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Hydrant flushing in Manteo to begin Sept. 26

The Town of Manteo Water and Sewer Department will conduct unidirectional hydrant flushing on the section of Sir Walter Raleigh Street between Uppowoc Avenue and Queen Elizabeth Avenue.  They will plan on flushing tomorrow, Tuesday, September 26, 2023 from 3:30 AM to 6:00 AM. Full story

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Meet Big Yellow, this week’s OBX SPCA Pet of the Week

Big Yellow was brought into the shelter in May because, unfortunately, he was bitten by an unknown animal which led to a 6 month quarantine. His quarantine is now up and he is doing fantastic. Big Yellow loves attention and doesn’t seem to mind other cats. Watch this video to learn more about Big Yellow. Full story

32 min

Local Funeral Home Offers Fall Educational Series

“Dialogue With A Director“ is the title of an upcoming community education series to be hosted monthly at the Baum Center in Kill Devil Hills.  Full story

2 hrs

Robert W. Nappi, September 22

Robert W. Nappi, age 55, died peacefully on Friday, September 22, 2023 at home surrounded by family and friends following a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer.  Full story

2 hrs

Manteo Resident Receives Prestigious STAR Award

The Democratic Women of North Carolina (DWNC) has honored longtime Manteo resident Marion Midgett with a 2023 STAR Award. Full story

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Outer Banks Home Builders Association: Showcasing the best in OBX building
Parade of Homes: Croatan Custom Homes (House 7)

This coastal craftsman delivers so much style, beauty, and livable function in its 1600 square feet. Full story


High Rip Current Risk today at all area beaches

HIGH rip current risk today at all area beaches including Duck, Southern Shores, Kitty Hawk, Kill Devil Hills, Nags Head, Pea Island, Rodanthe, Waves, Salvo, Avon, Buxton, Frisco, Hatteras Village and Ocracoke. Ocean swimming is not recommended. Obey RED Flags, stay out of the water! Full story


Hatteras Day at the Docks reschedules 3 events

The originally scheduled Day at The Docks had to be canceled due to Hurricane Lee, three popular events are being resheduled for September 29-30, Seafood Under the Stars, the Youth Fishing Tournament and the Working Boat Parade and Blessing of the Fleet. Full story

Sep 18

KDH Ice Cream Social Sept. 26 at Aviation Park

Join us at Aviation Park , 103 Veterans Drive on Tuesday, September 26, 2023, from 4:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. for a FUN and FREE community event which will include hamburgers, hotdogs, chips, drinks, treats for dogs and ice cream, of course! Full story

Sep 19

Shirley M. Washabaugh of Elizabeth City, September 21

Shirley M. Washabaugh, a beloved member of her community, peacefully passed away on September 21, 2023, in Elizabeth City, NC, at the age of 86. Full story

Sep 23

Coast Guard rescues five from sailing vessel during Ophelia

The Coast Guard rescued five people on Friday, Sept. 22 from an anchored 38-foot catamaran that was beset by weather conditions caused by Tropical Storm Ophelia within Lookout Bight in Cape Lookout, North Carolina.
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Sep 23

Mountains-To-Sea Trail Terminus Monument to be unveiled

A ribbon cutting ceremony to unveil the Mountains-to-Sea Trail Eastern Terminus Monument will be held on Friday, September 29th at 10:00 AM at Jockey’s Ridge State Park in Nags Head. Full story

Sep 20