Stories by Rob Morris

Kitty Hawk hires Norfolk captain to lead Fire Department

Mike Talley has been employed with the Norfolk Fire Department since 1994 and has 26 years of experience in fire service, with 12 in a leadership role. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Fire Administration and is working on a master’s degree.

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Canvass confirms all but one election; Wickre to get recount

Marthe Wickre finished two votes behind Richie Burke in Manteo, within the 1 percent margin needed for a recount, the canvass by the Dare County Board of Elections showed. Unofficial results Nov. 7 put the margin at three.

Nov 17


Nags Head Lions Club flea market set for Nov. 18

The Nags Head Lions Club will host a benefit Fall Flea Market Saturday Nov. 18, 2017 from 8 am to 2 pm at Ocean View Baptist Church at 902 South Virginia Dare Trail in Kill Devil Hills, NC.

Nov 16


Red tape complicates plan for more sand on Nags Head beach

Starting beach re-nourishment by next summer will need a lot of working parts to mesh on a tight timeline that includes the endorsement of a Congressional committee, town commissioners were told Wednesday night

Nov 16


Richard Nugent, formerly of Southern Shores, Nov. 13

Richard Nugent, a former longtime resident of Southern Shores, NC, was born on October 8, 1931 and passed away on November 13, 2017. Richard was 86, and proudly served in the United States Marines before embarking on a successful law career. He was predeceased by his wife Maureen and his son Mathew.

Nov 14


Nov 13


Your Neighbors in Business: Hilarey Ball, pizza for the people

Your neighbors in business: Hilarey Ball, pizza for the people Meet Hilarey Ball, co-owner of Nags Head Pizza Co. in Caribbean Corner at the entrance to the Manteo Causeway. She tells us about some of her pizzeria’s offerings. Support our local businesses! nagsheadpizzaco.com

Nov 10


Your neighbors in business: Hilarey Ball, pizza for the people

Your neighbors in business: Hilarey Ball, pizza for the people Meet Hilarey Ball, co-owner of Nags Head Pizza Co. in Caribbean Corner at the entrance to the Manteo Causeway. She tells us about some of her pizzeria’s offerings. Support our local businesses! nagsheadpizzaco.com

Nov 8


Bennett back in Southern Shores; Owens new Manteo mayor

Mayor Tom Bennett held onto his seat and probably his majority on the Southern Shores Town Council Tuesday, easily outpolling rival Gary McDonald, according to unofficial election results.

Nov 7


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Nov 7


Buxton beach project will miss contract deadline by 2 months

The contract called for the project to be finished by Dec. 15. The Board of Commissioners will consider by then whether to grant an extension. Otherwise, the company could be liable for up to $10,000 for each day the project is delayed.

Nov 6


Good Samaritans honored for saving Ohio visitor’s life

Don Uldricks is doing well, his family says, and walking a mile and a half a day, six weeks after he nearly died on a Kitty Hawk Beach. The people who saved him were honored Monday.

Nov 6