With Three Dredging Projects at Hatteras Inlet, Commission Examines Issues at Oregon Inlet, Other Sites

With a dredging project at the South Ferry Channel expected to start soon, another of the Rollinson Channel recently completed, and a third planned in the coming months in the Sloop Channel, members of the Dare County Waterways Commission for a change heard more concerns on Monday about waterways other than Hatteras Inlet. Challenges have […] Local News |  Full Article

Community Foundation Accepting Scholarship Applications; $170,000 Available in 2019

The Outer Banks Community Foundation is now accepting scholarship applications on its website: www.obcf.org. The application deadline is 11:59 pm, Sunday, March 31. The Community Foundation manages 50 different scholarship programs and expects to award about $170,000 to local students this year. Graduating high school seniors from Dare County, Currituck County, and Ocracoke are eligible to […] Community News |  Full Article

National Park Visitation Down Across the Country in 2018, but CHNS Had Record Setting Year

Visitation to National Park System sites across the country was down in 2018 versus 2017, however the Cape Hatteras National Seashore was one of the notable exceptions of the park system’s 418 units, with the highest recorded visitation since 2003. Cape Hatteras National Seashore (CHNS) recorded 157,353 more visitors in 2018 over 2017, with a […] Seashore News |  Full Article

Chamber Honors Outer Banks Women at International Women’s Day Luncheon

The Outer Banks Chamber of Commerce and their Title Sponsor, Towne Insurance, celebrated Women of the Outer Banks at a Luncheon event and Dessert Auction on Friday, March 8, at Basnight’s Lone Cedar Café. Coinciding with International Women’s Day, the honorees included Beth Midgett of Hatteras Island, and Vacation Rental Management Professional with Midgett Realty. […] Community News |  Full Article

Currituck County High School Takes Home Second Consecutive Sandlot Championship

Despite the chilly and at-times unpredictable temperatures, players and spectators were treated to a thrillingly good time at the 4th Annual Cape Hatteras Sandlot Tournament, which was held this past weekend. Currituck County took home their second consecutive Sandlot Championship thanks to great pitching and defense in a 1-0 championship game versus the Bear Grass […] Community News |  Full Article

Darrell Keith Gibbs

WANCHESE — Capt. Darrell Keith Gibbs, a lifelong commercial fisherman, passed away at his home in Wanchese, NC on Saturday March 9, 2019. He was 60. In addition to his parents, Roy Gilbert and Matilda Ann Gibbs, he was preceded in death by his wife, Debi Dile Gibbs in 2014. Capt. Gibbs is survived by […] Obituaries |  Full Article

Mitchell Dale Miles

NAGS HEAD — Mitchell Dale Miles, 59, of Nags Head, NC died Wednesday, February 27, 2019, at Sentara Albemarle Medical Center. Born in Norfolk, VA on May 12, 1959, he was the son of the late Wanda Lee Lance and Terry Edward Miles (Virginia Miles).