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Update: Rebuilding Nags Head's beach may run into September

  The Outer Banks Voice

Adding more sand to 10 miles of the beach in Nags Head will take a little longer than expected and is now scheduled to be finished in September. Pumping by ...

5/24/2019 12:39 PM

Exasperated Outer Banks town warns people to quit digging giant holes in the beach

  Durham Herald Sun

The coastal town of Nags Head, N.C., issued an odd warning Tuesday, just days before hordes of tourist arrive on the Outer Banks for Memorial Day: Don't dig ...

5/21/2019 6:08 PM

Nags Head warning beachgoers to avoid giant holes WVEC

People, for some reason, like to come down here, and when they get to the beach, they like to dig holes," said Nags Head City Spokeswoman Roberta Thurman.

5/23/2019 2:13 AM

Nags Head beach construction to turn north within three days

  The Outer Banks Voice

Work to replenish the beach is expected to reach the Nags Head town line at the Cape Hatteras National seashore in two to three days, when pipes will be ...

5/16/2019 7:16 PM

Two young great white sharks spotted off OBX coast


Two great white sharks have been spotted off the coast of North Carolina's Outer Banks.

5/24/2019 4:47 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

Outer Banks city warns beachgoers against digging deep holes in sand

  WSOC Charlotte

The beach at Nags Head is a popular summer destination, but before you go, officials said they have a warning for you.

5/22/2019 11:58 AM

Nags Head beach nourishment project now underway

  WTKR News 3

A second dredge, the Liberty Island, will begin work near Mile Post 11 around May 13.

5/5/2019 7:00 AM

Crew dangling high overhead almost done painting Nags Head water tower


The paint job took about six months to spread 376 gallons of the color "aqua sky"

5/9/2019 7:00 AM

Two great white sharks surface near the Outer Banks WVEC

Ocearch's shark tracker showed Jane and Brunswick -- two great white sharks -- surfaced just off the coast of North Carolina near the Outer Banks.

5/23/2019 5:15 PM

Charles P. Kenison of Nags Head, April 23

  The Outer Banks Voice

Charles P. Kenison, 88, died on April 23, 2019 in his home on the Outer Banks surrounded by his family. Charlie was born on November 17, 1930 in Ridgefield ...

4/25/2019 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

Nags Head Beach Nourishment Project Kicks Off

  Dredging Today

Nags Head's beach nourishment is now underway with the Dredge Ellis Island pumping sand onto the beach just south of Limulus Street, reports the Town of ...

5/6/2019 7:00 AM

Fire that destroyed Christmas Mouse store started outside


NAGS HEAD, N.C. (WAVY) -- Officials say a two-alarm fire that destroyed the well-known Christmas Mouse store in Nags Head began outside the store.

5/16/2019 7:00 AM

Christmas Mouse fire in Nags Head started among cardboard boxes

  Insurance News Net

May 15-- May 15-- NAGS HEAD, N.C.-- A fire at the Christmas Mouse shop in Nags Head last month started among cardboard boxes within an outside storage ...

5/16/2019 5:12 AM

First sea turtle nests of the season found in Nags Head, Hatteras

Sea turtle nesting has begun on the Outer Banks. On Wednesday morning, the first nest north of Hatteras was found in Nags Head, according to the Network for ...

5/23/2019 4:13 PM

Coast Guard medevacs 32-year-old man 12 miles off Oregon Inlet


The Coast Guard medevaced a 32-year-old man reportedly suffering from chest pains 12 miles east of Oregon Inlet Thursday evening.

5/24/2019 9:24 AM

No foul play suspected in fire that destroyed OBX Christmas shop WVEC

On April 12, the Christmas Mouse store in Nags Head caught fire, with the flames quickly spreading across much of the building.

5/18/2019 3:00 AM

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5/10/2019 7:00 AM

US Coast Guard rescues man facing medical emergency off North Carolina coast

  WGHP FOX 8 Greensboro

NAGS HEAD, N.C. — The U.S. Coast Guard rescued a man off the North Carolina coast after he suffered a medical emergency, according to a news release.

