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Nags Head delays boat slip decision | The Coastland Times

  The Coastland Times

Plans to allow transient boat slips at two Nags Head restaurants ran into rough waters last Wednesday, January 2. Appearing on behalf of Miller's Waterfront ...

1/9/2019 10:26 PM

Crews battle massive house fire in Nags Head; no one injured WVEC

NAGS HEAD, N.C. — A massive fire damaged a home early Saturday morning in Nags Head, a town PIO said. Roberta Thuman said Nags Head Fire and ...

1/5/2019 8:00 AM

Don Gene Griffin Jr. of Nags Head. Dec. 20

  The Outer Banks Voice

Don Gene Griffin Jr., 46, of Nags Head, NC passed away on December 20, 2018 in Nags Head. Don Jr. was born in New Bern, NC to Don Griffin Sr. and Nancy ...

12/27/2018 8:00 AM

Analynn Janovetz of Nags Head, Dec. 30

  The Outer Banks Voice

Analynn Janovetz, nee Anne Lynn Gerovic, of Nags Head died Dec. She was born in Mellen, Wisconsin on July 6, 1930 and was the daughter of Anne and Emil ...

1/1/2019 8:00 AM

Trucks starting massive operation to slow dune migration in Nags Head


NAGS HEAD, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina park officials on the Outer Banks are working to slow the pace of a massive sand dune that's slowly being pushed ...

1/7/2019 8:00 AM

Volunteers respond to stranded dolphin in Nags Head

  The Outer Banks Voice

A female dolphin stranded in Nags Head was determined to have recently died. (Photo courtesy Jennette's Pier). A female dolphin found stranded on the beach ...

1/3/2019 8:00 AM

Another half million to go toward tackling Nags Head flooding

  The Outer Banks Voice

Nags Head plans to invest another half million dollars into stormwater drainage to help ease flooding that has grown more widespread in recent years after ...

1/7/2019 8:00 AM

Boat parking for dining patrons tabled again in Nags Head

  The Outer Banks Voice

A proposal to allow boats to dock behind two soundside restaurants in Nags Head stalled again Wednesday after a hearing before the town's Board of ...

1/1/2019 8:00 AM

Outer Banks shakes in 4.7 earthquake that reached all the way to New York

  Myrtle Beach Online

A magnitude 4.7 earthquake hit in the Atlantic Ocean off Virginia Beach, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The quake was felt on North Carolina's Outer ...

1/16/2019 7:07 PM

The Tallest Natural Sand Dune in the Eastern US is Moving and Threatening Outer Banks Homes

  The Weather Channel

The tallest natural sand dune in the eastern United States is moving, and residents are worried it could swallow homes that stand in its way.

1/15/2019 7:07 AM

Winter means more whales, dolphins stranded on NC beaches. Here’s one story from January

  Charlotte Observer

A dolphin stranded on the beach near Jennette's Pier in Nags Head, North Carolina. OBX Marine Mammal Stranding Network members were nearby but the ...

1/4/2019 8:00 AM

Dare County Youth Exhibition on display at Glenn Eure's Ghost Fleet Gallery through January 18 | The Coastland Times

  The Coastland Times

Jazz Era, a charcoal and watercolor work by Alyse Stewart, was selected for special Gallery Recognition at the Dare County Youth Exhibition on display at Glenn ...

1/17/2019 10:23 AM

What happens when you drive a sports car on an Outer Banks beach? Nothing good

  Charlotte Observer

In a scenario that is not entirely uncommon on North Carolina's Outer Banks, someone drove a sports car out on the beach and got stuck in the sand this week.

12/19/2018 8:00 AM

Open restrooms, trash pickup happening at Outer Banks parks

  News & Observer

Some basic maintenance is returning to portions of national parks along North Carolina's Outer Banks, even as most services remain closed due to the ...

1/13/2019 8:29 PM

Massive Outer Banks sand dunes creep toward homes. Can they be stopped?

  The Herald

Massive sand dunes at Jockey's Ridge State Park, on the North Carolina Outer Banks, keep shifting south toward homes, and now the state plans to move much ...

