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U.S.D.A. offers emergency loans for Dorian losses

(U.S. Department of Agriculture) The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced late last week that Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue has designated 14 North Carolina counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers…

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Work begins to improve migratory bird habitats on Pea Island National Refuge

(Coastal Wildlife Refuge Society) Habitat restoration activities are beginning on the Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge. Partners at the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) and contractors with Barnhill Construction will…

Jan 24


Feb. 1: St. Andrew’s By The Sea Annual Acolytes Chili/Chowder Cook-Off

Saturday, February 1 from 2-4 p.m. St. Andrews by the Sea Episcopal Church 4212 S Virginia Dare Trail, Nags Head Youth and adult as well as table decoration winners!| $10…

Jan 18


Community Benefit Grants Program

Letters of Interest Due Thursday, February 20, 2020 The Outer Banks Hospital Development Council is accepting letters of interest for the Community Benefit Grants Program for projects that increase access…

Jan 23


Mary Helen Kolkmeyer Burk of Kill Devil Hills, January 21

Mary Helen (Kolkmeyer) Burk, beloved wife of Robert “Bob” Burk, age 72, passed peacefully in her sleep at her home in Kill Devil Hills, NC this past Tuesday, January 21,…

Jan 23


Robert “Bob” Walter McCrory of Kill Devil Hills, January 21

Robert “Bob” Walter McCrory, of Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina passed away peacefully at his home on January 21, 2020. Bob was born August 31, 1946 in Warsaw, Indiana. He…

Jan 23


The Reverend Robert Pitsch presented with Certificate of Achievement

Rev. Pitsch was recognized for his lifetime of service to others at the January 21st Board of Commissioners meeting. At the January 21, 2020 Dare County Board of Commissioners meeting,…

Jan 23


Lockdown during Nags Head Elementary program resolved after investigation

(Town of Nags Head) On the evening of Jan. 22, the town of Nags Head reported that a lockdown during Nags Head Elementary School’s after-school program was lifted after a…

Jan 22


Manteo High School brings home some hardware

Redskins @ManteoSwim Congrats to both the Manteo High School boys and girls swim teams for winning the AAC championship! Manteo Swim team head coach Jilli Schuler shared that Sophie Benkusky…

Jan 22


Dare County Tourism Board Recap | January 2020

Dare County Tourism Board Recap | January 2020 from Outer Banks Visitors Bureau on Vimeo. Executive Director, Lee Nettles recaps the Dare County Tourism Board January 2020 meeting actions and…

Jan 22


Wind, sand complicating NC 12 travel

(NCDOT) NCDOT is warning drivers today to use caution on NC 12. Crews are working to remove wind-blown sand from the travel lanes of NC 12 in spots between Rodanthe…

Jan 22


Turtle triage at the STAR Center

NC Aquarium on Roanoke Island Yesterday, January 21, the Aquarium’s STAR Center took in 96 sea turtles for assessment and rehabilitation after they were found washed up on Hatteras Island.…

Jan 22