5/24/2019 12:40 PM

Two weeks in and its full speed ahead for Nags Head beach renourishment

The $42.7 million Nags Head beach renourishment project is moving steadily forward thanks to good weather, and with a bit of good luck could be finished well ...

5/18/2019 4:44 PM

Nags Head Elementary recognizes students who show respect | The Coastland Times

  The Coastland Times

Students at Nags Head Elementary School were recognized recently for their outstanding character. These students exemplified the character trait of respect.

4/30/2019 7:00 AM

Recap after man falls from bridge and dies in Enfield


A man has died after falling from a bridge in Ponders End, Enfield. An air ambulance is understood to have landed in the grounds of Alma Primary School at ...

5/24/2019 3:05 PM

Whale hanging out at Avalon Pier on OBX


Visitors to a pier along the coast have been treated to a special sight recently.

5/6/2019 7:00 AM

Gregory Watson 'Greg' Saine, 55, enjoyed working on his beach house in Nags Head

  Southside Daily

Gregory Watson “Greg” Saine, 55, passed away Monday, May 6, 2019. He was a life-loving and caring guy who loved to hang out with his family and his…

5/13/2019 1:00 PM

Great White sharks 'clustering' off Outer Banks

The four Great Whites, Cabot, Jane, Jefferson, and Hal, were all tracked off the North Carolina coast within the last 30 days.

5/9/2019 7:00 AM

Gregory W. Saine, May 6

  The Outer Banks Voice

Gregory W. Saine, 55, died unexpectedly at his Nags Head rental home May 6, 2019. He was preparing for the upcoming season. Greg was born in Norfolk, VA.

5/10/2019 7:00 AM

OBX Shave Riders: $20000 for childhood cancer research

  The Outer Banks Voice

Father and son go bald. Jason Johnson, with multi-colored hair, gets ready to lose his locks as Peggy Gabriel shaves Andrew's head. For Jason Johnson, the ...

5/6/2019 7:00 AM

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

  Rock Hill Herald

New weekend flights from the northeast could make it easier for some tourists to get to the Outer Banks. The public charter flights will fly from Pittsburgh, ...

5/9/2019 7:00 AM

Coastal mayors show united front in opposing offshore drilling

  The Outer Banks Voice

Dare County Board Chair Bob Woodard, right, provides final signature to resolution opposing offshore drilling for oil or gas. He is joined by NCDEQ Secretary ...

5/9/2019 7:00 AM

Nags Head Elementary students complete DARE program | The Coastland Times

  The Coastland Times

Nags Head Elementary School fifth graders were recognized in March for their completion of the D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) program.

4/30/2019 9:50 AM

Two great white sharks ping off Outer Banks coast

  WTKR News 3

Jane and Brunswick are just off shore the Avon Pier. OCEARCH says they both pinged on May 22.

5/24/2019 12:43 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

Alfred Charles Feickert Jr. of Colington, May 12

  The Outer Banks Voice

Alfred Charles Feickert Jr. of Colington passed away in Nags Head of natural causes May 12, 2019 after a long chronic illness. Alfred was born in the Hudson ...

5/14/2019 7:00 AM

NY Pizza Pub Italian Grill: New owners keep what's important

  The Outer Banks Voice

You may have noticed the new sign and logo at the New York Pizza Pub Italian Grill in Nags Head. Or perhaps, once inside you spied new TVs that blend ...

4/30/2019 7:00 AM

Firm, public offer ideas for future use of soundside event site

  The Outer Banks Voice

A crowd of about 50 people turned out at Pamlico Jack's Wednesday to express their opinions and ideas for the future of The Soundside event site at a “listening ...

4/25/2019 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

Virginia Beach Oceanfront renourishment project to begin in June

  WTKR News 3

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - The Virginia Beach Oceanfront is getting some renourishment. The federal investment for this renourishment is $14.71 million, including ...

5/20/2019 5:18 PM

Save the date: 30th Annual OBAR Charity Golf Tournament

  The Outer Banks Voice

Nags Head, NC, May 13, 2019. Save the date for the Outer Banks Association of REALTORS® 30th Annual Charity Golf Tournament benefiting the Association's ...

