Jill Leigh Beatty

Jill Leigh Beatty, 57, of Kill Devil Hills, NC passed away unexpectedly on September 10, 2021, at Chesapeake General Hospital. Jill was a property and casualty agent at the Willey Agency in Nags Head since the early 2000’s. Jill grew up in Lumberton, NC and graduated from Lumberton Senior High School. Jill moved to the […]

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Abandoned, derelict vessel removal work begins

A project began Monday to remove select abandoned and derelict vessels from the Albemarle and Pamlico sounds. The North Carolina Coastal Federation is coordinating the project funded through a National Ocean and Atmospheric Administration’s Marine Debris Program grant award with Dare County and the state Division of Coastal Management. The goal of the project is […]

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Meet the Outer Banks SPCA Pet of the Week Bonner

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

Community Foundation Awards $29,000 in Grants to Five Nonprofits

The Outer Banks Community Foundation has awarded grants to five nonprofits during its third-quarter grants cycle. The grants will help preserve our region’s history and culture, support the arts in education, afford scholarships for nonprofit leaders, and address food insecurity, disaster response, and homelessness. Fair Haven United Methodist Church in Rodanthe received a Community Foundation […]

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Archaeologists to embark on new search for clues to solve America’s oldest unsolved mystery

Archaeologists will probe new locations at Fort Raleigh National Historic Site from Sept. 15-24, as part of ongoing efforts to solve America’s oldest unsolved mystery – the fate of Sir Walter Raleigh’s “Lost Colony” that went missing more than 400 years ago. The public is invited to view the dig for clues. The First Colony […]

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Donald Rutt Witters

1935 – 2021 KITTY HAWK — Donald Rutt Witters passed away September 3, 2021 at his home in Kitty Hawk, NC of cancer.  Don Witters was born in 1935 in Ephrata, PA and was the only child of the late John W. and Kathryn Z. Witters. Don Witters’ education included studies from Elizabethtown College, Elizabethtown […]

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