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Mar 14

Outer Banks Mom: Taste of the Beach, fun for the family

Have you ever attended this epic week of food and fun on the Outer Banks? Every event on the schedule sounds amazing and we’re so excited to kick it all off on March 29 at 5 p.m. at the Soundside Event Site in Nags Head.

Mar 14


Mar 10

Patricia Anne Chandler Heezen

Once they retired, Pat and Ken moved to the Outer Banks, where Pat actively managed the business of their oceanfront rental houses and also became involved in numerous community and volunteer activities.

Mar 10


Mar 10

Merritt A. Hooper Jr. of Kitty Hawk, March 8

Prior to retirement, he was owner and operator of Hooper Brothers in Elizabeth City for over 50 years, having left Wake Forest in his junior year to help when his father became ill.

Mar 10


Mar 14

Treasures from Blackbeard’s ship on display at Festival Park

The exhibit includes artifacts representing weaponry, nautical tools, and personal items recovered from his wrecked flagship the Queen Anne’s Revenge from 300 years ago.

Mar 14


Mar 8

Burtis Bernard Hooper of Salvo, March 7

Burt was a retired ferry captain with the NCDOT Ferry Division, a member of Clarks Bethel United Methodist Church, a volunteer fireman having served a term as fire chief and a member of Cape Hatteras Masonic Lodge

Mar 8


Mar 8

Juanita Lane Ezell of Manteo, March 6

She was born in Petersburg, VA. Juanita lived and worked in Manteo, NC for many years where she was a popular employee of the McDonald’s restaurant.

Mar 8


Mar 8

Charles “Bubba” Brooks of Polar Branch, March 6

Bubba was a member of the Outer Banks Harley Owners Group. He and his wife both enjoyed riding their motorcycles to many events and charity functions. Bubba was a member of Jarvisburg Christian Church.

Mar 8


Mar 14

Currituck Light Station’s annual free climb set for March 16

Visitors can climb 220 stairs to the top for a breath-taking view of the Atlantic Ocean, Currituck Sound and the Outer Banks while learning about shipwrecks, the lives of light keepers and the original first-order Fresnel lens.

Mar 14


Mar 10

Chuck Meile is Dare County’s employee of the month

Public Works Director Shanna Fullmer presented Meile with the award at the March 4, 2019 Board of Commissioners meeting. Meile was hired in 2013 as an electrician.

Mar 10


Mar 12

Construction issues delay launch of Ocracoke passenger ferry

A passenger ferry slated for delivery in May for runs between Ocracoke and Hatters will be delayed indefinitely because of problems with construction at U.S. Workboats in Hubert.

Mar 12


Mar 8

State wins federal OK for long-planned Mid-Currituck Bridge

A Record of Decision has been received from the Federal Highway Administration for the Mid-Currituck Bridge, indicating federal approval of the connection between Aydlett on the mainland and Corolla on the Outer Banks.

Mar 8


Mar 8

Betty Lou Lester Walton of Kill Devil Hills, March 1

Betty Lou Lester Walton, 80, of Kill Devil Hills, NC died Friday, March 1, 2019. Born in Norfolk, VA on May 22, 1938, she was the daughter of the late Molly Virginia Midgett and Lundy Earl Lester.

Mar 8