Open House planned for returning Ocracoke students on Tuesday; School starts October 2

Per a recent update from Hyde County Public Schools, Ocracoke students will be officially returning to school on Wednesday after a nearly month-long hiatus due to Hurricane Dorian. The week’s schedule will start with an Open House on Tuesday, so that teachers, parents, and students can reconnect, and staff can answer any questions that arise. […]

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Blessing of the Fleet Offers a Word of Hope for the Community…WITH SLIDE SHOW

Despite the cancellation of this year’s annual Day at the Docks after Hurricane Dorian’s adverse impact, Hatteras village refused to neglect one of its most treasured traditions. Boats of various sizes, purpose, and adornment lined up at Hatteras Harbor on Saturday evening to participate in the Blessing of the Fleet. For fifteen years, the Blessing […]

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Hatteras Island Chowder Cook-off raises more than $2,200 for HI Cancer Foundation

Despite being a stand-alone event this year due to the cancellation of the annual Day at the Docks (DATD) celebration, the Hatteras Island Chowder Cook-off attracted more than 150 tasters – and raised more than $2,200 – during the Saturday afternoon festivities. The Chowder Cook-off is a favorite event during the annual DATD festival, but […]

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Arnette Stinson Smith

July 1, 1937 – September 28, 2019 KILL DEVIL HILLS — Arnette Stinson Smith was born in Richmond, VA on July 1, 1937. She went to be with the Lord on Saturday, September 28, 2019, at Peak Resources in the Outer Banks. While in grade school, she enjoyed being in the girl scouts. Arnette attended […]

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Marion L. Hutchison

July 3, 1934 – September 23, 2019 MANTEO — Marion L. Hutchison, 85, died on September 23, 2019, in her Manteo home. She is survived by her eldest daughter, Gail F Hutchison and David Vest of Manteo; middle daughter, Marguerite Hutchison-Rhodes and Josh Rhodes of Leland, NC; grandchildren, Emily Thomason, Kenny Thomason, Billy Thomason and his […]

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Outer Banks Community Foundation Disaster Relief Fund Receives $50,000 from BB&T Charitable Fund

The Outer Banks Community Foundation’s Disaster Relief Fund has received a $50,000 grant from the BB&T Charitable Fund to help support hundreds of affected families across Dare County and Ocracoke following Hurricane Dorian. “BB&T’s mission for our bank has always been to make our world a better place to live, and we are so honored […]

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