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First Flight hands Manteo wrestling loss | The Coastland Times

  The Coastland Times

All four Manteo wrestlers were in dual meet wrestling competition against five other schools at an Edenton tournament Saturday, January 5.

1/12/2019 11:42 AM

Manteo selects Asheville official as its new town manager

  The Outer Banks Voice

The Manteo Board of Commissioners has selected James E. Ayers II as its new town manager. Ayers, currently general services director for the city of Asheville, ...

1/9/2019 10:17 PM

Audrey Mae Charity of Manteo, Dec. 22

  The Outer Banks Voice

Audrey Mae Charity, daughter of the late Raymond Charity, Sr. and Ada Pearl Charity, was born February 2, 1944, in Manteo, NC. The Lord called her home ...

12/28/2018 8:00 AM

Video: Celebrate New Year's Eve on the Manteo waterfront

  The Outer Banks Voice

What's everybody doing for New Year's Eve? They're heading to downtown Manteo for the inaugural New Year in the New World celebration! Two of Manteo's ...

12/27/2018 8:00 AM

Manteo takes two at Cape Hatteras | The Coastland Times

  The Coastland Times

Manteo High captured two varsity basketball wins at Cape Hatteras Friday, Dec. 7. Manteo's boys varsity defeated Cape Hatteras 69 to 34. Manteo's varsity girls ...

12/20/2018 8:00 AM

Nighthawks soar over Manteo 71-46 | The Coastland Times

  The Coastland Times

First Flight's fast paced game and three point shooting proved too much for the Manteo Redskins. The outcome of the rivalry non-conference basketball game, ...

12/20/2018 8:00 AM

Manteo man shot during argument | The Coastland Times

  The Coastland Times

A Manteo man was hospitalized after he was shot in the leg on Christmas Eve day. According to the Dare County Sheriff's Office, the incident happened around ...

12/27/2018 8:00 AM

Kregg Kent Kiefer of Manteo, Dec. 22

  The Outer Banks Voice

Kregg Kent Kiefer, 62, of Buxton, NC passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, December 22, 2018. He was raised in Massillon, Ohio but he loved the ...

12/28/2018 8:00 AM

Veterans dive in, hang with sharks at NC Aquarium WVEC

MANTEO, N.C. — Veterans had a cool opportunity to hang out with sharks at the North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island this week. Veterans got to dive ...

1/16/2019 10:02 PM

Man wounded in Christmas Eve shooting on Roanoke Island

  The Outer Banks Voice

A Manteo man was arrested following a shooting that wounded another man in the leg during a Christmas Eve argument on Roanoke Island. The shooting ...

12/27/2018 8:00 AM

Elizabeth Marie Hays Schaub of Kill Devil Hills, Dec. 11

  The Outer Banks Voice

On December 11, 2018, Elizabeth Marie Hays Schaub of Kill Devil Hills took flight from this world surrounded by her loving family. Ms. Liz was born in ...

12/21/2018 8:00 AM

With South Ferry Channel Clear, Waterways Commission Turns Their Attention to the New Outer Banks Dredge

  Island Free Press

To the relief of Hatteras Inlet mariners, the new year is starting with clear passage on the South Ferry Channel and pending dredge work at the breakwater in ...

1/16/2019 7:33 PM

Audrey Mae Charity | The Coastland Times

  The Coastland Times

Audrey Mae Charity, daughter of the late Raymond Charity Sr. and Ada Pearl Charity, was born February 2, 1944 in Manteo. She died Saturday, December 22, ...

12/30/2018 8:00 AM

Kermit Skinner retires: it's been 'a helluva ride' | The Coastland Times

  The Coastland Times

The town manager of Manteo, Kermit Skinner, began 2019 as a retired man. After over 30 years with the town of Manteo he walked away with no regrets. “This is ...

1/7/2019 10:47 AM

Spirit of Freedom again brings Candy Drop to the Outer Banks | The Coastland Times

  The Coastland Times

Area children were on hand at the Dare County Regional Airport this past Sunday to participate in a reenactment of the famous 1948-49 Candy Drop over Berlin ...

12/19/2018 8:00 AM

Boy Scouts collecting Christmas trees for dune restoration

  The Outer Banks Voice

Boy Scout Troop 117 is gathering natural Christmas trees and delivering them to Better Beaches OBX for dune restoration. Pickup will be Saturday, Jan.

12/28/2018 8:00 AM

MLK Holiday Trash Collection is Announced

  Island Free Press

The Dare County C&D Landfill, the Manteo and Buxton Transfer Stations, the Manteo Recycle Yard and the Rodanthe Recycle Center will be closed on Monday, ...

1/7/2019 5:00 PM

Alcoholics Anonymous meetings on the Outer Banks | The Coastland Times

  The Coastland Times

Alcoholics Anonymous Meetings, Outer Banks AA Hotline (252) 256-0850, Schedule at SUNDAY Colington: Sober Sunday. Colington Fire Station ...

