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Picture of ‘biggest Megalodon tooth’ found in Nags Head actually fake

  WTKR News 3

NAGS HEAD, N.C. – A picture by photographer Alex Lex OBX of the “biggest Megalodon tooth” ever found near Jennette's Pier has left quite a few people ...

2/19/2019 7:23 PM

William L. Wright Jr. of Nags Head, Feb. 8

  The Outer Banks Voice

William L. Wright Jr. or “Bill-Buck” as he was best known passed away at the family home in Nags Head, NC February 8, 2019. Bill-Buck was born September 13, ...

2/12/2019 8:00 AM

Safe exchange zone available in Nags Head

  WTKR News 3

It provides the public with a location to make legal transactions for items purchased or sold online.

2/9/2019 8:00 AM

Nags Head approved restaurant boat docks | The Coastland Times

  The Coastland Times

Nags Head commissioners on February 6 announced the selection of a new police chief, voted to allow boats to dock at a restaurant, prohibited parking on the ...

2/16/2019 9:18 PM

Retired North Myrtle chief to lead Nags Head police force

  The Outer Banks Voice

The Town of Nags Head has hired Phil Webster to be its police chief following the recent retirement of Chief Kevin Brinkley. In June 2017, Webster retired as ...

2/6/2019 8:00 AM

Nags Head finally approves docking for restaurant patrons

  The Outer Banks Voice

Nags Head commissioners have approved a request that would allow restaurants along the sound to provide docking for up to four boats. Docking will be limited ...

2/9/2019 8:00 AM

Nags Head fire believed to be electrical


Officials say an electrical malfunction likely caused a fire at a home in Nags Head, North Carolina.

1/29/2019 8:00 AM

Fire damages unoccupied house near links in Nags Head

  The Outer Banks Voice

A Thursday afternoon fire damaged an unoccupied home near Nags Head Golf Links. Crews were called to 105 Wee Burn Court at 1:33 p.m. for a report of ...

1/25/2019 8:00 AM

Will Gompertz reviews: Only Fools and Horses The Musical ★★☆☆☆

  BBC News

There is much to like about Only Fools and Horses The Musical: the premise, the songs, the optimism. The revolving set is good, too - moving the action ...

2/23/2019 12:01 AM

Why Are Humpback Whales Washing Up On NC Beaches?

  Charlotte, NC Patch

4 Whales Have Washed Up Along NC's Coast - Charlotte, NC - In the past two weeks, four whales have washed up dead along the NC coast between the Outer ...

2/21/2019 3:51 PM

Nags Head Elementary School students recognized for first quarter achievements | The Coastland Times

  The Coastland Times

Students at Nags Head Elementary School have been honored for achievements in academics and attendance in the first quarter of the 2018-19 school year.

2/11/2019 11:38 AM

Young humpback whale washes up near Oregon Inlet

  The Outer Banks Voice

A 38-foot juvenile humpback whale washed up on the beach near Oregon Inlet Tuesday morning. The male humpback was spotted floating off Jennette's Pier on ...

2/15/2019 12:44 AM

Community Calendar, Feb. 20 through Feb. 24 | The Coastland Times

  The Coastland Times

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 20. NC DMV. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Hatteras Village Civic Center, 57709 NC 12, Hatteras. BINGO. Baum Senior Center, 300 Mustian St., Kill Devil ...

2/20/2019 11:05 AM

Mary Rose Donahue | The Coastland Times

  The Coastland Times

Mary Rose Donahue, a resident of Dare County, died February 16, 2019 at the age of 87. She is survived by children Sherry L. Jones, Larry W. Brown and ...

2/23/2019 3:49 AM

Photos: New Outer Banks bridge to Hatteras Island

The span across Oregon Inlet, which connects South Nags Head to Hatteras Island, was opened for Outer Banks residents to walk and bike across on Saturday.

2/11/2019 8:00 AM

Silver Alert canceled for Durham woman


A Silver Alert for an 86-year-old woman has been canceled. The Durham Police Department canceled the alert for Patricia LeBlanc Saturday.

2/10/2019 8:00 AM

Netflix series 'Tidying Up' sparks joy at Hotline thrift stores

  The Outer Banks Voice

Tammy Cross, general manager of Hotline Thrift Stores, shows off new offerings at Hotline Too! in Nags Head. (Dee Langston). A popular Netflix series, “Tidying ...

2/14/2019 1:07 PM

Outer Banks Towns Dig For Flooding Fixes

  Coastal Review Online

Outer Banks officials are tapping state grants, partnering on studies and taking other steps to address increasingly persistent flooding and faulty, inadequate ...

2/14/2019 5:14 AM

North Carolina’s Outer Banks getting a new bridge

  WTVR CBS 6 News

North Carolina's Outer Banks are known as a haven for history buffs and beach bums alike, and there will soon be a new way to visit. The state is building a new ...

