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May 21

Jacqueline S. Fay of Duck, May 15

“Jackie” as she was best known, was the widow of the late R. Porter Fay, the “Unofficial Mayor of Duck” in the 1970s. Jackie spent many years working in local swimwear businesses, finally retiring in her 80s.

May 21


May 21

Island Art Show returns to tri-villages on Memorial Day

This show runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Rodanthe-Waves-Salvo Community Center across the street from the Chicamacomico Lifesaving Station, with over 25 local Outer Banks artists and crafters showing and selling their work.

May 21


May 21

Make way for ducklings! Thousands arrive in Currituck County

The ducks arrived last week, but their landing wasn’t because of some weird off-season migration. The Currituck Game Commission purchases the waterfowl and distributes them to people and hunt clubs in an effort to attract more ducks.

May 21


May 20

NOAA: Number of overfished domestic species at all-time low

According to the 2017 Status of U.S. Fisheries report to Congress, NOAA Fisheries announced Thursday that 91 percent of stocks were not subject to overfishing and 87 percent of stocks were not overfished.

May 20


May 20

Volunteers oppose adding more paid firefighters in Corolla

The Currituck Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing Monday night before voting on a proposal to create a service tax district in Corolla that would fund a full-time, paid fire fighting staff in the village and lower Currituck Banks.

May 20


May 20

Kayaker saves dog struggling to swim in Colington Harbour

Will Daughtry said his dog, Reed, got out and swam off in Colington Harbour on Saturday. Daughtry did not get the name of the kayaker and a companion who helped Reed, so he passed along his thanks via Twitter.

May 20


May 20

Cape Point closed to ORVs for first time in nearly two years

Nesting colonial waterbirds has forced the National Park Service to implement an off road vehicle closure 0.7 miles south of Ramp 44, during the peak of the spring red drum bite at the most popular surf fishing spot on the East Coast.

May 20


May 20

News and events for and about commercial fishermen

Details on a request of the governor to appoint charter boat captains to the Marine Fisheries Commission, changes to shrimp trawling gear, and details about this week's Seafood Lobby Day at the legislature.

Content by Outer Banks Catch

May 20


May 20

Theatre of Dare awards record $3,000 in scholarships

Alexandra Byers and Mac McLary of First Flight High School and Kelsea Sexton of Manteo High School, were each awarded $1,000 scholarship. The seniors are all planning to major in the performing arts in college.

May 20


May 20

Dare County EMS hosts open houses this Wednesday

To celebrate EMS week and demonstrate their service to the community, Dare County EMS will host open houses to display equipment, offer tours of facilities, perform blood pressure checks, and provide educational programs.

May 20


May 20

Kitty Hawk to conduct large item pick-up Monday

Upcoming pickups are scheduled for May 21, September 24, and November 19. Residents should place their items in the right-of-way for collection, but there are restrictions on what will be collected.

May 20


May 20

Hatteras-Ocracoke passenger ferry service pushed back to 2019

The shipbuilder in Hubert constructing the Ocracoke Express has had trouble finding enough skilled workers, especially certified marine welders, which has led to production delays for the 98-passenger vessel.

May 20