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The students pictured accepting some of the supplies are “The Young Leaders Group” at the school and this very special group of students is supervised by Ms. Kris Caroppoli. Every year the Methodist Women at Fair Haven UMC work with the Cape Hatteras Elementary School(and the CH Secondary School) to supply needed materials that the [...] Community News | Full Article
People, especially our families, ask us why we stay living here on Hatteras Island, especially as we age. They see hurricanes, medical inconveniences and all those stairs! “Is it your love of the ocean?” they ask. Well, yes, but it is really the love, internal warmth and compassion shown to us, by you, this community. As the latest hurricane strengthened and my husband was away, my daughter Kelsey and I spent two days securing our house and boat. We evacuated with our dog, cat and snake. After that, I did suggest to Alan that we should consider moving. “How can we?” he said. “We haven’t paid back the community for all they did for us. We have to stay!” He was so right and here is why.
February 8, 2019 | News and Business Briefs | By: Neel Keller | From The: Outer Banks Sentinel
At its Feb. 4 meeting, the Dare Board of Commissioners honored the volunteers of the Cape Hatteras United Methodist Men for 41 years of service to the community on Hatteras Island, during which they have provided 19,000 meals and $2 million in assistance to people in need. Board Chairman Bob Woodard read a Certificate of [...] Community News | Full Article
The N.C. Department of Transportation’s Ferry Division will be holding its first-ever career fair on Friday, March 1, at the Hatteras Civic Center from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. “We’re looking for exceptional employees in all positions,” said Ferry Division Director Harold Thomas. “Whether they want a summer job or a full-time career, we hope [...] Community News | Full Article
By Petty Officer 3rd Class Joshua L. Canup Beneath the roiling waters of North Carolina’s Outer Banks, thousands of ships rest in a salty graveyard. For hundreds of years, mariners have nicknamed the area the “Graveyard of the Atlantic” based on the history of ships lost in its waters. Even for experienced Coast Guard [...] Community News | Full Article
Ocean Atlantic Rentals is proud to donate manual labor and truck use as a partner with PPG Paints and the North Banks Rotary Club during the distribution of coats, clothing & food gathered during a recent drive. This year over 3,000 items were collected and distributed to food banks and churches in Dare County and [...] Community News | Full Article
For the past few years, the Outer Banks Association of REALTORS® (OBAR) has held an annual bowling tournament to benefit their Disaster Relief and Scholarship Funds. However, this year OBAR’s 2019 Bowling Tournament Committee decided that there was an immediate need to switch the focus of the event to OBX residents affected by the recent [...] Community News | Full Article
Below is a list of people who have been arrested on view or with warrants by the Dare County Sheriff’s Office for a felony charge and taken to the Dare County Detention Facility. All subjects are considered innocent until proven guilty. school or anyone located therein. He was arrested without incident. January 1, 2019 John [...] Community News | Full Article
January 2, 2019 Financial Card Fraud. 1000 block of George Daniels Road, Roanoke Island. Unauthorized transactions. January 4, 2019 Obtaining Property by False Pretenses. 100 block of Watersedge Drive, Colington. Lending scam. January 5, 2019 Breaking and Entering and Larceny. 40000 block of Marlin Drive, Avon. Household items stolen and recovered. January 5, 2019 Breaking [...] Community News | Full Article
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