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'Christmas Every Day – The Wonderful Life of Eddie Greene' premieres in Manteo | The Coastland Times

  The Coastland Times

On Saturday, June 1 at 7:30 p.m., the Dare County Arts Council in Manteo will host the premier of “Christmas Everyday – The Wonderful Life of Eddie Greene.

5/23/2019 10:05 PM

Norovirus crashes Outer Banks charity event in Manteo; 60 people sickened

  Winston-Salem Journal

About 60 people got sick after a charity event in Manteo, North Carolina. Now, health officials are saying norovirus was likely the culprit.

5/16/2019 2:00 PM

Barry Lynn Statler of Manteo, May 13

  The Outer Banks Voice

Barry Lynn Statler, 64, died suddenly at his Manteo home May 13, 2019. He was born in Chambersburg, PA and lost his wife several years ago. Barry was a ...

5/19/2019 3:18 PM

Manteo sets budget hearing | The Coastland Times

  The Coastland Times

The town of Manteo has set a budget hearing for June 5 to receive public comments on the proposed 2019-20 fiscal year budget. The Manteo Board of ...

5/23/2019 8:44 PM

Glenn Keith Davenport, formerly of Manteo, April 25

  The Outer Banks Voice

Glenn Keith Davenport, 66, a resident of Labelle, FL and Alva, FL since 2009, formerly of Manteo, NC, passed away Thursday, April 25, 2019, in Cape Coral, FL.

4/28/2019 7:00 AM

Birding Trail to Open at Manteo Aquarium

  Coastal Review Online

MANTEO – See Outer Banks birds at the North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island's new nature play adventure “For the Birds” set to be unveiled Memorial ...

5/22/2019 6:56 PM

Gastrointestinal virus likely caused illness in people attending event in Manteo


Dare County Health Officials report that a gastrointestinal virus was likely the cause of sickness reported by people who attended an event in Manteo on May 3.

5/15/2019 9:36 PM

Randolph Vaden Tolley of Manteo, May 1

  The Outer Banks Voice

Randolph Vaden Tolley, 73, of Manteo passed away of natural causes Wednesday, May 1, 2019 in Chesapeake, VA. “Randy” as he was best known retired after ...

5/4/2019 7:00 AM

Gospel group The Captain's Crew to perform in Manteo

  The Outer Banks Voice

The Eastern Carolina Concert Society will present the internationally recognized gospel group based on The Outer Banks, The Captain's Crew. The concert will ...

5/1/2019 7:00 AM

Manteo boys win 1A conference track championship | The Coastland Times

  The Coastland Times

Manteo High School boys won the Albemarle Athletic Conference track and field team championship Tuesday, defeating teams from Camden County, Gates ...

5/6/2019 7:00 AM

Cape Hatteras, Manteo in 'last chance' dual track meet | The Coastland Times

  The Coastland Times

Tuesday's track meet at Manteo High School saw impressive distances and times by several athletes from Cape Hatteras and Manteo schools. Clearing 8 feet in ...

4/28/2019 7:00 AM

Norovirus possibly to blame after about 60 fall ill at OBX event


Health officials on the Outer Banks say norovirus may be what caused nearly 60 people to get sick at a recent charity event.

5/16/2019 7:55 PM

Manteo Common: Vision to reality will take some time | The Coastland Times

  The Coastland Times

A conceptual drawing of what a proposed Manteo Common might look like was unveiled at the town's meeting on April 17. A Manteo Common was the idea of ...

4/30/2019 7:00 AM

Gov't Mule Taps Karl Denson's Tiny Universe, Nikki Lane & More As Summer Tour 2019 Openers


Karl Denson's Tiny Universe, Nikki Lane and The Record Company are among the openers for Gov't Mule's 2019 Summer Tour.

5/23/2019 2:49 PM

Household hazardous waste collection day for Dare residents

  The Outer Banks Voice

Dare County Public Works is hosting a Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day for Dare County residents. A collection will be held in Buxton on Friday, May ...

5/23/2019 6:46 PM

Here's how Manteo Mitchell is taking his first steps toward a trip to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics

  Shelby Star

Battling through injury is hardly unusual for Manteo Mitchell. After all, he's most remembered for running 200 meters on a broken leg in the 2012 London ...

