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Kill Devil Hills BOC takes action on hotel site plan, hears budget presentation | The Coastland Times

  The Coastland Times

Actions during the May 13 Kill Devil Hills Board of Commissioners meeting included changes for telecommunication services and towers within the town, a First ...

5/23/2019 11:40 AM

Robert Joseph Roberts of Kill Devil Hills, May 1

  The Outer Banks Voice

Robert Joseph Roberts, 75, of Kill Devil Hills, died suddenly on Wednesday, May 1, 2019. He was a wonderful, loving and caring husband of Cheryl, father of ...

5/4/2019 7:00 AM

Kill Devil Hills opens first fully handicap accessible beach access

  WTKR News 3

The mats will be set up in a way that allows those in a wheelchair to be able to 'set up' their belongings on the sand and enjoy a day at the beach.

5/17/2019 2:05 PM

Kill Devil Hills welcomes first fully handicap accessible beach access


Kill Devil Hills welcomes its first fully handicapped beach access Monday.

5/9/2019 7:00 AM

Bacteria levels exceeding state’s water quality standards found in Kill Devil Hills beach

  WTKR News 3

MOREHEAD CITY, N.C. – An advisory against swimming was posted Tuesday at a sound-side site where state officials found bacteria levels in the water that ...

5/7/2019 7:00 AM

Cecil Guy Link of Kill Devil Hills, May 7

  The Outer Banks Voice

Cecil Guy Link, 75, of Kill Devil Hills passed away peacefully in Nags Head May 7, 2019. Cecil was born in Hickory, NC and was a professional engineer in ...

5/10/2019 7:00 AM

Kill Devil Hills opens handicapped beach access


The town of Kill Devil Hills has added a new wooded ramp and several roll-out mats on top of the sand at the Ocean Bay Boulevard beach access. It will allow ...

5/13/2019 7:00 AM

Donna L. Ganley of Kill Devil Hills, April 23

  The Outer Banks Voice

Donna L. Ganley, 71, of Kill Devil Hills, NC, formerly of Upper St. Clair, PA, passed away on April 23, 2019. Born on October 20, 1947, she was the daughter of ...

4/26/2019 7:00 AM

Kill Devil Hills to get beach access for handicapped

KILL DEVIL HILLS, N. C. (AP) — A North Carolina coastal town is set to unveil its first fully handicapped beach access. Officials in Kill Devil Hills say a grand ...

5/10/2019 7:00 AM

Whale spotted under Avalon Pier in Kill Devil Hills

  WTKR News 3

Walton says whales are frequent visitors to the pier.

5/6/2019 7:00 AM

Doris Jean McAdam of Kill Devil Hills, April 23

  The Outer Banks Voice

Doris Jean McAdam, 82 of Kill Devil Hills, NC passed away peacefully and surrounded by friends Tuesday, April 23, 2019. She was born and raised in ...

4/26/2019 7:00 AM

Paula P. Duke of Kill Devil Hills, April 27

  The Outer Banks Voice

Paula P. Duke, 72, of Kill Devil Hills went to be with the Lord April 27, 2019 in Chesapeake, VA. Paula was born in Norfolk, VA on May 12, 1946, the daughter of ...

4/29/2019 7:00 AM

Grand opening of Kill Devil Hills' first fully accessible handicap beach access WVEC

Kill Devil Hills installed a wooden ramp and new mats over the sand so people in wheelchairs can get from the parking lot to the waterline.

5/13/2019 7:00 AM

Worrell 1000 works its way to Kill Devil Hills WVEC

KILL DEVIL HILLS, N.C. — After taking a 17-year break the Worrell 1000 is back and one leg from the finish line in Virginia Beach. The catamaran endurance ...

5/17/2019 11:26 PM

Work starts on Paws Park pet playground in Kill Devil Hills

  The Outer Banks Voice

Soon our furry friends will have their own playground in Kill Devil Hills. Construction is under way on the latest addition to the town's park system. Aptly named ...

5/6/2019 7:00 AM

Outer Banks lifeguards prepare for the summer WVEC

Safety is their top priority after at least eight people drowned in the Outer Banks last summer.

