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Dare County released the second segment of On the Job, featuring Dare MedFlight pilot Andy Reed. Join host Rich Coleman, as he takes off with Dare MedFlight and learns firsthand what it’s like to have an office in the sky. Reed, a U.S. Army veteran and Dare County EMS employee for the last five years, [...] Community News | Full Article
The N.C. Department of Transportation needs volunteers to help clean up trash along roads during the Adopt-A-Highway Fall Litter Sweep from Sept. 14-28. Each April and September, NCDOT asks volunteers to help remove litter from roadsides. Volunteers from local businesses, schools, non-profits, churches and community groups play an important role in keeping North Carolina’s roads [...] Community News | Full Article
Access to the Island Free Press is always free but premium subscriptions and various contribution levels are now available to all interested readers. Premium subscriptions includes free access to classified ad postings, and an IFP bumper sticker. Best of all, you’ll also be supporting the quality journalism that you have come to rely on for [...] Community News | Full Article
Meet the Outer Banks SPCA rabbits that are the pets of the week, courtesy of their latest video produced by Dare County’s CURRENT TV. For more information on these rabbits, and the many other Outer Banks pets currently up for adoption, visit the Outer Banks SPCA website at https://www.obxspca.org/, or their Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/obxspca/.
October 20-25, 2019, Ocracoke Alive’s Ocrafolk School will offer an insider’s guide to Ocracoke Island designed to spark creativity and sense of community. Based at the historic Berkley Manor, inspiring instructors will guide adult participants of all experience levels through their choice of one of six specialized courses: Cooking with Island Chefs, Jewelry Making, Mind [...] Community News | Full Article
After a successful launch during National Park Week in April 2019, Outer Banks Forever is proud to announce its founding Board of Directors. Outer Banks Forever is the official nonprofit partner of the three national parks in the Outer Banks – Cape Hatteras National Seashore, Fort Raleigh National Historic Site and the Wright Brothers National [...] Community News | Full Article
Meet the Outer Banks SPCA pet of the week, Tigger, courtesy of their latest video produced by Dare County’s CURRENT TV. For more information on Tigger, and the many other Outer Banks pets currently up for adoption, visit the Outer Banks SPCA website at https://www.obxspca.org/, or their Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/obxspca/.
The Salty Sandollar Boutique is all about handmade and custom designed decor and jewelry. Around 80 percent of the items in the shop are handmade. Kids and adults alike will love the handmade resin key chains and necklaces, and there’s a lot of fun coastal wall decor, including custom-made wooden plaques. Pillows, change purses, beach [...] Community News | Full Article
C HEC Lineman Jonathan Vernesoni joined 22 other electric cooperative line workers from across the state on Thursday, May 30 at the 2019 Pole Top Rescue competition in Raleigh. This biennial event pits line workers against the clock and each other as they demonstrate essential lifesaving skills and the job knowledge required to maintain the [...] Community News | Full Article
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