Outer Banks Community Foundation Awards $1.4M in 2019 and Opens 9 New Charitable Funds

Ending another record-breaking year, the Outer Banks Community Foundation announced over $1.4 million in grants and scholarships in 2019, and the creation of nine new charitable endowments for future community support. Dozens of local nonprofits received grant aid throughout the year, benefiting every type of charitable cause, from Ocracoke to Hatteras to Roanoke Island to […]

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Elizabeth Blades Soriano

February 1, 1960 – January 27, 2020 KILL DEVIL HILLS — Elizabeth Blades Soriano, age 59, of Kill Devil Hills, NC, formerly of Elizabeth City, NC, died Monday, January 27, 2020. Born in Edenton, NC on February 1, 1960, she was the daughter of the late Louise Hines Blades and Ralph Warren Blades. Elizabeth graduated […]

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First cut in two decades to bluefish limits will begin on February 1

The N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries has issued a proclamation that cuts the number of bluefish recreational anglers can keep per day in response to projections that total catches will exceed an annual harvest limit set by federal regulators. The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council in mid-December recommended and the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission approved […]

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Kristen L. Malinofski

KILL DEVIL HILLS — Kristen L. Malinofski, 53, succumbed to chronic liver disease January 27, 2020 in Greenville, NC.  Kristen was born in Jacksonville, NC.  She was the daughter of the late Theodore Ward and the wife of the late Warren Malinofski who passed away recently. Kristen was raised in Pittsburgh, PA but considered the […]

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Catherine Schwallenberg Corleto

MANTEO — Catherine Schwallenberg Corleto, 87, died suddenly Monday, January 27, 2020 in Sentara Norfolk General Hospital surrounded by family. Catherine grew up in Roanoke, Virginia. She moved to Norfolk, VA at the age of 16 to attend DePaul Hospital School of Nursing where she then graduated with her RN degree. She met and married […]

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Phillip Eugene Brown, Sr.

KILL DEVIL HILLS — Phillip Eugene Brown, Sr. passed away Sunday, January 26, 2020 in the peace and comfort of his Colington, NC home. Phil was 78.  He was born in West Virginia and in his youth, worked in the mining industry. Survivors include his wife Carolyn Brown of the residence; one son, Phillip E. […]

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