First Flight High advances in basketball tourney, other OBX teams fall

By on February 24, 2023

The First Flight High School men’s basketball team was victorious in its second-round home playoff game on Feb. 23, defeating East Wake 75-61 and pushing its overall season record to 18-9. Mason Dobie paced the team with 25 points while his brother Isaac added 15. Eli Hawk also chipped in with 17 points. Seventh-seeded First Flight moves on to the next round of 3A competition with a Feb. 25 road game against No. 2 seed E.E. Smith.

The Manteo men’s team saw their strong season come to an end with a Feb. 23 road loss to South Granville by a score of 78-59 in 2A competition. For the season, Manteo finished with a sterling 17-8 record.

The Cape Hatteras women’s team also dropped its Jan. 23 away 1A playoff contest to Southside, 66-44, finishing its season with a 14-10 mark. The Ocracoke men also went down in their 1A home playoff game against West Columbus 62-49, also finishing at 14-10.




Notice of Public Auction

The public will take notice that the Dare County Tourism Board, at its meeting of October 20, 2022, adopted Resolution 2022-5 authorizing the sale of surplus personal property by public auction.

Saturday, April 1, 2023.

6708 S. Croatan Highway

Nags Head, NC 27959

10am: Back of the House Auction – Complete Commercial Kitchen

Partial List: True refrigerators and coolers, Hatco drawer warmers, Hobart mixer, Vulcan, 6 & 10 burner gas ovens/stoves, Vulcan 2 basket gas fryer, Vulcan 2-door oven, stainless prep tables, DCS 6 burner LPAS range & oven, Hobart dishwasher, pots & pans & more.

2pm: Front of the House Auction – Selling Everything in the Building + Architectural Salvage by room

Partial List: Antique ships wheel chandelier, Nautical & pirate decor, sword & pistol displays, polyword tables & chairs, ship models, nautical lanterns, art, commercial bar equipment, tables and chairs, NC decoys, fish mounts, signal cannon, architectural salvage, Several bars, pirate bar & more.

Preview 3/31: 11 AM – 5 PM & Auction Day starting @ 9am
Online Absentee Bidding Catalog Closes: 3/31 @ 8pm
Catalog + Thousands of photos @ SSAOBX.HIBID.COM
Island Auction Co. (252)489-5513 – Jason P. Humphries, Auctioneer NCAL #8423
Visa / MC / Cash / Good Check – NC Sales Tax, 15% Buyers Premium

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