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Outer Banks Tiny Home Festival tickets on sale now

The Outer Banks Chamber of Commerce has opened ticket sales for the Outer Banks Tiny Home Festival, which will be held at the Soundside Event Site in Nags Head on June 8 and 9, 2019.

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Colette Dubresson of Colington, Feb. 15

It is with great sadness and a heavy heart that we announce the passing of Colette Dubresson, 82, of Colington, on Friday, February 15, 2019, merely three days after the loss of her husband, Claude Dubresson.

Feb 20

Manteo is seeking vendors for 2019 Farmers Market

Vendors are invited to apply for a space at the Manteo Farmers Market. The registration packet is available at Manteo Town Hall or on the website at The deadline to apply is April 1.

Feb 20

Bourbon ‘N Blues: Enjoy two indulgences at one venue

Bourbon 'N Blues is a Spring Concert series taking place at Rooster's Southern Kitchen, where you can enjoy the musical stylings of Mojo Collins & Triple Vision as they croon their classic and jazzy blues tunes.

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Wellness works: A partnership with Dare County employees

Preventative measures like mammograms and colonoscopy screenings saw 11 and three percent increases, while preventative office visits went up by five percent. There also was a 10 percent reduction in avoidable emergency room encounters.

Feb 19

Claude Michel Dubresson of Colington, Feb. 12

A French immigrant to the United States in 1962 with sponsors, ahead of his wife and 5-year old daughter; this modern pioneer left a trail of inspiration to everyone whose path he crossed.

Feb 14

Raymond Earl “Ray” Parker, Feb. 12

Raymond retired as a fabricator/welder from Dunavant’s Welding and Steel, Inc. Raymond served his country honorably in the U.S. Army and is a Veteran of the Vietnam War,

Feb 20

The Chef Files: Richard Bruce, Top Palmer, Pigman’s BBQ

Richard Bruce, Top Palmer took over Pigman's

Feb 17

Marcella A. Bennett of Aydlett, Feb. 17

Marcella was originally from the Cherry Hill, New Jersey area. She met and married the love of her life, Neil and the young couple moved to North Carolina to raise their family.

Feb 19

Kristen Stilson is Dare County’s top employee for February

Kristen Stilson, GIS pecialist with the Department of Information Technology. She was instrumental in the redesign of Dare County's Global Information System over the past two years.

Feb 13

Frank Thomas “Tom” Wooten III of Manteo, Feb. 11

In 1966, Dr. Wooten joined the Research Triangle Institute as an engineer in the solid state laboratory. In 1983, he became vice-president of RTI, then president in 1989. He owned three patents in semiconductor devices.

Feb 14

Dare County Master Gardeners win international award

One of these first place projects, the Speakers Bureau, went on to receive an International Search for Excellence Award that will be presented at the 2019 International Master Gardener Conference.

Feb 14