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Sep 18

Jose covers parts of N.C. 12 on Hatteras Island with overwash

Hurricane Jose has weakened to a minimal hurricane as it passes east of the Outer Banks, but it continues to bring steady onshore winds and high surf, causing overwash problems along Hatteras Island.

Sep 18


Sep 18

High risk of rip currents remains in effect on all beaches

Dangerous rip currents and rough surf generated by Hurricane Jose is forecast to continue through the rest of the week from Carova to Ocracoke. Surf heights of 4 to 7 feet are predicted north of Cape Hatteras, and 2 to 4 feet south.

Sep 18


Sep 18

Ronald Morris Foreman of Manns Harbor, Sept. 14

Ronald Morris Foreman, 72, of Manns Harbor, died on Thursday, September 14, 2017, in Brookgreen Gardens, Myrtle Beach, SC. Mr. Foreman was the owner of Nature’s Harmony Nursery.

Sep 18


Sep 18

Pedestrian killed by alleged drunk driver in lower Currituck

Lindsey Anne Parsons of Chesapeake, was walking westbound on South Spot Road Saturday around 11:20 p.m. when she was hit by a car traveling in the same direction driven by Charles Baum of Jarvisburg.

Sep 18


Sep 17

With a new plan, Lidl will try again to win Nags Head’s OK

The latest design shows windows covering 39 percent of the east wall and gable dormers breaking up the roof line. The north and south walls would be made of stucco and brick.

Sep 17


Sep 17

Jose to pass the Outer Banks; Maria a long way off

Maria is at least 10 days away from us, so it is just as likely it will turn well out to sea. By next weekend, forecasters should have a better handle on where the storm might head after moving out of the Caribbean.

Sep 17


Sep 17

Lillian Lee Meekins of Manteo, Sept. 13

Lillipop joined the Job Corps at a very early age after graduating from Manteo High School. While participating in the program in Kansas City Missouri, she pursued a career in the medical field. She later returned home to Manteo where she raised her son and worked at The Dunes and The Ship's Wheel restaurants.

Sep 17


Sep 17

Lawrence Max Walthorn of Wanchese, Sept. 12

Lawrence Max Walthorn of Wanchese died Tuesday September 12, 2107 in Chesapeake. He was 71 and born in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Lawrence was also a proud Unites States Army Vietnam Veteran.

Sep 17


Sep 17

Cooler fall temps call for toasty lagers and brown ales

Fall is probably the most diverse and exciting season of the year when it comes to seasonal beer offerings. From the caramel tones of brown ales to the malty sweetness of Oktoberfest beers, great flavors abound.

Sep 17


Sep 16

Charter boat nearly capsized crossing Oregon Inlet ocean bar

Five people escaped after the Synergy, based at Pirates Cove, broached while coming down a wave and the cockpit filled with water. The boat has washed ashore on the north side of the inlet and a salvage effort is underway.

Sep 16


Sep 15

Outer Banks Visions: Taking steps to combat addiction

Organizers were frustrated with the lack of resources and help available to persons with addiction in Dare County and exasperated by the lack of awareness about the breadth of the problem and people’s unwillingness to discuss it.

Sep 15


Sep 15

2nd annual Dare County Motorcycle Toy Run set for Sept. 23

The Toy Run is made possible by an amazing collaboration of volunteers from local motorcycle clubs, charities, government and other interested individuals. Significant support also comes from local businesses

Sep 15