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A passionate ‘State of the County’ address

Mark Jurkowitz | Outer Banks Voice
Bob Woodard mixes performance, policy and pride “Good morning Dare County,” declared Dare County Board of Commissioners Chair Bob Woodard as he opened his State of the County 2020 presentation… Full Story >>

Dylan Blake becomes Mister 2K in big win

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GAME COVERAGE AND PHOTO GALLERY BY RICHARD L. MILLER PHOTOGRAPHY First Flight High School senior Dylan Blake became the first player in that school’s history to score 2,000 points in… Full Story >>

Co-existing with coyotes

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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… Full Story >>

Police seeks help in Walmart counterfeit case

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(Kitty Hawk Police) The Kitty Hawk Police are seeking the public’s help in connection with a black male subject who passed a counterfeit check and purchased an HP desktop computer… Full Story >>

Local REALTORS Honored

In 2019 the Outer Banks Association of REALTORS’® (OBAR’s), Young Professionals Network (YPN) introduced its first annual Top 19 in 19 Award. The Top 19 in 19 Award recognizes individuals who have gone above and beyond to make a difference in our local community. Of those nineteen winners, one would later be announced as the “Best in Class”. Full Story >>

Dennis Leslie McClease of Hillside, January 13

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Dennis Leslie McClease, 71, of Hillside, NJ died Monday, January 13, 2020, at Peak Resources – Outer Banks. Born in Norfolk, VA on August 27, 1948, he was the son… Full Story >>

Long-stalled dredging at Hatteras Inlet scheduled for late January

Island Free Press
By Catherine Kozak for Island Free Press With a freshly-signed agreement in hand, the Army Corps of Engineers next week finally will be able to do long-stalled maintenance dredging in… Full Story >>

Jan. 19: Dare County Schools Art Exhibition opening reception

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The annual Dare County Schools Art Exhibition opens this Sunday, January 19, at Glenn Eure’s Ghost Fleet Gallery with a reception from 1 to 3 pm. Features work by young… Full Story >>

Dare County Land Transfers

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January 10 to January 16, 2020 Avon Jar Don Properties from Clark Murray O; 026481000—Metes And Bounds; $30,000; Improved Residential. Wilson Ronny W from Stein John A; 1357—Lot 24 Sec… Full Story >>

Feb. 15: The Lost Colony open auditions

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 The Lost Colony Become a Cast Member of the 2020 Season of The Lost Colony Auditions are slated for Saturday, February 15, 2020, at Manteo High School, 829 Wingina Ave,… Full Story >>

Nighthawks shower Redskins with 3s to take win

Richard Miller
It was raining 3s in the First Flight basketball gym as the Nighthawks took on their cross-sound rivals the Manteo Redskins on January 15. The First Flight Nighthawks walked off… Full Story >>

Lady Nighthawks use balanced attack to down Manteo Redskins

Richard Miller
The First Flight Lady Nighthawks combined a solid defense with a potent offense to down their cross-sound rivals the Manteo Redskins 46-38 on January 15 at the First Flight gym… Full Story >>

Jan. 18: The Bread Family Tales

Linda Jurkowitz | Outer Banks Voice
January 18, 2020 at 7 p.m. | The Bread Family Tales with Road Scholar Elisha Minter Elisha T. Minter will offer a Road Scholar Presentation at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation… Full Story >>

‘Say Something’ tip system comes to Dare schools

Michelle Wagner | Outer Banks Voice
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… Full Story >>

KDH woman arrested on drug charges

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(Dare County Sheriff) As a follow-up to an investigation that produced the Jan. 10 arrest of a Colington man on charges of possession with intent to sell methamphetamine, Dare County… Full Story >>

Southern Shores Realty names Mike Ross Agent of the Year for 2019

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Mike Ross, Associate Broker for Southern Shores Realty has earned his 10th Agent of the Year award. His dedication and devotion is demonstrated by his consistent achievements.  In Mike’s 32… Full Story >>

Chili Fundraiser to Benefit The Meekins Family

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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… Full Story >>

Jan. 20: NC Aquarium offers half-price admission on MLK Day with food donation

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On January 20, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island is offering half-price admission to each person who brings in a non-perishable food or hygiene… Full Story >>

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

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  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… Full Story >>

Shirley Barnett Austin of Hatteras, January 15

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Shirley Barnett Austin, 81, of Hatteras, NC died Wednesday, January 15, 2020, at Peak Resources – Outer Banks. Born in Toms River, NJ on March 25, 1938, she was the… Full Story >>

Stream On: How did we get here? Naked City and Route 66

Peter Hummers
WHAT TO WATCH ON TV The 1950’s and ‘60’s is sometimes referred to as the “Golden Age” of TV: it was the medium’s adolescence, when writers and producers were finding… Full Story >>

Jodi Wyant is Dare County Employee of the Year

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Jodi Wyant, Public Health Nurse Supervisor and Manteo Middle School nurse, is the 2019 Dare County Employee of the Year. Employee of the Month Committee member Shawn Hughes, Fleet Maintenance… Full Story >>

Hatteras Photography Workshop with Daniel Pullen

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Daniel Pullen Photography Jan. 25 rom 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Start off the 2020 Hatteras Photography Workshop Season with the Winter Master The Essentials Saturday Workshop! Received a camera… Full Story >>

Work on new animal shelter begins in March

Michelle Wagner | Outer Banks Voice
Roll-up doors that provide fresh air for the animals, plenty of open space and a combination of outdoor terrain such as astro turf and pea gravel for little paws are… Full Story >>

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

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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.… Full Story >>