Stories in "General news"
Video surveillance images provided by the owners of Currituck BBQ Co. in Coinjock show the two men and a woman leaving the restaurant with the safe between 12 and 1 a.m. on Monday.
The Highway Patrol announced a preliminary number of ten motorists who died on North Carolina highways during the Thanksgiving holiday period. None of the fatal crashes occurred on the Outer Banks or in northeastern North Carolina.
National Park Service Outer Banks Group superintendent Barclay Trimble also announced the early availability of annual permits for 2014, and seven-day permits can be purchased up to two calendar months in advance.
On the heels of Stan White's declaration that he intends to challenge Republican incumbent Sen. Bill Cook in the District 1 race, Christopher Rusk has announced he will challenge incumbent Sheriff Doug Doughtie.
The 2013 hurricane season in the Atlantic basin came to a close Saturday with the lowest number of hurricanes in 31 years. Forecasters say drier than normal air inhibited storm development this year.
The Park Service says budget woes are to blame for the pending removal of the Pavilion at Wright Brothers National Memorial, cutting lifeguard services and reducing schedules at two visitors centers.
Investigators seized about 76 marijuana plants Tuesday after receiving information about a growing operation in Kitty Hawk. Also found was bulk marijuana, growing equipment, several firearms and other items,
The break-in happened Nov. 20 at about 3:50 a.m. The suspect was dressed in sweatpants and a hooded sweatshirt with dark boots, a town statement said. On Nov. 13, the same store was robbed at gunpoint.
Passions were high as Dare County residents gathered for a hearing last week on a federally proposed Critical Habitat Designation for loggerhead sea turtles along the coat of the Outer Banks.
The teens had climbed onto navigation marker 99, but boat crews from the North Carolina Wildlife Resource Commission and Currituck County were unable to approach them safely.
Donald W. Bryan died Friday after a career of service in the military and later as an elected leader and award-winning artist on the Outer Banks. Bryan was a crew member on a B-17 bomber in World War II.
Before their last meeting on the board, praise and gifts were given to Mayor Bob Oakes, who decided not to run for re-election this year, and outgoing commissioners Doug Remaley and Anna Sadler.