4/26/2019 7:00 AM

Joseph Carl Hayes of Skyco, May 9

  The Outer Banks Voice

Joseph Carl Hayes, 80, of Skyco, NC died Thursday, May 9, 2019, at The Outer Banks Hospital. A native of Dare County and lover of Skyco, he was born July 4, ...

5/14/2019 7:00 AM

Oil drilling risks North Carolina coastal economy, mayors worry WVEC

MANTEO, N.C. — Mayors from along the North Carolina coast are discussing the costs of offshore oil drilling if something goes wrong. About a dozen mayors ...

5/8/2019 3:33 PM

Baseball teams ready to rumble in conference action | The Coastland Times

  The Coastland Times

Cross county rivals First Flight and Manteo split a two game series last week, with each team winning on their home field. The Redskins won 9-4 on Thursday; ...

4/29/2019 7:00 AM

Peggy Saunders Rogers of Wanchese, April 20

  The Outer Banks Voice

Peggy Saunders Rogers, 87, of Wanchese, NC departed this life to live with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Saturday, April 20, 2019. She enjoyed feeding ...

4/24/2019 7:00 AM

Parker, Reid join mayors in opposing offshore drilling

  The Daily Advance

Friday, May 10, 2019. MANTEO — Citing potential harms to both the environment and future tourism, more than a dozen mayors — including those from ...

5/10/2019 7:00 AM

Shoaling at Rodanthe Harbor Emergency Channel Generates Concern at Waterways Commission Meeting

  Island Free Press

With the Rodanthe Harbor emergency ferry channel dangerously shoaled two weeks from the start of hurricane season, members of the Dare County Waterways ...

5/15/2019 7:00 AM

Manteo High School Booster Club seeking street name change | The Coastland Times

  The Coastland Times

The Manteo High School Redskins Athletic Booster Club is one step closer to a local name change. During the club's April 22 regular meeting, Nelson ...

4/29/2019 7:00 AM

High School Roundup | Perquimans knocks off Edenton to advance to AAC softball tournament final

  The Daily Advance

From staff reports. Thursday, May 2, 2019. HERTFORD — The Perquimans softball team defeated John A. Holmes 8-1 Wednesday night in the semifinal round ...

5/2/2019 7:00 AM

Manteo police seek help after supermarket armed robbery

  The Outer Banks Voice

Manteo police are asking for the community's help investigating an armed robbery that occured at La Mision Store on March 25. At about 9:10 p.m., three men ...

3/28/2019 7:00 AM

Police looking for 3 men who robbed Manteo supermarket at gunpoint

  WTKR News 3

MANTEO, N.C. – The Manteo Police Department is asking for the public's help in finding the men who robbed the La Mision supermarket at gunpoint earlier this ...

3/29/2019 7:00 AM

Patricia Hyde Decker of Manteo, April 7

  The Outer Banks Voice

Patricia Hyde Decker, 81, died at home of natural causes Sunday April 7, 2019. Her beloved children were at her side. Born in England, Patricia's US citizenship ...

4/9/2019 7:00 AM

First Friday begins in Manteo


First Friday begins Friday April 5 in the town of Manteo.

4/5/2019 7:00 AM

Juanita Lane Ezell of Manteo, March 6

  The Outer Banks Voice

Juanita Lane Ezell, 74, of Manteo died of natural causes in Nags Head, NC Wednesday March 6, 2019. She was born in Petersburg, VA. Juanita lived and ...

3/8/2019 8:00 AM

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

William Randall West Jr. of Manteo, March 25

  The Outer Banks Voice

William Randall West Jr., or “Randy” as he was best known, passed away unexpectedly in Manteo March 25, 2019. Randy was 48. Randy was preceded in ...

3/29/2019 7:00 AM

Open forums scheduled for COA's presidential search

  The Outer Banks Voice

As College of The Albemarle (COA) begins the search for its 11th president, a series of public forums will be held to solicit input for the development of a draft ...

4/28/2019 7:00 AM

Floyd Dale Ewers, April 20

  The Outer Banks Voice

Floyd Dale Ewers, 77, of Spring Hope, NC died Saturday, April 20, 2019, at The Outer Banks Hospital in Nags Head. Twiford Funeral Home, Manteo is assisting ...

