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Wind and High Surf Advisories, Coastal Flood Warning in effect starting Monday, Oct. 3

The following Advisories that will impact the Outer Banks starting on Monday, Oct. 3 have been issued from the National Weather Service at Newport/Morehead City. Full story


At local forum, CSI’s Corbett says beach nourishment is expensive, but effective

By Michelle Wagner | Outer Banks Voice. During the Coastal Studies Institute’s first Science on the Sound lecture series since the COVID-19 pandemic, CSI Executive Director Dr. Reide Corbett told those gathered that while beach nourishment is both a short-term and expensive solution to significant and worsening erosion issues, it remains an effective response to the problem. Full story


Here’s how much rain Ian dumped in 24 hours

These rainfall totals just released by the National Weather Service in Newport/Morehead City cover just the recent 24-hour period from Thursday, Sept. 29 at 2:30 p.m. till Friday, Sept. 30 at 2:30. Full story



Vessel from which four mariners were rescued grounds near Oregon Inlet

Update from the National Park Service: An unoccupied 30-foot catamaran named the Katalyst grounded yesterday afternoon (Sept. 29) near the north end of Oregon Inlet. Full story


At town hall meeting, straight talk about suicide

By Corinne Saunders | Outer Banks Voice The Sept. 27 Dare County town hall on suicide featured a documentary with moving accounts from those affected by suicide, ominous warnings about the increase in suicide among young people and practical information about the reasons people take their owns lives and ways to prevent it. Full story



New OBX wellness program ‘The Life Skills Series,’ designed for recovery community

By Maggie Miles | Outer Banks Voice. There’s a new wellness program coming to the Outer Banks this October — one that is focused specifically on the area’s recovery community. Full story


Perry Hale Promoted to Nags Head Police Chief

The Town of Nags Head announced on Sept. 27 that Perry Hale has been elevated from the post of interim chief to the chief of the Nags Head Police Department. Full story



‘We’ve had a lot of really great success stories’

Dare County Recovery Court steadily grows By Michelle Wagner | Outer Banks Voice. Since Dare County Recovery Court first convened at the Dare County Justice Center in May 2019, it has steadily grown to include more participants, more success stories, and more funding. Full story


A pizzeria stirs up neighbors in Nags Head

Town says Nags Head Pizza is in compliance with rules By Maggie Miles | Outer Banks Voice. In the latest chapter of the neighborhood dispute over the Nags Head Pizza Company, Nags Head Town Manager Andy Garman sent a Sept. 16 letter to the Nags Head historic district homeowners who had expressed concerns about the business at the Sept. 7 town commissioners meeting. Full story



OBX Brewtag

Get Ready for the 6th Annual OBX Brewtag
Kegs Will Fly Again This October

Join us October 22, 2022 for the 6th Annual OBX Brewtag at the Outer Banks Soundside Event Site!  A celebration of flight and beer, OBX Brewtag is modeled after the whimsical and entertaining Red Bull Flugtag, translated to “flying day” in German. Full story

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