Dec 18


Dec 18


Infant twins ‘win’ Jingle Bell 5K fun run and fund raiser

The annual event is not a race, but a fun run, even though the fast cats battle it out for first place and a hand-carved Outer Banks driftwood Santa Claus donated by the Bobbie Shop of Nags Head.

18 hrs


Planner Kelly Wyatt wins Nags Head’s Earl Murray Jr. award

Nags Head Deputy Director of Planning and Zoning Administrator Kelly Wyatt has been maned the  winner of the 2014 Earl Murray Jr. Employee of the Year award presented by the Board of Commissioners each December.

Dec 10

racing solar cars

Kitty Hawk elementary STEAM Club learns about solar energy

With KHES fifth grade teachers -- Adam Saker, Kim Whitehurst and Sharon Davis -- and third grade teacher Diane Childress, they discussed the benefits and disadvantages of using solar power.



FFHS Model UN kicks off 3rd year, seeks business sponsors

Last year there were over 1,000 participants at the ODU Conference and two FFHS delegates received honorable mentions for their role representing the United Arab Emirates.

Dec 10

Fire Station 16

Douglas A. Remaley fire station dedicated Friday in Nags Head

On Friday, Dec. 5, Nags Head’s Fire Station 16 will be dedicated to Douglas A. Remaley, the Town’s first paid fire chief and a longtime elected official who passed away on Sept. 6.

Dec 2


Frostivus 2014: Chillin’ with Santa fund raiser is Dec. 5

The Outer Banks has its own new holiday event, Frostivus, with the aim of becoming an annual event where adults and children can raise funds for a local charity while "Chillin' with Santa."

Dec 2


Rad Hester is Dare County’s November employee of the month

Radcliff “Rad” Hester, parks maintenance worker with the Parks and Recreation Department’s Roanoke Island Division, is the November 2014 Dare County Employee of the Month.

Dec 2


COA Foundation receives grant from Joe and Ann Lamb

College of The Albemarle’s Foundation Office has received a $25,431.75 gift from Dare County residents Joe and Ann Lamb. The gift will establish the Joe and Ann Lamb Endowment, which will fund the Joe and Ann Lamb Annual Scholarship.

Dec 2


ConAgra donates $25,000 worth of products to Food Pantry

The Beach Food Pantry has received a donation of dry pasta products valued at $25,000 from ConAgra Foods of Omaha, Neb. The donation is part of ConAgra Foods’ work to end childhood hunger in the United States.

Dec 2


OBX Room In The Inn fundraiser is scheduled for Dec. 5

The OBX Room In The Inn, an area nonprofit that provides seasonal shelter for homeless men and women during the coldest months of the year, will hold a fundraiser Friday at Sugar Creek Restaurant in Nags Head.

Dec 2

ECRI_BFP Holiday Chefs Challenge_Logo Final

Food Pantry Holiday Chefs Challenge promises creativity, fun

Here’s how it works: 10 area chefs have 60 minutes to cook a delectable dish using anything that is on a list of items that the Beach Food Pantry has in stock, with one of the items having to be a canned.

Nov 20

Dare Hospice receives $10,000 grant from Gaddy Endowment

Thanks to a grant recently awarded to Dare Hospice, a unit of the Dare County Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Division, services and support for under- and uninsured patient populations in Dare County facing the end of life, is readily available.

Dec 2


State championship remains elusive for First Flight soccer

Everything was perfectly in place for First Flight’s men’s soccer team this year: An undefeated record, sweeping the East Regional playoff bracket and another chance at states with a trip to Raleigh. But it was just not to be.

Nov 21


Dare County accepting donations for Foster Children’s Fund

The Dare County Department of Health & Human Services is accepting monetary donations to the Foster Children’s Fund to provide gifts to children in foster care at Christmastime and throughout the year.

Nov 20


Yellowstone resource director to lead Outer Banks Group

Dave Hallac has managed the Yellowstone Center for Resources for the past three years. He will start his new assignment at Cape Hatteras in early January 2015, according to a National park Service statement.

Nov 16