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Ed Board to consider how to replace Sproul

Michelle Wagner
The Dare County Board of Education is expected to consider this week how it will proceed with filling the anticipated vacancy being left by Kill Devil Hills mayor-elect Ben Sproul,… Full Story >>

In Dare County, honoring those who served

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Photo gallery by CriShaun Eugene Hardy | Outer Banks Voice There were Veterans Day celebrations in a number of locations in the county on Monday, Nov 11. A Voice photographer… Full Story >>

A taste of winter…rrrr

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NWS Newport/Morehead@NWSMoreheadCity Nov. 11 at 5 p.m.: A strong cold front will bring a variety of weather impacts to our area Tuesday night and Wednesday, including strong winds, elevated water… Full Story >>

Ocracoke evacuation order to be lifted Nov. 22

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Following a recommendation by the Ocracoke Control Group, the Hyde County Board of Commissioners will release access restrictions and reopen Ocracoke Island to visitors on Nov. 22, or immediately upon… Full Story >>

Where are they now? First Flight swimming star Cecilia Cortez

Tom Hoggard
When I caught up with former First Flight High and current Johns Hopkins University swimmer Cecilia Cortez, one question on my mind was about how one becomes a competitive swimmer.… Full Story >>

COA Culinary Arts Students provide “An Evening in Edenton”

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Guests attending An Evening in Edenton on Thursday, November 7, at College of The Albemarle’s (COA) Edenton-Chowan Campus were treated to an Italian gourmet meal by students enrolled in the… Full Story >>

COA Health Sciences Practice Wellness Fair

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The second date of College of The Albemarle’s (COA) Health Sciences Practice Wellness Fair will be held on Wednesday, November 13 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in Buildings A… Full Story >>

An evening with many friends and new faces at Working Women’s Wednesdays

Linda Jurkowitz
Working Women’s Wednesday with Lori Howell Clark Every Wednesday from 5 to 9 p.m. at Rooster’s Southern Kitchen An intimate evening with many friends, new faces and Phil Watson Music! Thank you… Full Story >>

2019 Outer Banks Marathon Results

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588 people participated in the 2019 Outer Banks Marathon on Nov. 11. Here are the results for the top 25 finishers. For full race results visit Its Your Race Place… Full Story >>

NC 12 re-opens between Whalebone Junction and south Nags Head

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Cape Hatteras National Seashore Cape Hatteras National Seashore has completed the pavement preservation project along North Carolina Highway 12 (NC 12) between Whalebone Junction and south Nags Head and as… Full Story >>

Ray O. Chatham of Nags Head, November 9

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Ray Chatham, 71, of Nags Head, NC died Saturday, November 9, 2019, at his residence. He is survived by his wife, Lois; a son, Butch (Christi) Chatham, Smithfield, VA; granddaughters,… Full Story >>

OBX Stranding Network is asking for help reporting all sightings of manatees in the area

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OBX Stranding Network Calling all locals for help! OBX Stranding Network is asking for all sightings of manatees in the area be reported immediately to the hotline at 252-455-9654. In particular, we are… Full Story >>

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 11Veterans Day Ceremonies on the Outer Banks

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Veterans Day Ceremony – Southern Shores Monday, November 11 The Veterans Day Ceremony in Southern Shores will take place Monday,November 11 at 11:00am at the Flagpole Pavilion at the Southern… Full Story >>

All Saints to hold 17th Annual ‘Holly Days’ Festival

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By Lucy Papachristou | Outer Banks Voice All Saints Episcopal Church in Southern Shores is gearing up for its annual Holly Days bazaar and arts festival, which will be held… Full Story >>

Stroke Risk Assessment

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Hosted by The Outer Banks Hospital and Dare County Center Thursday, November 14 from 8:30-11a.m.Dare County Center 950 Marshall C Collins Dr, Manteo The Outer Banks Hospital Health Coach will be offering stroke… Full Story >>

First Flight Nighthawks soccer edge Kenan 1-0 to advance to third round

Richard Miller
The First Flight High School varsity soccer won a toughly fought playoff game 1-0 against James Kenan at the First Flight field Saturday November 9. The 0-0 deadlock was broken… Full Story >>

First Flight football drop final game to Currituck

Richard Miller
The First Flight High School varsity football team battled injuries, a cold, stiff wind and a very talented Currituck team Friday November 8 at First Flight field. Currituck would win… Full Story >>

Karen Louise Daniels of Raleigh, November 8

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Karen Louise Daniels, 55, of Raleigh, NC, formerly of Manteo, NC, died Friday, November 8, 2019, at WakeMed. Born in Portsmouth, VA on February 22, 1964, she was the daughter… Full Story >>

OIRRT operations open at Life Saving Church Monday

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 New hours for free food/supply pantry on Ocracoke The Ocracoke Interfaith Relief & Recovery Team operations will open at the Life Saving Church, Lighthouse Road, on Monday, Nov. 11. Hours… Full Story >>

Mary Pendill and Karin Edmond honored with Hall of Fame Awards

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Dare County Center Congratulations to Mary Pendill and Karin Edmond for receiving Hall of Fame awards from the Albemarle Commission Area Agency on Aging for their volunteering in Dare County.… Full Story >>

Christopher M. Fincham of Nags Head, November 6

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Christopher M. Fincham passed away November 6, 2019 loved and at peace in Chesapeake, VA. He was 50.  Chris was originally from Culpeper, VA, the son of the late Jesse… Full Story >>

Audition week at Theatre of Dare

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DECEMBER 3-5 We’ve got two great shows ready to kick off 2020, and we’ll be casting both of them during the first week of December! We’re going to need five… Full Story >>

County Programs and Services Available to Dare County Veterans

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Dare County, in partnership with Current TV, has released a video outlining services available to Dare County Veterans. Dare County, in partnership with Current TV, has released a video outlining… Full Story >>