Allen Scott Perry

Allen Scott Perry, 57, of Manteo passed away unexpectedly September 11, 2020 in Chesapeake, VA. He leaves behind his beloved wife and best friend, Windy Lee Perry; a daughter, Jennifer Perry; three stepchildren, Jeffrey Champlin (Ashley), Ashleigh Dillon (Anthony) and Schae Wells (Lee); six grandchildren, Luke, Joey, Jade, Penelope, Addison, and Jaxon; two sisters, Kim […]

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Catch and Release Only For Blue Marlin, White Marlin, and Roundscale Spearfish for the Rest of 2020

Based on the best available landings information, NOAA Fisheries has determined that the Atlantic blue marlin, white marlin, and roundscale spearfish 250-landings limit has been met and exceeded for 2020. Under applicable regulations, only catch-and-release fishing is permitted for these species for the rest of the year. From September 30, 2020, through December 31, 2020, […]

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Hatteras Island Cancer Foundation Launches Newly Redesigned Website

New website paid by grant and support from Outer Banks Community Foundation The Hatteras Island Cancer Foundation recently announced the launch of, their newly redesigned website, which offers information on the organization and its history, applications for those on Hatteras Island that are dealing with cancer, a list of events and fundraising activities that […]

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Belva Godwin McDonald Weeks

February 9, 1944 – August 18, 2020 MANTEO — Belva Godwin McDonald Weeks, 76, of Manteo, NC died Tuesday, August 18, 2020, at Peak Resources – Outer Banks. Born February 9, 1944 in Vander, NC, she loved the Town of Manteo and its people and considered here her home. She was famously known as the […]

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High Surf Advisory in effect; Coastal flooding possible as Paulette impacts the OBX

Monday marks another day of hazardous beach conditions as Hurricane Paulette, which is currently located over Bermuda, continues to impact the Outer Banks, per a recent update from the National Weather Service (NWS) Newport / Morehead City office. Powerful swells from Hurricane Paulette are now reaching Hatteras and Ocracoke islands, and there is a high […]

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13 additional COVID-19 cases reported over the weekend, bringing Dare County total to 495

Dare County announced 13 additional positive COVID-19 test results over the weekend, bringing the total number of cases in the county since the pandemic began to 495. The 13 additional cases consist of 5 residents and 8 non-residents, and include the following: 1) non-resident, 50-64, male, transferred isolation 2) non-resident, 25-49, female, transferred isolation 3) […]

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Ocean overwash and coastal flooding possible as offshore Paulette impacts the Outer Banks

Hatteras and Ocracoke islands will continue to see impacts from Paulette along area beaches next week, which includes life-threatening rip currents and potential ocean overwash and coastal flooding, per a Saturday afternoon update from the National Weather Service (NWS) Newport / Morehead City office. Tropical Storm Paulette, which is predicted to become Hurricane Paulette later […]

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