1/3/2019 8:00 AM

Rules change will allow more leeway to move shifting sand

  The Outer Banks Voice

After beach nourishment in Nags Head, sand in some areas was blown over dunes and onto oceanfront properties. (Voice). Jennifer Allen Coastal Review ...

1/4/2019 8:00 AM

Better Beaches OBX seeking help moving old Christmas trees

  The Outer Banks Voice

Better Beaches OBX is looking for help transporting Christmas trees for use to help stabilize sand along the shore. Boy Scout Troop 117 as well as many local ...

1/11/2019 5:36 AM

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 8:00 AM

Sharon Elizabeth Ryan | The Coastland Times

  The Coastland Times

Sharon Elizabeth Ryan May 26, 1950 – May 19, 2018 A celebration of Sharon's life will be held Saturday, January 12 at 11:30 a.m. at Jennette's Pier in Nags ...

1/11/2019 11:30 AM

Don Gene Griffin Jr. | The Coastland Times

  The Coastland Times

Don Gene Griffin Jr., 46, of Nags Head, died December 20, 2018 in Nags Head. Don Jr. was born in New Bern to Don Griffin Sr. and Nancy Domroe on April 1, ...

12/30/2018 1:08 PM

Jennette’s Pier staff members help stranded dolphin

  WTKR News 3

Staff members from Jennette's Pier assisted a stranded female dolphin that washed up near the Gray Eagle public beach access Thursday morning.

1/5/2019 8:00 AM


  Episcopal News Service

We believe the most important key quality of a priest partnering in leadership with us at this time is that this person would have passionate and enthusiastic ...

1/10/2019 7:17 PM

Lucinda Gallop Baum | The Coastland Times

  The Coastland Times

July 24, 1928 – January 6, 2019 Manns Harbor – Lucinda Gallop Baum, 90, entered into eternal peace on Sunday, January 6, 2019, in Nags Head surrounded ...

1/11/2019 11:12 AM

Nags Head Fire Chief Kevin Zorc retires after 34 years with town

  The Outer Banks Voice

After over three decades with the Town of Nags Head, Fire Chief Kevin Zorc retiredretire Dec. 1, 2018. Zorc started with the Town in November 1984 in the Water ...

11/28/2018 8:00 AM

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

Frank Stick Memorial Art Show to honor late Glenn Eure

  The Outer Banks Voice

Known as a pioneer of the arts in Dare County, Glenn Eure hosted the Frank Stick Memorial Art Show at his Ghost Fleet Gallery in Nags Head for more than 30 ...

12/19/2018 8:00 AM

Smiles dominate shopping spree | The Coastland Times

  The Coastland Times

The abundance of smiles on 30 young shoppers in the Kill Devil Hills Kmart store December 21 are a clear indication that the annual Sgt. Earl Murray Children's ...

12/31/2018 8:00 AM

Tourism board takes next planning step for event site | The Coastland Times

  The Coastland Times

On Dec. 18, the Dare County Tourism Board took the next planning step for The Soundside Event Site in Nags Head. On recommendation from an interview ...

12/27/2018 8:00 AM

Purple and Gold: OBX Pirate Nation welcomes players | The Coastland Times

  The Coastland Times

When East Carolina University basketball coach Joe Dooley was looking for a place to take his new team for rest, relaxation and some bonding time, he found it ...

12/24/2018 8:00 AM

Nags Head pedestrian dies after being hit by car

  WTKR News 3

A 19-year-old man was killed after being struck by a vehicle in Nags Head Thursday evening.

11/9/2018 8:00 AM

In HOOPS, Bill Bamberger photographs global basketball courts

  Fast Company

Bill Bamberger's photographs are less about the sport, and more about the diverse places–from Rwanda to Kentucky–that surround the hoops he photographs.

1/10/2019 11:00 AM

Suspect in Southern Shores break-in faces charges in Nags Head

  The Outer Banks Voice

A Kill Devil Hills man arrested last month for allegedly breaking into a Southern Shores sub shop now faces similar counts for crimes police say were committed ...

11/6/2018 8:00 AM

Young mother avoids jail for dangerous police pursuit and pub assault

  Mandurah Mail

A 24-year-old Mandurah mother has avoided jail and been handed a hefty fine for sparking a dangerous police pursuit and assaulting a worker at a Cooloongup ...

