Mark Edward Owens

March 7, 1970 – April 13, 2021 KITTY HAWK — Mark Owens of Kitty Hawk, NC was 51 years young when he lost his battle to cancer on April 13, 2021 in Barco, NC. Born in Virginia Beach, VA on March 7, 1970, he was the son of the late David and Evelyn Owens. He […]

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State transportation, National Park Service officials mark a milestone in launch of self-driving shuttle

The N.C. Department of Transportation (NCDOT) and the National Park Service (NPS) today announced the launch of the first self-driving vehicle to be tested at a recreational public lands site in the nation. Fittingly, the Connected Autonomous Shuttle Supporting Innovation, or CASSI, was launched at the Wright Brothers National Memorial in Kill Devil Hills – […]

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Bridgette Elisha Charity

November 27, 1967 – March 27, 2021 Miss Bridgette Elisha Charity, better known as Reese Cup, departed this life on March 27, 2021. She was the daughter of the late Howard Roscoe and Brenda Charity Newsome and stepfather John Thomas Newsome. Bridgette was born November 27, 1967, in Columbia, NC. She was a native of […]

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Joshua Lee Keaton

KILL DEVIL HILLS — Joshua Lee Keaton, 38, of 408 W. Holly Street, Kill Devil Hills, NC, died Sunday, April 18, 2021. Private services will be held at a later date. Twiford Funeral Homes, Outer Banks is assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences and memories may be shared at

Meet the Outer Banks SPCA Pet of the Week Mackie

Meet the Outer Banks SPCA pet of the week, Mackie, courtesy of their latest video produced by Dare County’s CURRENT TV. For more information on Mackie, and the many other Outer Banks pets currently up for adoption, visit the Outer Banks SPCA website at, or their Facebook page at

Hatteras Library reopens to the public for in-person visits

After halting in-person visits in early 2020 due to the Coronavirus pandemic, Dare County’s three libraries, (which includes the Hatteras Library in Hatteras village), reopened their buildings to the public on Monday, April 19. The buildings are now open for browsing, borrowing, and other services, with in-library services available on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from […]

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Donna Louise Mann Garrison

KITTY HAWK — Donna Louise Mann Garrison of Kitty Hawk, NC passed away Saturday, April 17, 2021, after a long illness. A native of Roanoke Island, she was the daughter of the late Marion Mongeau Mann and Ephraim Lee Mann. She was also preceded in death by her sister, Linda Sawyer. Donna is survived by […]

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