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Town of Duck has openings for police officers

The Town of Duck Police Department is seeking entry level police officer (uncertified) candidates willing to attend basic law enforcement training in August 2024 as paid employees. Full story

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Cape Hatteras Lighthouse to activate temporary beacon on April 25

The contractor for the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse restoration project, Stone and Lime Historic Restoration Services, plans to switch the lighthouse’s source of light from the current beacon to a temporary, fixed beacon the evening of Thursday, April 25. The temporary beacon will be visible for 18 miles and flash every 7.5 seconds. Full story

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Local Homeless Shelter Hosts Successful Fundraiser

OBX Room In The Inn celebrated a monumental achievement with their first-ever ‚ÄúSeaside Soiree‚ÄĚ fundraiser held last Sunday evening at the iconic Kitty Hawk Pier. The event marked a significant milestone in the organization's history, made possible by the generosity of events chair Natalie Evans, honorary co-chair Jane Webster, Orca Wealth Management, and numerous other sponsors. Full story

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Jennette’s Pier returns to its regular summer operating hours

Just in time for the spring fishing season, Jennette's Pier in Nags Head returns to its regular summer operating hours of 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. beginning Saturday, April 27. Full story

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May is Community Sailing Month on Hatteras

At Hatteras Community Sailing, we‚Äôve nominated May ‚ÄúCommunity Sailing Month‚ÄĚ and jam packed the sailing center schedule full of opportunities for Hatteras Island Residents to get out on the water and enjoy sailing before memorial day. Full story

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N.C. GOP 3rd District Elects RNC Delegates/Alternates and Presidential Elector

On Saturday, April 20, Republicans throughout the 11-county N.C. 3rd Congressional District held a district convention in Washington, N.C., and elected Delegates and Alternate Delegates to the Republican National Convention (RNC), as well as a Presidential Elector and an Alternate for the Electoral College Full story

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Beach Boys to hit Roanoke Island Festival Park on June 15

America’s Band, The Beach Boys will bring their Endless Summer Gold Tour to Roanoke Island Festival Park on Saturday, June 15. Full story


No injuries in Kill Devil Hills structure fire

On April 22, at 5:14 p.m., the Kill Devil Hills Fire Department responded to a structure fire on the 2000 block of Smithfield Street. Upon arrival, firefighters quickly worked to contain a fire that started on the back of the house to the utility room. The fire did not get into the main living area of the house. Full story


Kitty Hawk Kites celebrates 50 years of teaching the world to fly

Kitty Hawk Kites, a premier adventure and retail company based in the Outer Banks of North Carolina, proudly announces its anniversary, marking 50 years of outdoor adventures, community engagement, and unparalleled service excellence. Full story


George S. Garrick

On April 21, 2024, George S. Garrick, a lifelong resident of the Outer Banks and Currituck passed away at the age of 73. Full story


The Cottage Shop celebrates fifth year of helping sea turtles

The Cottage Shop proudly announces the continuation of its "Skip-the-Bag" initiative, marking the fifth year in a row of reducing single-use waste and supporting sea turtle care and rehabilitation efforts at the N.C. Aquarium on Roanoke Island. Full story


Ocracoke island-wide yard sale set for May 4

Ocracoke is an island where folks think they can find the purported treasure of Blackbeard, but island homes and businesses will unveil their own treasures for all to peruse and plunder as the Ocracoke Civic & Business Association hosts the spring Ocracoke Island-Wide Yard Sale from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, May 4.  Full story