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Local T.J. Maxx donates $10,000 to Food for Thought

Food for Thought, a non-profit organization providing healthy, non-perishable breakfasts and lunches for more than 500 local students, recently welcomed a $10,000 donation from T.J. Maxx.

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Vidant awarded advanced certification for stroke centers

VMC underwent a rigorous onsite review in July, when Joint Commission experts evaluated compliance with stroke-related standards and requirements.

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Armistice concert Oct. 23 at First Flight High School

The First Flight schools’ traditional multi-school choral performance will perform a free concert of Armistice-inspired songs on Oct. 23 at 6 p.m. at First Flight High School in Kill Devil Hills.

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Grace Gray Jennette of Buxton, Oct. 12

Grace Gray Jennette, 97, of Buxton, NC died Friday, October 12, 2018, at her home. A native of Avon, she was born April 27, 1921, to the late Annie Gray Midgett and Elmore Gray. Grace was the former owner and operator of the Falcon Motel.

Oct 13


Carolyn C. Schena of Buxton, Oct. 10

Attending New Mexico University, Carolyn earned her master’s degree in environmental education. She was the co-owner and operator with her husband and artist of Studio 12 and Samantha’s Coffee Smoothie in Avon.

Oct 13


Kitty Hawk Kites donates $32,839 for Hurricane Florence relief

Kitty Hawk Kites is donating $32,839 to aid in disaster relief for North Carolinians affected by Hurricane Florence. Kitty Hawk Kites donated 5 percent of retail sales after the hurricane, Sept. 18, through the end of the month.

Oct 12


Douglas Michael McQuaid of Moyock, Oct. 10

Douglas Michael McQuaid, 52, of Moyock died suddenly October 10 at his home. Doug proudly served his county in the United States Marines Corps. Doug is survived by his wife Kelli, six children, and a host of relatives and friends.

Oct 12


Joyce Midgett Etheridge of Manteo, Oct. 9

She served as the Mt. Olivet United Methodist Church Pre-School assistant for many years. Her true calling, for over 25 years, was hostessing at RV’s Restaurant; now Sugar Creek Restaurant in Nags Head.

Oct 12


Jane Scott Salerno of Buxton, Oct. 3

Jane Scott Salerno, 75, of Buxton, NC died Wednesday, October 3 at Chesapeake Regional Medical Center. Born in Beloit, Wisc. she was the daughter of the late Francis B. Scott and Frank J. Salerno.

Oct 12


William Holland Baker of Manteo, Oct. 5

His love of surf fishing, carpentry and gardening lead him to become member of the Roanoke Island Community Garden and Beach Buggy Association. He was also a member of Roanoke Island Presbyterian Church.

Oct 12


Peter Haines “Pete” Smith of Nags Head, Oct. 7

Pete was a pipefitter with the Department of the Navy, working at the Naval Research Laboratory in Washington, DC and the Naval Surface Warfare Center in Indian Head, MD before retiring.

Oct 11


William H. “Bill” Beadling of Colington, Oct. 4

Bill retired to Colington Harbour in 1973. He founded Colington Harbour Builders, constructing houses and bulkheads. He is however, best known as the founder and developer of the Outer Banks Gun Club.

Oct 10