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Aug 17

Five questions you’d never think to ask a REALTOR® but should

Before signing on to work with a particular REALTOR®, it's par for the course to examine how this pro will meet your needs by asking some questions.

Aug 17


Aug 17

Planning Board not yet ready to commit on accessory dwellings

The board agreed to recommend allowing accessory dwelling units of up to 1,200 square feet of livable space but was not ready to commit to a lot coverage size of more than 50 percent, which is the current rule.

Aug 17


Aug 16

Virginia Dare Faire at The Lost Colony set for Aug. 18

Carnival-like activities, including coloring, face painting, and bubble stations will be open all morning. Field games like Sir Walter’s potato toss, hula-hoop activities, sack races and archery stations are also a small sampling of the day’s happenings.

Aug 16


Aug 16

Distillery donates $17,500 for new playground equipment

Adam Ball, one of the four owners of Outer Banks Distilling, contacted Dare County Parks and Recreation following the removal of one of his 4-year-old son’s favorite pieces of playground equipment at Family Recreation Park in Kill Devil Hills.

Aug 16


Aug 16

Hatteras, Rodanthe and Avon top waterways panel agenda

The Dare County Waterways Commission tackled a long list of projects at their August 13 meeting including updates on the impending fall dredging at Hatteras Inlet, recent clearing of the Rodanthe channel and discussion on issues off Avon.

Aug 16


Aug 16

Minnie Bernice Farrow Williams of Buxton, Aug. 13

Minnie Bernice Farrow Williams, 84, of Buxton died Aug. 13 at Chesapeake Regional Medical Center. Minnie was a devoted mother and grandmother who spent her life loving and providing for others. She was a member of Lighthouse Assembly of God.

Aug 16


Aug 16

Town, wind, calmer seas flatten curious cliff on section of beach

As predicted after an eight- to ten-foot-tall escarpment that formed last month north of Jennette's Pier off Gray Eagle Street has leveled back off and the beach access between Owens Motel and Cahoon's Supermarket has reopened.

Aug 16


Aug 15

Comprehensive rehabilitation therapy under one roof

The new comprehensive rehab facility at The Outer Banks Hospital offers a variety of medical services under one roof. They include physical therapy, speech therapy, occupational therapy and balance therapy.

Aug 15


Aug 15

Swimming advisories lifted at Ocean Bay Blvd., Blackman Street

The advisories were lifted because water testing shows that bacteria levels have dropped to within the state’s and Environmental Protection Agency’s standards set for swimming and water play.

Aug 15


Aug 15

Charles (Carpenter) Schrappe Jr., Aug. 13

In 1954, he moved to Virginia Beach, VA where he would enjoy a career of selling mobile homes for 64 years. He was also a member of Kempsville Baptist Church in Virginia Beach. Charles served his country honorably in the United States Navy.

Aug 15


Aug 15

No one injured after house fire Wednesday morning in Duck

Duck Fire Department personnel were called to the 100 block of Dune Road at approximately 6:40 a.m. All three occupants of the house escaped unhurt, and the fire was contained to the home and no other structures were involved.

Aug 15


Aug 15

Hettie Tillett Cudworth of Wanchese, Aug. 13

Hettie Tillett Cudworth, 86, of Wanchese, NC died Monday, August 13, 2018, at her home surrounded by family. A Wanchese native, she was born January 2, 1932, to the late Kathryn Cushman Tillett and Earl V. Tillett.

Aug 15