William “Sonny” C. Bush

January 25, 1948 – January 11, 2021 MANTEO — William “Sonny” C. Bush, 72, of Manteo, NC died Monday, January 11, 2021, at Bon Secours DePaul Medical Center. Born in Dublin, GA on January 25, 1948, he was the son of the late Geraldine Baum Bush and George Bush. In addition to his parents, Sonny […]

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Community Foundation Accepting Applications for COVID Grants

The Outer Banks Community Foundation is now accepting applications from nonprofits for an eighth round of COVID-19 Rapid Response Grants. The Community Foundation is especially encouraging grant proposals from groups addressing childcare and educational needs while remote learning continues in Dare County through March. To be eligible for a COVID-19 Rapid Response Grant, programs must […]

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Matilda “Martie” Kinner

September 21, 1930 – January 11, 2021 KILL DEVIL HILLS — Matilda “Martie” Muriel Kinner (nee Farmer) passed away on January 11, 2021 in Kill Devil Hills, NC at the age of 90. Martie was born September 21, 1930 in Brooklyn, New York to her parents, Charles and Matilda Farmer. She was the youngest of […]

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Vaccines Arrive on Ocracoke Island; Hyde County to Begin Vaccinating Essential Personnel

Per an update from the Hyde County Health Department, starting Wednesday, January 13, the Hyde County Health Department will begin vaccinating individuals against COVID-19 on the mainland regardless of age, who are one of the following: First responders (e.g., firefighters and police officers) Food and agricultural workers U.S. Postal Service workers Manufacturing workers Grocery store workers […]

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Willie Raymond Newsome, Jr.

July 14, 1947 – January 12, 2021 KILL DEVIL HILLS — Willie Raymond Newsome, Jr., 73, of Kill Devil Hills, NC died Tuesday, January 12, 2021, at The Outer Banks Hospital. Born in Washington, NC on July 14, 1947, he was the son of the late Nora Stowe Newsome and Willie R. Newsome. Having served […]

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