Community

Nov 22


PORT Health: Another resource in substance abuse fight

PORT Health Services treats adults and children for both mental health and substance use disorders. They use licensed clinical staff to provide assessment, individual and group treatment.

Nov 20


Liberty Christian hosting annual Thanksgiving Day meal

The seventh annual Thanksgiving Day meal will be from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. on November 23. Donations for the annual community gathering are always appreciated, as they help keep the abundant Thanksgiving meal free for everyone.

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Help make holidays merry and bright for adoptable animals

The NC Aquarium on Roanoke Island is preparing to get festive and furry with the annual Santa Paws Pet Supply Drive, which benefits the Outer Banks SPCA.

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Leisure Activities specialist is Dare Employee of the Month

Kelli Miller, leisure activities specialist with Dare County’s Department of Parks and Recreation Northern Beach Division, is the November Dare County Employee of the Month.

Nov 19


Dare to Scare 5k & Fun Run raises more than $3K for toy drive

More than 75 runners, many dressed for Halloween, participated in the inaugural event, hosted by the Dare County Center to raise money for its annual toy drive. The top runners were Courtney Gallop and Paul Vrhovac.

Nov 20


Currituck Cooperative Extension hires new agriculture agent

Jody Carpenter has brought a lifetime of experience in participating in Extension education programs to Currituck County, where he’s been hired as the county’s newest Cooperative Extension agriculture agent.

Nov 19


Nags Head Lions Club flea market set for Nov. 18

The Nags Head Lions Club will host a benefit Fall Flea Market Saturday Nov. 18, 2017 from 8 am to 2 pm at Ocean View Baptist Church at 902 South Virginia Dare Trail in Kill Devil Hills, NC.

Nov 16


Dare Arts Council adds intern to Power of Art program

Dare County Arts Council is building on its existing Power of Art program, and UNC-Chapel Hill senior Bianca Gartner has joined the arts council’s staff as an intern to assist with the program’s development.

Nov 14


Golf cart ready for those who need a ride at Jennette’s Pier

The new "shark cart" will be used by Jennette’s Pier's security staff to transport elderly, injured or otherwise immobile people out on the pier. You can call ahead if you need a ride.

Nov 15


Grant to help pay new theater educator at The Lost Colony

The Roanoke Island Historical Association has been awarded a $2,000 grant to hire a coordinator for The Lost Colony’s educational outreach programs.

Nov 15


Dogs are invited to celebrate grand opening of new park

Dogs of all sizes but with gentle dispositions are invited to bring their humans to the official opening of Nags Head’s dog park on Nov. 18. The party, which will include free doggie treats and other giveaways, runs from 10 a.m to noon

Nov 11


Salvation Army bell ringers to return, but volunteers needed

Money raised from bell ringing helps purchase toys and other items for those less fortunate among us. The funds are also used year-round to help families pay expenses who have suffered financial or other hardships.

Nov 8

First Bank bake sale this Friday to benefit Angel Gift Program

The First Bank branch at 2007 South Croatan Highway, milepost 9 3/4, in Kill Devil Hills will have their annual sale of homemade baked goods of all kinds from 9 a.m. until 6 p.m.

Nov 14


Outer Banks SPCA Pet of the Week: Moonshine

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.

Nov 13


Holly Days is back at All Saints Episcopal for a 15th year

This year’s extravaganza will be held on Friday, Nov. 17 and Saturday, Nov. 18 at All Saints Episcopal Church on Pintail Road in Southern Shores, across the street from Kitty Hawk Elementary.

Nov 3


Wags & Whiskers Gala: There’s still time to fetch tickets!

The theme this year is “Cheers to the Animals,” and the look of the decorations and settings will follow a wine and vineyard theme. Over the prior six galas, the event has raised over $210,000 for animal welfare groups.

Nov 1


Debbie Monday is Dare’s October Employee of the Month

Monday has worked for the Dare County division of social services, the Dare public health division, and the county clerk of clerk’s office. In September 2016, she transferred to Older Adult Services as an administrative specialist

Nov 11


Outer Banks SPCA Pets of the Week: Bella and Issac

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.

Nov 7


EBT cards equal reduced rates for aquarium admission

If your family is enrolled in the program previously known as food stamps, your EBT card can be used for more than just buying groceries. Now it can also get you a deal on aquarium admission.

Nov 6


Video: Volunteers rebuild Manteo shoreline with oyster shells

Volunteers from the N.C. Aquarium o/n Roanoke Island, UNC Chapel Hill and local residents joind to the Town of Manteo and Quible & Associates to complete this year's shoreline stabilization project in record time.

Nov 5