Sarah Dee Scarborough Wise

July 27, 1959 – March 20, 2023 MANTEO — Sarah Dee Scarborough Wise, 63, of Manteo, NC died Monday, March 20, 2023, at her home. Born in Baltimore, MD on July 27, 1959, Sarah Dee was a faithful servant of the Lord and loving mother, daughter and wife. She joyfully served in many different areas […]

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Cape Hatteras Elementary School’s March Storm Report

The Cape Hatteras Elementary School (CHEM) publishes a monthly newsletter for students, parents, supporters, and friends called The Storm Report, which is nod to the school’s mascot, the Cape Hatteras Tropical Storms. From upcoming special events to recent initiatives in art, technology, music, media, and more, the newsletter is a round-up of everything there is to […]

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Robert Benjamin O’Neal

April 7, 1954 – March 21, 2023 OCRACOKE — Robert Benjamin (Ben) O’Neal, 68, of Ocracoke, NC passed away on Tuesday, March 21, 2023. Ben was a native of Ocracoke, NC and a graduate of Ocracoke High School. He had numerous jobs after high school; working with Army Corps of Engineers on a dredge in […]

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Cape Hatteras Lighthouse lens makes a temporary move during museum renovation

The original Cape Hatteras Lighthouse lens is on the move. The roughly 20-foot-tall structure, which is housed within the Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum in Hatteras, is painstakingly being taken apart and relocated to a secure and on-site storage area while work progresses on the museum’s total renovation. Though the prospect of a museum renovation […]

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Reminder: Large item pickup for Hatteras Island, Unincorporated Dare County to begin March 27

The Dare County Public Works Department has announced that large item pickup for the unincorporated areas of Dare County will begin on Monday, March 27, and will run continuously for approximately 12-15 days. The large item pickup will be performed by a private contractor, Southern Disaster Recovery, and there will be a strict one pass only enforced due to budgetary […]

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Strong OBX presence at Visit N.C. Tourism Conference; expert says N.C. visitor economy can withstand recession

March 22, 2023 | Local News | From The: WOBX | 2

by Miles Daniels The annual Visit NC Tourism Conference was held in Asheville earlier this month, and as always there was a strong Greater Outer Banks presence. And the vibe around the Omni Grove Park Inn is that North Carolina’s visitor economy is set-up for another strong year, despite concerns about the overall economic climate in […]

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NCBBA’s first Operation Beach Respect and Adopt-A-Highway event of 2023 will be held on Saturday, April 1

On Saturday, April 1, the North Carolina Beach Buggy Association (NCBBA) will once again launch its Operation Beach Respect program, where NCBBA members are stationed at every beach access ramp from Bodie Island to Ocracoke to hand out information packets and trash bags to beachgoers. “We chose April 1 to include the seasonal [ORV] ramps #23 […]

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RWS Civic Association to host Emergency and Disaster Response program on March 22

On Wednesday, March 22, at 6:30 p.m., the Rodanthe-Waves-Salvo (RWS) Civic Association will host its next “Speaker Series” event at the RWS Community Building, across from the Chicamacomico Lifesaving Station in Rodanthe. “Join us for a panel presentation and discussion of ‘Emergency and Disaster Response,’ including topics of preparedness and recovery from disasters,” stated the RWS Civic Association […]

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Theatre of Dare Presents Check to Outer Banks Hotline Campaign

The Theatre of Dare presented a check in the amount $1675 to Outer Banks Hotline, Dare County’s only interpersonal violence (domestic abuse, sexual assault and human trafficking) crisis intervention and prevention agency following the run of ‘Exit, Pursued By A Bear’ in January and the charity evening dedicated to support Hotline’s services. The Theater of […]

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Free, two-day safety & survival training for commercial fishermen offered in Wanchese

This week, Fishing Partnership Support Services will be offering a free, two-day safety training for commercial fishermen in Wanchese. Day one of the course, “Safety and Survival” will take place on Thursday, March 23, following by day two, “Drill Conductor Certification” on Friday, March 24. The trainings will take place at the USCG Aids To […]

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