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Hyde County Schools’ 21st Century Community Learning Center highlighted as an exemplary program

By Julio Morales, HCS Public Information Officer The 21st Century Community Learning Center (21st CCLC) is a key ... Read more | Add your comment

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Kitty Hawk Town Council honors Willie Midgett honored for 15 years of service

Delayed one day due to the Labor Day holiday on Monday, Kitty Hawk Town Council opened its regular ... Read more | Add your comment

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The great horned owl: Looking out over Alligator River NWR

The great horned owl is one of several owl species found on Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge. Even ... Read more | Add your comment

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North Carolina Beach Buggy Association members gather for annual meeting

On a beautiful, sunshine-filled Saturday afternoon, members of the North Carolina Beach Buggy Association gathered outside at the ... Read more | Add your comment

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Dare County Planning Board reviews several items; hearing set for commissioners meeting

On Monday, Sept. 20, Dare County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing about adding a permitted use to the C-3 commercial zoning district. ... Read more | Add your comment

by Mary Helen Goodloe-Murphy.

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Dare commissioners take financial action on beach nourishment, courthouse projects

Dare commissioners moved ahead on financing beach nourishment and courthouse improvement projects for 2022. The commissioners adopted an initial financing resolution and held a required ... Read more | Add your comment

by Mary Helen Goodloe-Murphy.

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news

North Carolina nurse wins $216,614 Cash 5 jackpot first time playing

Shameka Waller of Charlotte has spent the past year and a half caring for patients during the coronavirus pandemic and now – with a lottery ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, September 20, 2021 10:17 am

COLA

column

Social Security Matters: Ask Rusty – About including “COLA” in benefit projections

By AMAC Certified Social Security Advisor Russell Gloor, Association of Mature American Citizens Dear Rusty: In your reply to “Confused Senior” about when to claim Social ... Read more

by Guest Columnist, Monday, September 20, 2021 8:13 am

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Dare EMS facilities slated for improvements or new construction

On the Sept. 7, 2021, Dare County Board of Commissioners set in motion an estimated $18.8 million project for renovations or new construction of the ... Read more

by Mary Helen Goodloe-Murphy, Monday, September 20, 2021 8:08 am

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news

North Carolina’s average gas prices up after slight drop in prior week

North Carolina gas prices have risen 3.0 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.96 per gallon Monday, September 20, according to GasBuddy’s daily ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, September 20, 2021 7:54 am

medicaid

crime

Georgia man accused of conspiring to defraud North Carolina Medicaid

A Georgia man has been accused of conspiring to defraud North Carolina’s Medicaid program of more than $4 million through kickbacks, according to the U.S. ... Read more

by Associated Press, Monday, September 20, 2021 7:43 am

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on the water

Golden tilefish recreational harvest closes Monday

NOAA Fisheries bulletin 21-062 closes the recreational harvest of golden tilefish in federal waters of the South Atlantic at 12:01 a.m. (local time), Sept. 20, 2021. ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Sunday, September 19, 2021 11:34 am

Jazz

community

Duck Jazz Festival postponed until next year

The Town of Duck, which organizes the Duck Jazz Festival presented by PNC, has announced the postponement of the event until October 8 and 9, ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Sunday, September 19, 2021 9:52 am

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crime

North Carolina man arrested for sex charges, probation violation

A North Carolina man has been arrested on sex charges and failing to notify officials of a change in his online identity as a sex ... Read more

by Associated Press, Sunday, September 19, 2021 9:48 am

economy

column

You Decide: What made today’s North Carolina economy?

