Community

Apr 24


What is it? Work in KDH is aimed at flooding problems

Work on U.S. 158 in front of the Kill Devil Hills Fire Department and the Dare Centre started Jan. 7 and is scheduled to be finished by mid-May. Piping has been installed from W. Third Street south to the fire station,

17 hrs


Native Journeys Festival set for April 27 and 28 in Frisco

Natives and visitors will travel to the beautiful wind-swept shores of Hatteras Island for a weekend of music, dancing, storytelling, demonstrations, crafts, native food, and much, more.

13 hrs


Dare volunteers honored with Governor’s Service Awards

At the April 15 Board of Commissioners meeting, humanitarian recipients were befittingly honored with 2019 Governor's Volunteer Service Awards, as a result of their exceptional volunteer service.

Apr 20


Celebrate OBX art at the 2019 Island Art Show kick-off

All are invited and encouraged to attend the first Island Art Show of 2019. This indoor/outdoor community event is free and will take place on Friday, April 19 at the Rodanthe-Waves-Salvo Community Center.

Apr 16


Southern Shores Historic Flat Top Cottage Tour is back

The Southern Shores Historic Flat Top Cottage tour is back and will be held on Saturday, April 27, 2019 from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM.Tour tickets will be available on the day of the tour beginning at 156 Wax Myrtle Trail or 13 Skyline Road.

Apr 10


Senior foreign language interpreter is Employee of the Month

Emily Cunningham, Senior Foreign Language Interpreter, with the Clinical Services Division of the Department of Health and Human Services, is the April 2019 Dare County Employee of the Month.

Apr 13


Dispose of your household hazardous waste at two locations

The end of March marks the start of spring and the beginning of spring cleaning. If you have piles of products you are not sure how to dispose of, Currituck County Extension has the event for you.

Apr 10


Currituck County’s Corolla Greenway wins Mobi Award

Currituck County was announced as one of five winners of the North Carolina Department of Transportation’s inaugural Mobi Awards, for the county’s development of the Corolla Greenway multi-use path.

Apr 9


Outer Banks SPCA Pet of the Week: Meowser

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

Apr 9


NC Aquariums in running for USA Today’s best aquarium award

The North Carolina Aquariums are in the running for USA Today’s Readers’ Choice Award for best aquarium, and everyone’s vote counts. The deadline to vote is April 22 at noon.

Apr 8


Currituck Home, Flower and Garden Show set for April 13

Currituck County Extension Master GardenerSM volunteers are hosting the 2019 Currituck Home, Flower, and Garden Show. "Gardening for all ages" will take place on Saturday, April 13 from 9 a.m to 4 p.m.

Apr 8


Fundraiser will help provide COA scholarships in Dare

College of The Albemarle will host the third scholarship fundraising event to benefit Dare County students on Friday, April 26 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the COA’s Roanoke Island Campus, Professional Arts Building.

Apr 9

Island Farm on Roanoke Island is open for the 2019 season

Roanoke Island, NC – On Tuesday, April 2 Island Farm will open for its 2019 season. A living history farmstead, Island Farm provides a clear picture of life on Roanoke Island in the mid-1800’s, when just over 400 residents occupied the island.

Apr 5


Saving Lives Task Force: Focus on Richard Martin

Both of my parents were active volunteers in the community. After working 20 years in community mental health and 10 years in public education, I retired and now have a limited private practice and volunteer in the community.

Apr 3


Outer Banks Presbyterian to present an Easter musical

The Music Ministry of Outer Banks Presbyterian Church will present “Alabaster Box,” a musical about the life of Christ, on Saturday, April 13 and Sunday, April 14. Shows for both dates will begin at 5 p.m.

Apr 20


Disc toss christens a tribute to a son in Kill Devil Hills

Lin Logan spoke at that town meeting, suggesting then that the land could be a “memorial for our son.” At that meeting, the Logans pledged $15,000 to the project. It took a few more years, but finally the Board gave the nod to move forward.

Apr 1


Impressive variety offered at Dare County Schools Art Show

The show, which runs through May 1, will feature an impressive variety of artistic mediums, including mixed media, paintings, graphic design, drawings, photography and sculptures.

Apr 1


First Friday kicks off with mystery writers, music and art

The launch of the 2019 season takes place Friday, April 5 at 6:00 p.m., with a musical performance by Rachel Dickerson and a new exhibit by Outer Banks photographer George Wood.

Apr 1


Beginners guide to gardening available through Extension

Starting a home garden can be a daunting task. The thought of buying materials and seeds, spending hours preparing and planting, just to have all of your hard work be for naught if your plants die can discourage anyone.

Apr 2


U.S. Bureau is recruiting 2020 census-takers to work locally

The U.S. Census Bureau is recruiting thousands of people across the country to help with the 2020 Census count. In Currituck County, the pay is $13.50 per hour. Census takers also receive reimbursement for work-related mileage and expenses, where applicable. Here are some job details and requirements from the U.S. Census Bureau website: These positions […]

Mar 29