4/25/2019 7:00 AM

High School Roundup | Currituck shuts out John A. Holmes in girls' soccer

  The Daily Advance

From staff reports. Wednesday, May 1, 2019. EDENTON — The Currituck girls' soccer team defeated John A. Holmes 5-0 Monday night at the John A. Holmes ...

5/1/2019 7:00 AM

Mamma Mia! onstage this weekend and next at Manteo High School | The Coastland Times

  The Coastland Times

Manteo High School's Stage Left will present its spring musical Mamma Mia! this weekend, March 30 and 31 and the following weekend, April 5-7.

3/30/2019 7:00 AM

High School Baseball | Futrell, Thach lift Perquimans past Manteo

  The Daily Advance

Saturday, April 6, 2019. HERTFORD — A six-run fourth inning paced the Perquimans baseball team to an 8-0 victory against Manteo Thursday night at ...

4/6/2019 7:00 AM

MURPHY TO MANTEO: North Carolina is a leader in peanuts

  North State Journal

March is National Peanut Month and farmers and consumers in North Carolina have much to celebrate. North Carolina is home to 1,400 peanut farms.

3/6/2019 8:00 AM

Manteo Mitchell to speak at Hall of Fame banquet

  The Sylva Herald

Olympic silver medalist Manteo Mitchell will be the speaker Sunday at the Jackson County Athletic Hall of Fame's banquet and induction ceremony.

5/1/2019 7:00 AM

Vera Simmons Basnight | The Coastland Times

  The Coastland Times

Vera Simmons Basnight was born on July 22, 1939 to the late Earlene and William Seward Simmons Sr. in Manteo, North Carolina. She departed from this life ...

3/23/2019 7:00 AM

Bonnie Lee Hooper of Manns Harbor, March 16

  The Outer Banks Voice

Bonnie Lee Hooper, 59, of Manns Harbor, passed away on Saturday morning, March 16, 2019 at home with her devoted husband and baby sister by her side.

3/19/2019 7:00 AM

Manteo Middle School students help Clothes for Kids | The Coastland Times

  The Coastland Times

Manteo Middle School National Junior Honor Society collected ninety-three coats to help Clothes for Kids, a program inspired by Food for Thought that began ...

3/24/2019 7:00 AM

Myrna Loy Sawyer Ambrose of East Lake, March 10

  The Outer Banks Voice

Myrna Loy Sawyer Ambrose of East Lake went to be with the Lord Sunday March 10, 2019. The daughter of the late Reverne Sawyer and the late Ada Sawyer, ...

3/13/2019 7:00 AM

Manteo wins home golf match | The Coastland Times

  The Coastland Times

Manteo High School edged out Edenton's John A. Holmes 381-395 Wednesday to win a varsity golf match at Nags Head. Playing at the Scottish links-style Nags ...

3/31/2019 7:00 AM

Charles Brantley Aycock Brown Jr. of Wanchese, March 3

  The Outer Banks Voice

Charles “Smokey” Brantley Aycock Brown Jr., 86, of Wanchese, NC went home to be with our Heavenly Father on Sunday, March 3, 2019. He was born July 19, ...

3/6/2019 8:00 AM

UPDATE: Governor signs bill clearing way for new COA campus

  The Outer Banks Voice

Gov. Roy Cooper has signed legislation to clear the way for College of The Albemarle to use state bond money to help pay for new campus facilities in Manteo.

3/21/2019 7:00 AM

Southern Bank names regional exec

  The Daily Advance

Sunday, March 3, 2019. W. Jason Waughtel has been promoted to senior vice president, regional executive for Southern Bank's Coastal Region, which includes ...

3/3/2019 8:00 AM

Easter Sunrise Services on the Outer Banks | The Coastland Times

  The Coastland Times

Easter Sunrise Services on the Outer Banks April 21, 2019 Northern Beaches Historic Corolla Chapel, Corolla Light ocean side pool, 6:30 a.m. Interfaith ...

4/14/2019 7:00 AM

The off-season is the perfect time to visit North Carolina's Outer Banks

  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Smaller crowds and cheaper prices make the Outer Banks worth a visit during the off-season.

3/21/2019 7:00 AM

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