By Dr. Mike Walden During one of my recent early morning workouts at the local YMCA in Raleigh, I met an impressive young person. He ... Read more

by Guest Columnist, Sunday, September 19, 2021 8:19 am

Labor Day

community

Labor Day traditions continue for 75 years in Kill Devil Hills

For 75 years, Labor Day has been celebrated at Edenton Colony in Kill Devil Hills. The celebration continues today with a wonderfully joyous parade, a ... Read more

by Mary Helen Goodloe-Murphy, Sunday, September 19, 2021 7:36 am

sports

John and Brittany Force complete father-daughter NHRA qualifying sweep

John Force topped Funny Car qualifying for the 163rd time in his career Saturday in the DeWalt NHRA Carolina Nationals at zMAX Dragway. The 72-year-old ... Read more

by Associated Press, Sunday, September 19, 2021 7:00 am

Appalachian State

sports

Appalachian State pull away from Elon 44-10

Chase Brice ran for one touchdown and passed for another to lead Appalachian State to a 44-10 win over in-state FCS foe Elon on Saturday. ... Read more

by Associated Press, Sunday, September 19, 2021 6:52 am

Appalachian State

sports

Norfolk State pummels Division II Elizabeth City State

Juwan Carter fired five touchdown passes as Norfolk State pummeled Division II Elizabeth City State 63-26 on Saturday. Carter engineered three first-quarter touchdown drives to ... Read more

by Associated Press, Sunday, September 19, 2021 6:47 am

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on the water

Abandoned and derelict vessel removal project begins

The North Carolina Coastal Federation will be removing abandoned and derelict vessels in the Albemarle-Pamlico Sound with a grant award from the National Ocean and ... Read more

by Contributed, Saturday, September 18, 2021 7:15 pm

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crime

North Carolina man sentenced to more than nine years in prison, three years supervised release for gun charge

A Wilmington man was sentenced August 26 to 115 months in prison and three years of supervised release for possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Saturday, September 18, 2021 6:42 pm

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FBI called in after human remains discovered in North Carolina

Human remains have been found behind a building in Research Triangle Park, according to a North Carolina sheriff’s office. In a news release, the Durham ... Read more

by Associated Press, Saturday, September 18, 2021 6:15 pm

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crime

North Carolina mother and son charged with insurance fraud

Officials with a North Carolina agency have accused a mother and son of falsely telling an insurance company that her car and truck had been ... Read more

by Associated Press, Saturday, September 18, 2021 6:08 pm

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religion

Reflections by the Sea: Reflecting

By Betsy Ore Glass I am the vine; you are the branches. If a man remains in me and I in him, he will bear ... Read more

by Guest Columnist, Saturday, September 18, 2021 6:02 pm

nags head

on the water

Beautiful day for fishing yields king mackerel catch in Nags Head

Marvin Lewis from Kill Devil Hills caught this approximately 25 lb. king mackerel on a pin rig at Nags Head Fishing Pier. READ ABOUT MORE ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Saturday, September 18, 2021 5:56 pm

Frisco Beach Access

on the water

Frisco Beach Access improvements underway

A facility improvement project at Cape Hatteras National Seashore’s Frisco Beach Access began Wednesday, Sept. 15. The popular beach access is located just south of ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Saturday, September 18, 2021 3:12 pm

religion

Weekly Devotion – John 12:17

By Mike Caton John 12:17, Now the crowd that was with him when he called Lazarus from the tomb and raised him from the dead ... Read more

by Guest Columnist, Saturday, September 18, 2021 2:53 pm

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on the water

What a catch! King mackerel reeled in at Nags Head Fishing Pier

Ron Erb of Petersburg, Va. shown with a 30 lb. king mackerel caught on a pin rig at Nags Head Fishing Pier. READ ABOUT MORE ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Saturday, September 18, 2021 2:49 pm

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crime

North Carolina man sentenced to more than nine years in prison for firearm charge

A Jones County man was sentenced September 14 to 115 months in prison for unlawful possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, which he used to ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Saturday, September 18, 2021 12:37 pm

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crime

North Carolina man charged in 2012 beating death of UNC-Chapel Hill student

A man has been charged with murder in the 2012 beating death of a North Carolina college student, police said Thursday. Chapel Hill police announced ... Read more

by Associated Press, Saturday, September 18, 2021 12:27 pm

DRIVER

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Letter to the Editor: Kill Devil Hills resident speaks out about close call with distracted driver

September 11, 2021 Dear speeding and distracted driver, What makes your existence more important than those around you? You almost killed our 14 year old ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Saturday, September 18, 2021 12:17 pm