Medora M. Kaltenbach

Medora M. Kaltenbach, of Southern Shores, a retired Social Security administrator who moved to the Outer Banks more than 40 years ago and enjoyed traveling the world, playing Mahjong and depicting East Coast lighthouses in needlepoint, died Saturday (Sept. 18) at her home after a long illness. She was 88. A native of Baltimore, Md., […]

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Eugene Wayne Mull

NAGS HEAD — Eugene Wayne Mull died of natural causes at his residence in Nags Head Sunday, September 19, 2021. A proud US Army Veteran- Eugene was 70, and born in the Northfield, Ohio area. Survivors include his sister, Loretta Mull of Manteo, NC, and his nephew and caregiver Mike Nagle (Lisa) of the Nags […]

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Caleb Windford Grant

Much beloved son, brother, and friend April 5, 1992 — September 17, 2021 KITTY HAWK — Caleb Grant, 29, died unexpectedly and far too young on Friday, September 17, 2021, in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. Caleb was born on April 5, 1992, in Norfolk, Virginia to April Holland and Charles Grant. He is survived by […]

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Thanksgiving Basket Program: Sponsors & Applicants Needed

The Fessenden Center & Dare County Department of Health & Human Services are looking for sponsors and applicants for the Hatteras Island Thanksgiving Basket Program. Sponsorship opportunities include monetary and basket donations. Individuals interested in making a monetary gift can mail checks to: Fessenden Center, PO Box 859, Buxton, NC 27920. Anyone interested in basket […]

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Hatteras Island Angel Gift seeking sponsors, donors, and applicants

The coalition that implements the Hatteras Island Angel Gift program is seeking sponsors, donors, and applicants for the upcoming holiday season.  The program is provided in collaboration with individuals, businesses, churches, and other organizations committed to providing Christmas joy for children on Hatteras Island.  The Dare County Department of Health & Human Services works with […]

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Meet the Outer Banks SPCA Pet of the Week, Kol

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

Dare’s occupancy and meals dollars hit record highs

The tourism dollars continue to flow into Dare County in record numbers in 2021. The July occupancy and meal revenue numbers represented “historic highs,” according to Lee Nettles, Executive Director of the Outer Banks Visitors Bureau, who recapped the Dare County Tourism Board’s September meeting. When it comes to occupancy collections, the July 2021 figure […]

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Application period for CARES Act II Fisheries Relief Program closes Oct. 1

The N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries is reminding those who wish to apply for assistance from the 2021 Consolidated Appropriations Act (CARES Act II) Fisheries Relief Program that they must do so by Oct. 1. The financial assistance is available to eligible commercial fishermen and marine aquaculture operators, seafood dealers and processors, and for-hire fishing […]

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