Community

Oct 21


First Flight students to sing in German for annual Oktoberfest

First Flight Schools started their own annual “musical” Oktoberfest, an offering that features performances by students from First Flight Elementary, First Flight Middle and First Flight High School students.

Oct 18


Ocean bottom seismometers become work of art

Christina Lorena Weisner’s sculpture, “Ocean Bottom Seismometers,” consists of nine glass hemispheres used for containing ocean-bottom seismometers, which are deployed by scientists on research expeditions.

Oct 18


Help make a living shoreline along marsh in Manteo

To help out with the town's Living Shoreline Stabilization project, join the crew at the Roanoke Island Maritime Museum at 9 a.m. You can't miss it — just look for the large bags of oyster shells.

Oct 18


Island Art Show to benefit Carey LeSieur Foundation

Profits from artist booth fees will benefit the Carey LeSieur Foundation. The foundation was established in memory of a beloved Hatteras Island nurse practitioner who died of cancer.

Oct 18


First Lady Kristin Cooper to speak at birding trail celebration

Audubon North Carolina partnered with five other organizations to establish the NC Birding Trail and promote nature-based tourism in North Carolina as a premiere birding destination.

Oct 18


OBX newcomers start first local Nar-Anon chapter

Because their lives have been impacted by the drug addiction of a loved one, Debbie and Craig Jones felt the need to give back to the community: They started with the Saving Lives Task Force.

Oct 10


Outer Banks SPCA Pet of the Week: Rhapsody

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.

Oct 17


Hyde Co. emergency services head deployed to Puerto Rico

Hyde County Emergency Services Director Justin Gibbs is on his way to Puerto Rico to help with the Hurricane Maria recovery efforts as part of a 10-member team from North Carolina that departed from Raleigh Tuesday morning.

Oct 12


Unitarian Congregation yard sale to benefit local nonprofits

All proceeds from the sale will be donated to the church. The church donates monthly to local nonprofits through its share-the-plate initiative. The yard sale is rom 8 a.m. until noon Saturday, Oct. 14.

Oct 12


Nags Head mayor pro tem to join resort community board

Nags Head Mayor Pro Tem Susie Walters will join the board of directors for the NC Association of Resort Towns and Convention Cities. The organization provides a united voice concerning legislative issues.

Oct 12


Longtime Dare schools facilities director steps down

After 20 years of heading up construction projects for Dare schools, Dare County Schools Facilities Director Jim Winebarger is stepping down.

Oct 10


Outer Banks SPCA Pet of the Week: Callie

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.

Oct 10

Learn how to care for heirlooms at Festival Park event

Make an appointment to receive free, professional advice on how to care for, preserve and protect precious family heirlooms during Conservation Assistance Day at Roanoke Island Festival Park.

Oct 10


Celebrate the arts at the Black Opal Masquerade Ball

The six-piece band Funk You will headline Black Opal with a crowd captivating performance — a fusion of funk, jam, rock, and progressive music.

Oct 10


EMS lieutenant named September Employee of the Month

Dan McCallum is a training instructor, a paramedic, a certified flight paramedic and an instructor at College of the Albemarle. He began his career with Dare County EMS in 2004

Oct 10


Video: KDH fall bulk waste pickup starts October 16

Kill Devil Hills has specific procedures for bulk trash roadside collections, which are conducted in the spring and fall. For more information, contact KDH Public Services at 252-480-4080 or visit www.kdhnc.com.

Oct 10


Roanoke Rod Slingers win 66th NH Surf Fishing Tourney

The Roanoke Rod Slingers caught just four fish during the 66th annual Nags Head Surf Fishing Club Invitational Tournament, but collected 59 points to win the overall title. 80 teams caught a total of 222 fish last Thursday and Friday.

Oct 9


Coffee with a Cop: Citizens, police get to know each other

The idea of Coffee with Cop would help bring the police officers and community members closer together. In less than five years, events were being held in all 50 states as well as Canada, Australia, and across Europe and Africa.

Oct 6


Develop your plan to escape if fire breaks out at home

In a typical home fire, you may have as little as one to two minutes to escape safely from the time the smoke alarm sounds. That’s why home escape planning is so critical in a fire situation.

Oct 5


Great Pumpkin Fair returns to Nags Head Elementary

Halloween pumpkins, fall decor, family fun, a 1-mile walk/run and great raffle prizes will be part of the Great Pumpkin Fair at Nags Head Elementary School, Saturday, Oct. 7.

Oct 5