development 675 Read More...

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Sharon Peele Kennedy: Art of cooking Outer Banks Catch

Sharon Peele Kennedy was born into a family with a rich culinary heritage that combined her father’s traditional Hatteras Island–style cooking with her mother’s readiness to add the unexpected.

Sep 30


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Statuary could be an Italian master’s undiscovered work

Several decades ago, Mildred Howard astonished Italians with photos of their beautiful statues tucked within the lush green landscape of a North Carolina sound-side garden.

Sep 29


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Outer Banks Parade of Homes: Two takes on Corolla

This year’s Outer Banks Parade of Homes Oct. 9 to 12 includes 20 homes scattered from Corolla’s Villages at Ocean Hill on the north beach all the way south to Avon on Hatteras Island. Leading up to the parade, The Voice will feature all 18 new homes and two large-scale renovations.

Sep 29


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Bacon adds some sizzle to these recipes by Rosie

Today, I’m making Bacon Marmalade, a bacon and onion relish cooked down to syrupy goodness with brown sugar, real maple syrup and apple cider vinegar.

Sep 22


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Award-winning quartet to be featured in next forum show

The Amphion String Quartet is a winner of the 2011 Concert Artists Guild Victor Elmaleh Competition and joined the roster of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center’s CMS Two Program in fall 2013.

Sep 29


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Parade will spotlight 20 homes from Corolla to Avon

What could be better than spending a few fabulous fall days on the Outer Banks? How about spending Oct. 9 to 12 on the Outer Banks with the option of touring a select offering of newly built coastal homes? This year’s Outer Banks Parade of Homes includes 20 homes scattered from Corolla’s Villages at Ocean Read More...

Sep 24


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Jason Marsalis quartet to kick off Outer Banks Forum season

Savor the sizzling sounds of Jason Marsalis, an award-winning New Orleans jazz musician playing vibraphone with his quartet in the opening performance of the 32nd Outer Banks Forum for the Lively Arts Series, Sat., Sept. 13 at 7:30 p.m.

Sep 12


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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


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Tans may fade but memories will outlast change of seasons

Many of us live for this time of year, the weeks that follow Labor Day -- the empty beaches, great surf and autumn colors of Nags Head Woods, oysters over a bonfire, chilly evenings and fine pier fishing. I just love summer more.

Sep 7


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Goddess Sage: Some Mideast spice on the Outer Banks

In addition to appearances at Kasbah restaurant, Sage entertains at parties, festivals, weddings or any event that might be perked up with some Middle Eastern or African dance.

Sep 3