Oct 1

Community

Oct 1


pumpkins

One-stop shopping for pumpkins and more at school fair

Choose from hundreds of pumpkins, including pie pumpkins, Cinderella pumpkins, small, medium and gigantic pumpkins, white pumpkins and more. Other fall decorating items for sale will include mums, gourds, straw bales and Indian corn.

4 hrs


Sunken Garden

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


smallcook

Cook appointed as adviser to transportation committee

State Sen. Bill Cook, R-District 1, announced Friday has been appointed to serve as an advisory member on the Joint Legislative Transportation Oversight Committee by Senate Leader Phil Berger.

Sep 29


hunger

Food Bank needs your help in Walmart campaign

The Food Bank of the Albemarle has been nominated as one of the agencies that would receive support by winning a national contest through Walmart. Vote daily between now and Oct. 5 to help the pantry win.

Sep 29


bus

Help Wanted: Dare County to offer bus driver training

Dare County Schools will offer a free bus driving course Wednesday, Oct. 1 to Friday, Oct. 3. Full-time, part-time and substitute school and activity bus drivers are needed.

Sep 29


mannypromo

Outer Banks SPCA Pet of the Week: Manny

He loves to play with his toys and enjoys walks, car rides, swimming and a game of fetch. He is housebroken and known to be both leash- and crate-trained.

Sep 29


The Historic Jarvisburg Colored School

Historic Jarvisburg Colored School dedicated as museum

The museum will share with visitors the many stories and experiences of African-American school children who attended one or more of the six African-American schools in Currituck County during the 1930s to 1950s.

Sep 25


psychopath

Get a sneak preview of Pyschopath — if you’re brave enough

With a grant from the Outer Banks Visitors Bureau and the Outer Banks Community Foundation, organizers promise a larger, scarier, longer path for 2014. They are also opening a week earlier for two evenings of previews.

Sep 22


frisco

Outer Banks SPCA Pet of the Week: Frisco

Frisco is available for only $25 during the month-long Adopt-A-Study-Buddy promotion, which discounts all shelter adoptables for 50 percent off through September. She is spayed and updated on all her vaccinations.

Sep 23


R Hatteras Staff

Dream of community radio comes to Hatteras Island

Radio Hatteras Inc. is a non-profit operating two low-power FM stations on Hatteras Island, an enterprise known as “community radio.” An all-volunteer staff and board operate the station from a county-owned building in Buxton.

Sep 14


vote2014

State Senate candidates pick up endorsements

In the District 1 state Senate race, incumbent Republican Sen. Bill Cook and his Democratic opponent Stan White both picked up endorsements last week.

Sep 21


finance

Dare County Schools officials earn financial reporting award

For the seventh consecutive year, Dare County Schools has earned the Government Finance Officers Association Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting.

Sep 21

nursing

COA’s Dare Campus graduates five certified nursing assistants

College of The Albemarle’s Workforce Development and Continuing Education Division at the Dare County Campus recently celebrated the completion of five Certified Nursing Assistant II students.

Sep 15


squares

Dare Squares plan free introduction to square dancing

Dare Squares will be hosting a free square dance for the Outer Banks community on Sept. 22 beginning at 7:30 p.m. at the Thomas A. Baum Senior Center. This is a kickoff to fall lessons.

Sep 19


SKovacs

Fire marshal named Dare County employee of the month

Steve Kovacs is responsible for coordinating firefighting and fire prevention services in the unincorporated areas of Dare County. He conducts cause and origin fire investigations and enforces North Carolina State Fire Codes

Sep 15