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Oct 25

Lion’s VIP Fishing Tournament: A small catch but big fun

Rosie Thomas of Marshville, left, shares a laugh with N.C. Aquariums Division Director David R. Griffin after she caught a small fish in the N.C. Lions Visually Impaired Persons (VIP) Fishing Tournament Tuesday at the pier. Thomas fished with Maison Leonard of the Manteo High School LOES club all day long. (Courtesy Jennette’s Pier)

Oct 22


Missions of Mercy to provide free dental services this week

October is the month for Missions of Mercy. In association with the North Carolina Dental Society, MOM comes to the Outer Banks for two days, providing free dental care for adults from all walks of life.

Oct 21


Swashbuckling fun on tap for Ocracoke’s Pirate Jamboree

Chart your course to Ocracoke Island for the Second Annual Blackbeard’s Pirate Jamboree and a weekend of swashbuckling fun Oct 31 to Nov. 2. Proud of its rich pirate heritage, the island will celebrate the last days of Blackbeard.

Oct 20


COA arts faculty featured in exhibition on Roanoke Island

College of The Albemarle will be hosting a Faculty Art Exhibition at the Professional Arts Gallery on the Roanoke Island Campus from Wednesday Oct. 22 to Wednesday Nov. 19.

Oct 21


NCBBA Red Drum tourney gets under way this week

The North Caroline Beach Buggy Association (NCBBA) has set the dates for the annual Red Drum Surf Fishing tournament. This year’s event will be held this week on the northern beaches of Hatteras Island.

Oct 21


Dare County Animal Shelter holding rabies clinic this week

The Dare County Animal Shelter is offering a rabies clinic this week at its Manteo shelter with vaccinations costing $5. Hours are 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. except on Wednesday, Oct. 22, when they will be 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Oct 21


Great Gatsby! Rare classics to tour northeastern N.C.

You’ll have an chance to see the inspiration for the phrase “It’s a doozy” when a fleet of some of the country’s most rare classic automobiles tour through Northeastern North Carolina Oct. 21 and 22.

Oct 17

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Outer Banks SPCA Pet of the Week: Amy

Amy was treated for an upper respiratory infection and as a result, required surgery to have her infected eye removed. She has recovered beautifully and is now available for adoption.

Oct 20


Jones endorses Lawson in 6th District House race

U.S. Rep. Walter Jones, R-N.C. has endorsed Mattie Lawson, the GOP candidates in the state House of Representatives District 6 race. Lawson is running against incumbent Rep. Paul Tine, a Democrat.

Oct 20


Lost Colony Director Ira Wood to receive state’s top honor

Wood just completed his second season as director of the nation's longest running outdoor drama, and played both Sir Walter Raleigh and Old Tom as a college student from 1968 to 1971.

Oct 20

Fish cam view

New fish cam at Jennette’s gives anglers a heads up on action

Dedicated to fishing only, the web cam flips through several views of the pier, including a zoom to the middle so that anglers can get a live glimpse of what’s happening.

Oct 15


Alex Hatcher named Dare County Employee of the Month

Hatcher has worked as program coordinator for the Dare County Center since August 2009. She is responsible for creating, coordinating and implementing a variety of programming and special events at the Dare County Center.

Oct 16


COA Arts Jewelry students participate in ‘Artrageous’

Students in College of The Albemarle’s Professional Arts Jewelry program sponsored an activities table recently at Dare County Arts Council’s Artrageous Art Extravaganza.

Oct 12

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Outer Banks SPCA Pet of the Week: Rusty

Rusty is very playful, curious and eager to please. He is learning to walk on a leash and is good in the car and crate. He seems to enjoy the company of other dogs, but would do best in a home without cats.

Oct 14


Closings of U.S. 264 slated this week for bridge work

The road will close at 7 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 13, and reopen at 5 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 14. Crews will then close the road again on Tuesday at 7 p.m. and reopen it to traffic at 5 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 15.

Oct 9