Laura Minton Davies

KILL DEVIL HILLS — Laura Minton Davies, 45, of Kill Devil Hills, NC died Monday, February 24, 2020, at her home. A native of Dare County, she was born on December 11, 1974, to Elaine Wise Minton and Rodney Minton (Kim). An amazing mother, Laura was known for her positive outlook and love of animals. […]

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2nd Annual Waterfowl Festival: Birds of a Feather Flock Together

The 2nd Annual Waterfowl Festival was held this past weekend, February 21 to 23. This year, the festivities were held at three locations in Hatteras Village: the Hatteras Civic Center, which was the main hall with vendors, demos, and a snack counter; Hatteras Island Ocean Center, where children’s activities, and educational events were set up; […]

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Community Foundation Accepting Scholarship Applications

The Outer Banks Community Foundation is now accepting scholarship applications on its website: The application deadline is 11:59 pm, Sunday, March 22. The Community Foundation manages 55 different scholarship programs and expects to award about $173,000 to local students this year. Graduating high school seniors from Dare County, Currituck County, and Ocracoke are eligible […]

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Community input on temporary travel trailers sought

Stevie Wilson wants islanders to carefully consider amending the Ocracoke Development Ordinance to temporarily allow multiple travel trailers on properties. Ocracoke County Commissioner Tom Pahl has proposed amending the development ordinance, known as the ODO, in response to the need for temporary housing while the island rebuilds from flooding devastation by Hurricane Dorian. He distributed […]

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Community Foundation Honors TowneBank and Bob Muller, Announces New Grants Program at Annual Meeting

The Outer Banks Community Foundation’s membership honored two Champions, elected five board members, and celebrated $1.4 million in grants and scholarships in 2019 at the organization’s Annual Meeting on February 20. The Community Foundation also announced a major new grants initiative at its meeting, the 2020 Vision Grants, which will be launched later in the […]

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