Where to score candy on Halloween; Hatteras Island’s Trunk-or-Treating events

Halloween is gearing up to be a sugar-infused celebration on Hatteras Island, thanks to a number of family-friendly trunk-or-treat and trick-or-treating events that are wide open to the public. Events scheduled for  Halloween night on Hatteras Island are listed below. Note: If you have an event that you would like to add to the list, […]

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Jacqueline Jacobson

May 3, 1928 – October 17, 2022 KILL DEVIL HILLS — Jacqueline Jacobson, 94, died Monday, October 17, 2022, at Spring Arbor of the Outer Banks, North Carolina,  where she lived for the last 10 years of her life. Jacqueline Jacobson was born in France. She spent her early years growing up in Paris.  Jackie […]

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Dare Board to address pay boost for county workers

Overall, employees now earn about 18% under market rate After receiving a salary study presentation showing that Dare County employees are being paid about 18% less than market rate salaries for public sector jobs, the Dare County Commissioners will consider a plan to try and address that imbalance at their upcoming Nov. 7 meeting. The […]

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Pirates invade Ocracoke Island for Blackbeard’s Pirate Jamboree… WITH SLIDESHOW

After being canceled in 2019 and 2020, (and edited in 2021 due to the Coronavirus pandemic), pirates invaded Ocracoke Island in full force for the 2022 Blackbeard’s Pirate Jamboree, with many swashbucklers reporting that it was the island’s biggest Jamboree yet. First launched in 2013, the annual Jamboree has become a favorite fall weekend event on the […]

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Roy Dorsey Conner

Roy Dorsey Conner passed away of natural causes at the Outer Banks Hospital in Nags Head, NC on October 24th 2022 at the age of 81. He is predeceased by his sister, Patricia Willis and parents, Betty Fulcher Conner of Buxton, NC and Roy Conner of Georgia. He is survived by his niece, Tami Willis […]

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