Community

Jul 15


Deep Impact: Youth spend summers on real-world missions

A group of 80 middle and high school students and adult volunteers literally took up at camp at Nags Head Church this summer, hoping to make a "Deep Impact" on the Outer Banks region, spiritually and physically.

Jul 13


Scouts raise $5,569 for Kill Devil Hills firefighter battling cancer

The results far exceeded any car wash fund raiser the two Scout groups had conducted before, and an emotional Luis Rodriguez was presented a check for an amazing $5,569.

Jul 10


Outer Banks SPCA Pet of the Week: Bugs

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.

Jul 11


KDH now selling No Trespassing signs for property owners

The 12-inch by 18-inch metal signs cost $29.00, which includes tax, and are available at the Cashier’s Desk on the second floor of the Kill Devil Hills Town Hall.

Jul 11


Virginia Dare Night baby auditions set for The Lost Colony

The Lost Colony continues its long-celebrated tradition of using real babies during the August 18th performance. Being a “Dare Baby” is a coveted role in the community.

Jul 10


Dare County Library’s Summer Reading Program begins July 11

The Summer Reading Program at the Dare County Libraries is free, flexible and fun, encourages reading and offers a variety of fun performances and activities for children of all ages at the libraries in Manteo, Kill Devil Hills and Hatteras.

Jul 8


Dare commissioners recognize FFHS state champions

FFHS Women's Soccer team, along with Alex Rodman, track, and Jeremy Derby, wrestling, were recognized recently as state championship winners. The team is joins the 2008 Women’s Team and the 2016 Men’s Team in bringing home a state title.

Jul 9


Driving for the Cure golf tournament raises over $44,000

The final numbers have been tallied, and the Nags Head Links Ladies 2018 Driving Fore the Cure golf tournament was a rousing success. The tourney was held June 12 at the Nags Head Links course located in The Village at Nags Head.

Jul 7


Town of Duck 14th Annual 4th of July Parade award winners

Forty entrants were judged in four categories during the 2018 edition of the parade, with the Bayberry Beachbillies, Caffey’s Inlet Hamlet, The Roadside Bar & Grill and Castaways Adrift picking up awards.

Jul 5


Currituck Boy Scout honored for saving teen in water rescue

Ian Beaty, a Life Scout in Troop 182, received the Honor Medal from Boy Scouts of America at a National Court of Honor in June for his heroic efforts rescuing a 14-year-old girl on the Pasquotank River last year.

Jul 6


Outer Banks SPCA Pet of the Week: Euphrates

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.

Jul 4


Dare 12U softball all stars qualify for regional tourney in Florida

The Dare County Babe Ruth Softball 12U All Star team finished third at the Eastern N.C. Championship last month, and will play in the Southeast Regional tournament in Jensen Beach, Florida beginning July 23.

Jul 4

First Nags Head Farmer’s Market opens to rave reviews

Nags Head’s first Farmer's Market was held on June 14 at Dowdy Park, and by all accounts, it was a big success. A total of 35 businesses have signed up for the 37 available vendor spaces. The next market will be held July 12.

Jul 1


Wild Horse Fund kicks off new educational initiative

The Corolla Wild Horse Fund hopes to educate the public about the dangers of feeding the herd of wild horses that roam Currituck's northern beaches.

Jun 29


Boom Goes The Banks: Celebrate the 4th from Corolla to Ocracoke

With Independence Day falling on a Wednesday this year, nearly all the celebrations in the area will take place the Fourth of July. Ocracoke has planned three days of activities starting July 3.

Jun 29


Motorcycle Toy Run details 2018 route, earns governor’s award

Recently the group received some well-deserved recognition and revealed their 2018 Toy Run route, which includes special approval to include a well-known Outer Banks historical site.

Jun 29


Outer Banks SPCA limits kitten adoptions due to virus

Since mid-June, a number of kittens in Dare C0unty have shown symptoms such as lethargy, unsteadiness in their movement and general signs of weakness. The illness appears to be viral.

Jun 28


Schuster ties for third at Carolinas Jr. Girls Championship

Katharine Schuster, a rising sophomore at First Flight High School, shot a four-over-par 220 at Croasdaile Country Club in Durham, capping her final round with a birdie on No. 18.

Jun 27


Outer Banks SPCA Pet of the Week: Brownie

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.

Jun 25


Aquarium launches wish list for animal enrichment

With the launch of a new Amazon wish list, aquarium fans can easily contribute to animal enrichment and training needs.

Jun 27