Stories by Submitted Story

Annie Mariah Daniels of Manteo, Feb. 22

Miss Annie was lifelong member and trustee of Free Grace Disciples of Christ Church in Manteo, where she held numerous offices and performed many duties. She also sang and played the piano in the in the church choir.

-40 min

Paul Edwin Conning of Nags Head, Feb. 21

A Vietnam War veteran, Paul served his country honorably in the United States Navy. He received his master’s degree from Long Island University and was a special education and music teacher, retiring from the Hampton School System.

-32 min

Frances Curles Davis of Manteo, Feb. 22

Frances Curles Davis, 75, of Manteo, NC died Thursday, February 22, 2018, at her home. Born in Roxboro, NC on October 12, 1942, she was the daughter of the late Lillie Mae Hassell Curles and Woodrow Wilson Curles.

-25 min

Mike Stamatis Theodorakis of Kill Devil Hills, Feb. 21

Mike Stamatis Theodorakis, 88, of Kill Devil Hills, NC died February 21, 2018, at his home. A Korean War veteran, Mike served his country honorably with the United States Air Force. He was a good-hearted man who loved to fish and hunt.

-18 min

Nancy A. Faircloth of Frisco, Feb. 19

Nancy A. Faircloth, 73, passed peacefully in her home in Frisco, NC on February 19, 2018. She is survived by a husband, John B. Faircloth. Nancy was a retired teacher from the Virginia Beach Public School system.


Shirley Venente of Southern Shores, Feb. 19

When she retired, she moved to the Outer Banks and loved her life here. Shirley loved volunteering her time to the island. She helped many people navigate the complexities of Medicare.


Nannette Blanche Slovenski of Nags Head, Feb. 17

Nan almost single-handedly raised her three sons and worked at numerous jobs including MTD of Cleveland where she was a long-time assembly line worker. After retiring, Nan relocated to the Outer Banks to join her family members and enjoy some well-deserved relaxation. She especially loved fishing and camping trips.


Candace L. Phillips of Elizabeth City, Feb. 17

Candace L. Phillips or “Candy” as she was best known, passed away Saturday February 17, 2018 in Virginia Beach. She was 72 years old. Born in Franklin County, Ohio, Candy worked as a bookkeeper for many years before retiring.

Feb 20

Lawrence William “Sonny” Holcomb of Kill Devil Hills, Feb. 17

In the 1980s and 1990s, Sonny served as director of marketing for Villages at Ocean Hill, continuing to Atlantic Realty, Coastal Chevrolet and owning Sunman Auto Brokers after which he became sales director for Midgette Auto.

Feb 19

Justin A. “Jaybox” Martin of Coinjock, Feb. 15

He was air conditioning technician and a member of Jarvisburg Church of Christ. A loving son, he will be dearly missed by his family and many friends. In addition to his parents, he is survived by three sisters

Feb 19

Outer Banks SPCA Pet of the Week: Mona Lisa

The Outer Banks SPCA is in Manteo at 1031 Driftwood Drive. Call 252-475-5620, look them up at or like them on Facebook. They have many furry friends who would love to be a part of your family.

Feb 19

Island Art Shows schedule exhibits for 2018 into next fall

Each event hosts over 20 local Outer Banks artists and crafters who will be showing and selling their work -- prints, woodwork, surf art, sea glass jewelry, handmade bath and body products, photography and more.

Feb 19