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Southside Daily
Paul Todd Gill, 56, enjoyed traveling abroad with his family and friends
Published: 3/16/2018
Southside Daily

OKINAWA, Japan — Paul Todd Gill, 56, passed away Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018, and went home to be with the Lord. He is survived by his wife, Leslie; son, Christopher, and his wife, Katy; daughter, Jennifer; stepdaughter, Lauren Brannon, and her husband ...

Marine officials investigate after dead fish wash ashore on the Outer Banks
Published: 2/21/2018

COROLLA, N.C. – Dead fish washed ashore Wednesday in Corolla on the Outer Banks in North Carolina. The Corolla Beach Music Facebook page posted photos of the fish that were located on the sand, affiliate WTKR reports. N.C. Marina Fisheries responded to ...
Corolla Beach residents wake up to a fishy situationWAVY-TV
Dozens of dead fish wash ashore in

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Charlotte Observer
Thousands of Dead Fish Wash up on North Carolina Outer Banks
Published: 2/22/2018
U.S. News & World Report

COROLLA, N.C. (AP) — Thousands of fish have washed ashore along a two-mile (3 kilometer) stretch of North Carolina's Outer Banks. Media outlets reported the fish showed up Wednesday on the beaches north of Corolla. Patricia Smith with the North ...
Thousands of dead fish wash up on Outer BanksWWAY NewsChannel 3

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Parking permits approved for Currituck County beaches
Published: 3/6/2018

COROLLA, NC (WVEC) -- If you're going to the beach in Currituck County, you may soon find some new restrictions on where you can park. On Monday night, the Currituck board of commissioners voted to require permits during summer on the off-road section ...

Want to park in the sand north of Corolla? You might have to pay for that.
Published: 2/15/2018

COROLLA, N.C.. Proposed fees for parking on the beach north of Corolla could shrink crowds and prevent a tragedy where children play in the sand close to big trucks. But the move is prompting opposition from beach drivers who say it would restrict ...

Coast Guard station in Corolla has survived 100 years. Here's how.
Published: 11/22/2017

COROLLA, N.C.. Over the years, lives were saved by crewmen at the Wash Woods Coast Guard station set among the Currituck County dunes. But the station itself has escaped some close calls, too. This year, people who lived and worked in the building are ...

Training mines found on two OBX beaches
Published: 9/25/2017

COROLLA, N.C. (WAVY) – Investigators have determined a large object that washed ashore Monday on the beach in Corolla is a training mine. A woman vacationing in Corolla sent WAVY a picture of what she believed to be an old sea mine. Lt. Jason Banks ...
2 possible mines wash up on beaches at NC Outer BanksWNCN
Two training mines wash up on NC beachesWJHL
Possible WWII-era ordnance washes up on 2 NC beaches13WMAZ

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News & Observer
Outer Banks oceanfront rental: With 24 bedrooms, is it still a single-family home?
Published: 5/8/2017
News & Observer

On a remote stretch of land amid the wind-whipped dunes of the North Carolina Outer Banks, a 24-bedroom rental is caught in the crosswinds of a debate: When is a beachfront house so big that it's more of a business than a single-family home? In the ...

Suspected WWII ocean mines wash ashore in the Outer Banks
Published: 9/25/2017

COROLLA, N.C.. What appear to be World War II-era ocean mines weighing possibly 500 pounds each washed ashore separately Monday in Corolla and Avon. Agents from the Defense Department were expected to arrive Monday afternoon to inspect the growth ...

Young seals are sunning, resting on Outer Banks beaches for the winter
Published: 1/17/2018

COROLLA, N.C.. Cute, fluffy seals are sunning themselves and resting in the cold, wintry winds along the Outer Banks. They have earned the nickname of Christmas seals because they annually appear during the holidays. “The seals are hot and heavy right ...

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