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Allen Lee Perry of Poplar Branch, September 20

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Allen Lee Perry, 63 years of age, of Poplar Branch, NC passed on Friday, September 20, 2019. Allen was born September 12, 1956, in Jarvisburg, NC to the late Caldwell and late Nellie Twiford Perry.…
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Rosie Hawthorne’s Recipes: Using Your Noodle – Soba Noodles

Rosie Hawthorne
Sometimes in the simplest dishes, we find the most complex flavors. Such is the case with soba noodles.  Soba noodles, a staple of Japanese cooking, are made from buckwheat, which is a relative of rhubarb…
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Stream On: Almost free (ad-supported) TV options

Peter Hummers
My columns so far have featured lesser-known streaming gems, which have appeared on the major subscription services: Amazon Prime, Hulu and Netflix. While these three services together cost, combined, around $30+ a month, which is…
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WHERE ARE THEY NOW?Former First Flight QB Braxton Hughes

Tom Hoggard
What an interesting young man. That’s what I thought after hanging up the phone following a recent interview with Braxton Hughes. The former standout First Flight athlete is now a Richmond Spider, and before settling…
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The ABC’s of voting in the Nov. 5 municipal elections

Outer Banks Voice
  A total of 31 candidates will be vying for 19 positions in the six non-partisan municipal elections to be held in Dare County on Nov. 5. Among other things, nine people are on the…
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It’s Finals Day at the Easterns Championship!

Linda Jurkowitz
Its Finals Day at the Eastern Surfing Association: The best amateur surfers on the East Coast competing to be Easterns champions! Head on down to Jennette’s Pier to cheer them on or click here to…
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In Dorian’s aftermath, how to get help

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Beginning Monday, Sept. 23, Hatteras Island residents needing assistance with cleaning up their home or property can request assistance at the North Carolina Baptist Men Recovery Site located at the former PNC Bank Building at…
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Storm debris pickup set to move into high gear

Outer Banks Voice
  Monday, Sept. 23 looms as the day that Hurricane Dorian-related debris pickup in Dare County kicks off in a number of towns and villages. Here’s the latest information from the county’s municipalities and communities…
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COA Selects Dr. Jack Bagwell as its 11th President

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The Board of Trustees of College of The Albemarle (COA) is delighted to announce the appointment of Dr. Jack N. Bagwell as the 11th President of COA.  The N.C. State Board of Community Colleges met…
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Coast Guard medevacs mariner 260 miles offshore from Cape Lookout, North Carolina

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U.S. Coast Guard District 5 Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City aircrews medevac a man from a 723-foot oil tanker 260 miles off the coast of Cape Lookout, North Carolina on Sept. 19, 2019. The…
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First Flight JV football fall to Washington Pam Packs

Richard Miller
The First Flight JV Nighthawks lost Thursday night to the Washington Pam Packs 34-0 at the First Flight High School field . The Nighthawks next have an away game against rival school Manteo on October,…
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Todd Davis Krafft of Kill Devil Hills, September 16

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On Monday, September 16, 2019, Air Force veteran Todd Davis Krafft passed away in Kill Devil Hills, NC. Todd was born on November 1, 1972, in Parkersburg, WV to Audie and Lois Krafft. He attended…
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Precautionary swimming advisory lifted for all coastal waters except two sound-side sites

Linda Jurkowitz
Sep 18, 2019 | MOREHEAD CITY The precautionary advisory against swimming is now lifted for all coastal waters, except for two sound-side locations in Dare County. State officials today lifted the precautionary advisory for ocean…
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Hatteras Village debris removel to begin Sept. 23

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Crews will begin debris removal in Hatteras Village on Monday, September 23. Homeowners in this area are asked to place all storm-related debris in right-of-way by 6 a.m. Monday morning as one pass will be…
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Goal to open N.C. 12 on Ocracoke by Thanksgiving

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​ After catastrophic roadway damage from Hurricane Dorian on Ocracoke Island, the N.C. Department of Transportation will soon be awarding an emergency contract that aims to have N.C. 12 reopened on the island before the…
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Meet the Manteo Middle School Braves 2019 Football Team

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Manteo Redskins Football Touchdown Club The future of Manteo Redskins football! Wishing our Braves a great season!!!!
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Stephanie Walker inducted into the NC Realtors Hall of Fame

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From Outer Banks Association of REALTORS®  On September 17, Stephanie Walker of the Outer Banks Association of REALTORS® was inducted into NC Realtors Hall of Fame! The award was established in 1990 to honor outstanding REALTORS®…
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First Flight Middle School over Perquimans in season opener at home 30-0

Richard Miller
Behind a solid running game and gang tackling, the First Flight Middle School Seahawks secured a convincing win over visiting Perquimans 30-0 Wednesday night. The Seahawks next take on Camden next Wednesday September, 25 at…
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Take a step into your child’s world! Keeping Current featuring a conversation with Pediatrician Dr. Clower on challenges children are facing today

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Please join us for an educational night for parents to learn about challenges your children are facing today and how to support them. Dare County Department of Health & Human Services and Surf Pediatrics and…
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UPDATE: 911 emergency communications have been restored for Dare, Tyrrell, and Hyde counties!

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9/19/19, 4:41 pm  Dare County EM 911 emergency communications have been restored for Dare, Tyrrell, and Hyde counties! #OBX #Ocracoke #Hatteras #HatterasIsland #HydeCounty #ColumbiaNC Officials say use alternate number for emergencies 9/19/19, 2:47 PM Dare…
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Thank you for supporting Food Bank of the Albemarle

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Food Bank of the Albemarle The Food Bank of the Albemarle thanks these generous local boutiques for selecting them as the charity of choice for their Semi-Annual Boutique Crawl! They donated a total of $1,393…
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Land Transfers in Dare County, September 1-12, 2019

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Buxton Schwarz Richard C from Schwarz Richard C; 023818000—Int-Metes & Bounds; $2,467; Improved Residential.   Colington Weidinger Thomas M from Dejong Olaf L H; 019426000—Lt 170 Sec G Colington Hrbr; $438,000; Improved Residential. Fenimore Susan…
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Sept. 20 deadline to apply for Dorian emergency grants from the Outer Banks Community Foundation

Ocracoke Observer
The Outer Banks Community Foundation will offer an emergency, rapid-response grants cycle to support nonprofit organizations after Hurricane Dorian. The deadline to apply is Friday, Sept. 20. The primary goal of these grants is to…
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Exciting News from Whichard and Woolard Wealth Management Group

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All of us at Whichard & Woolard are pleased to announce the newest addition to the team, Melinda Van Buren-Whitlow. She recently relocated from Charlotte, NC to the Outer Banks, accompanied by her 16 year…
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Hats off to Hatteras

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First Flight High School students rolled out the welcome mat for members of the Cape Hatteras Secondary School volleyball team as they journeyed to the Kill Devil Hills campus for a match on Sept. 18.…
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