Annual Christmas Light Festival is brightening Frisco Village until December 15

The annual Christmas Light Festival at the Frisco Woods Campground is underway, and the drive-through or walk-through celebration of lights will be available for sightseers until Friday, December 15. The nightly event, which officially began on Dec. 3, is a self-guided tour of thousands of Christmas lights and displays that range from skeletal holiday pirates […]

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Cape Hatteras United Methodist Men share 2023 achievements in a Year in Review update

The Cape Hatteras United Methodist Men (CHUMM) recently detailed the organization’s achievements during its 45th year of operation in a “Year in Review” update sent to members, friends, and supporters. In 2023, CHUMM helped many families with food, rent, utilities, medical costs, and other emergency needs. Most requests for emergency and humanitarian assistance originate with the […]

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Danny Couch, Carl Woody will not seek re-election in 2024

From There’s still a week left before the filing deadline for candidates to run in the 2024 election cycle expires, but some interesting storylines have already emerged—including the retirement of several Dare County incumbents and the certainty that the county’s state senator will change. One of the bigger headlines so far is that Danny Couch, […]

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Strong cold front will bring high winds, severe weather to the Outer Banks on Sunday

A strong cold front will move through the Outer Banks region on Sunday or Sunday night, bringing high winds, heavy rains, possible thunderstorms, minor coastal impacts, and dangerous marine conditions, per an update from the National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City office. High winds with gusts up to 45-55 mph will occur Sunday through Sunday night, […]

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Wright Brothers National Memorial will host Dec. 17 first flight anniversary event

On Dec. 17 at 9 a.m., Wright Brothers National Memorial, the First Flight Society and Outer Banks Forever will celebrate the accomplishments of Wilbur and Orville Wright on the 120th anniversary of their first heavier-than-air, controlled, powered flight. Park entrance fees are waived on this special day. This year, the First Flight Society will induct Walter and Olive Ann Beech. Walter […]

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Dare County Board of Commissioners to deliver the annual State of the County Jan. 23

The doors will open at Captain George’s Seafood Restaurant for seating beginning at 8 a.m., with a full breakfast to be served starting at 8:15 a.m. The Dare County Commissioners’ presentation—whose 2024 theme is “Teamwork”—will begin at 9 a.m. During the presentation, each of the seven Dare County Commissioners will touch on an array of […]

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Meet the Outer Banks SPCA Pet of the Week Nimbus

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