Community

Feb 27


Twiddy & Co. unveils mini-documentary series

Twiddy & Company, a premier vacation rental company on North Carolina’s Outer Banks, has announced Icons of the Outer Banks, a new mini-documentary series that tells the stories of the…


April 30: Dare County Veterans Resources and Job Fair Planned

The Dare County Veterans Advisory Council in collaboration with the Dare County NCWorks Career Center will be hosting a Veterans Resources and Job Fair to assist veterans.


Learn about Nags Head’s upcoming multi-use path construction at a March 5 Open House

Town of Nags Head, NC We’re close to starting 2 additional multi-use path construction projects. Learn more about the projects at our Open House on 3/5/2020 from 5:30 pm –…


Hundreds of Census Jobs Available in Dare County

(Dare County) The U.S. Census Bureau is recruiting for hundreds of positions in Dare County for temporary full and part-time jobs in advance of the 2020 Census.


Feb. 29: Swan Quarter Volunteer Fire Department Fried Shrimp Fundraiser

Fried Shrimp Fundraiser  |  Swan Quarter Volunteer Fire Department , 25 Oyster Creek St, Swanquarter February 29, 2020 11:30 am to 7:00 pm FRIED SHRIMP, Buttered Potatoes,  Cole Slaw, Hush…


April 29: Manteo High School’s Career and Job Fair needs your expertise

Manteo High School Career and Job Fair Manteo High School invites you to participate in our Career and Job Fair on April 29 from 8:45 to 11 a.m. This event…


Informational Meeting on Rodanthe Bridge Project Set for March 5

State transportation officials are inviting people to an informational meeting March 5 on the Rodanthe “Jug Handle” Bridge project, which is under construction on the Outer Banks. The Rodanthe Bridge is…


Feb. 27: Community Discussion – Ocracoke Island with National Parks Superintendent David Hallac

Thursday, February 27 from 12:30-1:30 p.m. | Ocracoke Community Center, 999 Irvin Garrish Hwy, Ocracoke Superintendent David Hallac invites the public to visit with staff on Ocracoke Island where he…


Kelly’s 31st Annual Parade has four-footed theme kicks off on March 15

(Kelly Management Group) The restaurant may be closed but the parade must go on. Mike Kelly’s 31st Annual St. Patrick’s Parade kicks off on Sunday March 15 at 1 p.m.…


Reval sets new Dare tax base at $15.9 billion

2020 figure is 26 percent increase over 2019 With the revaluation of more than 43,000 Dare County properties now complete, notices of the new assessed values will be mailed out…


April 5: Food Bank of the Albemarle’s SORT-A-RAMA is BACK!

  Food Bank of the Albemarle Mark your calendar for Sunday afternoon, April 5th, from 2 PM to 4 PM (Registration and check-in begins at 12:30 PM) Last year, we…


Be a hero for patients: Donate blood this March during Red Cross Month

The American Red Cross urges the public to join its lifesaving mission by giving blood or platelets this March in celebration of Red Cross Month. Donors of all blood types,…


Manteo Middle’s got the goods

Manteo Middle School The over 1000 cans and goods collected helped over 30 specific families in need, as well as the many, many families attending Ruthie’s Kitchen.Thank you again Manteo…


Beach Food Pantry puts out a call for bags

Beach Food Pantry, 4007 N Croatan Hwy, Kitty Hawk4007 N Croatan Hwy, Kitty Hawk If you have any paper bags you don’t need, please bring them to us! We are…


Community Foundation event honors Dorian relief

For the large and animated crowd gathered at Jennette’s Pier on Feb. 20 for the Outer Banks Community Foundation’s annual meeting, there were awards, announcements, standing ovations and a tasty…


Large item pick‐up for residential customers in Colington Harbour (inside the gate) is March 3

 The Dare County Sanitation Department will be conducting a large item pick‐up for residential customers. The pick-up schedule for Colington Harbour (inside the gate) will be March 3.


Dare Board hears pitch for northern library branch

A library branch that would serve residents on the northern end of Dare County may be on the horizon if the Dare Board of Commissioners approves a proposal for such…


Garland Akers is COA’s 2020 Academic Excellence Award recipient

College of The Albemarle (COA) is honored to announce Garland Akers as the 2020 Academic Excellence Award recipient. Akers is enrolled in COA’s Criminal Justice Technology program with a 4.0…


New owner for Animal Hospital of Nags Head

After 32 years, there’s been a changing of the guard at the Animal Hospital of Nags Head which was sold on Jan. 18 by Dr. Barrett Welch to Dr. Blythe…


Keep It Clean – 2020 Economic Summit

Join the Outer Banks Chamber for a North Carolina Clean Energy Outlook The Outer Banks Chamber of Commerce together with event sponsors TowneBank/Towne Insurance, The Outer Banks Hospital and Dominion…

Feb. 25: Pancake Dinner at Colington United Methodist Church

Colington United Methodist Church is hosting a Pancake dinner on Shrove Tuesday, February 25th at the church from 5:00 – 6:30. Pancakes anyway you like them. Plenty of sausage and…


Tugwell, Fry indicted in Manteo dredging case

Two former Town of Manteo officials have each been charged with a felony bribery offense related to an informal $50,000 agreement that was part of the 2017-2018 dredging project in…


Pole Road Project Update: Underground cable project to improve Ocracoke electric service passes the halfway point

Cape Hatteras National Seashore Feb. 19, 2020: As of yesterday, 5,500’ of cable has been installed, which is 600’ past the halfway point. Tideland Electric Membership Corporation (Tideland EMC) crews are…


Cape Hatteras Secondary School Art Teacher Justin Paxton is Dare County Schools Teacher of the Year 2019-2020

Dare County Schools  |  Video produced by CURRENT TV Justin Paxton is more than just the Cape Hatteras Secondary School Art Teacher. He is also the District Teacher of the…


Ocracoke debris removal extended to February 29

Hyde County will extend the collection of Hurricane Dorian roadside debris removal in Ocracoke Island until February 29. This action is being taken to aid in the demolition and tear…


Outer Banks Tennis Association raises $11K for Dare Hospice

The 17th Annual Outer Banks Charity Classic tennis tournament was held September 13-15, 2019 at Westside Athletic Club in Powells Point, NC. The event was facilitated  by the Outer Banks…


March 11: Dare County Town Hall Conversations on Medication Supported Treatment of Substance Use Disorders

Dare County  |  Saving Lives Task Force The Saving Lives Task Force will host a town hall event on medication supported treatment on Wednesday, March 11, 2020 from 5:30- 8:00pm…


FFHS Senior presented Mayor’s Achievement Award

Joseph Lewis, a senior at First Flight High School was recognized by the Board of Commissioners at its February 12 meeting for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout, which is…


Dare County seeks much-needed foster parents

In an effort to recruit new foster parents, Dare County will begin offering a 10-week training and informational class that begins in about a month, on March 16. The goal…


Re-paving project in South Nags Head to start Feb. 17

Town of Nags Head, NC The NC Department of Transportation hopes to begin a re-paving project on S. Old Oregon Inlet Rd./SR 1243 from Whalebone Junction south to the end…