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News September 22nd, 2022

Part of Neptune Drive in Kill Devil Hills closed Friday for sewer repairs

The Town of Kill Devil Hills will have a temporary road closure beginning at 8:30 a.m. on Friday, September 23, 2022 for Neptune Drive at the west side of its intersection with S.Memorial Blvd. for wastewater utility repairs by Basnight Construction. Through traffic on Neptune Drive at the intersection will be prohibited during this closure….Read More from Part of Neptune Drive in Kill Devil Hills closed Friday for sewer repairs

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BIZ September 19th, 2022

Anthony Duncan Velke named to Currituck Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors

The Currituck Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors have named Anthony Duncan Velke, owner of DV Cleaning & Home Services, to a North Council seat of the Board of Directors. Anthony was born in Jamestown, New York. He moved to Currituck with his family in 1987 and attended Currituck County Schools. After graduation he moved to Elizabeth City and then returned to New York to study Theater Vocal in 1998. Anthony…Read More from Anthony Duncan Velke named to Currituck Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors

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GOV Weather September 7th, 2022

Dare Emergency Management Planner James Wooten graduates from FEMA Advanced Academy

The Dare County Emergency Management Department has announced that Dare County Emergency Management Planner James Wooten has graduated from FEMA’s National Emergency Management Advanced Academy, which is located at the Emergency Management Institute in Emmitsburg, Maryland. The full curriculum for the prestigious program provides strategic training and education on the essential skills and tools that…Read More from Dare Emergency Management Planner James Wooten graduates from FEMA Advanced Academy

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BIZ August 23rd, 2022

N.C. Marine Fisheries Commission swears in new commissioners, tables striped bass decision until November

Three new members of the N.C. Marine Fisheries Commission members took the oath of office and participated in their first meeting this week. Governor Roy Cooper recently announced three new appointments to the commission: Donald Huggins, Doug Rader, and Ana Shellem. Huggins fills an at-large seat, Rader fills the scientist seat, and Shellem fills a…Read More from N.C. Marine Fisheries Commission swears in new commissioners, tables striped bass decision until November

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BIZ GOV Visitor Economy Weather August 22nd, 2022

VIDEO: Dare County announces arrival of Dredge Miss Katie

Dare County, in partnership with EJE Dredging Service, has announced that Miss Katie—the shallow-draft hopper dredge that has been under construction in Morgan City, Louisiana, since March 2021—has officially arrived on the Outer Banks. Miss Katie departed from Conrad Shipyard in Louisiana on the morning of Saturday, August 13, 2022, and on the afternoon of…Read More from VIDEO: Dare County announces arrival of Dredge Miss Katie

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Out & About August 20th, 2022

Dare County Library’s fall 2022 adult Library Enrichment Series begins September 9

The Dare County Library has announced the return of its popular Library Enrichment Series for Adults, which will be offered as hybrid events beginning in September 2022. Programs will primarily be held in the Kill Devil Hills Library meeting room with an option to join virtually via Zoom for those who are unable to attend…Read More from Dare County Library’s fall 2022 adult Library Enrichment Series begins September 9

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OBX Life August 8th, 2022

Ocracoke Observer: Ocracoke inspires books of all kinds

By Connie Leinbach, Ocracoke Observer A place with a spectacular landscape and colorful history is bound to attract writers of all stripes and Ocracoke certainly does that. During the height of the pandemic, I decided to tackle several recently published books about the island that have come to our attention. These were sent to us…Read More from Ocracoke Observer: Ocracoke inspires books of all kinds

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BIZ GOV August 8th, 2022

N.C. Marine Fisheries releases 2021 management plan review

The North Carolina Division of Marine Fisheries has released its 2021 Fishery Management Plan Review. The Fishery Management Plan Review released Wednesday summarizes available information, such as long-term trends in catch, biological data and management through 2021 for North Carolina’s state-managed species. It also provides links to information on federally-managed and interstate-managed species important to North…Read More from N.C. Marine Fisheries releases 2021 management plan review

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OBX Life Out & About August 8th, 2022

Outer Banks feature film Call Sign Romeo wins awards at IndieFEST

Filmed on location on the Outer Banks of North Carolina, the feature film Call Sign Romeo has won several awards at the international awards competition, the IndieFEST Film Awards. “We’re extremely excited and honored to have our film recognized,” says producer/director Raymond Wallace. “We received an Award of Merit for ‘Viewer Impact: Entertainment Value’, along…Read More from Outer Banks feature film Call Sign Romeo wins awards at IndieFEST

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Community OBX Life August 1st, 2022

Chief engineer for Mars helicopter to speak at Wright Brothers National Memorial on National Aviation Day 2022

Wright Brothers National Memorial is proud to welcome Dr. J. “Bob” Balaram, of NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, to help celebrate National Aviation Day on August 19 and 20. Dr. Balaram is the originator of the concept that became NASA’s Ingenuity Mars Helicopter, and served as its chief engineer during its development, test and operations. The…Read More from Chief engineer for Mars helicopter to speak at Wright Brothers National Memorial on National Aviation Day 2022