5/23/2019 8:52 PM

Worrell 1000: Hatteras, NC to Kill Devil Hills, NC >> Scuttlebutt Sailing News

  Scuttlebutt Sailing News

The 2019 Worrell 1000 Reunion Race brings back the beach cat contest which held 20 editions from 1976 to 2002. Beginning May 6 from South Florida, three ...

5/17/2019 7:00 AM

Kill Devil Hills Aviation Park facilities to temporarily close for enhancements | The Coastland Times

  The Coastland Times

Beginning Monday, May 13, several amenities at Kill Devil Hills Aviation Park will be temporarily closed while enhancements are being made.

5/11/2019 7:00 AM

Virginia Beach, Williamsburg, parts of Outer Banks named most popular summer travel destinations

  WTKR News 3

Virginia Beach was #10 on the list of most popular US Summer destinations with Kill Devil Hills, Nags Head and Williamsburg being mentioned as some of the ...

5/18/2019 7:58 PM

Kill Devil Hills attorney suspended

  North Carolina Lawyers Weekly

Attorney: Charles D. Coppage Location: Kill Devil Hills Bar membership: Member since 1974 Disciplinary action: Suspended from the practice of law for two ...

5/8/2019 7:00 AM

KDH has its first fully handicap accessible beach access

  The Outer Banks Voice

The Town of Kill Devil Hills has opened its first fully handicap accessible beach access at Ocean Bay Boulevard. Improvements include: a wooden handicap ...

5/15/2019 7:00 AM

Robert “Bob” Powers Hockenberry of KDH, May 15

  The Outer Banks Voice

Robert “Bob” Powers Hockenberry or as many knew him “Uncle Bob” of Kill Devil Hills passed away peacefully in Norfolk, VA May 15, 2019. Bob was 60.

5/20/2019 1:03 PM

Community Calendar for May 23 through May 27 | The Coastland Times

  The Coastland Times

THURSDAY, May 23 Rotary Club of Kitty Hawk, breakfast meeting, 7:30 a.m., Duck Woods Country Club, 50 S. Dogwood Trail, Southern Shores. Dowdy Park ...

5/23/2019 2:13 AM

Kill Devil Hills Mayor Sheila Davies not seeking re-election | The Coastland Times

  The Coastland Times

Kill Devil Hills Mayor Sheila F. Davies announced to The Coastland Times that she will not run for another term in office.

4/27/2019 7:00 AM

PHOTOS: Kill Devil Hills opens fully accessible handicap beach access WVEC

The Town of Kill Devil Hills opened its first fully accessible handicap beach access Monday, May 13.

5/13/2019 11:12 PM

Whale flops from surface just feet from Outer Banks pier. Gasping fishermen record it

  Charlotte Observer

Video of humpback whale skirting NC's Avalon Pier May 1 gets 267000 views and 5100 shares in three days. The pier in Kill Devil Hills extends 696 feet into the ...

5/3/2019 7:00 AM

List of the nation's top summer travel destinations

  WWAY NewsChannel 3

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — According to TripAdvisor, 92 percent of people are planning to take a trip this summer. The travel website has announced the ...

5/16/2019 9:03 PM

OBX: Police charge man after van hits jogger and then house


KITTY HAWK, N.C. (WITN) - Police on the Outer Banks have charged the driver of a van they say hit a jogger and then a house Tuesday night. Ryan Beacham ...

4/24/2019 7:00 AM

Airline books new flights for Outer Banks visitors to sail over traffic backups

  Rock Hill Herald

New flights from Ultimate Air Shuttle will fly to the North Carolina Outer Banks for the season. The flights are from Pittsburgh (PIT), Manassas, Virginia (HEF) and ...

5/9/2019 7:00 AM

Dare County, NC EMS Offers Open Houses During EMS Week

Dare County - Open houses will be held on Thursday, May 23 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Station #1 located at 1632 North Croatan Highway in Kill Devil Hills ...

5/21/2019 2:50 PM

Max's Pizza Company to get new digs and a new name

  The Outer Banks Voice

Max's Pizza Company is moving from their long-time Ocean Plaza location in Kitty Hawk to the Dare Center in Kill Devil Hills and in the process will become ...

