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Joan Marie Gillespie, November 29

Joan M. Gillespie, 91, departed this earthly life in Elizabeth City, NC Wednesday November 29, 2023. Full story

Nov 30

Whats UP: December 2023 Skywatching Tips from NASA

What are some skywatching highlights in December 2023? Clear skies will make for ideal viewing of the Geminid meteor shower, and grab you binoculars to search for asteroid Vesta. Full story

Dec 1

KDH woman loses $29K in FTC scam

A Kill Devil Hills resident was scammed out of $29,000 by individuals posing as agents with the Federal Trade Commission. Full story

Nov 30

NOV. 29 to DEC. 2
Good Guys vs Cancer tournament high-flying hoops action

First Flight High School men’s basketball coach Chad Williams has built the Good Guys vs Cancer Basketball Showcase into one of the biggest and best tournaments in the state. Even better than the show-stopping talent on the court is the money raised for the American Cancer Society and local causes. Full story

Nov 20

Low-Income Energy Assistance Applications Being Accepted Starting Dec.1

The Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP) program helps eligible families with their primary heating expense by providing a one-time annual payment directly to their heating vendor, such as a power, gas or fuel oil company. Full story

Nov 29

Dare County Water Department Announces Completion of Colington Road Water Leak Repairs

11/30 at 5:30 p.m. UPDATE: The Dare County Water Department has announced that the water leak that occurred between Old Schoolhouse Road and 1949 Colington Road in Kill Devil Hills has been repaired. Full story

Nov 29

Bobby Lee Phelps, Sr. of Buxton, November 28

Bobby Lee Phelps, Sr. peacefully passed from his earthly home on November 28, 2023, at the age of 87 years. Full story

Nov 29

Scholarship Fund Established for Students to Pursue Veterinary Medicine

A new fund has been created at the Outer Banks Community Foundation (OBCF) to assist local students who aspire to become veterinarians. Full story

Nov 29

Christmas in Manteo – Celebrating all things merry and bright!

Tradition, sparkle, laughter, and goodwill all wrapped up with holiday spirit.  There is something so very special about Christmas in Manteo!  It is a time of festivities, celebrating community, and simply spreading Christmas cheer! Full story

Nov 27

Currituck to host Annual Holiday Parade on December 1

Get Ready for the Currituck Annual Holiday Parade on December 1, 2023.  This year's theme is “ Your Favorite Holiday Flix.” The night begins with Reindeer Games at 5:30; the annual tree lighting at 6:30; and culminates with the main event, Currituck’s 30th Annual Holiday Parade at 7:00. Come out early to play holiday-themed games, and enjoy some cookies while you view the County Tree Lighting. Full story

Oct 28

Bruce Hart Frazier of Kill Devil Hills, November 21

Bruce Hart Frazier of Kill Devil Hills, NC, a beloved husband, father, brother, and esteemed university professor, passed away on November 21, 2023, at The Outer Banks Hospital. Full story

Nov 28

Outer Banks Forever and friends raise $25K+ in 24 hours on Giving Tuesday

Outer Banks Forever, the official nonprofit partner of Cape Hatteras National Seashore, Fort Raleigh National Historic Site and Wright Brothers National Memorial, in partnership with REAL Watersports, Sysco and Atlantic Union Bank on Hatteras Island, is thrilled to announce that $25,526 was raised on Giving Tuesday, Nov. 29! Full story

Nov 29