1/6/2019 10:26 AM

Winter Carnival and free day food drive at NC aquarium

  WTKR News 3

Visitors are invited to bring non-perishable food items to contribute to the Ton Of Love Food Drive happening through Valentine's Day at the aquarium.

1/9/2019 8:08 PM

Forrest Davis Ragland of Manteo, Nov. 11

  The Outer Banks Voice

Forrest Davis Ragland, 27, passed to freedom on November 11, 2018 in Manteo, North Carolina after a solo sailboat incident on the “Alosare”. Created and ...

11/27/2018 8:00 AM

Rodney Dale Ballance Sr. | The Coastland Times

  The Coastland Times

Rodney Dale Ballance Sr., 78, of Manns Harbor, died Sunday, December 30, 2018. A native of Hatteras Island, he was the son of the late Mary Mabel Ballance ...

1/5/2019 8:00 AM

Man’s body found near Manteo marina

  WTKR News 3

A man's body was found in the water by the docks at the Shallowbag Bay Club and Marina in Manteo, North Carolina, Wednesday afternoon.

11/15/2018 8:00 AM

Patricia “Pat” Williams of Manteo, Dec. 5

  The Outer Banks Voice

Patricia “Pat” Williams, 82, of Manteo, NC died Wednesday, December 5, 2018 in her home surrounded by loving family and friends. She was born on October ...

12/7/2018 8:00 AM

Manteo to kick off season with tree-lighting, Christmas parade

  The Outer Banks Voice

Manteo kicks off the Christmas season Friday, Nov. 30 with a tree-lighting and arrival of Santa Claus, followed by the annual holiday parade on Saturday, Dec. 1.

11/23/2018 8:00 AM

Manteo meeting turned contentious | The Coastland Times

  The Coastland Times

As a meeting between Manteo's Board of Commissioners and Planning Board was winding down, it turned contentious. It wasn't tension between the two boards ...

11/26/2018 8:00 AM

James Madison Cahoon of Manteo, Nov. 9

  The Outer Banks Voice

J ames Madison Cahoon aka “Snooky” or “Snooky Boy”, “Diddy” (by his girls), and in more recent years “Papa”, 63, of Manteo, NC died Friday, November 9, ...

11/12/2018 8:00 AM

New Year In the New World will return to downtown Manteo

  The Outer Banks Voice

It won't be long before its New Year's Eve and the Town of Manteo is ready to reprise New Year In the New World. Last year marked the inaugural event, and ...

10/22/2018 7:00 AM

Manteo Asst. Town Manager charged with DWI


10 On Your Side has learned that the Town of Manteo assistant Town Manager has been charged with DWI.

11/29/2018 8:00 AM

UPDATE: Body recovered by Shallowbag Bay Club dock in Manteo | The Coastland Times

  The Coastland Times

The body of a man was recovered early this afternoon from the waters by the docks at the Shallowbag Bay Club and Marina in Manteo. Roanoke Island Fire ...

11/14/2018 8:00 AM

Annual Holiday Tour of Homes set in Manteo | The Coastland Times

  The Coastland Times

The Annual Holiday Tour of Homes in Manteo on Roanoke Island is scheduled for Saturday, December 1. Included on the tour are several of the historic island ...

11/18/2018 8:00 AM

Linda Smith | The Coastland Times

  The Coastland Times

Linda Smith, 74, of Wanchese, died Sunday, December 23, 2018, at Peak Resources – Outer Banks. Born September 17, 1944, she was the daughter of the late ...

12/30/2018 8:00 AM

Lynda Grey Gallop of Wanchese, Jan. 4

  The Outer Banks Voice

Lynda Grey Gallop, 73, of Wanchese, NC died Friday, January 4, 2019, at her home. Born in Troy, NC on June 16, 1945, she was the daughter of the late Margie ...

1/7/2019 8:00 AM

State Civil War sites ditching Confederate gear

  The Wilson Times

Thank you for being one of our most loyal readers. Please consider supporting community journalism by subscribing. Members of the Sons of Confederate ...

1/15/2019 3:41 AM

High School Roundup | Johnson, Edenton girls' basketball defeat Pasquotank

  The Daily Advance

From staff reports. Sunday, January 13, 2019. EDENTON — The John A. Holmes girls basketball team defeated Pasquotank 32-22 Friday evening at John A.

1/13/2019 6:55 PM

Outer Banks Wedding Information

  Island Free Press

Hatteras and Ocracoke Islands are conveniently located within driving distance from most states, making them an affordable and perfect choice for an Outer ...

1/1/2019 8:12 AM

Manteo couple establishes fund to send Gold Star kids to camp

  The Outer Banks Voice

A new fund established by Fin and Nancy Gaddy of Manteo with the North Carolina Community Foundation will enable American children who have lost a ...

12/13/2018 8:00 AM

Free meals, food pantry hours offered for Coast Guard families

  The Outer Banks Voice

Some local churches and businesses are stepping up to help out local Coast Guard families going unpaid due to the federal government shutdown. Though the ...

