Community

Sep 25


Mold in COA auditorium leaves Theatre of Dare homeless

Dare County officials have told Theatre of Dare leaders the cost to remediate the problem is prohibitive, and the auditorium in Manteo that has been home for the theater group for 20 years will likely close permanently.

Sep 20


‘Joyful, accomplished’ 3rd-grade teacher named Dare’s best

The 2017-18 honoree is Katie Blanchard, who got her start as an educator by volunteering in a third-grade classroom while a senior in high school.

Sep 19


Video: Jose offers Coast Guard chance to train off Oregon Inlet

Station Oregon Inlet boat crews took advantage of the rough seas brought by Jose and conducted surf training in the elements to ensure they are ready for whatever we may find or encounter, including a man overboard.

Sep 20


Pitch in to help clean up Dare beaches, communities Saturday

The summer tourists have come and gone, so it's time for the annual Outer Banks Beach Sweep to help keep Dare County’s beaches and community clean.

Sep 22


KDH Library announces summer’s winning readers

A total of 248 children participated in the library's Summer Reading Program, logging 3,687 total days of reading. When we read, we expand our minds, so all of these kids are winners!!

Sep 22


Nat’l Hunting and Fishing Day events statewide on Saturday

Fishing, archery and birding opportunities will be available for all participants at Mackay Island National Wildlife Refuge in Currituck County, starting at 8 a.m. Pre-registration is required.

Sep 21


So. Shores police lead local drive for Houston officers, families

The department collected enough items to fill their trailer and a Chevy Tahoe, which are being shipped to police officers and their families in Houston to assist with their recovery from the flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey.

Sep 19


2nd annual Dare County Motorcycle Toy Run set for Sept. 23

The Toy Run is made possible by an amazing collaboration of volunteers from local motorcycle clubs, charities, government and other interested individuals. Significant support also comes from local businesses

Sep 15


Tickets still available for Lost Colony Wine & Culinary Festival

The Grand Tasting, set for Saturday, Sept. 30, will feature more than 120 wines, a beer garden, wine seminars, and live entertainment. VIP Tickets are already sold out, but general admission tickets are still available.

Sep 19


Donations needed for toy drive, Special Olympics auction

Auction sales will benefit the Dare County Center's Special Olympics Cheerleading Squad, and raise money for the center's annual toy drive.

Sep 19


Voter registration events set for Currituck, Dare counties

Currituck and Dare counties will recognize National Voter Registration Day, Tuesday, Sept. 26, with registration events at various locations in both counties.

Sep 19


Hatteras Inlet ferries to remain on amended schedule

Due to mechanical issues, the North Carolina Ferry Division’s Hatteras-Ocracoke route will be on an amended schedule of 31 departures from each side through Monday, Oct. 2.

Sep 19

All Saints Episcopal Church to celebrate renovated pipe organ

On Oct. 1, All Saints Episcopal Church in Southern Shores will celebrate the blessing of a newly enhanced organ followed by a Choral Evensong sung by the church choir.

Sep 14


Outer Banks SPCA Pet of the Week: Abraham

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

Sep 14


Warren C. Judge III Memorial Field dedicated at FFHS

The football facility at First Flight High School is now the Warren C. Judge III Memorial Field. The field was dedicated to Judge prior to the Friday, Sept. 1 game.

Sep 9


Marvin Demers plans run for re-election to Nags Head board

Key responsibilities have included leading the committee to rewrite the town Stormwater Ordinance, overseeing the Stormwater Management Strategic Area, and providing Board liaison to the committee to update the Parking Ordinance.

Sep 11


Walk Against Addiction: Raising awareness, asking questions

We were frustrated with the lack of resources and help available to persons with addiction in Dare County and exasperated by the lack of awareness about the breadth of the problem and people’s unwillingness to discuss it.

Sep 5


Chamber rounds up supplies for Hatteras, Ocracoke schools

The lobby of the Outer Banks Chamber of Commerce on Town Hall Drive was filled with pens, pencils, notebooks and more for Hatteras and Ocracoke schools.

Sep 7


Pines golf club in Elizabeth City donated to COA Foundation

Bill Taylor, owner of McDonald's restaurants in northeastern N.C. and southeast Va., is donating the club valued at more than $3.8 million to the foundation, which will partner with the YMCA to operate it.

Sep 5


The Lost Colony announces 2017 company award winners

As part of the Virginia Dare birthday celebration, The Lost Colony honored the talents of five company members, by awarding scholarships based on artistic and professional merit.

Sep 7