Stories by Rob Morris

More than 5 inches of overnight rain drench Hatteras Island

As Tropical Storm Idalia speeds offshore south of the Outer Banks, Hatteras has recorded more than 5 inches of rain, and winds gusting up to 50 mph were being clocked at Hatteras… Full story

Aug 31

Idalia to deliver a blow before swinging out to sea

Hurricane Idalia is forecast to loop into the Atlantic Ocean as a tropical storm just south of the Outer Banks late Wednesday and into Thursday with conditions similar to a strong nor’easter… Full story

Aug 29

Extensive damage, no injuries reported in KDH fire

Three local fire departments quickly put out a house fire early Wednesday, but it left behind extensive damage. No one was hurt. The Kill Devil Hills Fire Department responded to a report… Full story

Jun 23

State of emergency in Dare County
Mandatory evacuation ordered for Hatteras Island

Dare County has declared a state of emergency and a mandatory evacuation went into effect for visitors at noon today as Hurricane Isaias heads for the coast of the Southeastern U.S. Residents… Full story

Aug 1

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Many residents may be at risk of losing their home during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Outer Banks Association of REALTORS® (OBAR) has a helpful guide, “Protect Your Investment: A Guide for At… Full story

May 13

How to Build Resilience During the COVID-19 Pandemic

By Outer Banks Hospital The coronavirus has created an intensely stressful environment, requiring everyone to confront unprecedented unknowns and deal with major changes to their way of life—from healthcare professionals to the… Full story

Apr 16

Project Glam seeking donations of prom attire and accessories for girls and guys

Project Glam Girls will be held March 5-7, 2020 The 6th Annual Project Glam Girls is proud to announce that the boutique will be open again this year, thanks to the support… Full story

Jan 30

Feb. 22: Outer Banks Running Club to host Shane’s Cupcake 5K

It’s time to break a sweat and enjoy some sweets, all in support of a great community partner. Runners and walkers of all experience levels are encouraged to sign up for Shane’s… Full story

Feb 5

First Bank supports Happy Holidays with Local Angel Gift Program Fundraiser

 Maintaining its commitment to local communities across the Carolinas, the First Bank branch in Kill Devil Hills is once again participating in the Outer Banks Woman’s Club Angel Gift Program.… Full story

Dec 19

What’s Your “New Day’s” Resolution?

The Outer Banks Hospital’s Center for Healthy Living Many of us have great intentions for the new year. Resolutions with lofty goals around weight loss, smoking cessation, and increased exercise are common… Full story

Nov 2

Outer Banks Mom: The OBX Kid-Citizen of Hurricane Dorian

You don’t need to be searching for signs of togetherness and community around here this week. It’s clear that the Outer Banks is tightly knit and neighbors are often more like family… Full story

Sep 6

Staying One Step Ahead of a Cancer Diagnosis

Because The Outer Banks Hospital (TOBH) has proven its ability to solve complex community health challenges, the Association of Community Cancer Centers (ACCC) and Pfizer have awarded a grant that will help… Full story

Aug 27