Meet the Outer Banks SPCA Pets of the Week

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

Daniel Mace Beall, Sr.

Daniel Mace Beall, Sr., 87, of Kill Devil Hills died on January 6, 2023. Dan was born on October 27, 1935, in Washington DC to the late Gladys Cox Beall and John Burton Beall III. His older brother, Russell “Russ” Beall an artist in woodcarving of KDH Galleries in Kill Devil Hills predeceased him in […]

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Shawn Ray Boyd

January 18, 1972 – January 5, 2023 KILL DEVIL HILLS — Shawn Ray Boyd, 50, of Kill Devil Hills, NC died Thursday, January 5, 2023, at The Outer Banks Hospital. Born in Suffolk, VA on January 18, 1972, he was the son of Carol Ann Burkett Wentzel and Dalton Ray Boyd, Jr. and stepmother, Debora […]

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Dare County Announces Martin Luther King Jr. Day Schedule Changes and Closures

All Dare County offices and facilities—including the Dare County C&D Landfill, Buxton Transfer Station and Manteo Recycle Yard—will be closed on Monday, January 16, 2023 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. These sites will reopen on Tuesday, January 17, 2023. Dare County Public Works—which provides trash collection for the unincorporated areas of the […]

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Annual lost fishing gear recovery project begins

From Dozens of commercial fishers will scour select areas of North Carolina waters this month to find and remove potentially dangerous crab pots and other lost fishing gear. The effort is part of the annual lost fishing gear recovery project, which has been coordinated by the North Carolina Coastal Federation since 2014, funded by […]

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Tickets now available for Waterfowl Festival’s Fin, Feather and Bourbon event

Per a recent announcement from festival organizers, tickets are now available for the Hatteras Village Waterfowl Festival’s premier Friday night affair, the Fin, Feather and Bourbon event, which will be held on February 24. The Fin, Feather and Bourbon event features a wide array of small plates focusing on seafood and waterfowl, which are accompanied […]

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January public hearings and scoping meetings scheduled for snapper grouper species

The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council will hold public hearings and scoping meetings in January and early February to solicit input on proposed measures for species in the snapper grouper management complex. Management measures are proposed for Gag, Black Grouper, and Red Snapper to help address release mortality. The Council is also soliciting public input […]

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Kevin James Toohey

On Tuesday, January 3, 2023, Kevin James Toohey, loving husband, father, brother, grandfather, and friend, passed away at age 77. After a long struggle with cancer, Kevin passed in his home surrounded by family and friends. Kevin was born on May 10, 1945 in the Bronx, New York to James Vincent Toohey and Muriel Mackenzie […]

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