Stories by Dee Langston

Frank Stick Art Show award winners announced

The 40th annual Frank Stick Memorial Art Show opened to a full house at Dare County Arts Council's gallery Saturday, Jan. 27, with hundreds of people attending the show's opening reception.

Feb 6


Citizens weigh in on renamed plan for 3,000 acres in Moyock

Many of the 75 or so residents who attended a community meeting weren’t completely sold on the idea. After a presentation by the county’s planning director, residents were given the opportunity to provide feedback.

Feb 1


Frank Stick Memorial Art Show marks 40th anniversary

The longest-running visual arts exhibit in Dare County, The Frank Stick Memorial Art Show, is on display in the Dare County Arts Council’s Gallery through Saturday, Feb. 24.

Jan 30


Moyock couple’s hobby grows into a thriving small business

Sales at craft fairs and festivals came next, along with a space at Elizabeth City’s Waterfront Market. In August, the couple opened their store, L&C Essential Obsessions, at 391 Caratoke Highway in Moyock.

Jan 26


Lions Club evokes Hamilton for essay contest theme

The Lions Club is challenging high school juniors to write an essay based on Alexander Hamilton's thoughts on reforming the government.

Jan 26


GEM Adult Day Service opens new office in Kitty Hawk

GEM Adult Day Services has opened a new office in Kitty Hawk, which features a library of resources for those who care for a person suffering from dementia.

Jan 24


Sanitation truck driver named Dare Employee of the Year

Hollis was hired in August, 2015 and serves as the sanitation truck driver on the Wanchese and Kitty Hawk routes. During summer months, Hollis starts his workday at 3 a.m. and finishes around 2 p.m.

Jan 23


Pappy’s Lane wreck topic of next Science on the Sound

“Rediscovering a Rodanthe Wreck: The Past, Present, and Future of the Pappy’s Lane Shipwreck,” will highlight a research project aimed at identifying the archaeological importance of the Pappy’s Lane shipwreck.

Jan 23


Dare County Library offers students online accounts

Dare County students may now access all of the library system’s digital resources, including eBooks, databases, test preparation tools and full text magazine texts via NCLIVE, the state-wide consortium.

Jan 23


Duck Woods women host local historian, donates to charities

The Women's Association of Duck Woods Country Club's monthly educational program for December included a talk by local historian Marjorie Ann Berry.

Dec 20


Melvin to create new work for Pea Island Preservation Society

Outer Banks artist James Melvin is creating a new branding image for the Pea Island Preservation Society's "Freedmen, Surfmen and Heroes" presentation to help tell the story of the Pea Island Lifesaving Station.

Dec 20


Weeping Radish owner earns Currituck’s top tourism award

Uli Bennewitz, owner of the Weeping Radish, along with others in Currituck's tourism business, were recognized recently for their friendly and welcoming treatment of visitors to the county.

Dec 20