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Frosties

Frosties: Serving up sweet treats on Roanoke Island

Frosties Downtown Manteo celebrated its grand opening in mid-May with soft serve ice cream, shakes and shaved ice ... Read more | Add your comment

wreck

Two vehicles involved in Currituck County wreck

First responders reported to the scene of wreck late Wednesday afternoon on Hwy. 158 in Currituck County, south ... Read more | Add your comment

structure fire

Extensive damage reported in early morning Kill Devil Hills structure fire

The Kill Devil Hills Fire Department responded to a report of a structure fire around the 900 block ... Read more | Add your comment

soccer

Cape Hatteras girls soccer seniors saluted

Seniors with the 2021 Cape Hatteras Secondary girls soccer team were saluted June 10. Playing this year are, ... Read more | Add your comment

moyock

crime

Pursuit into Moyock leads to arrest of Norfolk woman for multiple charges

The Currituck County Sheriff’s Office has reported that at around 6 p.m. on Wednesday, June 23, deputies attempted to stop a suspect vehicle traveling north ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

college

school

Hyde County Schools leads statewide school challenge in growth to send more students to college

Hyde County Schools is currently in first place in the growth category in a statewide School Challenge to encourage students to complete the Free Application ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

flounder SEASONS

on the water

Recreational and commercial flounder seasons adjusted for 2021

The North Carolina Division of Marine Fisheries has adjusted the recreational and commercial flounder seasons for 2021 to ensure a sustainable fishery, the agency stated ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, June 24, 2021 3:39 pm

DEPUTY

crime

North Carolina man arrested for shooting at sheriff’s deputy

A North Carolina man has been arrested after authorities say he shot at a deputy, a sheriff’s office said. The Alamance County Sheriff’s Office said ... Read more

by Associated Press, Thursday, June 24, 2021 12:17 pm

guilty

crime

North Carolina woman pleads guilty to wire fraud, making false statements

A North Carolina woman has pleaded guilty to charges that she stole money from her employer, the third time in a decade that she has ... Read more

by Associated Press, Thursday, June 24, 2021 7:57 am

vaccination

news

Falling short: Why the White House will miss its COVID-19 vaccination target

By Zeke Miller, Associated Press Standing in the State Dining Room on May 4, President Joe Biden laid out a lofty goal to vaccinate 70% ... Read more

by Associated Press, Thursday, June 24, 2021 6:45 am

marijuana

news

Medical marijuana legalization in North Carolina gets hearing in Senate

By Gary D. Robertson, Associated Press A bipartisan effort to legalize marijuana for medical use in North Carolina got a legislative committee hearing on Wednesday. ... Read more

by Associated Press, Wednesday, June 23, 2021 9:28 pm

vidant health

news

ECU, Vidant Health to clinically integrate, create ECU-branded academic health system

By ECU News Services East Carolina University will move toward full clinical integration with Vidant Health and the creation of a distinctive health system brand ... Read more

by Contributed, Wednesday, June 23, 2021 6:12 pm

DEPUTY

crime

North Carolina man accused of killing girlfriend, transporting body to Tennessee

A North Carolina man is accused of killing his girlfriend, taking her body to Tennessee and asking a friend to help him dispose of it, ... Read more

by Associated Press, Wednesday, June 23, 2021 3:41 pm

prize

news

North Carolina woman scores $100,000 lottery prize

On Sunday evening, Latonya Pitts of Enfield stopped to try her luck on a $20 ticket and walked away with a $100,000 prize, according to ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, June 23, 2021 3:14 pm

DRAFT

news

Draft compatibility determination for replacing Ryders Creek Bridge out for review

On June 18, 2021, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced the availability of a draft Compatibility Determination for a Right-of-Way Permit for the North ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, June 23, 2021 2:29 pm