5/7/2019 7:00 AM

Southern Shores leads campaign for northern library branch

  The Outer Banks Voice

The proposed library would serve residents of Southern Shores, Kitty Hawk, Duck, Martin's Point and lower Currituck County. Rented space in the Marketplace ...

5/20/2019 10:49 AM

Robert Joseph Roberts | The Coastland Times

  The Coastland Times

Kill Devil Hills – Robert Joseph Roberts, 75, of Kill Devil Hills, died suddenly on Wednesday, May 1, 2019. He was a wonderful, loving and caring husband of ...

5/4/2019 7:00 AM

New List Of NC Beaches With Lifeguard Stations

KITTY HAWK, N.C. — Traveling to the beach this summer? You want to make sure your family stays safe in the water. Here's a list of beaches with lifeguard ...

5/10/2019 8:39 PM

Community Calendar, May 15 through May 19 | The Coastland Times

  The Coastland Times

WEDNESDAY, May 15 Blood Drive hosted by The Outer Banks Hospital and The Blood Connection. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Outer Banks Hospital. All donors ...

5/15/2019 2:54 AM

Chris Robinson Brotherhood Returns For 1st Concert After Hiatus Announcement


The Chris Robinson Brotherhood played their first show last night following the departure of keyboardist Adam MacDougall and the announcement of a ...

5/17/2019 5:26 PM

Video: Beach rebuilding gets under way in South Nags Head

  The Outer Banks Voice

After lasting nearly four years longer than expected, Nags Head's rebuilt beach is getting another shot of sand. Work got under way near Pelican Street in South ...

4/29/2019 7:00 AM

Hydrant flushing may cause low water pressure, discoloration

  The Outer Banks Voice

The Kill Devil Hills Public Services Department will conduct its fire hydrant flushing program beginning Monday, May 6, 2019. The flushing program will last until ...

5/2/2019 10:54 AM

Circa 1903 looks at North Carolina as the Wright Brothers knew it

In an illustrated account, historian Larry E. Tise describes the Outer Banks of the early 20th century.

5/11/2019 7:00 AM

Chris Robinson Brotherhood Play First Shows with Replacement Keyboardist, Debut New-Album Track

After announcing the departure of longtime keyboardist Adam MacDougall earlier this month, followed by the subsequent announcement of interim replacement ...

5/20/2019 9:55 PM

Quaint and Adorable Seaside Places to Visit this Summer


It's summer time and most of us think about going to the ocean. It's like.

5/23/2019 6:18 PM

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5/10/2019 7:00 AM

Rip current risks issued from northern beaches to Ocracoke | The Coastland Times

  The Coastland Times

The National Weather *Service* has issued notification for high risk of rip currents Saturday, May 18 south of Cape Hatteras including Frisco, Hatteras Village and ...

5/18/2019 2:28 PM

Soccer, Softball Roundup: Lake Norman Charter, Union Academy soccer return to state finals

  Charlotte Observer

Tuesday night, the NCHSAA held regional championships in softball and girls soccer. Two area teams -- Lake Norman Charter and Union Academy -- advanced ...

5/22/2019 2:45 AM

Original Grave Digger passes the Monster Jam torch to his kids

  Tampa Bay Times

As Orlando hosts the Monster Jam World Finals Friday and Saturday, monster truck legend Dennis Anderson reflects on the legacy his kids carry on.

5/10/2019 7:00 AM

Virginia Slomka Nadybal of Southern Shores, May 4

  The Outer Banks Voice

Mrs. Virginia Slomka Nadybal of Southern Shores passed away peacefully at home in Southern Shores Saturday, May 4, 2019. She was 92. Virginia was the ...

5/6/2019 7:00 AM

Seasonal flights look to bring vacationers to OBX from East Coast cities

  WTKR News 3

With summer nearing and the Outer Banks looking to become busier and more congested, Ultimate Air Shuttle is giving vacationers to the coast of North ...

5/3/2019 7:00 AM

Grave Digger once dug a hole from which Monster Jam sprouted | Commentary

  Orlando Sentinel

Thanks to Grave Digger, the Monster Jam World Finals will draw 60000 fans to Orlando's Camping World Stadium Friday and Saturday night.

5/9/2019 7:00 AM

Jet shuttle service hopes to tap a few traffic-weary tourists

  The Outer Banks Voice

A Cincinnatti-based company plans to start weekend flights to Currituck County Regional Airport during the summer season in hopes of snagging a few travelers ...

