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Bill seeks Constitutional limit to legislative terms
Published: 3/28/2017
The Outer Banks Voice

Bill-drafting frenzy took control of the N.C. House last week as representatives raced the clock to submit new bills to bill drafting in that chamber before the 4 p.m. deadline. The deadline in the Senate was the week before. But Legislation-watchers ...

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Rep. Bob Steinburg says he will vote against bag ban repeal
Published: 3/27/2017
The Outer Banks Voice

Bob Steinburg, whose district includes Corolla, said he will vote against a repeal of the ban on single-use, thin plastic shopping bags by Outer Banks retailers if the bill reaches the floor of the North Carolina House. “I've been fielding a lot of ...



Tyrrell checkpoint nets pot, cocaine and cash in drug arrest
Published: 3/26/2017
The Outer Banks Voice

By Outer Banks Voice on March 26, 2017. A traffic checkpoint on U.S 64 in Columbia netted 10.3 grams of cocaine, marijuana, cash and paraphernialia during a drug arrest Saturday. Tyrrell County Sheriff Darryl Liverman said a Winston-Salem man was also ...

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OBXer's Getaway: Great Britain and the Irish Republic
Published: 3/25/2017
The Outer Banks Voice

Along the rural roadways sturdy, fieldstone houses could have withstood the worst the Atlantic would have to offer along the Outer Banks. Here, protection against the damp, cold weather was probably their biggest task. Somewhere along the way, we ...




WPEC
Matthew, Otto retired from list of names for Atlantic storms
Published: 3/27/2017
The Outer Banks Voice

The organization that names tropical cyclones around the world has retired Matthew and Otto from the list used for the Atlantic basin. The World Meteorological Organization's Regional Association IV Hurricane Committee, which covers North America ...
Tropical Cyclone Names - National Hurricane Center - NOAANational Hurricane Center - NOAA
TCFAQ B3) What storm names have been retired? - AOML's - NOAAAOML's - NOAA
World Meteorological Organization retires storm names Matthew and Otto | National Oceanic and Atmospheric ... - NOAANOAA

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The Outer Banks Voice - Bill would halt new wind energy ...
Published: 3/27/2017
The Outer Banks Voice

Three of the 104 Turbines at the Amazon Wind Farm in Pasquotank and Perquimans counties. (Paul Copleman, Avangrid Renewables). Sen. Harry Brown ...

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The Outer Banks Voice - NWS is looking for volunteers to track rain ...
Published: 3/27/2017
The Outer Banks Voice

The National Weather Service is seeking volunteer weather observers, especially on the Outer Banks, to measure rain, snow and hail through the CoCoRaHS ...

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Auction under way for store, marina at Alligator River bridge
Published: 3/26/2017
The Outer Banks Voice

The familiar “Short Second” store and adjacent marina at the west end of the Alligator River Bridge on U.S. 64 is going on the auction block. All told, the property encompasses about 27 acres and includes a house that was built in 1989, according to ...




Virginian-Pilot
Where currents meet: The science behind beachcombing the Outer Banks
Published: 3/24/2017
Virginian-Pilot

The Outer Banks, where southern currents meet northern currents, is a prime collecting point for shells originating from all of the Eastern Seaboard and beyond. People make jewelry from them. Beach shops stock them. Books and websites describe shards, ...

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WRAL.com
Two-lane bridge to Outer Banks to be repaired, not replaced
Published: 3/24/2017
WRAL.com

COLUMBIA, N.C. — A two-lane bridge that links central North Carolina to the Outer Banks will not be replaced and instead will get a $16.7 million upgrade. Transportation Department spokesman Tim Hass told The Virginian-Pilot of Norfolk that a $400 ...

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