MATTHEWS

community

Angie Matthews named Outer Banks Hospital Employee of the Month for June

Angie Matthews, nurse navigator for cancer services, has been named The Outer Banks Hospital’s June Employee of the Month. She joined the hospital team in ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, June 23, 2021 1:39 pm

religion

Weekly Devotion – John 11:11

By Mike Caton John 11:11, After he had said this, he went on to tell them, “Our friend Lazarus has fallen asleep; but I am ... Read more

by Guest Columnist, Wednesday, June 23, 2021 1:29 pm

DEPUTY

crime

North Carolina man arrested in fatal shooting

A man has been arrested and charged in a North Carolina city’s fourth fatal shooting within a week, police said Tuesday. Durham police said in ... Read more

by Associated Press, Wednesday, June 23, 2021 12:52 pm

guilty

crime

North Carolina man pleads guilty to theft of government property, Social Security fraud

A Bladenboro man pleaded guilty June 21 to theft of government property and Social Security fraud, according to a press release from the Department of ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, June 23, 2021 11:59 am

shopping

column

Memories and Musings: Grocery shopping 101

By Gene Gallelli Okay, I admit it: I enjoy grocery shopping. So, sue me! After finding a parking spot directly across from a cart return ... Read more

by Guest Columnist, Wednesday, June 23, 2021 10:05 am

SCENIC BYWAY

news

Several scenic byway signs have been stolen since original installation

Welcome signs installed along NC 12, the Outer Banks National Scenic Byway, have been stolen. The latest sign to be removed from its posts graced ... Read more

by Mary Helen Goodloe-Murphy, Wednesday, June 23, 2021 9:50 am

marriage

news

Bill raising minimum North Carolina marriage age to 16 continues to advance

By Gary D. Robertson, Associated Press Legislation that would raise the minimum age to get married in North Carolina from 14 to 16 cleared a ... Read more

by Associated Press, Wednesday, June 23, 2021 9:30 am

jackpot

news

Set of family birthdays win Perquimans County woman $100,000 Cash 5 jackpot

Jennifer Boyce of Hertford used a set of family birthdays to win herself a $100,000 Cash 5 jackpot. Boyce purchased her winning ticket for Friday’s drawing ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, June 23, 2021 9:24 am

Island Guesthouse & Motel

Business

Ribbon cutting held for Island Guesthouse & Motel

The Outer Banks Chamber of Commerce recently held a ribbon cutting for Island Guesthouse & Motel. Ronnie Sloan, immediate past-chairman of the Chamber Board and ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, June 23, 2021 8:40 am

DEPUTY

crime

North Carolina man charged in roadside shooting incident

A North Carolina man has been charged in connection with a road rage incident in which a woman was shot in the face, a sheriff’s ... Read more

by Associated Press, Wednesday, June 23, 2021 8:23 am

Whitley

news

Jamie Whitley honored by North Carolina Association of Municipal Clerks

Jamie Whitley, town clerk of the Town of Manteo, has been awarded the prestigious designation of North Carolina Certified Municipal Clerk (NCCMC) from the North ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, June 23, 2021 7:42 am

bathtub

news

Sheriff’s office investigating infant drowning in bathtub at North Carolina home

A 9-month-old infant drowned in a bathtub at home on Sunday, according to a North Carolina sheriff’s office. The Lenoir County Sheriff’s Office said in ... Read more

by Associated Press, Wednesday, June 23, 2021 7:37 am

school

Letter: Hannah-Jones won’t join UNC faculty without tenure

Investigative journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones has told the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in a letter that she will not join the faculty at ... Read more

by Associated Press, Wednesday, June 23, 2021 7:30 am

long & foster

Business

Long & Foster Real Estate office celebrated with grand opening and ribbon cutting event

Long & Foster celebrated the official grand opening of its Kitty Hawk office with a ribbon cutting officiated by the Currituck Chamber and the Outer Banks Chamber ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, June 22, 2021 9:02 am

cape hatteras

on the water

Cape Hatteras National Seashore update on Oregon Inlet Marina, lighthouse climbing, wildlife nesting

On Friday, June 11, National Park Service South Atlantic-Gulf acting regional director Pedro Ramos signed a Finding of No Significant Impact for the Oregon Inlet ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, June 22, 2021 8:56 am

summer reading program

community

Dare County Library announces 2021 “Tails and Tales!” summer reading program

The Dare County Library has announced its upcoming 2021 Summer Reading Program, a free, fun and educational experience that will officially begin on Tuesday, June ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, June 22, 2021 8:20 am