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What’s up in the night sky: Skywatching Tips from NASA

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NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory  Skywatching tips for August. August brings the best-known meteor shower of the year, the Perseids; Jupiter, and Saturn at “opposition,” and why the fourth full moon of the season is… Full Story >>

VEGETABLE GARDENING UPDATE: Fall Gardening at N.C. Cooperative Extension

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By Adam Formella N.C. Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center With summer coming to an end, it’s time to pull out old plants and prepare our gardens for the fall. Join us at… Full Story >>

Multiple injuries in NC12 accident in Duck

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(Town of Duck) The Town of Duck has provided some new information about an accident on the evening of Aug. 1 that led to multiple injuries. Duck Public Information Office Christian Legner… Full Story >>

An ‘honorary grandmother’ leaves her herd

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(Corolla Wild Horse Fund) On the afternoon of Aug. 1, the Corolla Wild Horse Fund posted on Facebook this sad news of the passing of one of the herd’s mainstays. We have… Full Story >>

AUGUST 3 from 4 to 7 pmNational Night Out in Manteo

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Town of Manteo Join the Manteo Police Department (MPD) and the Town of Manteo at the National Night Out event this Tuesday, August 3rd from 4-7 p.m. at Cartwright Park on Sir… Full Story >>

Mike Davis Exhibit: Faces of Eve

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Dare County Arts Council Join us for an Opening Reception Friday, August 6. Dare County Arts Council. August 6-28, our Vault Gallery will feature mixed media by Mike Davis. The month-long exhibit… Full Story >>

Nags Head to require masks indoors at town facilities

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(Town of Nags Head) On Sunday, Aug. 1, the Town of Nags Head announced that staring on Monday, it will require town staff and the public to mask indoors at all town… Full Story >>

Kitty Hawk Wind Farm takes step forward

Kip Tabb | Outer Banks Voice
The prospects for building the largest East Coast wind farm in the waters off Kitty Hawk took a step forward last week with the July 29 announcement by the Bureau of Ocean… Full Story >>

Multi-injury accident reported on Alligator River Bridge

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(Manns Harbor Fire Department) The Manns Harbor Fire Department is reporting a multi-injury motor vehicle accident on the Dare County side of the Alligator River Bridge on Sunday morning, Aug. 1. Dare… Full Story >>

September 18th from 8am – 5pmOcracoke Island-Wide Yard Sale – Their Trash, Your Treasure!

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The Ocracoke Island-Wide Yard Sale is FREE to participate and attend! Ocracoke Civic & Business Association, Inc. Save the date! The Ocracoke Civic & Business Association will host their Fall Ocracoke Island-Wide… Full Story >>

AUGUST 5 from 10 am to 4 pmOBX Watermelon Festival

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Kitty Hawk Kites Celebrate summer with Kitty Hawk Kites and Food Lion by supporting the Outer Banks Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Coalition at the 14th Annual OBX Watermelon Festival on Thursday, August 5th from 10:00… Full Story >>

High rip risk on Hatteras, Ocracoke today, afternoon storms predicted

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OBX Beach Conditions There is a high rip current risk south of Cape Hatteras including Frisco, Hatteras Village, & Ocracoke today, Aug. 1. Ocean swimming is not recommended, stay out of the… Full Story >>

Dare County Land Transfers

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 July 15 to July 27, 2021  Avon The Welcome Matt LLC from Miller Ashley L/013995000—Lot 9 Sec 12 Hatt Colony/$1/Shareholder Exchange. Blaine Michael J from Wynn Patricia M/014822039—Lot 2 Ph 4 Kinnakeet… Full Story >>

Pro Football HOF Legends Tony Gonzalez & Andre Reed

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 The Roman Gabriel Show Welcome to a new episode of the Roman Gabriel Show, a special Pro Football Hall of Fame Edition. Roman talks with two of the greatest receivers in… Full Story >>

Throwback: Roman Gabriel Show Pro Football Hall Of Fame

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 By Roman Gabriel III It’s a Pro Football hall of Fame Throwback ! Roman had the opportunity to sit down with PFHOF’s Rams Jack Youngblood, Seahawks Steve Largent, Vikings Paul Krause.… Full Story >>

Former NFL player shares ‘Game Plan for Life’

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By Roman Gabriel III Renaldo Wynn has spent much of his life in the spotlight. He was a standout athlete, and was a defensive end at Notre Dame, where he played for… Full Story >>

103 COVID cases reported in Dare in 5 days 

Mark Jurkowitz | Outer Banks Voice
Cases also increasing in Currituck County The Dare County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), in a July 30 update, is reporting 103 new cases of COVID-19 in the five-day period… Full Story >>

Twiford Funeral Homes 20th Anniversary Patriot Day Celebration

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Twiford Funeral Homes To honor our First Responders, Firemen, Law Enforcement and our Military personnel who gave their lives for their fellow man and our country, Twiford Funeral Homes is hosting a… Full Story >>

It’s Rush Week on the Outer Banks

Michelle Wagner | Outer Banks Voice
101-year-old matriarch leads family reunion The Outer Banks has long been a destination for families who travel from near and far to come together and enjoy family time here. But this week,… Full Story >>

DCS parents and staff back parental choice on masks

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(Dare County Schools) With the Dare County Board of Education slated to meet on Aug. 5 to discuss plans for re-opening schools next month, the district has just released, on July 29,… Full Story >>

Cooper announces support of new CDC mask guidelines

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Governor says unvaccinated residents are driving COVID surge Declaring that the state’s COVID “trends have turned sharply in the wrong direction,” Governor Roy Cooper attributed the problem at a July 29 briefing… Full Story >>

Paul Morris McAbee, July 24

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“You know, people have more fun than anyone?” Paul Morris McAbee, lover of life and having the most fun of all the people, went to be with his Lord on Saturday, July… Full Story >>

Coast Guard medevacs man taken ill on boat

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(U.S. Coast Guard) The Coast Guard reported on July 29 that it medevaced a man from an 18-foot pleasure craft approximately 26 miles off of Carolina Beach on Wednesday, July 28. Watchstanders… Full Story >>

To counter ‘misinformation,’ Currituck explains cat euthanizations at shelter

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(Currituck County) Citing “a great deal of misinformation circulating on social media” and “personal attacks on county employees,” Currituck County on July 29 released this account to provide “correct information” about what… Full Story >>

National Night Out at Dowdy Park on Aug. 3

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Nags Head Police Department Come out and participate in the 38th Annual National Night Out at Dowdy Park on AUGUST 3 at 5pm! This is our opportunity each year to promote police-community… Full Story >>