Coastal Flood Advisory remains in effect; Minor ocean overwash reported in Rodanthe on Friday morning

A Coastal Flood Advisory remains in effect for the Outer Banks, with minor ocean overwash reported in northern Rodanthe on Friday morning, as Hurricane Earl continues its offshore trek up the East Coast. Coastal flooding will be possible for low-lying areas through the weekend, mainly during times of high tide, with inundation of 1-2 feet […]

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Community Foundation Awards $65,150 to Eight Nonprofits

The Outer Banks Community Foundation board of directors approved $65,150 in third quarter Community Enrichment grants to eight nonprofits, lending support to programs that educate our children, nurture our elderly, provide animal welfare, support the performing arts, appreciate our environment, history, and culture and train our region’s nonprofit leaders. Outer Banks Forum for the Lively […]

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Hurricane Earl expected to bring life-threatening rip currents through the weekend; Oceanside flooding possible

Hurricane Earl is expected to produce strong swells and an extended period of dangerous rip currents through the weekend, along with the possibility of minor oceanside flooding along the Outer Banks, per a Wednesday evening update from the National Weather Service (NWS) Newport/Morehead City Office. “As a result of Hurricane Earl, we are becoming increasingly […]

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Paved portion of Seagull St. in Rodanthe permanently closed to allow oceanfront homes to be moved

The Dare County Board of Commissioners (BOC) adopted a resolution to permanently close a paved portion of Seagull Street in northern Rodanthe at their September 6 meeting, allowing homeowners in the immediate area the ability to move their homes westward, and away from the ocean. The proposal was introduced at the BOC’s August 1 meeting, […]

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Richard Laurence Steele

March 18, 1927 – August 31, 2022 Richard Laurence Steele, 95, of Ayden, NC, formerly of Kill Devil Hills, NC, died August 31, 2022, at North Carolina State Veterans Home – Kinston. Born in Providence, RI on March 18, 1927, he was the son of the late Ellen Louise Whalin and Edgar A. Steele. In […]

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Anna Margaret Smith

May 19, 1948 – September 2, 2022 KILL DEVIL HILLS — Anna Margaret Smith, 74, of Kill Devil Hills, NC died Friday, September 2, 2022, at her home. Born in Richmond, VA on May 19, 1948, she was the daughter of Virginia Reams Smith and Wayne Rossiter Smith Jr. Anna Margaret earned her bachelor’s degree […]

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