2/8/2019 8:00 AM

Outer Banks Mom: The power in reviews

  The Outer Banks Voice

Last week I was sitting at Waverider's Coffee and Deli in Nags Head. I was waiting to meet a friend for lunch and I took a seat in one of the many sun-drenched ...

2/16/2019 1:15 PM

Living shoreline aimed at protecting road Wright brothers used

  The Outer Banks Voice

In Kitty Hawk, the encroaching waters of Kitty Hawk Bay threaten to close Moor Shore Road, one of the oldest roads on the Outer Banks. Resident Amy Wells has ...

2/20/2019 1:43 PM

ECSU hosts CIAA round-up at OBX Bowling Center

  The Daily Advance

Tuesday, February 19, 2019. ECSU opened its bowling center on campus in 1991, and about 10 years later, fielded its first official school bowling team, led by ...

2/19/2019 3:09 PM

Walk or bike the new Bonner Bridge Saturday


Bikes and folks on foot will be the first to put a new replacement bridge on the Outer Banks through its paces.

2/9/2019 8:00 AM

Bourbon 'N Blues: Enjoy two indulgences at one venue

  The Outer Banks Voice

Bourbon 'N Blues is a Spring Concert series taking place at Rooster's Southern Kitchen, where you can enjoy the musical stylings of Mojo Collins & Triple Vision ...

2/21/2019 2:45 PM

Cardiologist explains atrial fibrillation and its prevalence in Eastern North Carolina


GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) - February is American Heart Month and 9 On Your Side is working to raise awareness about heart health and heart disease ...

2/21/2019 10:55 AM

Plymouth closure prompts assistance from Vidant

  Greenville Daily Reflector

Friday, February 22, 2019. Vidant Health is reaching out to employees of Washington County Hospital and offering assurances to residents who are in a void ...

2/22/2019 5:17 AM

What's in the name of a bridge? Whatever you want it to be

  The Outer Banks Voice

With local towns lining up behind dedicating the new bridge over Oregon Inlet to former state Sen. Marc Basnight, the idea seems to go against the grain of ...

2/2/2019 8:00 AM

Fight against seismic testing ramps up with another legal action

  The Outer Banks Voice

A group of conservation organizations this week asked a federal judge to block the start of any seismic exploration for oil and natural gas off the East Coast until ...

2/21/2019 3:15 PM

Police chase suspect self-surrenders


The chase went through Nags Head, Manteo, East Lake and into Tyrrell County. Police say during the chase items were thrown from the car.

1/29/2019 8:00 AM

2/20 Letters: Sen. Tillis, protect our coast.

  Raleigh News & Observer

Offshore drilling threatens vital industries, and we need our representatives to recognize that.

2/19/2019 11:15 PM

Arnold G. Tolson Jr., Manteo native, Feb. 6

  The Outer Banks Voice

Arnold G. Tolson, Jr. transitioned to be with The Lord February 6, 2019 at his Skinnersville, NC home after a lengthy illness. He was the son of the late Arnold ...

2/12/2019 11:26 PM

David “Dave” C. Trout of Kitty Hawk, Feb. 3

  The Outer Banks Voice

David “Dave” C. Trout, 76, of Kitty Hawk, NC passed away on Sunday February 3, 2019 at Chesapeake Memorial Hospital in Virginia as a result of complications ...

2/5/2019 8:00 AM

North Carolina’s Outer Banks is getting a new bridge

  WGHP FOX 8 Greensboro

North Carolina's Outer Banks are known as a haven for history buffs and beach bums alike, and there will soon be a new way to visit. The state is building a new ...

2/10/2019 8:00 AM

Lenwood Quidley | The Coastland Times

  The Coastland Times

Lenwood Quidley, 92, of 212 Meekins Street, Elizabeth City, NC died Saturday, February 9, 2019 in Nags Head, NC. He was born September 27, 1926 in Buxton ...

2/16/2019 11:24 AM

National news briefs | |

  Herald and News

Trump the pundit handicaps 2020 Democratic contenders. Kamala Harris had the best campaign roll-out. Amy Klobuchar's snowy debut showed grit. Elizabeth ...

2/19/2019 8:00 AM

Robin Caroline Hubbard Roderer of Nags Head, Jan. 14

  The Outer Banks Voice

Robin Caroline Hubbard Roderer, 61, of Nags Head, NC died Monday, January 14, 2019, at Chesapeake Regional Medical Center. A gathering of family and ...

1/18/2019 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

Nation and world news briefs

  Herald-Mail Media

Man dies after running from flaming portable toilet in M&T Bank Stadium parking lot, police say.

