Annie McNeill Garibay

1927 – 2023 OCRACOKE — Annie Pemberton McNeill, age 95, passed away on Ocracoke Island on July 28, 2023. Annie was born in Fayetteville, NC in 1927 and was raised in Stroudsburg, PA. After graduating high school, she attended and graduated from Dickinson College. It was there that she met David Berner. They married in […]

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Meet the Outer Banks SPCA Pets of the Week Honey & Waffles

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

Applications now open for the Community Conservation Assistance Program

The Dare Soil & Water Conservation District has announced that it is now accepting applications for the Community Conservation Assistance Program (CCAP). The CCAP is a voluntary, incentive-based program designed to improve water quality through the installation of various best management practices (BMPs) on urban, suburban and rural lands that are not directly involved with agricultural production. BMPs include […]

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Heat Advisory continues on Saturday; High risk of rip currents for southern Hatteras Island, Ocracoke

A combination of very warm temperatures and high humidity will continue to result in dangerous heat index values on Saturday, per an update from the National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City office. A Heat Advisory has been issued until Saturday at 7 p.m. The intense heat and humidity will significantly increase the potential for heat-related illnesses, particularly […]

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Barbara Ann Belvin

March 9, 1941 – July 26, 2023 MANTEO — Barbara Ann Bowman Belvin, 82, of Manteo, NC, peacefully passed away on July 26, 2023, at Peak Resources – Outer Banks. She was born on March 9, 1941, in Big Stone Gap, Virginia. Barbara dedicated her life to being a devoted homemaker, creating a warm and […]

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There’s still time to register for the 14th Annual Red Drum Tournament

Registration is currently open for the 14th annual North Carolina Beach Buggy Association (NCBBA) Red Drum Tournament, which is scheduled for Wednesday, October 25, to Saturday, October 28. The tournament offers miles of naturally isolated fishing grounds along the Cape Hatteras Seashore with anglers enjoying the exceptional fall fishing opportunities on the Outer Banks. Anglers […]

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