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Fort Raleigh National Historic Site participating in national bell ringing ceremony

On August 25, 2019, Fort Raleigh National Historic Site will commemorate the 400th anniversary of the first landing of enslaved Africans in English-occupied North America by conducting a special program at 2:30 p.m., followed by…

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Larry Warner named new director of Aquarium on RI

The North Carolina Aquariums Division announced on Aug. 19 that Larry Warner will serve as director for the Roanoke Island location. Warner’s career in museums and aquariums spans 32 years, and he served as Exhibits Curator at…

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All National Parks across the country will be fee free on Sunday, August 25, 2019 in honor of Founder’s Day

August 25: Free admission on Sunday, August 25, 2019, to celebrate the National Park Service’s 103rd birthday!

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Early voting starts for special Congressional election

For the special Sept. 10 Congressional General Election in the Third District, early voting will be available at the following locations: Dare County Administration Building located at 954 Marshall C. Collins Drive, Manteo. Monday –…

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Dorothy Josephine Graham of Nags Head, August 18

Dorothy Josephine Graham, born July 12, 1932, passed peacefully on August 18, 2019 in Nags Head. Dot grew up in Durham, NC and moved to the Outer Banks in 1975 with her late husband Doug.…

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John Joseph Miller, III of Nags Head, August 15

John Joseph Miller, III, 67, of Nags Head passed away of natural causes in Norfolk Thursday, August 15, 2019. Born in Norfolk, John worked for Verizon for several years. His survivors include two sisters, Nancy…

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The Outer Banks Hospital Awards $135,000 in Grants to Local Agencies

The Outer Banks Hospital is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2019-2020 Community Benefit Grants Program. Grants are awarded for projects that will significantly increase access to healthcare and financial resources in our community…

Aug 19


Minor injuries in crash near Ocracoke Island Airport

At around noon on Monday Aug. 19, a small fixed-wing, single-engine plane crash-landed approximately 30 yards from the runway at Cape Hatteras National Seashore’s Ocracoke Island Airport (W95). The pilot and one passenger walked away…

Aug 19


Anniversary celebrations for historic school

The Historic Jarvisburg Colored School in Jarvisburg, N.C. will be celebrating the 10th Anniversary of its placement on the National Register of Historic places and the 150th Anniversary of the land deed to build the school, purchased…

Aug 19


Nags Head beach nourishment project completed

Beach nourishment sand pumping operations were completed early on Sunday morning, Aug. 18. Nourishment projects are designed and constructed to take advantage of the natural forces, such as waves and currents, to move sand offshore.…

Aug 19


Fall plant sale

Fall is the best time of year to plant garden plants and trees in mild winter climates, including native plants and drought-tolerant plants. When compared to spring planting, fall planting shows a significant increase in…

Aug 19


Young Northern OBX stallion euthanized after injuries

Corolla Wild Horse Fund “We are devastated to announce the death of Joaquin, a young stallion who was well-known in the Swan Beach community. Joaquin was severely injured when he attempted to go through a…

Aug 18