1/17/2019 2:00 AM

John Massie Winston Jr. of Nags Head, Dec. 5

  The Outer Banks Voice

John Massie Winston, Jr., 73, of Nags Head, passed away on December 5, 2018. He was the son of the late John Massie Winston, Sr. and Virginia Ramsey ...

12/6/2018 8:00 AM

Book Revives Memories of Nags Head Woods

  Coastal Review Online

The recently reissued 1987 book, "'Everyone Helped His Neighbor': Memories of Nags Head Woods," by Lu Ann Jones and Amy Glass, brings to life an Outer ...

11/13/2018 8:00 AM

Kim Blankenburg is named Nags Head's employee of the year

  The Outer Banks Voice

At their Dec. 5 meeting, Nags Head's Board of Commissioners named Deputy Finance Director Kim Blankenburg as the winner of the Town's 2018 Earl Murray ...

12/7/2018 8:00 AM

Nags Head delays vote on new beach equipment regulations | The Coastland Times

  The Coastland Times

Board actions by the Nags Head Board of Commissioners at their November 7 regular session meeting included approval of a First Flight Adventure Park ...

11/18/2018 8:00 AM

Town of Nags Head conducting survey on short-term rentals

  The Outer Banks Voice

Nags Head officials are gathering input on the impacts that short-terms rentals, like those advertised on Airbnb and similar web sites, may have on the town, prior ...

11/4/2018 7:00 AM

Tourism Board looks to buy property; negotiate with Nags Head | The Coastland Times

  The Coastland Times

At its October meeting, the Dare County Tourism Board moved forward with two initiatives. After a closed session, the board authorized its attorney to negotiate ...

10/24/2018 7:00 AM

Bow-hunting under way at Nags Head Woods Preserve

  The Outer Banks Voice

Hunting season for white-tailed deer is under way at Nags Heads Woods Preserve and runs through Feb. 17. If you're visiting the preserve for non-hunting ...

10/23/2018 7:00 AM

ROUND-UP: All the latest Cyclocross, Athletics and Pool news

  Bicester Advertiser

CYCLOCROSS: Fran Whyte impressed at the National Elite Championships at Cyclopark, Gravesend.

1/17/2019 7:33 AM

TowneBank (TOWN) – Investment Analysts’ Weekly Ratings Changes

  Baseball Daily News

A number of firms have modified their ratings and price targets on shares of TowneBank (NASDAQ: TOWN) recently: 1/14/2019 – TowneBank had its “hold” ...

1/16/2019 11:55 PM

KDH man also charged in Nags Head business thefts | The Coastland Times

  The Coastland Times

Vashon James II, already in custody at the Dare County Detention Center, was charged with three counts of felony breaking and entering, three counts of felony ...

11/5/2018 8:00 AM

Nags Head Lions Club seeks vendors for flea market

  The Outer Banks Voice

The Nags Head Lions Club will host a benefit fall flea market Saturday, Nov. 17 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Outer Banks Community Church, formerly Ocean View ...

11/7/2018 8:00 AM

Photo Gallery: Seacor Supporter off Nags Head coast | The Coastland Times

  The Coastland Times

Fred Brems captured these images of the Seacor Supporter off the coast between milepost 10 and 10.5 in Nags Head. It was first visible before 9 p.m. Saturday, ...

12/2/2018 8:00 AM

How North Carolina's Climate Is Changing — And What Towns Are Doing About It


A new climate assessment report from the White House forecasts devastating economic and health impacts for the United States. Thirteen federal agencies and.

11/28/2018 8:00 AM

Coast Guard staffers help repair hurricane damage at Nags Head Woods Preserve | The Coastland Times

  The Coastland Times

Nineteen members of the Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City Chief's Mess spent a day helping to clean up the mess left by Hurricane Michael at The Nature ...

12/9/2018 8:00 AM

Work begins on Thomas Dakin gin bar and immersive distillery in Manchester

  Manchester Evening News

The gin experience is expected to attract 70000 visitors a year.

1/14/2019 11:00 AM

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