5/13/2019 7:00 AM

North Carolina Aquariums Among Best in the Country

  Spectrum News

The state's aquariums were voted number seven in the country.

5/6/2019 7:00 AM

Faces of Fauquier: He turns wood scraps into furniture

  Fauquier Now

In one summer, George Downs of Warrenton made 300 Adirondack chairs.

5/21/2019 12:04 PM

Expect near normal Atlantic hurricane season, forecasters say

  Greensboro News & Record

WASHINGTON — The Atlantic hurricane season is off to yet another early start, but U.S. weather officials say it should be a near normal year.

5/23/2019 7:00 PM

TowneBank Announces Quarterly Cash Dividend


SUFFOLK, Va., May 22, 2019-- Hampton Roads based TowneBank announced today that its Board of Directors on May 21, 2019 declared its second-quarter.

5/22/2019 3:30 PM

Fishing report for May 24 | Local Interest

Chickahominy Lake. Capt. Art Conway of Conway's River Rat Guide *Service* out of Ed Allen's Boats and Bait reported that Chickahominy Lake midday water ...

5/23/2019 10:53 PM

Prep for beach re-nourishment in Nags Head to start soon

  The Outer Banks Voice

Contractors will begin deploying equipment any day now and re-nourishment of the beach in Nags Head is expected to start by the end of April. Town officials ...

3/21/2019 7:00 AM

Christmas Mouse store in Nags Head burns to ground

  WTKR News 3

NAGS HEAD, N.C. - The Christmas Mouse store in Nags Head caught fire Friday afternoon. Firefighters - along with members of Nags Head's Fire and Police ...

4/12/2019 7:00 AM

Nags Head sets new rules for Airbnb, other short-term rentals

  The Outer Banks Voice

The ordinance requires annual registration of a short-term rental property, additional parking spaces for the unit, point of contact information on the owner and ...

4/3/2019 7:00 AM

Global Hammocks Market 2019 Inca Hammocks, Nags Head Hammocks, Hatteras Hammocks, Beijing Luying Outdoor Products

  Global News Journal

The report on the Global Hammocks Market offers complete data on the Hammocks market. Components, for example, main players, analysis, size, situation of ...

5/12/2019 10:38 PM

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

Congressman: Drilling delay a tactic to help Trump allies avoid “electoral poison”

  Southern Environmental Law Center

In a Congressional budget hearing Wednesday, South Carolina Congressman Joe Cunningham accused Interior Secretary David Bernhardt of playing politics ...

5/17/2019 2:37 PM

Woo Casa: A new dining experience launches in Nags Head

  The Outer Banks Voice

Woo Casa es su casa. That's exactly the feeling Aaron and Katie Wooten wish to convey at their new restaurant, Woo Casa Kitchen, which quietly opened last ...

4/8/2019 7:00 AM

Shawn Michael Radford of Nags Head, March 31

  The Outer Banks Voice

Shawn Michael Radford, 45, of Nags Head passed away unexpectedly at his home March 31, 2019. He was born and raised in Portsmouth, Virginia. Shawn ...

4/3/2019 7:00 AM

Nags Head starting beach nourishment project in May

  WTKR News 3

The project will place 4 million cubic yards of sand on the 10 mile stretch of Nags Head beachfront being worked on.

3/8/2019 8:00 AM

Couple sues for permit to rebuild burned Nags Head beach home


One family's Nags Head home burned to the ground in 2016, but now the local and state governments won't let them rebuild, so they've filed a lawsuit.

4/12/2019 7:00 AM

Nags Head park bench honors boy who drowned in Outer Banks surf


The Wesley's Way Foundation has adopted a bench at the five-acre Dowdy Park in Nags Head to honor 4-year-old Wesley Belisle who drowned in the Outer ...

3/1/2019 8:00 AM

Tanger Outlets Nags Head sold, to be renamed

  WTKR News 3

Tanger Outlets Nags Head will be given a new name after Tanger Factory Outlet Centers announced it had closed on sales of four of its outlet centers.

