Community

Apr 24


Early voting gets under way for local party primary races

One-stop absentee voting, or early voting, allows any registered voter to cast an absentee ballot in person on select days before Election Day, according to the Dare County Board of Elections.

Apr 19


Nags Head Police to host Coffee with a Cop on May 3

Officers from Nags Head’s Police Department and community members will come together in an informal, neutral space to discuss community issues, build relationships, and drink coffee at Waverider's from 4 to 6 p.m.

22 hrs


Video: N.C. Air National Guard planes buzz Wright Memorial

Benito Douglas, a student at College of the Albemarle, shares more photos, video and details about the massive C-17s that flew over the Outer Banks on Apirl 7 enroute to their new home at the NCANG's base in Charlotte.

Apr 18


Savings Lives Task Force: Focus on Catisha Bryant

Catisha Bryant started with the task force since she began working with the Dare County Department of Health and Human Services in substance abuse prevention in 2007.

Apr 19


Outer Banks SPCA Pet of the Week: Lynda

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 17


Bodie, Cape Hatteras lighthouses set to open for the season

Enjoy spectacular views of the Outer Banks when the Bodie Island and Cape Hatteras lighthouses open Friday, April 20 with free climbs. Ticket sales begin daily at 9 a.m.; the last tickets are sold at 4:30 p.m. at each site.

Apr 14


White, Garrish, Pollock hailed for 50 combined years with Dare

20-year employees Vickie White and Yvette Pollock from the Division of Health and Human Services and 10-year EMT Charlene Garrish were honored by county commissioners on April 3 and awarded service pins.

Apr 15


Nominate Rec Park in KDH to receive $20K grant from Disney

Through April 30, the public will have the opportunity to nominate Kill Devil Hills to receive $20,000 in grant funding to make improvements at Family Recreation Park from the National Recreation and Park Association and Disney.

Apr 14


All Saints donates to Dare County Detention Center programs

The funds will be used for the purchase of books in the Help Women Recover Program and Beyond Violence and Anger classes held by Catisha Bryant of the Dare County Health Department.

Apr 14


Video: Primary candidates speak at Dare LWV Meet & Greet

Close to 100 people were at the casual affair and had an opportunity to speak with the candidates face-to-face, prior to a brief session where those who have challenges in the May primary were allowed to give a short speech.

Apr 12


Blackbeard’s flag flies over ferries 300 years after his death

The N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources has teamed up with the NCDOT Ferry Division to fly the flag in observance of the 300th anniversary of Edward Teach's death.

Apr 13


National Park Service hosts info sessions on wildfire risks

The information sessions are being conducted in communities bordering National Park Service land starting Monday in Ocracoke, and continuing through the end of the month in Manteo, Nags Head, Buxton and Kill Devil Hills.

Apr 12

Outer Banks SPCA Pet of the Week: Katani

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


Body image film Embrace returns to OBX on April 24

Luxury Lingerie and Beauty Boutique and Outer Banks Hotline will present a special, free screening of the documentary film Embrace at R/C Movies 10 in Kill Devil Hills. Showtime is 7:30 p.m.

Apr 9


Cpl. Ray Owens is April’s Dare Employee of the Month

Owens began working for Dare County in 2005 as a detention officer and was promoted to his current role as corporal and assistant shift leader in 2013.

Apr 7


Ross, Tillett join Elms, Warnecki on Dare Board of Elections

Clerk of Court Dean Tolson administered the oath of office. Donna Elms (R), Virginia Tillett (D), Carole Warnecki (R) and Sandy Semans Ross (D). Members were appointed last week by the new Bipartisan State Board of Elections and Ethics Enforcement.

Apr 6


Schuster wins Drive, Chip & Putt national title at Augusta

Katherine Schuster added to her amazing resume Sunday, as the 14-year-old from Kill Devil Hills sank a 30-foot putt on the storied 18th green to win the Drive Chip and Putt girls 14-15 national championship on Sunday at Augusta National.

Apr 1


Reflections on Nicaragua: A life-changing experience

In part two on College of the Albemarle's first-ever Study Abroad program, student Lauren Bolton describes her experiences from a trip that would challenge her perspective, and create an appreciation for the blessings she has.

Apr 1


Join the party Sunday for a fabulous evening benefitting N.E.S.T

For a $10 donation you can enjoy a great evening of music, dancing, silent auctions and raffles with chances to win many great prizes from local artists and beyond. A complete barbecue dinner will be available for purchase.

Apr 4


Community Foundation gives out $66,000 in grants

The new board of the Outer Banks Community Foundation awarded more than $66,000 to support 15 vital nonprofits. The grants will support a variety of local causes, from cancer support to music lessons for children.

Apr 4