Meet the Outer Banks SPCA Pet of the Week Spot

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

Melissa Christine DeJarnette

September 29, 1974 – May 12, 2023 WANCHESE — Melissa Christine DeJarnette, known to her loved ones as Missie, passed away on May 12, 2023, at the age of 48. She was born on September 29, 1974, in Jacksonville, Fl., and then adopted by Vicki Daniels Simpson and Rex Edward Simpson at the age of […]

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Alice Skinner

July 12, 1925 – May 12, 2023 NAGS HEAD — Alice Skinner, 97, of Nags Head, NC passed away at her home after a long illness on May 12, 2023, surrounded by loved ones.  She was born on July 12, 1925, in Robersonville, NC to Maggie and Jimmie Roberson.  Alice attended the University of North […]

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Threatened Oceanfront Structures Interagency Work Group to meet May 24 by web conference

The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality’s Division of Coastal Management and the Cape Hatteras National Seashore will host an interagency work group meeting on May 24 by web conference to discuss the role of public and private insurance in addressing erosion-threatened structures. The public may listen by computer or phone. The work group was […]

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Ocracoke Preservation Society selected to participate in Collections Assessment for Preservation program.

Ocracoke Preservation Society (OPS), a non-profit, community-based organization dedicated to the preservation of Ocracoke Island’s heritage, recently announced that it is one of 44 institutions in the United States selected to participate in the Collections Assessment for Preservation (CAP) program. CAP helps museums improve the care of their collections by providing support for a general conservation assessment […]

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Outer Banks Hotline begins OBX Men for Safe Relationships Campaign

by Stephanie Baker, Associate Director, Outer Banks Hotline Outer Banks Hotline, Dare County’s only interpersonal violence crisis prevention and intervention agency, invites all OBX men to participate in our inaugural “OBX Men for Safe Relationships” campaign to promote a safe and compassionate community in the Outer Banks. This campaign kicked off with a breakfast held […]

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