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Aug 21


Can Prince’s passion inspire a young First Flight team?

It was a sweltering August afternoon and the First Flight Athletic Complex was abuzz. Storm clouds gathered above as First Flight High football coach Jim Prince gathered his players in the fieldhouse. I’m not totally…

13 hrs


Fort Raleigh National Historic Site participating in national bell ringing ceremony

On August 25, 2019, Fort Raleigh National Historic Site will commemorate the 400th anniversary of the first landing of enslaved Africans in English-occupied North America by conducting a special program at 2:30 p.m., followed by…

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All National Parks across the country will be fee free on Sunday, August 25, 2019 in honor of Founder’s Day

August 25: Free admission on Sunday, August 25, 2019, to celebrate the National Park Service’s 103rd birthday!

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Early voting starts for special Congressional election

For the special Sept. 10 Congressional General Election in the Third District, early voting will be available at the following locations: Dare County Administration Building located at 954 Marshall C. Collins Drive, Manteo. Monday –…

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Anniversary celebrations for historic school

The Historic Jarvisburg Colored School in Jarvisburg, N.C. will be celebrating the 10th Anniversary of its placement on the National Register of Historic places and the 150th Anniversary of the land deed to build the school, purchased…

Aug 19


Fall plant sale

Fall is the best time of year to plant garden plants and trees in mild winter climates, including native plants and drought-tolerant plants. When compared to spring planting, fall planting shows a significant increase in…

Aug 19


Young Northern OBX stallion euthanized after injuries

Corolla Wild Horse Fund “We are devastated to announce the death of Joaquin, a young stallion who was well-known in the Swan Beach community. Joaquin was severely injured when he attempted to go through a…

Aug 18


Pets find homes during ‘Clear the Shelters’ day

The PetSmart in Nags Head played host to animals looking for a home on Aug. 17 as the Dare County SPCA participated in the Clear the Shelters pet adoption drive organized by NBC- and Telemundo-owned…

Aug 17


Billfish Tourney results

  The 36th annual Pirate’s Billfish Tournament officially ended on Friday, Aug.16th and here is a rundown of the winners by award. 2019 Pirate’s Cove Billfish Tournament Summary of Winners by Award TOP BOATS 1st…

Aug 17


Schuster conquers at Hope Valley Invitational

Another week, another win. Kill Devil Hills resident and First Flight High School rising junior Katherine Schuster came home with another trophy this week after she won the Hope Valley Junior Invitational golf title in…

Aug 17


Seashore beaches reopen as nesting season slows

The Cape Hatteras National Seashore (CHNS) recently announced the opening of several popular beaches as shorebird and sea turtle nesting season continues to wind down. 

Aug 16


‘Having a ramp, it includes us’

 It’s been several months, actually since May 13 to be exact, since the Town of Kill Devil Hills officially opened its first fully handicap-accessible beach access at Ocean Bay Boulevard— one dedicated to the…

Aug 16

This year’s Virginia Dare Babies announced

Virginia Dare is one of the most influential historical figures to the Outer Banks. Dare County and Virginia Dare Trail are named in her honor. As the first English child born in the New World,…

Aug 15


Ever wonder how the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse is painted?

The National Park Service paints the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse every 5-7 years to keep it looking pristine and historically authentic; utilizing roughly 450 gallons of paint for multiple coats. Contracted workers suspend from the balcony…

Aug 14


These 3 “waskily wabbits” are looking for a good home in this week’s Outer Banks SPCA’s Pets of the Week!

 To learn more about adoptable animals from the Outer Banks SPCA please visit obxspca.org

Aug 14


Manteo High football squad to rely on “physicality”

In spending some time chatting with Manteo High School head football coach Sport Sawyer over the last week, I realized we had quite a few things in common. First and foremost is our affinity for…

Aug 10


Have you ever wondered what it takes for a firefighter to gear up for the job?

Nags Head Fire & Rescue Firefighting is a dangerous profession that requires specialized equipment to effectively and safely mitigate a fire emergency. When the tones drop and firefighters are out the door to respond to…

Aug 13


Fish fry supports Knights of Columbus

The Knights of Columbus are sponsoring a fish fry Friday, August 16 for lunch from 11:30-1:30 PM and dinner 4:30-6:30 PM. A fish platter is $10,and a fish & shrimp combo platter is available for…

Aug 13


Dare County 8U All-Stars are district CHAMPS!!

8U was victorious in a hard fought game against Perquimans on July 17, earning the title of District 7 champs! Unbeaten at districts and ready to bring home the state title! Great job boys!!! These…

Jul 19


BBQ fundraiser for Colington Volunteer Fire Department

Colington Volunteer Fire Department   It’s our first BBQ fundraiser dinner. Hope you can join us on Saturday, August 24th from 5 till 8. Pork BBQ plate with all the fixin’s plus dessert! Colington Volunteer…

Aug 12