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Nags Head starting beach nourishment project in May

  WTKR News 3

OUTER BANKS, N.C. – Nags Head will be starting a beach nourishment project this coming May. 10 miles of shoreline from the Bonnett Street public beach ...

3/8/2019 8:00 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

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

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

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 8:00 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

Nags Head Beach Nourishment Set for May

  Dredging Today

The Town of Nags Head, NC, will be conducting a beach nourishment maintenance project starting in May 2019 and lasting possibly into October 2019.

3/11/2019 10:59 AM

Another dead humpback whale washes onto the beach

  The Outer Banks Voice

A large humpback whale was discovered stranded in Corolla early Sunday, the second whale within six days to beach along the Outer Banks. Corolla Beach ...

2/18/2019 8:00 AM

Town drainage work may affect pedestrian, vehicular traffic

  The Outer Banks Voice

From March until about June 1, 2019, the Town will be conducting three major drainage improvement projects in the areas of the Red Drum outfall — near Mile ...

3/16/2019 2:33 PM

Maryann Cookie Pratt of Wanchese, March 11

  The Outer Banks Voice

Maryann Cookie Pratt, 64, of Wanchese, NC went home to be with the Lord on Monday, March 11, 2019. A native of the Outer Banks, Maryann was well-known ...

3/14/2019 7:11 PM

PHOTO GALLERY: Nags Head Elementary School second graders create special arcade | The Coastland Times

  The Coastland Times

Nags Head Elementary School second graders enjoyed a lengthy project inspired by a documentary on YouTube called Caine's Arcade. Jennette's Pier ...

3/2/2019 8:00 AM

Outer Banks Mom: Taste of the Beach, fun for the family

  The Outer Banks Voice

Foodies unite, the 2019 Outer Banks Taste of the Beach weekend is almost here! My family and I are pretty excited for this year's Taste of the Beach lineup!

3/14/2019 6:57 PM

New bridge over Oregon Inlet opens to traffic

  WTKR News 3

The new bridge is 2.8 miles long and the roadway rises 90 feet above the water at its highest point.

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

Outer Banks Tiny Home Festival tickets on sale now

  The Outer Banks Voice

The Outer Banks Chamber of Commerce has opened ticket sales for the Tiny Home Festival. The two-day festival will be held at the Soundside Event Site in ...

2/21/2019 8:00 AM

Darrell Keith Gibbs of Wanchese, March 9

  The Outer Banks Voice

Capt. Darrell Keith Gibbs, a lifelong commercial fisherman, passed away at his home in Wanchese, NC on Saturday March 9, 2019. He was 60. In addition to his ...

3/12/2019 10:53 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.

3/12/2019 2:28 AM

Fire engulfs three-story house in Southern Shores Friday

  The Outer Banks Voice

Crews found the house engulfed in flames after they were called at 4:29 a.m. The fire was brought under control within 10 minutes, according to the Southern ...

3/1/2019 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

Mary Rose Donahue of Kill Devil Hills, Feb. 16

  The Outer Banks Voice

Mary Rose Donahue of Kill Devil Hills, N.C. passed away Saturday, February 16, 2019 at the age of 87. She is survived by her three children Sherry L. Jones, ...

2/22/2019 8:00 AM

Mountains-To-Sea Trail Marches On - The Rhino Times of Greensboro

  The Rhino TImes

Posted by Scott D. Yost | Mar 12, 2019 | News. Mountains-To-Sea Trail Marches On. North Carolina's Mountains-to-Sea-Trail (MST) project got one step closer to ...

3/13/2019 1:44 AM

Roanoke Island director picked to lead N.C. Aquariums Division

  The Outer Banks Voice

The North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources has announced that Maylon White has been chosen as director for the North Carolina ...

3/3/2019 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

Where Can You Build A Basketball Court? Anywhere, According To This New Exhibition

  WAMU 88.5

"HOOPS," a photography exhibition at the National Building Museum, opens on March 9.

3/8/2019 10:48 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

Dennis Paul Mabe of Nags Head, Feb. 4

  The Outer Banks Voice

Dennis Paul Mabe went peacefully into the Lord's arms on Monday, February 4, 2019. Born on October 30, 1927 in Walnut Cove, NC, Dennis was 91. He was ...

2/12/2019 8:00 AM

Protect our underwater ecosystems

  Daily Press

Editorial: A spate of dead whales that have washed ashore are a reminder we must continue to approach underwater ecosystems with an eye toward research ...

3/4/2019 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

Early morning house fire consumes Outer Banks home WVEC

A three-story home was engulfed in flames in Southern Shores, North Carolina.

3/1/2019 8:00 AM

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

Subscription health: A different approach to primary care

  The Outer Banks Voice

Now more than ever, individuals and families are trying to decode the arcane American health care system. For the last several years, a health-care mandate ...

3/6/2019 8:00 AM

Juanita Lane Ezell | The Coastland Times

  The Coastland Times

Juanita Lane Ezell, 74, of Manteo, died of natural causes in Nags Head on March 6, 2019. She was born in Petersburg, Va. Juanita lived and worked in Manteo ...

3/13/2019 10:56 PM

Fire guts Nags Head house; residents escape without injury

  The Outer Banks Voice

No one was injured when fire ripped through a house on South Memorial Avenue in Nags Head early Saturday. Fire crews were called to the blaze at 6:31 a.m., ...

1/5/2019 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

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

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

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

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

Coastal Studies Institute to host Star Party at Jennette’s Pier

  WTKR News 3

NAGS HEAD, N.C. – North Carolina Land of Water will be hosting a STAR party that allows residents to learn about the universe around them! ECU Integrated ...

1/19/2019 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 8:00 AM

Chef Claudia Lawrence's mum compares daughter's disappearance to that of Libby Squire

After nearly 10 years, the investigation into the disappearance of Claudia Lawrence remains unsolved. However, police have said it could be being hampered ...

3/18/2019 8:45 AM

Winter means more whales, dolphins stranded on NC beaches. Here’s one story from January

  Charlotte Observer

A dolphin stranded on the beach near Jennette's Pier in Nags Head, North Carolina. OBX Marine Mammal Stranding Network members were nearby but the ...

1/4/2019 8:00 AM

Nags Head pub pub owner's planning application rejected by Moreton, Bobbingworth and The Lavers Parish Council

  Epping Forest Guardian

A plan to construct seven new homes and an overflow of a pub's car park have been opposed by Moreton, Bobbingworth and The Lavers Parish Council.

3/15/2019 11:00 AM

What happens when you drive a sports car on an Outer Banks beach? Nothing good

  Charlotte Observer

In a scenario that is not entirely uncommon on North Carolina's Outer Banks, someone drove a sports car out on the beach and got stuck in the sand this week.

12/20/2018 8:00 AM

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