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Nov 16

Dare board approves framework of revived watermen panel

The Dare County Commissioner for Working Watermen, which has been dormant since 2012, will be composed of seven voting members from the commercial fishing industry, and a non-voting member that will serve as a science advisory.

Nov 16


Nov 16

Manteo Baptist Church collecting for Operation Christmas Child

During the operation's national collection week through Nov. 19, local residents who want to donate are asked to fill shoeboxes with fun toys, school supplies and hygiene items to send to children in need around the world.

Nov 16


Nov 15

Minor soundside flooding possible as storm moves out

As the latest storm system pulls away and a cold front moves through, winds are forecast to turn westerly, increasing to 30 miles per hour through Friday morning. Soundside flooding of up to 2 feet above ground level is possible.

Nov 15


Nov 15

Outer Banks Mom: Exploring our state through soccer

With three kids and a dog, lots of effort goes into planning for our travel team weekends, but our soccer family has become such a fun part of our lives that we look forward to tournament traveling so much.

Nov 15


Nov 15

Saturday rocket launch should be visible along Outer Banks

A rocket launch now planned for Saturday at 4:01 a.m. from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility on Virginia's Eastern Shore should be visible from the Outer Banks. It will appear as a rapidly moving pinprick of light from the northern horizon.

Nov 15


Nov 15

Volunteers needed to help find cold stunned sea turtles

The Network for Endangered Sea Turtles is seeking volunteers interested in helping patrol for and/or transport turtles that wash up during the fall and winter months, and will hold an informational training meeting Saturday in Ocracoke.

Nov 15


Nov 15

Video: Threat of severe storms increased; Flash flood watch continues

Up to three inches of rainfall and severe thunderstorms are forecast as a low pressure system streaks across eastern North Carolina on Thursday. Damaging winds, isolated tornadoes and 8-foot surf is possible.

Nov 15


Nov 14

Stalemate means seat on Kill Devil Hills board remains open

The four current members of the Kill Devil Hills Board of Commissioners split on two candidates to serve out the unexpired term of former commissioner Brandi Reuhbottom, and it will be the New Year before the seat can be filled.

Nov 14


Nov 14

Dare County public schools closed Thursday, Nov. 15

In a message to parents Wednesday evening, school officials said the potential for severe weather may created unsafe driving conditions for school buses. All schools in the county will be closed.

Nov 14


Nov 14

Body recovered from the water at Shallowbag Bay Marina

Emergency crews were dispatched to North Bay Club Drive in Manteo on Wednesday around 12:55 p.m. Personnel from the Roanoke Island Volunteer Fire Department pulled the body of a man from the water.

Nov 14


Nov 14

Video: Blustery, gray day ahead of another round of heavy rain

It's a gray mid-November Wednesday on the Outer Banks, sandwiched between a pair of storm systems. Heavy rain, gusty winds and some isolated severe storms are forecast for Wednesday night and Thursday. A flash flood watch is also in effect.

Nov 14


Nov 14

Kills Devil Hills pays tribute to town’s ‘Santa Claus’

“No one brings more hope and joy, and the smiles and laughter on the faces of so many children gave Fred a warmth inside that, every Christmas season, was shared with each person he saw,” the town said.

Nov 14