2/19/2019 1:17 AM

Luther L. Bateman of Colington, Jan. 27

  The Outer Banks Voice

Luther L. Bateman, 89, a long -time resident of Colington passed away January 27, 2019 in Elizabeth City. Luther served honorably in the United States Army ...

1/30/2019 8:00 AM

Arnold Gwyndlon Tolson Jr. | The Coastland Times

  The Coastland Times

Skinnersville – Arnold G. Tolson Jr. transitioned to be with The Lord February 6, 2019 at his Skinnersville, NC home after a lengthy illness. He was the son of the ...

2/16/2019 11:27 AM

Kay Ann Barnes of Salvo, Jan. 19

  The Outer Banks Voice

Kay Ann Barnes, 58, of Salvo, North Carolina passed away on Saturday, January 19, at 6:35 PM. Kay was a loving and devoted mother and grandmother.

1/24/2019 8:00 AM

Dare Requests to Dredge Inlet Year-Round

  Coastal Review Online

NAGS HEAD – The Army Corps of Engineers' Wilmington District is accepting comments until March 6 on Dare County's application to dredge year-round the ...

2/5/2019 8:00 AM

Flu virus causing some N.C. hospitals to set children visitation restrictions

  WTKR News 3

"Due to the high number of people with the flu in our community, we are temporarily changing our family presence and visitation practices for patient safety as ...

2/5/2019 8:00 AM

A look back at 2018, part one | The Coastland Times

  The Coastland Times

Looking back at events in 2018, the new year was just four days old when a white blanket of snow about six inches thick brought life on the Outer Banks to a ...

1/24/2019 8:00 AM

Addison Vann Irvin | The Coastland Times

  The Coastland Times

ELIZABETH CITY – Vann Irvin, prominent Elizabeth City attorney, died January 10, 2019. He had been affiliated with the Hornthal, Riley, Ellis & Maland law firm ...

2/16/2019 11:59 AM

Spring travel: The big outdoors

  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Instead of just getting outside, make this year the time to turn those outdoor activities into memor...

2/16/2019 5:00 AM

Bonner Bridge Replacement Event Feb. 9

  Coastal Review Online

The new bridge replacing the 55-year-old Herbert C. Bonner Bridge over Oregon Inlet should open to traffic this month, state transportation officials announced.

2/8/2019 8:00 AM

2 area beach communities get grant money to improve water access


Two beach communities in the Cape Fear Region are among a dozen that will receive $1.1 million in grants to improve public access to coastal beaches and ...

1/29/2019 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

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

Federal court dismisses appeal over jug-handle bridge

  The Outer Banks Voice

A federal appeals court has dismissed continued efforts by Hatteras Island property owners and residents to halt construction of the “jug-handle” bridge over the ...

1/24/2019 8:00 AM

Only Fools and Horses musical an enjoyable nostalgia fest – review

  Gay Times Magazine

Directed by Caroline Jay Ranger, this new musical, based on the classic TV show, has opened at the Theatre Royal Haymarket. Fans of the series will be ...

2/21/2019 3:12 PM

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

‘Dementia-friendly’ restaurants train to help customers

  Bradenton Herald

If you've gone to the Black Pelican Oceanfront Restaurant lately, you may have seen a purple seahorse on the wall.

2/9/2019 8:00 AM

Groups Move to Block Start of Seismic Tests

  Coastal Review Online

CHARLESTON, S.C. – A group of conservation organizations this week asked a federal judge to block the start of any seismic exploration for oil and natural gas ...

2/21/2019 5:04 AM

Trucks starting massive operation to slow dune migration in Nags Head WVEC

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

1/6/2019 8:00 AM

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 8:00 AM

Manteo waives late fees for residents affected by shutdown

  The Outer Banks Voice

The Town of Manteo is waiving all water and sewer late fees and penalties for customers affected by the federal government shutdown. The shutdown, now in its ...

1/23/2019 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

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

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

Major effort underway to move OBX's largest sand dune away from homes at state park


A project is underway at Jockey's Ridge State Park in Nags Head to relocate thousands of cubic yards of sand.

1/7/2019 8:00 AM

Songs on a Nags Head Porch

  Coastal Review Online

Author and historian David Cecelski visits with Gerret Warner and Mimi Gredy, who are making a documentary on Frank and Anne Warner and the coastal North ...

1/22/2019 8:00 AM

Where to find Nottinghamshire's top dog-friendly pubs

  Eastwood Advertiser

Fancy a quiet pint after a walk with your four-legged friend or perhaps a hair of the dog to cure last night's hangover?

2/21/2019 4:04 PM

Set Sights on Star Party Feb. 5 in Nags Head

  Coastal Review Online

See stars in a new way at Jennette's Pier in Nags Head Feb. 5 during a Star Party that will feature programs, interactive planetarium, children's activities, ...

1/17/2019 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

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