Nov 1


Nov 1

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Take a break from politics and plunge into this story

Tired of political mailers, advertising and news stories about the upcoming elections? So read the following story and watch the video for some good news that benefitted a great cause.

Oct 29


Sports club plans fundraiser Saturday for bodybuilder

The Outer Banks Sports Club in Nags Head is raising money to help send Levi Burge to the World Natural Bodybuilding Federation Championship in Boston. Tickets are $20. The event starts at 11 a.m.

10 hrs

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Political appointments timely during election season

Dare County Clerk of Court Dean Tolson has been appointed by North Carolina Senate Leader Phil Berger as a public member of the State Community Corrections Advisory Board.



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


Water system expansion completed on Currituck Outer Banks

A recently completed expansion enables Currituck County to produce an extra one million gallons of water per day at the Southern Outer Banks Water System in Corolla.

Oct 26


U.S. 264 near Dare-Hyde line to close again Monday night

A 3-mile-long section of U.S. 264 near the Dare and Hyde county line will close Monday at 7 p.m. and reopen to traffic no later than 5 a.m. Tuesday. U.S. 264 was closed overnight at this location earlier in October to prepare for replacement of two bridges

Oct 26

MHS Athletic Boosters golf tourney set for November 1

The Manteo High School Redskins Athletic Boosters Club is hosting a fundraising golf tournament on November 1 at the Nags Head Golf Links.

Oct 28

Rosie Thomas Marshville

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.

Oct 22


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

Amy POW2

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