23rd Annual Ocrafolk Music and Storytelling Festival returns on June 2-4

The 23rd annual Ocrafolk Music and Storytelling Festival will be held on Ocracoke Island, NC on the grounds of the Berkley Manor and surrounding properties, June 2-4, 2023.  The celebration features musicians, storytellers, artisans, and characters of Ocracoke Island and beyond. 2023 Performers include Cold Chocolate, Burnett Sisters Band, Larry and Joe, Fiddin Earl White, […]

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Meet the Outer Banks SPCA Pet of the Week Rupert

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

William Phillip Vancura

May 1, 1933 – May 24, 2023 BUXTON — William Phillip Vancura, age 90, passed away on May 24, 2023, in Buxton, NC. He was born on May 1, 1933, in Baltimore, MD, to his parents Mary Kohler and William S. Vancura. Having served his country honorably, William was a veteran of the United States […]

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Linda R. Smith

August 18, 1945 – May 25, 2023 NAGS HEAD — Linda R. Smith, 77, of Nags Head, NC, passed away on May 25, 2023, at Bon Secours Maryview Medical Center, Portsmouth, VA. Linda was born August 18, 1945, in Henderson, NC to Paul Reginald & Virginia Madeline Kerley. The family moved to Virginia, and she […]

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CHEC announces no rate increases in 2023 at Annual Members Meeting

The Cape Hatteras Electric Cooperative (CHEC) shared recent accomplishments and upcoming projects at their 78th annual members meeting in Buxton on Monday, May 22. Among the good news announced by Susan Flythe, CHEC Executive Vice President and General Manager, was the fact that, despite higher fuel prices, rates would not increase in 2023. “According to […]

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Conservation groups urge action on health risks from exposed septic tanks

Two conservation groups recently sent letters to the National Park Service at Cape Hatteras National Seashore and the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services regarding their immediate concerns about the endangered houses and abandoned septic tanks in the Rodanthe area. In a May 25 press release, the Southern Environmental Law Center on behalf of the North […]

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