5/4/2019 7:00 AM

NC man charged with hitting jogger from behind, running into house

A North Carolina man is facing felony charges after running his van into a jogger in the Outer Banks, police say. Ryan Walter Beacham, 35, of Kill Devil Hills, was ...

4/24/2019 7:00 AM

In The Kitchen: Jumbo Lump Crab Cake Dinner


PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) - It's crab season! It got a little crabby in the kitchen today when Chef Danny Klubowicz and Andrea Sullivan from Jolly Roger in Kill ...

5/6/2019 7:00 AM

Worrell 1000: Lay day in Tybee Island, GA

  Scuttlebutt Sailing News

The 2019 Worrell 1000 Reunion Race brings back the beach cat contest which held 20 editions from 1976 to 2002. Beginning May 6 from South Florida, three ...

5/11/2019 7:00 AM

The Most Beautiful Seaside Towns in America

  Reader's Digest

Whether you're in search of a charming village or a luxury resort property on the beach, there's a perfect coastal destination for every traveler.

5/21/2019 7:24 PM

Debut of Veterans Songwriting Workshop set for this week

  The Outer Banks Voice

As part of the Dare County Arts Council's Veterans Arts Program, the Outer Banks will host the first North Carolina Veterans Songwriting Workshop. The premiere ...

5/2/2019 11:23 AM

Charlotte Hood Alexander of Kill Devil Hills, March 19

  The Outer Banks Voice

Charlotte Hood Alexander, 77 of Kill Devil Hills passed away March 19, 2019 in Nags Head surrounded by her family and friends. She was the daughter of the ...

3/23/2019 7:00 AM

Martin Leslie Hammill of Kill Devil Hills, April 9

  The Outer Banks Voice

Martin Leslie Hammill, 63, of Kill Devil Hills, NC, died at his home on Tuesday, April 9, 2019. He was born on June 21, 1955, in Lynchburg, VA. Marty was the ...

4/10/2019 7:00 AM

William Lambert of Kill Devil Hills, April 13

  The Outer Banks Voice

William Lambert, aged 101, of Kill Devil Hills died peacefully on Saturday, April 13, 2019 at the home he shared for over six years with his daughter, Mary ...

4/19/2019 7:00 AM

Man with ties to Kill Devil Hills wanted by ICE

  WTKR News 3

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) says it is looking for a man they say was last seen in Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina.

4/15/2019 7:00 AM

Ashley High School is making new waves with science


Puleo created the wave plume to model the behavior of waves and resulting effect on beaches. Focusing on extreme weather events and sea level rise, certain ...

4/30/2019 7:00 AM

Red Cross needs local donors after Type 0 blood shortage

  WTKR News 3

HAMPTON ROADS, Va. - The American Red Cross is looking for Type O blood donations after a shortage has left less than a two-day supply of type O blood ...

5/14/2019 7:00 AM

Business Observer: Awards, achievements and appointments

  The Fayetteville Observer

ACHIEVEMENTS• Fayetteville Technical Community College has announced the recipients of its 2018-19 Excellence in Teaching awards. They are: Rondell ...

5/18/2019 2:51 PM

John Richard Hunter of Kill Devil Hills, March 9

  The Outer Banks Voice

John Richard Hunter, age 70, finished his race of life March 9, 2019 at his home in Kill Devil Hills, NC. John was born September 23, 1948 to the late James A.

3/11/2019 7:00 AM

Johnnie Ray Turner of Kill Devil Hills, April 19

  The Outer Banks Voice

Johnnie Ray Turner, 79, of Kill Devil Hills, NC died Friday, April 19, 2019. Born in Franklin, VA on May 13, 1939, he was the son of the late Hazel Perry Johnson.

4/22/2019 7:00 AM

Dare LWV presents telemedicine info with OB Hospital experts

  The Outer Banks Voice

Dare County League of Women Voters is hosting Tony Buzzacco and Denise de Pedro from The Outer Banks Hospital for an informative evening discussing ...

