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Sep 2

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Sep 2


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Symposium set at museum to explore undersea heritage

The Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum is hosting an Underwater Heritage Symposium bringing together state, local and regional professionals in the diving and underwater archaeology fields.

Aug 29


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Help fund the Outer Banks Seafood Fest with a sponsorship

The Outer Banks Seafood Festival is a requires dozens of volunteers More importantly, it also requires money. The Board of Directors has announced that sponsorships are now available -- and needed.

Aug 28


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Rare silk ensign to join Graveyard Museum collection

It is one of only three silk naval flags from this period known to exist and is the only one with the name of the ship and that of her commander, Lt. Daniel L. Braine, embroidered along the hoist.

Aug 26


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Ice bucket challenge shatters records for N.C. ALS chapter

The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge that has swept the country on social media has helped set new fundraising records for the North Carolina chapter of the ALS Association named for a Hertford-native and baseball Hall-of-Famer.

Aug 25


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Outer Banks SPCA Pet of the Week: Champ

This American Staffordshire Terrier mix is only a year or so old. Recently found as a stray, he came to us knowing a few commands, and a deep affection for toys, car rides and walks on the beach.

Aug 25


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Summer Sizzle foot race in Manteo lives up to its name

Runners braved heat and humidity Saturday, Aug. 23, to compete in the Summer Sizzle 5K in Manteo, a fundraiser for the Outer Banks Cancer Care Center in Nags Head.

Aug 23


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Fearing award honors patriarch who launched Lost Colony

The Bradford Fearing Producer’s Award for $1,000 award will be given annually to a company member or full-time Roanoke Island Historical Association employee for outstanding merit or contribution to The Lost Colony.

Aug 21


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Let’s not forget Chief Manteo during annual August festivities

The 427th birthday of the first English person born in the New World was celebrated on Roanoke Island Monday . This is also a special time for Croatoan Chief Manteo. But is he annually upstaged by baby Virginia Dare?

Aug 18


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Plane rides, model show and more planned for Aviation Day

Tuesday will be a family fun day as the National Park Service and First Flight Society, a park partner, celebrate National Aviation Day at Wright Brothers National Memorial, the birthplace of modern aviation.

Aug 18


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Replacement of Burnside bridge closes section of road

The bridge over the canal running under Burnside Road adjacent to Croatan Sound on Roanoke Island will be replaced, and the span will be closed to traffic starting Monday. The project will take about three months to complete.

Aug 11


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NCDOT Ferry Division launches photography contest

The state Ferry Division is inviting photographers to take part in a late summer contest highlighting the connection between life in eastern North Carolina and the North Carolina Ferry System.

Aug 13


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COA ranked No. 16 community college by StateUniversity.com

The website develops the rankings based on statistical analysis of a variety of measures, including admission data, student retention and student-faculty ratios.

Aug 13

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Opening of license plate agency in Currituck is delayed

The North Carolina Division of Motor Vehicles said Currituck County will soon have a vehicle license plate agency, but the wait is going to be a little bit longer until a location is found.

Aug 13


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Dare County Clerk’s office adds one, recognizes two others

lby D. Hux was sworn in on May 27 as a deputy clerk. Hux is a 2007 graduate of Manteo High School and she also holds an associate's degree. Hux will be working in the finance division.

Aug 13


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Decoy exhibit part of renovated museum at Festival Park

The N.C. Decoy Exhibit is from the Dr. A. Everette James Jr. Collection and features handcrafted northeastern North Carolina decoys made by hunters and guides.

Aug 11