1/14/2019 5:50 PM

Manteo board rejects zoning review | The Coastland Times

  The Coastland Times

The Manteo Board of Commissioners has rejected a planning board request to undertake a legal review of the town's entire zoning ordinances. Instead ...

12/13/2018 8:00 AM

Kenneth Wayne Pledger, Dec. 27

  The Outer Banks Voice

Kenneth Wayne Pledger of Troy, PA, died suddenly on Thursday morning Dec. 27, 2018 at the age of 70. He was born on April 25, 1948, the fifth child out of six ...

1/9/2019 1:28 PM

High School Roundup | Pasquotank wrestling earns split

  The Daily Advance

From staff reports. Saturday, January 5, 2019. The Pasquotank wrestling team hosted a tri-match with Northeastern and Manteo Thursday at Pasquotank County ...

1/5/2019 3:04 PM

Manteo Baptist Church collecting for Operation Christmas Child

  The Outer Banks Voice

Manteo Baptist Church is a drop-off location for Operation Christmas Child's shoebox collection drive through Nov. 19. (Submitted photo). Operation Christmas ...

11/16/2018 8:00 AM

Open restrooms, trash pickup happening at Outer Banks parks

  Laredo Morning Times

MANTEO, N.C. (AP) — Some basic maintenance is returning to portions of national parks along North Carolina's Outer Banks, even as most services stay ...

1/13/2019 8:29 PM

Manteo accelerates manager search | The Coastland Times

  The Coastland Times

The timeline approval was adopted after Ellis Hankins of the Mercer Group, a consulting firm that will help the board in the manager search, told them a normal ...

10/22/2018 7:00 AM

Winter storm impacts NC schools from Murphy to Manteo

  North State Journal

CHARLOTTE — A lingering storm kept dumping immobilizing snow, sleet or freezing rain across North Carolina, leaving dangerously icy roads and hundreds of ...

12/10/2018 8:00 AM

Manteo falls 48-13 in football playoffs | The Coastland Times

  The Coastland Times

Riverside High School dominated the first half of Friday's 1AA varsity football game at Williamston handing Manteo a 48-13 loss.

11/21/2018 8:00 AM

NCHSAA releases Cup standings

  The Daily Advance

Along with the NCHSAA 2A state championship, the Currituck volleyball team won the Northeastern Coastal Conference crown last fall. More Stories.

1/16/2019 3:05 PM

Dare County Reviews 2018 and Looks Ahead to 2019

  Island Free Press

Dare County Board of Commissioners (BOC) Chairman Bob Woodard outlined the BOC and county's initiatives in 2018, while noting issues that would linger ...

1/16/2019 6:33 PM

High School Boys Basketball | Burton, Currituck knock off Manteo at Good Guys vs. Cancer showcase

  The Daily Advance

Sunday, December 9, 2018. KILL DEVIL HILLS — Currituck's Carmillo Burton scored game-high 21 points to pace the Knights to a 55-47 win Saturday morning ...

12/9/2018 8:00 AM

Did the Lost Colony have Thanksgiving Dinner? Curious NC finds out.

  The News & Observer

The Lost Colony of 1587 was unlikely to celebrate Thanksgiving as they had neither the know-how to procure food, any history with Indian tribes or much to be ...

11/21/2018 8:00 AM

Lucinda Gallop Baum of Manns Harbor, Jan. 6

  The Outer Banks Voice

Lucinda Gallop Baum, 90, entered into eternal peace on Sunday, January 6, 2019, in Nags Head surrounded by her loving family. Lucinda was born on July 24, ...

1/7/2019 10:07 PM

The Outer Banks' best and brightest Christmas lights displays

  The Outer Banks Voice

Christmas lights are twinkling all along the Outer Banks so grab the kids, and this list, and head out for some bright holiday cheer. Know of a lights display not ...

12/16/2018 8:00 AM

Thomas Andrew Oldham of Kitty Hawk, Jan. 4

  The Outer Banks Voice

Thomas Andrew Oldham passed away in Kitty Hawk, NC, on January 4, 2019, at the age of 21. Thomas was born July 24, 1997, in Chapel Hill, NC, and grew up ...

1/8/2019 4:03 PM

Live updates as a string of crashes cause chaos around Devon

  Devon Live

One crash in Kingsbridge saw a car hit a telegraph pole and flip on to its roof.

12/19/2018 8:00 AM

Fight the winter blahs with food | Life

  The Daily Courier

Watermark Beach Resort's answer to January's food doldrums is salmon with creme fraiche, braised lamb shoulder and dark chocolate raspberry brownie.

1/17/2019 1:00 AM

Identity released of man found dead in Shallowbag Bay Marina

  The Outer Banks Voice

Manteo police have released the identity of a man whose body was found in the basin of a marina last week. The body of 27-year-old Forrest Davis Ragland, ...

11/20/2018 8:00 AM

Edenton knocks off rival Manteo in wrestling

  The Daily Advance

From staff reports. Friday, December 14, 2018. EDENTON — The John A. Holmes wrestling team defeated Manteo 60-15 Wednesday at home. The match was ...

12/14/2018 8:00 AM

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