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Beach Food Pantry puts out a call for bags

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Beach Food Pantry, 4007 N Croatan Hwy, Kitty Hawk4007 N Croatan Hwy, Kitty Hawk If you have any paper bags you don’t need, please bring them to us! We are… Full Story >>

Community Foundation event honors Dorian relief

Mark Jurkowitz | Outer Banks Voice
For the large and animated crowd gathered at Jennette’s Pier on Feb. 20 for the Outer Banks Community Foundation’s annual meeting, there were awards, announcements, standing ovations and a tasty… Full Story >>

March 14: Free Climbs to start Currituck Beach Lighthouse’s 2020 Season

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Hosted by Currituck Beach Lighthouse Come join us on March 14 from 9am-5pm. And we’ll have a gentled mustang on site from the Corolla Wild Horse Fund from 10am-1pm (horse mood… Full Story >>

Franklin Frey Fowler of Grandy, February 19

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Franklin Frey Fowler, age 96, or “Ike” as he is best known, of Grandy, NC went to be with his Lord and Savior on Wednesday, February 19, 2020.  Ike went… Full Story >>

Elizabeth R. & Company’s Annual Rendezvous Fundraiser

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Saturday, February 29, 2020 at 5:30 PM – 10 PM Duck Woods Country Club (50 S Dogwood Trl, Southern Shores Cash Bar is from 5:30-7pm & Dinner & Live Entertainment… Full Story >>

Reval sets new Dare tax base at $15.9 billion

Michelle Wagner | Outer Banks Voice
  2020 figure is 26 percent increase over 2019 With the revaluation of more than 43,000 Dare County properties now complete, notices of the new assessed values will be mailed… Full Story >>

May 13: Breakfast with Governor Cooper

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May 13, 2020 from 8 to 10 a.m.  |  Ramada Plaza Outer Banks, 1701 S. Virginia Dare Trail, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948 NC Governor Roy Cooper will share his… Full Story >>

NC12 is open and passable this morning, but use caution

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NCDOT 2/21/20 7:38 a.m.: NC12 is open and passable this morning, but there are a few areas of windblown sand on the roadway south of the Basnight Bridge. Please drive… Full Story >>

Dare County Land Transfers

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 February 13 to February 19, 2020 Colington Jones-Hoats Lynn from Kurtz David Ttee; 019695000—Lot 74 Sec L Colington Hrbr; $448,000; Improved Residential. Davis Christopher from Bishop Lloyd W; 01997000—Lot 84… Full Story >>

Dare County Schools canceled on Friday, February 21

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A message from DARE COUNTY SCHOOLS Good Afternoon Dare County Families, Due to the possibility of inclement weather, school will be canceled on Friday, February 21, for all staff and… Full Story >>

Mustang Outreach Program gets a big welcome from the Outer Banks Chamber

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Outer Banks Chamber of Commerce |  Mustang Outreach Program Ribbon Cutting. Richard Hess, Chamber Board Member and Realtor, Sun Realty welcomed Mike Dianna and the Mustang Outreach Program to the… Full Story >>

WHAT TO WATCH ON TVStream On: Radio Days

Peter Hummers
Anyone who has ever worked in an office knows what a goldmine for comedy the workplace can be. From generic offices, such as in Office Space and The Office, to… Full Story >>

James Franklin Spence of Grandy, February 18

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James Franklin Spence, age  86, of 130 Mallard Street, Grandy, NC died Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at Sentara Albemarle Medical Center.  Born in Harnett County, NC on December 18, 1933… Full Story >>

Womanless Beauty Pageant for the Wanchese Community Foundation

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Friday March 13th, 7-10pm  |  Basnight’s Lone Cedar Cafe  |  $25 Join us for a night of pageant fun as local business owners and well-known community members step into gowns… Full Story >>

Early Dismissal for Mattamuskeet School Campus

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Notice from Julio Morales | Mattamuskeet Schools  | Hyde County School District Public Information Officer “We have received reports that the weather in our area is deteriorating more rapidly than originally… Full Story >>

Feb. 25: Pancake Dinner at Colington United Methodist Church

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Colington United Methodist Church is hosting a Pancake dinner on Shrove Tuesday, February 25th at the church from 5:00 – 6:30. Pancakes anyway you like them. Plenty of sausage and… Full Story >>

Where will it snow?

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(National Weather Service/Newport/Morehead City) Winter Storm Warnings have been issued for portions of E NC where 4-6 inches of snow are expected. This projected snowfall map shows that as much… Full Story >>

Dare Board hears pitch for northern library branch

Michelle Wagner | Outer Banks Voice
A library branch that would serve residents on the northern end of Dare County may be on the horizon if the Dare Board of Commissioners approves a proposal for such… Full Story >>

Annette Banks Old of Moyock, February 16

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Annette Banks Old of 104 Tulls Bay Drive, Moyock, NC died February 16, 2020 at her home.  Service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on February 21, 2020, at Moyock… Full Story >>

Michael Patrick Nolan of Manteo, February 18

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Michael Patrick Nolan, 63, of Manteo, NC died Tuesday, February 18, 2020, at his home. Twiford Funeral Homes, Outer Banks is assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences and memories may… Full Story >>

Feb. 24: Hatteras Village Clean Up

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U.S. Coast Guard Station Hatteras Inlet Members of the Station will be conducting a cleaning of Hatteras Village on Monday, Feb. 24. We extend a welcome to the community to… Full Story >>

To snow or not to snow…that is the question

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National Weather Service in Newport/Morehead City This morning, the National Weather Service in Newport/Morehead City provided these two maps forecasting expected snowfall totals and high-end snowfall totals in the period… Full Story >>

Garland Akers is COA’s 2020 Academic Excellence Award recipient

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College of The Albemarle (COA) is honored to announce Garland Akers as the 2020 Academic Excellence Award recipient. Akers is enrolled in COA’s Criminal Justice Technology program with a 4.0… Full Story >>

Wright vs. House in GOP primary for Dare Board seat

Michelle Wagner | Outer Banks Voice
Incumbent Steve House will face Kitty Hawk resident Paul Wright in the upcoming GOP primary race for the Dare County Board of Commissioners District 3 seat — the only primary… Full Story >>

New owner for Animal Hospital of Nags Head

Mark Jurkowitz | Outer Banks Voice
After 32 years, there’s been a changing of the guard at the Animal Hospital of Nags Head which was sold on Jan. 18 by Dr. Barrett Welch to Dr. Blythe… Full Story >>