4/7/2019 7:00 AM

Nags Head honors 4-year-old swept out to sea with park bench

  WTKR News 3

A permanent addition to a Nags Head park will honor 4-year-old Wesley Belisle, the New Hampshire boy who tragically drowned in Kitty Hawk after being swept ...

2/28/2019 8:00 AM

Outer Banks Olive Oil Co. coming to Outlets Nags Head

  The Outer Banks Voice

It's time for the kids to step aside and let the grownups play! As Gymboree vacates the Outlets Nags Head shopping mall (formerly Tanger Outlets) in the wake of ...

4/15/2019 7:00 AM

Vicki Diane Grinstead Fragale of Nags Head, April 1

  The Outer Banks Voice

Vicki Diane Grinstead Fragale, 68, of Nags Head, joined her angels Virgil Melton Grinstead (father), William Dennis Fragale (husband), Paul Donald Moore ...

4/4/2019 7:00 AM

Tanger changes hands, will become Outlets Nags Head

  The Outer Banks Voice

A Chicago company has bought Tanger Outlets in Nags Head as part of a sale of four properties totaling $130.5 million. Singerman Real Estate and The Outlet ...

4/3/2019 7:00 AM

Warblers and Shorebirds and Terns, Oh My!

  Coastal Review Online

Outer Banks birder Jeff Lewis writes that spring birding on the Outer Banks is awesome in May, when songbirds, shorebirds and wading birds are in their most ...

5/16/2019 7:00 AM

Dog Days of Summer: How to Plan a Dog-Friendly Road Trip to Hatteras Island, NC

  Our Community Now at Maryland

North Carolinas Outer Banks are a DMV favorite for beach getaways. Did you know that Hatteras is an extremely dog-friendly spot?

5/3/2019 7:00 AM

The Christmas Mouse in Nags Head burned down WVEC

Emergency responders were at the scene on South Croatan Highway in Nags Head as The Christmas Mouse was engulfed in flames.

4/12/2019 7:00 AM

Nags Head to begin beach nourishment project in May


The town of Nags Head says it will begin a nourishment project in May to place 10 miles of sand on its beach.

2/27/2019 8:00 AM

ACORE Lends $98M on Purchase of a National Outlet Mall Portfolio

  Commercial Observer

ACORE Capital lent $98 million for Chicago-based Singerman Real Estate's acquisition of a four-property national outlet mall portfolio.

5/2/2019 7:00 AM

Couple sues for right to rebuild Nags Head beachfront home | The Coastland Times

  The Coastland Times

Represented by Pacific Legal Foundation, Michael and Cathy Zito have filed a federal lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina, ...

3/20/2019 7:00 AM

Nags Head hires new Planning and Development director

  The Outer Banks Voice

The Town of Nags Head has hired Michael Zehner as planning and development director, following the transition of Deputy Town Manager/Planning Director ...

3/6/2019 8:00 AM

Tanger Outlets sells four properties, including one in Nags Head

  Triad Business Journal

Greensboro-based real estate investment trust Tanger Factory Outlet Centers Inc. has sold four outlet centers — including one in Nags Head — for an estimated ...

4/2/2019 7:00 AM

New bridge over Oregon Inlet opens to traffic

  WTKR News 3

NAGS HEAD, N.C. – The new bridge that's over the Oregon Inlet opened to traffic around 12:20 p.m on Monday. The bridge has replaced the Bonner Bridge to ...

2/25/2019 8:00 AM

Drainage work will shorten St. Patrick's Day parade route

  The Outer Banks Voice

Nags Head's March 17, 2019 St. Patrick's Day parade will conclude about half of a mile earlier this year due to stormwater improvement construction in the ...

3/4/2019 8:00 AM

Cause of Christmas Mouse fire under investigation | The Coastland Times

  The Coastland Times

The investigation into what caused the Friday afternoon fire at the Christmas Mouse in Nags Head is still ongoing with the cause unknown.

4/15/2019 7:00 AM

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