4/28/2019 7:07 PM

Chris Robinson Brotherhood Release Video For "Chauffeur's Daughter"

  LIVE music blog

Today the Chris Robinson Brotherhood has released their second video from their upcoming album Servants Of The Sun, the new single called “Chauffeur's ...

4/24/2019 10:23 PM

Disc toss christens a tribute to a son in Kill Devil Hills

  The Outer Banks Voice

Winding its way through the towering trees of a maritime forest the Casey R. Logan Disc Golf Course officially opened to the public on Saturday. The first disc ...

4/1/2019 7:00 AM

Kill Devil Hills man swindled out of more than $400 warns others

  WTKR News 3

KILL DEVIL HILLS, N.C. - What started with a simple text message that read, “Last day to get up to 50 percent discount on your DirecTV account” and a phone ...

3/20/2019 7:00 AM

Catherine T. “Irene” Gibbs of Kill Devil Hills, March 10

  The Outer Banks Voice

Mrs. Catherine T. “Irene” Gibbs of Kill Devil Hills passed away Sunday March 10, 2019 in Virginia Beach after a brief but serious illness. She was 82 and most ...

3/12/2019 7:00 AM

Kill Devil Hills retired K9 officer passes away

  WTKR News 3

She was nationally certified with the North American Police Work Dog Association and the American Work Dog Association.

3/11/2019 7:00 AM

Verna Dean Ellis Sheets of Kill Devil Hills, March 25

  The Outer Banks Voice

Verna Dean Ellis Sheets, 91, of Kill Devil Hills, NC peacefully went home to be with the Lord Monday, March 25, 2019. Born in Glenville, West Virginia on June ...

4/1/2019 7:00 AM

Why new Netflix show about the Outer Banks is filming in SC, and how you can be in it

  Raleigh News & Observer

Netflix has a new show it is about to begin filming that is based on North Carolina's Outer Banks. It has been created by an N.C. resident, and the program, “OBX ...

4/23/2019 7:00 AM

After Successful Thursday Arrival, Worrell Race Prepares for Friday Frisco Launch

  Island Free Press

The three teams competing in the famed Worrell 1000 catamaran sailboat race successfully landed in Frisco on Thursday afternoon, arriving at ORV Ramp 49 ...

5/16/2019 10:33 PM

In The Kitchen: Award Winning Wings by Pigman's BBQ


PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) - Pigs can't fly, but if they could, their wings would be delicious. Today, Richard Bruce and Top Palmer from Pigman's BBQ showed ...

5/7/2019 7:00 AM

ICE seeking man charged in 2011 KDH vehicular death

  The Outer Banks Voice

The U.S Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency has listed a man charged in the death of a tourist on Oct. 5, 2011, in Kill Devil Hills to its new VOICE ...

4/22/2019 7:00 AM

Local man charged in accident that killed Virginia couple

  The Outer Banks Voice

Police have charged an 81-year-old Kill Devil Hills man with two counts of misdemeanor death by motor vehicle in an accident that killed a couple from ...

4/5/2019 7:00 AM

Embracing The Salt And Adapting To Sea Level Rise

  Science Friday

Saltwater intrusion and sea level rise is the new normal for two communities along the east coast.

5/17/2019 4:20 AM

NCHSAA SOFTBALL: Pair of rematches dot area pairings

  The Wilson Times

Two regular-season rematches will be among the offerings when the North Carolina High School Athletic Association softball postseason gets underway for ...

5/6/2019 7:00 AM

Chris Robinson Brotherhood Cancels LOCKN' Appearance Following Departure Of Adam MacDougall

  Live for Live Music

A day following the news that Chris Robinson Brotherhood had parted ways with Adam MacDougall, they will now no longer perform at this year's LOCKN'.

5/3/2019 7:00 AM

Chris Robinson Brotherhood Announces Forthcoming Hiatus, Departure Of Keyboardist Adam MacDougall

  Live for Live Music

Chris Robinson Brotherhood has announced the immediate departure of keyboardist Adam MacDougall, in addition to a forthcoming hiatus.

5/2/2019 7:00 AM

Kill Devil Hills police warn about DIRECTV scam WVEC

KILL DEVIL HILLS, N.C. — The Kill Devil Hills Police Department is warning residents about a new DIRECTV scam. A resident recently told police they were ...

3/19/2019 7:00 AM

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