Travis Allen Curry

KILL DEVIL HILLS — Travis Allen Curry, 51, of Kill Devil Hills, NC, passed away on August 22, 2020 at Outer Banks Hospital. Travis was an amazing husband to Sarah Lane Curry.  They shared 22 years of partnership together. Travis was born in Arlington, VA, he was a phenomenal son of the late Charles and […]

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Meet the Outer Banks SPCA Pets of the Patches and Sweet Pea

Meet the Outer Banks SPCA pets of the week, Patches and Sweet Pea, courtesy of their latest video produced by Dare County’s CURRENT TV. For more information on Patches and Sweet Pea, and the many other Outer Banks pets currently up for adoption, visit the Outer Banks SPCA website at, or their Facebook page at

New “Adopt a Sea Turtle Nest” Program Launched by Outer Banks Forever

Outer Banks Forever, the local nonprofit partner of the Cape Hatteras National Seashore, has launched a new “Adopt a Sea Turtle Nest Program,” per a recent announcement. Starting on Thursday, August 27, Outer Banks fans can symbolically adopt a sea turtle nest within the Cape Hatteras National Seashore, and receive an official adoption certificate and information about […]

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OBX remembers Steven Bailey, man killed working on ‘Jug Handle Bridge’ project

While awaiting the result of an Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) report on the incident, his colleagues at the Roanoke Island Volunteer Fire Department (RIVFD) and friends throughout the Outer Banks are remembering Steven R. “Bull” Bailey, the mechanic who was killed on Aug. 24 while working on the “Jug Handle Bridge” project in […]

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What’s On the Line? Triggerfish

by Robert Michelson One of the strangest looking and trickiest to catch saltwater fish in North Carolina waters is the triggerfish. These animals swim by moving their top fin and bottom fins. Flapping them in the “breeze,” they are able to hover in one position. They can also lock themselves in a reef crevice for protection by […]

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North Carolina Appeals Federal Seismic Testing Decision That Could Lead to Oil Drilling

On Wednesday, August 26, Governor Roy Cooper announced that North Carolina will continue to fight against seismic testing along the state’s coast. The State of North Carolina has filed an appeal of the decision by the U.S. Secretary of Commerce to override the state’s objection to WesternGeco’s plan for offshore seismic testing. “North Carolina has […]

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Joseph C. Martone, DDS

March 17, 1940 – August 24, 2020 KILL DEVIL HILLS — Joseph C. Martone, DDS, 80, of Kill Devil Hills, NC died Monday, August 24, 2020, at The Outer Banks Hospital. Born in Norfolk, VA on March 17, 1940, he was the son of the late Filomena Console Martone and Alexander Lum Martone. Having served […]

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