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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

Linda Smith of Wanchese, Dec. 23

  The Outer Banks Voice

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

12/28/2018 8:00 AM

Wanchese Christian Academy varsity girls basketball schedule 2018-19 | The Coastland Times

  The Coastland Times

Date Who Where Time. JANUARY. Mon. 7 Victory@WCA Home 5:30 p.m.. Thurs. 10 BACA@WCA Home 6 p.m.. Tues. 15 TEACH@WCA Home 5 p.m.. Fri.

12/30/2018 8:00 AM

Citizen Shark-Tracking Project Program Set

  Coastal Review Online

Citizens can learn how to be an underwater shark detective during the monthly Science on the Sound lecture series Jan. 24 at the Coastal Studies Institute on ...

1/10/2019 5:16 PM

Fire guts charter boat in Wanchese; no one hurt

  The Outer Banks Voice

Jimmy Blevin, assistant chief with the Roanoke Island Fire Department, was first on the scene and said keeping oxygen out of the engine compartment was key ...

11/1/2018 7:00 AM

Oysters travel from mountains back to sea as festival recognizes the importance of recycling oyster shells | The Coastland Times

  The Coastland Times

WANCHESE — The North Carolina Coastal Federation received over 2000 pounds of oysters from the Highlands Food and Wine Festival. The Highlands Food ...

1/10/2019 10:24 AM

Suffolk's Wanchese seafood plant to get $2.8 million in improvements


A Suffolk seafood plant is getting a major investment for new hires as well as facility improvements, according to a recent announcement from the city.

11/27/2018 8:00 AM

Letter to the Editor: Concern over lost economic opportunity | The Coastland Times

  The Coastland Times

Today's December 2 press released in The Virginian Pilot of a $2.8 million investment and 70 additional employees, in addition to 180 already employed, for a ...

12/20/2018 8:00 AM

Vicki Daniels Simpson of Wanchese, Nov. 10

  The Outer Banks Voice

Vicki Daniels Simpson, 59, of Wanchese, NC died Saturday, November 10, 2018, surrounded by family at her home. A native of Wanchese, she was the ...

11/12/2018 8:00 AM

Electrical malfunction blamed for Wanchese charter boat fire

  The Outer Banks Voice

Dare County's fire marshal has determined the cause of a fire on a charter fishing boat docked in Wanchese on Nov. 1 that gutted the engine compartment and ...

11/11/2018 8:00 AM

Wanchese man arrested on drug, gun charges | The Coastland Times

  The Coastland Times

Maynard W. Hazen, 67, of Wanchese, was arrested and charged Nov. 3 with felony possession of a schedule II controlled substance with the intent to sell and ...

11/8/2018 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 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

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

This year's crab pot cleanup will deploy 78 watermen

  The Outer Banks Voice

The North Carolina Coastal Federation is set to begin its sixth year of the Lost Fishing Gear Recovery Project this week, when 78 commercial watermen along ...

1/15/2019 12:56 PM

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

It's in the cards for The Elizabethan Gardens | The Coastland Times

  The Coastland Times

What's the deal? Well, The Elizabethan Gardens, like many other non-profits, looks increasingly towards ways to build relationships and raise funds to continue ...

1/4/2019 8:00 AM

Wanchese man had crack, .22 revolver during traffic stop, deputies say


A Wanchese man was arrested over the weekend after Tyrrell deputies say they found crack cocaine and a handgun during a traffic stop.

11/9/2018 8:00 AM

Ocean Shock: Fish Flee for Cooler Waters, Upending Lives in US South

  VOA News

This is part of "Ocean Shock," a Reuters series exploring climate change's impact on sea creatures and the people who depend on them. Creedence Clearwater ...

11/6/2018 8:00 AM

Vicki Daniels Simpson | The Coastland Times

  The Coastland Times

Wanchese – Vicki Daniels Simpson, 59, of Wanchese died Saturday, November 10 surrounded by family at her home. A native of Wanchese, she was the ...

11/14/2018 8:00 AM

Ocean Shock: Fish flee for cooler waters, upending lives in U.S. South


WANCHESE, N.C. (Reuters) - Creedence Clearwater Revival's “Fortunate Son” drifts from Karroll Tillett's workshop, a wooden shed about half a mile from where ...

10/30/2018 7:00 AM

WCA welcomes special guest for awards ceremony | The Coastland Times

  The Coastland Times

Wanchese Christian Academy recently held its first quarter awards ceremony. They welcomed Charles Wescott as their speaker for the ceremony.

12/13/2018 8:00 AM

Man arrested on gun and drug charges following vehicle stop in Tyrrell County


TYRRELL COUNTY, NC (WITN) The Tyrrell County Sheriff's Office says a Wanchese man was arrested on gun and drug charges following a vehicle stop.

11/5/2018 8:00 AM

Seafood company to add 70 jobs, other investments in Suffolk - The Suffolk News-Herald

  Suffolk News-Herald

Cooke Seafood USA announced Wednesday it will add 70 jobs, a corporate office and seafood production lines to its Suffolk facility during the next three years.

11/14/2018 8:00 AM

Sweet recognition: Beekeepers name honey contest winners

  The Outer Banks Voice

The Outer Banks BeeKeepers Guild recently announced the winners of its third annual honey contest. The winners were chosen from samplings of 12 Outer ...

11/23/2018 8:00 AM

Catamaran loses mast after striking William B. Umstead Bridge

  The Outer Banks Voice

A catamaran lost its mast when it struck the Umstead Bridge over the Croatan Sound on Sunday. An eyewitness said the Catana 401 was southbound at full sail ...

11/11/2018 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

Alcoholics Anonymous meetings | The Coastland Times

  The Coastland Times

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

12/19/2018 8:00 AM

Lady Colts basketball win home opener

  The Daily Advance

Wednesday, November 21, 2018. Albemarle School girls basketball began their season at home on a positive note Tuesday night, thanks in large part to a ...

11/21/2018 8:00 AM

10288 Wanchese Way


This Hanover County home will light up again this year with a Wonderfully White Winter Wonderland theme…The Staver's use all white lights except for ...

11/20/2018 8:00 AM

Cooke confirms deal for shrimp farmer Seajoy is close to completion

  Undercurrent News

Glenn Cooke confirmed the Canada-based, global seafood group that carries his family name is close to a deal for a shrimp farmer in Latin America, which ...

12/2/2018 8:00 AM

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