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Dec 12


Outer Banks SPCA Pet of the Week: Augusta

The Outer Banks SPCA is in Manteo at 1031 Driftwood Drive. Call 252-475-5620, look them up at www.obxspca.org or like them on Facebook. They have many furry friends who would love to part of your family.

14 hrs


Stuff the crusier at Elan for chance to win water park tickets

Elan Vacations, in conjunction with the Currituck County Sheriff’s Office and Max Radio of the Carolinas stations are sponsoring the “Stuff the Police Car Program” and you could win tickets to the water park in Powells Point next season.

Dec 5


Low-cost pet vaccines this week at Roanoke Island Animal Clinic

The Coastal Humane Society and Roanoke Island Animal Clinic are sponsoring a low-cost vaccination clinic for dogs and cats at the clinic, 107 Russell Twiford Road, Manteo, from Monday, Dec. 11 through Saturday, Dec. 16.

Dec 9


The Candy Bomber returns to Dare County Regional Airport

While it won't be famed pilot Col. Gail Halvorsen at the controls, The Candy Bomber tradition will continue again this year on the Outer Banks as part of the 114th anniversary of the Wright Brothers historic first flight.

Dec 9


Outer Banks SPCA Pets of the Week: Firefly and Chi-Chi

The Outer Banks SPCA is in Manteo at 1031 Driftwood Drive. Call 252-475-5620, look them up at www.obxspca.org or like them on Facebook. They have many furry friends who would love to part of your family.

Dec 4


Beekeepers Guild announces winners of annual honey contest

Honey Contest judges had a sweet deal: Sampling 14 unique Outer Banks honeys to determine which had the best flavor and qualities.

Dec 5


Sgt. Murray Memorial Christmas Fund event set for Dec. 20

Each December, less fortunate children ages 7-14 will be escorted on a $100 shopping spree by a local public safety officer. This year’s event will be held on Monday, December 20th, beginning at 6:00 P.M. at the Kill Devil Hills Kmart.

Dec 4


Outer Banks SPCA Pet of the Week: Phoenix

The Outer Banks SPCA is in Manteo at 1031 Driftwood Drive. Call 252-475-5620, look them up at www.obxspca.org or friend them on Facebook. They have many furry friends who would love to part of your family.

Nov 28


Gardens’ light show and activities brighten holiday evenings

Like illuminated gems setting the night ablaze with lights, The Elizabethan Gardens’ WinterLights adds sparkle to the crown jewel of Outer Banks attractions in Manteo. The seasonal display runs special nights and weekends through Jan. 20.

Nov 27


Local chefs to make culinary magic with donated items

Find out what happens when the Outer Banks' top chefs make culinary magic with ingredients like peanut butter, canned peas and Pop Tarts at Beach Food Pantry Holiday Chefs Challenge.

Nov 27


Living shorelines, not bulkheads, better solution to erosion

What’s the best way to prevent shoreline erosion? Building a bulkhead may not be the best answer, according to a biologist from East Carolina University who will offer a presentation on living shorelines Nov. 30.

Nov 27


New Dare County trail honors a family’s legacy of service

With the dedication of the Marshall & Gussie Collins Walkway at the Dare County Government Complex on Monday, they were honored for lives that embodied service, according to family members who spoke at the ceremony.

Nov 21

Outer Banks SPCA Pet of the Week: Miss Moo

The Outer Banks SPCA is in Manteo at 1031 Driftwood Drive. Call 252-475-5620, look them up at www.obxspca.org or friend them on Facebook. They have many furry friends who would love to part of your family.

Nov 24


PORT Health: A key resource in fighting substance abuse

PORT Health Services treats adults and children for both mental health and substance use disorders. They use licensed clinical staff to provide assessment, individual and group treatment.

Nov 20


Help make holidays merry and bright for adoptable animals

The NC Aquarium on Roanoke Island is preparing to get festive and furry with the annual Santa Paws Pet Supply Drive, which benefits the Outer Banks SPCA.

Nov 21


Leisure Activities specialist is Dare Employee of the Month

Kelli Miller, leisure activities specialist with Dare County’s Department of Parks and Recreation Northern Beach Division, is the November Dare County Employee of the Month.

Nov 19


Dare to Scare 5k & Fun Run raises more than $3K for toy drive

More than 75 runners, many dressed for Halloween, participated in the inaugural event, hosted by the Dare County Center to raise money for its annual toy drive. The top runners were Courtney Gallop and Paul Vrhovac.

Nov 20


Currituck Cooperative Extension hires new agriculture agent

Jody Carpenter has brought a lifetime of experience in participating in Extension education programs to Currituck County, where he’s been hired as the county’s newest Cooperative Extension agriculture agent.

Nov 19


Dare Arts Council adds intern to Power of Art program

Dare County Arts Council is building on its existing Power of Art program, and UNC-Chapel Hill senior Bianca Gartner has joined the arts council’s staff as an intern to assist with the program’s development.

Nov 14


Golf cart ready for those who need a ride at Jennette’s Pier

The new "shark cart" will be used by Jennette’s Pier's security staff to transport elderly, injured or otherwise immobile people out on the pier. You can call ahead if you need a ride.

Nov 15