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Aug 19

Memorial to surf photographer Mickey McCarthy goes missing

The memorial, inscribed with "2M Forever" was placed next to the stairway leading to the beach at Bainbridge, where a break just north of the pier has long been popular among surfers.

Aug 19


Aug 19

Ulysses S. “Lish” Meekins of Wanchese, Aug. 17

Lish was a self-employed man of many talents, from designing and engineering equipment to yacht roll-overs and transport services, building homes and commercial fishing. Lish started SouthSide Services and on retirement worked alongside his son.

Aug 19


Aug 19

Mirlo rescue centennial culminates with a wreath at sea

Dark storm clouds started rolling in shortly before 4:30 p.m on Aug. 16, the same time 100 years ago that a distress call was issued after the British tanker Mirlo exploded off the beach behind what was then Chicamacomico Coast Guard Station.

Aug 19


Aug 18

COA honors recent graduate for his work at Festival Park

Arturo Lara is a familiar sight in Dare County, especially in and around Roanoke Island and Manteo, where he attended Manteo High School and COA’s Dare campus after relocating here from Illinois.

Aug 18


Aug 18

OBX Watermelon Festival raises $4,600 for bike safety

Proceeds went to the Outer Banks Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Coalition. The event raised $4,627.16. Visitors participated in watermelon stacking, watermelon eating, seed spitting and ice cream eating contests.

Aug 18


Aug 18

Donald A. MacKenzie of Corolla, Aug. 15

Donald was born in Brooklyn, New York and worked with a major corporation as an aeronautics engineer for many years. He cherished a quiet and private retirement lifestyle with his family and friends in Corolla.

Aug 18


Aug 18

Reide Corbett is named new director of Coastal Studies Institute

Corbett has served as head of CSI’s Coastal Processes Program since 2012. His research focuses on topics such as sedimentary the discharge of groundwater into the coastal zone, and coastal hazards and resilience.

Aug 18


Aug 17

Currituck County now planning to spray for mosquitos

Currituck County announced Friday that a private contractor is working on a spraying schedule along state-maintained roads, one day after a television station reported a man was diagnosed with West Nile Virus on August 8.

Aug 17


Aug 17

Local REALTOR® elected to national board position

Congratulations to Stephanie Walker, REALTOR®, ABR,CRS,GRI,SRES of Stephanie Walker & Associates, on her election to the 2019 Board of Directors for the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR).

Aug 17


Aug 17

Randell Eugene “Joe” Holmes of Manteo, Aug. 16

Having served his country honorably in the United States Army, he then returned to teaching and coaching. “Coach” Holmes taught and coached for 20 plus years and was respected and admired by his students and players.

Aug 17


Aug 17

Outer Banks Mom: Summer Countdown

Summer is winding down. What will your family squeeze into the last days before school begins?

Aug 17


Aug 17

Save the Date: 22nd Annual OBAR Surf Fishing Tournament

OBAR is currently accepting registrations for teams of up to six people.  Get the “Early Fish” rate of $180 by registering your team on or before Sept. 28.  The rate increases to $200 per team after that.

Aug 17