Emergency food and shelter funds available for local organizations through Dare County

Dare County has been chosen to receive $ 16,768 of Federal Emergency Food and Shelter funds awarded through the Department of Homeland Security and an additional $51,827 of Americans Rescue Plan Act (ARPA-R) funding. Under the terms of the grant from the national board, any non-profit, faith-based or local government agency that provides food and […]

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Marta Martinez of Hatteras Island named Outer Banks Hotline volunteer of the month for Jan. 2022

Story courtesy of Outer Banks Hotline Bronwyn Thornton, Executive Director of the Outer Banks Hotline, its board of directors, managers and employees would like to recognize the dedication and hard work of all our volunteers. Our volunteers are such a valuable part of our organization and we want them to know how much we appreciate […]

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No changes or cancellations for youth basketball at Fessenden Center

No Cancellations Scheduled for Saturday’s Youth Basketball Games at the Fessenden Center in Buxton The Dare County Parks and Recreation Department’s Hatteras Island Division has announced that there are currently no changes or cancellations for any youth basketball games that are scheduled to take place at the Fessenden Center in Buxton on Saturday, January 22, […]

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Hunting Family Fund for Health and Wellness Established at Outer Banks Community Foundation

A new fund has been created at the Outer Banks Community Foundation to support local charities that help residents on their journeys to better health. The Hunting Family Fund for Health and Wellness, recently established by Rich and Cindy Hunting, has a stated purpose to “support projects and organizations that promote health and wellness for […]

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Community Foundation Now Accepting Grant Applications

The Outer Banks Community Foundation is now accepting applications from nonprofits for its quarterly Community Enrichment Grants Program. Applications must be submitted online via the Community Foundation’s web portal at www.obcf.org. The first deadline of 2022 is Friday, January 28 at midnight. The Community Enrichment Grants Program is the Community Foundation’s largest and broadest funding […]

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Ocracoke needs public input on creating resiliency plan

Hyde County officials are asking Ocracoke residents, property owners and other stakeholders to complete a short questionnaire on ways for the community to be better prepared to withstand, respond to, and recover from weather or other disruptions. A public meeting about the Resilient Coastal Communities Program is set for 6 p.m. Jan. 27 in the […]

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