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Duck Donuts opens in Houston Jan. 6 - Houston Chronicle
Published: 1/5/2018

Duck Donuts, based in North Carolina, will open its first-in-Texas franchise on Jan. 6 at 3157 W. Holcombe. The 1,600-square-foot store will turn out the company's signature vanilla cake doughnuts that are iced, sprinkled and drizzled to order ...

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Mary “Betty” O'Neill, 90
Published: 12/29/2017
Cape Cod Times

Mrs. O'Neill is remembered as being quick with a good-natured quip and being able to make people laugh. An only child herself, Mrs. O'Neill is survived by a son, Dr. Dennis O'Neill and his wife Sharon of Ridgefield, CT and Corolla, NC, and one grandson ...

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 ...

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 ...
Possible ordnance washes up on 2 different Outer Banks
2 possible mines wash up on beaches at NC Outer BanksWNCN
World War II-like naval mine washes ashore on Outer Banks beachGrindTV

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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 ...

Construction of massive 24-bedroom Outer Banks "event house" can continue, judge says
Published: 7/12/2017

COROLLA, N.C.. Currituck County has appealed a judge's decision allowing work to continue on a controversial 24-bedroom “event house” set among Outer Banks dunes. The county filed the appeal July 5 in response to Currituck County Superior Court Judge ...

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Coast Guard searching for man missing in surf off Corolla
Published: 7/20/2017

The Coast Guard is searching for a man last seen sinking underwater about 2 p.m. in the surf off Corolla. The 30-year-old man is about 5-feet-10 and 200 pounds, and wearing a blue and orange bathing suit, according to a news release from the Coast ...
Body of missing Corolla Beach swimmer foundWAVY-TV
Missing swimmer's body found in

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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 ...

Lawsuit over massive Outer Banks home: Is a 24-bedroom house a single-family dwelling?
Published: 4/6/2017

COROLLA, N.C.. The courts, the neighbors, Currituck County and the owners of a 24-bedroom event house set among the Outer Banks dunes remain at loggerheads over one question: Is it a single-family dwelling or not? The controversy began four years ago ...
Medics revive father who tried to rescue son off Corolla
Published: 9/4/2017

COROLLA, N.C. (WVEC) -- A man was hospitalized after he tried to rescue his son in the ocean off Corolla Saturday night. Currituck Fire and EMS Chief Chip Melton told 13News Now that the 35-year-old man was at the Pine Island section of the beach ...

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