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Jan 18

Robin Caroline Hubbard Roderer of Nags Head, Jan. 14

She volunteered to help with every school party, field trip, play, recital, softball game and any other project that needed parental help. People probably thought she was part of the school staff.

Jan 18


Jan 20

Volunteers find cold-stunned sea turtles on Ocracoke Island

Sea turtles have migrated into the warm Gulf Stream, but they may get sick, injured or stunned by cold water and float toward land all along the Outer Banks where NEST volunteers monitor them in the winter.

Jan 20


Jan 19

Wind, possible thunderstorms ushering in Arctic cold front

A strong Arctic cold front will push through eastern North Carolina beginning early Sunday morning, bringing strong winds, possible thunderstorms and plummeting temperatures.

Jan 19


Jan 19

Laurel Anne “LA” Darden promoted to branch manager

Originally from Chesapeake, VA, Darden is a 2013 graduate of Hickory High School in Chesapeake, VA. She now resides in Nags Head with her fiancée, Matt Hart. She is also a 2017 graduate of Virginia Tech.

Jan 19


Jan 18

Despite vandalism, Hatteras National Seashore remains open

The Outer Banks Preservation Association this week published a plea to the public, saying access to the seashore’s beaches and recreation areas are at risk due to messes being left behind.

Jan 18


Jan 20

Henry “Tony” Edens of Roanoke Island, Jan. 16

Henry "Tony" Edens, 62, of Roanoke Island passed away Wednesday, January 16, 2019, at home surrounded by his family. He was a talented artist known for his seascapes.

Jan 20


Jan 18

Robert Norman Pokelwaldt of Southern Shores, Jan. 14

A Christian funeral service will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday, January 19, 2019, at Holy Redeemer by the Sea Catholic Church in Kitty Hawk, NC, with Deacon Al Hallatt officiating.

Jan 18


Jan 18

Ina Faye Reid of Avon, Jan 8

A private ceremony will be held at a later date with interment in the Clara Ann Williams Family Cemetery, North End Road, Avon, North Carolina. Death is not the end, nor does it destroy bonds that you forge in your life.

Jan 18


Jan 18

Crews respond to two-alarm fire at Whitecap Linen in Manteo

Crews were called to the two-alarm fire about 5:30 a.m. by a passerby. Sissy Campbell said she was out for an early-morning walk when she saw and smelled smoke coming from the building.

Jan 18


Jan 18

Two firefighters injured after deck collapses in Waves

The firefighters and Dare County EMS personnel were assisting a resident on Sea Isle Hills Drive in Waves, and the resident and three members of the fire department were standing on the deck when it collapsed.

Jan 18


Jan 17

Waterways panel hears update on new Outer Banks dredge

The new vessel is expected to be a hopper dredge similar to the Army Corps of Engineers’ workhorses Currituck and Murden, both of which have often worked Oregon Inlet, and to a lesser degree, Hatteras Inlet.

Jan 17


Jan 16

Dare Medflight pilot Mike Hill named Employee of the Year

Prior to his career with Dare County, Hill retired with 24 years of service to the U.S. Army, where he flew Boeing AH-64 Apache combat helicopters. Hill has 30 years of flight experience and 5,100 hours of flight time.

Jan 16