Community

Jan 23


Nags Head construction update

Town of Nags Head, NC From now until about mid-June, look for significant construction along S. Croatan Hwy./158 in Nags Head, south of Hollowell St. to Gull St. We’re extending…


Women’s Self Defense Training Stage 1

Hosted by Currituck County Sheriff’s Office The Sheriff’s Office will be offering the First phase of our Women’s Self Defense (WSD) course will be on Thursday February 20th at 6:30 pm-until.…


Public Comment Opportunity for Future NCDOT Division 1 Projects

Area residents will get a chance to provide input on what transportation projects they would like to see included in the next North Carolina Department of Transportation’s 10-Year transportation plan for…


Jan. 23: If you’re a weather geek, the NWS has a class for you

Sign up for free Winter Skywarn classNext Class: Thursday January 23 KINSTON from 6:30  – 8pm   Learn how to send OFFICIAL snow and ice reports to the National Weather…


Co-existing with coyotes

Town of Nags Head, NC With their mating season taking place now through March, you may see increased coyote activity. You can do your part to prevent conflicts with these…


Jodi Wyant is Dare County Employee of the Year

Jodi Wyant, Public Health Nurse Supervisor and Manteo Middle School nurse, is the 2019 Dare County Employee of the Year.


‘Say Something’ tip system comes to Dare schools

Dare County Schools (DCS) has joined more than 100 other North Carolina school districts in implementing an anonymous reporting system that allows students to use a cell phone app, a…


Feb. 1: Chili Fundraiser to Benefit The Meekins Family

Chili Fundraiser to Benefit The Meekins Family Edward “Eb” Wright Meekins is the infant son of Shaylor and Tess Meekins. Eb was born with tricuspid atresia and transposition of the…


Currituck-Dare Community Foundation and Currituck-Dare Women’s Fund award more than $39,000 in local grants

  Loismary Hoehne, CDCF board president and CDWF co-chair, thanked the community for its continued support of the Currituck-Dare Community Foundation. “We are proud to support these nonprofit programs that…


Hazard Mitigation Grant Program Funds available for Home Elevation in Hyde County

Hyde County has received notice of the availability of FEMA grant funds for the elevation of homes in Hyde County under the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) Hurricane Dorian, DR-4465.…


FFMS’ ‘Bri Strong’ uniforms honor fallen student

In the days following the tragic accident that took the life of First Flight Middle School student Bri Blumenthal in November 2015, students at that school held a fundraiser to…


Learn how the KDH West-side Recreation Group is working to improve parks on the west-side of town

The KDH’s West-side Recreation Group has been reviewing all west-side recreational facilities in Town so they can make recommendations to better develop the facilities and provide more recreational opportunities for…


Hurricane Dorian Debris Removal Update 

Hyde County Public Information The Hurricane Dorian curbside debris removal program has completed two passes on Ocracoke Island and began its third and final pass January 4, 2020. Debris removal…


Jan. 15: Dare County Chairman to Present State of the County 2020

Join Dare County and the Outer Banks Chamber of Commerce for breakfast, an update on the State of the County, and to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Dare.


Project Glam seeking donations of prom attire and accessories for girls and guys

Project Glam Girls It’s that time of year again! We are gearing up for the 2020 Project Glam Girls Boutique! This year’s event will be held March 5-7, 2020. The…


Nags Head Woods ADA Trail Closed for Planned Repairs

Town of Kill Devil Hills The Nags Head Woods Ecological Preserved has announced that its ADA Accessible Trail, located within the Woods in Kill Devil Hills, will be closed for…


OBX Surfrider leaders seek changing of the guard

After 15 years in leadership roles in the Outer Banks Chapter of the Surfrider Foundation, Matt Walker and Ivy Ingram are stepping down from their positions as co-chairs.


Community Foundation now accepting 2020 Grant Applications

Outer Banks Community Foundation The Outer Banks Community Foundation is now accepting applications from nonprofits for its Community Enrichment Grants Program. Applications must be submitted online via the Community Foundation’s web portal.…


Absentee By-Mail Voting begins Monday for Primary Election in North Carolina

Beginning Monday, January 13, absentee by-mail ballots for the March primary election will be mailed to voters who request them. Any registered voter in North Carolina may vote absentee by-mail. Primary Election…


Something to bark about!

NC Aquarium on Roanoke Island With your help, the NC Aquarium on Roanoke Island collected 2,838 pounds of pet food for the Outer Banks SPCA! Thanks everyone for pitching in…

Austin Fallon recognized for heroic rescue

Town of Nags Head, NC Nags Head’s Board of Commissioners recently recognized Austin Fallon for a heroic rescue he performed on September 20, 2019 as a lifeguard for Nags Head…


No ‘timeline’ yet for mid-Currituck Bridge

N.C. officials provide update at Duck Woods meeting About 160 people showed up at the Duck Woods County Club on Jan. 9 to hear the latest about the long-awaited Mid-Currituck…


Scholarship for CDL Program established at College of The Albemarle

As plans move forward for the Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) program at College of The Albemarle (COA), a new annual scholarship has been created through the COA Foundation to assist…


Feb. 8: The 35th Annual Stumpy Point Oyster Feast is back on!

Stumpy Point Life Thank you all for the overwhelming show of love and support for this event! The 35th Annual Stumpy Point Oyster Feast will be held from noon until…


Jan. 29: Free Computer Safety Workshop offered by LWV Dare

Teuta Towler, owner of Mitro Digital Marketing and member of the League of Women Voters Dare, will present a computer workshop on Wednesday, January 29, 2020 at Kill Devil Hills…


Better Beaches OBX helps to strengthen and maintain the dunes in Kitty Hawk

CURRENTtv Learn about the work that Better Beaches OBX is doing to help strengthen and maintain the dunes in the Town of Kitty Hawk. Learn more about Better Beaches OBX…


Pre-bid Meeting Scheduled for Dare County Animal Shelter Project

Bid requirements and procedures for the project will be reviewed in detail. There will be a pre-bid meeting held on Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at 1:30 p.m. in Room 168…


Guardian ad Litem Volunteer Training begins in February

The Guardian ad Litem Program is seeking community citizens to be volunteer child advocates for abused and neglected children in our local court system.


NC Aquarium seeks to collect ton of food for pantry by Valentine’s Day

The North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island is inviting the community to show their TON OF LOVE by donating food for those in need. The aquarium is seeking to collect…


The Stumpy Point annual Oyster Feast has been cancelled this year

Stumpy Point Life  Sadly, members of Bayview Chapel have issued the following statement: After much discussion and prayer the decision has been made to not have the 35th Annual Oyster…