Please join the HICF for their Annual Hatteras Island Cancer Foundation BBQ Benefit on June 13 from 5:30 p.m. until they run out of BBQ. The event will be held between the Hatteras Post Office and the Hatteras Library. The BBQ will be provided by Crazy Johnny’s BBQ. BBQ pork sandwiches, baked beans, coleslaw, macaroni [...] Community News Brief | Full Article
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What's NewRegistration is currently open for the Cape Hatteras Anglers Club’s (CHAC) Third Annual Speckled Trout Tournament, which will be held from June 14-16, 2023. The entry fee is $45, and the tournament features cash prizes in three categories: men, women, and youth. Interested anglers can register in advance by calling the CHAC clubhouse at 252-995-4253 [...] Fishing | Full ArticleDue to rapidly rising levels of fine particle pollution attributed to smoke from active wildfires in Canada, all of North Carolina will be under a Code Red or Code Orange Air Quality Action Day on June 7. The Code Red alert covers much of central North Carolina, including Charlotte, the Triangle and the Triad regions. [...] Local News | Full ArticleThe N.C. Department of Transportation has officially refreshed its guide that shows how and when transportation projects are expected to be funded over the next decade. The N.C. Board of Transportation adopted the State Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) for fiscal years 2024-2033 during its board meeting in Charlotte on Tuesday. It is anticipated local planning organizations will [...] Local News | Full ArticleThe Outer Banks Community Foundation is pleased to announce it has awarded $198.800 in 81 scholarships to 70 students this spring, the most awards ever in the Community Foundation’s expanding scholarship program’s history. Forty-four percent of this year’s 41 senior scholarship recipients are the first in their families to attend college. Also, six scholarship awards [...] Community News Brief | Full ArticleSponsorship opportunities are now available for the 2023 Outer Banks Seafood Festival. The event will be held on Saturday, October 21, 2023, from 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM at the Soundside Event Site in Nags Head. “Every activity at the festival focuses on the history of this community and the commercial fishing heritage,” said 2023 [...] Community News Brief | Full ArticleCongratulations to our two senior essay contest winners for their impactful entries on “Why I Vote.” Both participants were recognized at the League of Women Voters annual meeting at Duck Woods Country Club on Thursday, June 1st. First place and the $300 prize went to Chloe Wienert of First Flight High School. Second place and [...] Community News Brief | Full Article
Scholarship Recipients Named at 34th Artrageous Kids Art Festival
June 6, 2023 | Community News BriefHundreds of families gathered at Dowdy Park in Nags Head on Sat., May 13, for a fun-filled day of visual and performing arts at the 34th Annual Artrageous Kids Art Festival presented by PNC Bank. In between the live music and dance performances, Dare Arts Executive Director Jessica Sands took the stage and announced the [...] Community News Brief | Full Article
Registration now open for the annual Wings Over Water Wildlife Fes ...
June 6, 2023 | Island FeaturesRegistration is now open for the 2023 Wings Over Water Wildlife Festival, which will be held from October 17-22, with a special Encore weekend on December 8-1o. The main session in October will feature more than 60 birding, paddling, art, natural history, and photography programs. Visitors can register for a variety of programs held in [...] Island Features | Full Article
Coast Guard establishes Marine Safety Detachment in Nags Head, rep ...
June 6, 2023 | Local News | By: Joy CristThe U.S. Coast Guard held a ceremony in Nags Head on Monday, June 5, to establish the new Marine Safety Detachment (MSD) Nags Head, which replaces Sector Field Office Cape Hatteras. Per a press release issued by the Coast Guard, this change allows the unit to efficiently use resources to focus on its continuing marine [...] Local News | Full ArticleThe Outer Banks-made, inspirational family drama Call Sign Romeo has entered into a video-on-demand distribution agreement with Freestyle Digital Media, the digital film distribution division of Los Angeles-based Allen Media Group, owned and founded by Byron Allen. The feature film will be available to rent/own on all digital HD internet, cable, and satellite platforms starting [...] Island Features | Full ArticleMeet the Outer Banks SPCA pet of the week, Poster, courtesy of their latest video produced by Dare County’s CURRENT TV. For more information on Poster, 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/