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blood drive

Red Cross blood drives set for July 2020

The following blood drives will take place in July. They are all open to the public. Visit www.RedCrossBlood.org to schedule an appointment to donate blood. ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Reports.

oyster trail

Local oyster farms and restaurants claim their spots on the NC Oyster Trail

The North Carolina Oyster Trail will be accepting membership applications until July 15. So far, several seafood markets, restaurants, shellfish farms and organizations have signed ... Read more

5 days ago by Danielle Puleo.

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Text alert system for Corolla set up

Corolla residents and visitors can sign up to receive text message alerts for timely information such as beach conditions, special events and road closures. Text ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Reports.

Living shoreline open house set for July 8

Property owners experiencing shoreline erosion can sign up for a virtual living shoreline open house to learn how to use the technique that protects soundside ... Read more

7 days ago by Staff Reports.

kindness

Not so random acts: Science finds that being kind pays off

By Seth Borenstein, AP science writer Acts of kindness may not be that random after all. Science says being kind pays off. Research shows that ... Read more

7 days ago by Associated Press.

DECORATIONS

Getting ready for Independence Day

July Fourth decorations are installed in Rodanthe, Waves and Salvo by the villages’ civic association. Gene Stoel, left, association treasurer, and Wayne Codding, association president, ... Read more

7 days ago by Mary Helen Goodloe-Murphy.

purple martin flock

Lowered speed limit on Old Manns Harbor Bridge aims to protect purple martin flock

The annual effort to protect the Outer Banks purple martin flock began July 2 with the North Carolina Department of Transportation temporarily lowered dusk and ... Read more

7 days ago by Staff Reports.

parade

Virtual 4th of July parade for children set

This year, the Currituck County Kids Parade has gone virtual. Participants ages one through 18 can decorate their bike or wagon and snap a picture ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

Kaylee Thomas

Kaylee Thomas named Outer Banks Hospital Employee of the Month for June

Kaylee Thomas, point of service specialist at the Center for Healthy Living, is The Outer Banks Hospital’s June 2020 Employee of the Month. She began ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

authors

Local authors featured at Friday book signing

Downtown Books in Manteo will feature three local authors for two socially distanced book signings this Friday, July 3. From 10-11:30 a.m., Suzanne Tate will ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

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