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Nov 21


Savings Lives Task Force: Spotlight on Paula Bailey

I fight because my son can't fight anymore. I fight for him and others like him who can't fight for themselves or just need a flicker of hope to keep fighting for themselves. To save a life through faith and hope.

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Kills Devil Hills pays tribute to town’s ‘Santa Claus’

“No one brings more hope and joy, and the smiles and laughter on the faces of so many children gave Fred a warmth inside that, every Christmas season, was shared with each person he saw,” the town said.

Nov 14


Andy Dunton named Dare County Employee of November

The Chief Water Plant Operator at the Skyco Ion Exchange Water Plant, Andy Dunton was honored by the Board of Commissioners on Nov. 5 as the November 2018 Dare County Employee of the Month.

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Pair of foundations award more than $25,000 in local grants

The boards of advisors of both the Currituck-Dare Community Foundation and Currituck-Dare Women's Fund recently announced $25,405 in grant awards to 17 local, non-profit organizations.

Nov 19


Outer Banks SPCA Pet of the Week: Tigger

Tigger is a friendly cat looking for his FURever home this holiday season. For more information on animals available for adoption from the Outer Banks SPCA please visit obxspca.org.

Nov 13


NCDMV seeking applicants for license plate agency in Currituck

The license plate agency will be the first operating in Currituck County, where NCDMV officials attribute county growth and customer demand for the decision to place an office. A contract was awarded in 2012 but never executed.

Nov 13


All-women team wins world’s largest surf fishing tourney

The Outcasters, Stephanie Bayne, Audrey Whitlock, Sharon Newbold, Ginger Knight, Angie Gaskins and Jean Flannigan caught 47 fish to win the 61st Cape Hatteras Anglers Club Surf Invitational Fishing Tournament.

Nov 11


Town of Kitty Hawk accepting applications for council member

The Town of Kitty Hawk is accepting applications to fill the vacancy on Town Council left by Ervin Bateman, who won election to the Dare County Board of Commissioners at-large seat in the Tuesday, Nov. 6 election. The term expires in December 2019. Applications will be accepted by the Town Clerk until Nov. 28 at […]

Nov 9


KDH revises trash collection schedule for Veterans Day holiday

There will be no trash pick-up and the Recycle Center and the Dry Trash Drop-Off Center will also be closed Monday. Normal residential collection for the west side of U.S. 158 will be made Tuesday, and the east side will be collected Wednesday.

Nov 8


Outer Banks SPCA Pet of the Week: Jippy

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.

Nov 6


Kill Devil Hills resumes once-a-week trash collection this week

During the once-per-week collection period, properties on the east side of U.S. 158 will receive service on Mondays and properties on the west side of U.S. 158 will receive service on Tuesdays. Twice-per-week collection schedule resumes April 1.

Oct 31


The Salvation Army needs a few good bell ringers this season

The Salvation Army's Elizabeth City unit is looking for volunteers to ring bells and work kettles this holiday season at Food Lion stores, Walmart, Kmart and Harris Teeter on the Outer Banks.

Nov 6

Dare County Arts Council reopens Friday following flooding

The Dare County Arts Council will reopen at 10 a.m. on Nov. 2, in time for Manteo's First Friday. The carpets had to be replaced, but the nonprofit worked closely with Dare County to get the doors back open as soon as possible.

Nov 1


Outer Banks Children’s Museum closes its doors after 8-year run

Eight years after starting in a modest Kitty Hawk storefront, the Outer Banks Children's Museum is shutting down. Founder Alyssa Hannon said that the museum will be closed "for an undertermined period of time."

Oct 29


Dare names Manteo administrator its principal of the year

Steve Blackstock of Manteo Elementary School has been named Dare County Schools’ 2018-2019 Principal of the Year. Each district in North Carolina chooses a Principal of the Year, and that person is nominated and elected by his/her peers. Blackstock is a graduate of James Madison University, where he majored in music. Following graduation, he taught […]

Oct 26


Outer Banks SPCA Pet of the Week: Roxy

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.

Oct 28


Katherine Schuster wins back-to-back NCHSAA golf titles

The sophomore from Kill Devil Hills won her second straight 1A/2A NCHSAA Womens Golf State Championship by four shots, posting rounds of 68 and 71 on the 5,256-yard Grey Fox Course at Foxfire Golf Club and Resort near Pinehurst.

Oct 23


REAL Watersports makes record donation to Hatteras youth

REAL Watersports Co-Founder Trip Forman presented the Hatteras Island Youth Education Fund Board of Directors with a check for $66,872.73, which was raised during the Wind Voyager Triple-S Invitational in 2018.

Oct 25


Renters impacted by Florence eligible for FEMA assistance

North Carolina renters who had uninsured or underinsured losses due to Hurricane Florence may be eligible for disaster recovery assistance from FEMA and the U.S. Small Business Administration. The aid is available to residents in Hyde County.

Oct 25


Bow-hunting under way at Nags Head Woods Preserve

If you're visiting the trails for non-hunting activities like hiking, running, fishing, preserve officials remind you to stay on designated trails. In addition, dogs must be on leash at all times.

Oct 23