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A Job Assistance Workshop will be available at the Hatteras Library on April 11 for anyone who is on a job hunt, or who is thinking about a potential career change. Ms. Heidi O’Neal, NCWorks Outreach Coordinator, will present an informative hands-on workshop at several Dare County Library locations for anyone interested in learning about [...] Community News | Full Article
Dare County Public Works has revised hours for commercial haulers at the Buxton Transfer Station on Hatteras Island. Commercial haulers may no longer dump on Saturdays at the Buxton Transfer Station. Commercials haulers may dump Monday through Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., on Fridays from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., and on Saturdays [...] Community News | Full Article
An Open House about the on-going Frisco to Buxton pathway study is set for 3:30 to 6:30 p.m., Thursday, March 21 at the Media Center at Cape Hatteras Secondary School, 48576 NC 12, Buxton. Residents, property owners and business owners are invited to look at a proposed alignment for the pathway. The study area runs [...] Community News | Full Article
On Tuesday, March 19, the North Carolina Coastal Federation and the Surfrider Outer Banks Chapter will be hosting a photoshoot with Jenni Koontz of Epic Shutter Photography from 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. at the Hatteras Community Center. The photos from the shoot will be used to update content on the nottheanswernc.org webpage. Anyone who earns [...] Community News | Full Article
The Outer Banks lost a friend and icon this past weekend. John Hunter passed away Saturday at his home on Raymond Ave. in Kill Devil Hills. John has been on the Outer Banks since the 1970s, and was a real estate appraiser, sailor, aspiring writer and actor, a lover of music, food and good friends. He will be missed.
The Outer Banks Community Foundation is now accepting scholarship applications on its website: www.obcf.org. The application deadline is 11:59 pm, Sunday, March 31. The Community Foundation manages 50 different scholarship programs and expects to award about $170,000 to local students this year. Graduating high school seniors from Dare County, Currituck County, and Ocracoke are eligible to [...] Community News | Full Article
The Outer Banks Chamber of Commerce and their Title Sponsor, Towne Insurance, celebrated Women of the Outer Banks at a Luncheon event and Dessert Auction on Friday, March 8, at Basnight’s Lone Cedar Café. Coinciding with International Women’s Day, the honorees included Beth Midgett of Hatteras Island, and Vacation Rental Management Professional with Midgett Realty. [...] Community News | Full Article
Despite the chilly and at-times unpredictable temperatures, players and spectators were treated to a thrillingly good time at the 4th Annual Cape Hatteras Sandlot Tournament, which was held this past weekend. Currituck County took home their second consecutive Sandlot Championship thanks to great pitching and defense in a 1-0 championship game versus the Bear Grass [...] Community News | Full Article
The Pea Island Preservation Society just finished its annual essay contest for all Dare County 4th graders as a follow-up to presentations that were given around the county earlier in the school year. The winners were announced at each school last Thursday, February 28, in front of their peers with their respective principals, teachers [...] Community News | Full Article
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