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One on One: Following Macbeth’s advice in Afghanistan

By D.G. Martin Can Shakespeare’s Macbeth help us deal with President Biden’s decision to pull all American troops ...

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Tyrrell ECA hosts Local Foods Contest at Scuppernong River Festival

The Tyrrell County Extension & Community Association (ECA) held its annual Local Foods Contest during the Scuppernong River ...

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Manteo Marine recognized by Grady-White Boats for sales volume, customer service

Manteo Marine has been awarded the Sales Achievement and the Service Excellence Awards for excellence in sales volume ...


NC speaker: Medicaid expansion not in latest budget offer

The latest budget offer that North Carolina Republicans sent to Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper wouldn’t expand Medicaid broadly ...

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Angel Gift program seeks donors, applicants for children north of Oregon Inlet

The Outer Banks Woman’s Club is seeking sponsors and donors for its Angel Gift program, now in its ...

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NTSB: Small plane that crashed in North Carolina collided with pine trees

A private pilot and a passenger were killed earlier this month when the small plane they were in ...

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Better with a buddy: Bear cubs romp around Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge

Two sibling black bear cubs were photographed playing on the Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge recently. USFWS reports ...

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NC State student dies after being hit by car

A student at a North Carolina university has died after he was hit by a car last weekend, ...



Colington man facing several drug-related charges

The Dare County Sheriff’s Office has reported that on October 14, 2021 at approximately 8:10 a.m., deputies in ...

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Guest Opinion: One voter can turn a loser into a winner

By Bob Hall Early voting began last Thursday in many cities and towns and a new report answers ...

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Pea Island Lifesavers Day proclaimed by governor; two events commemorate heroic rescue

By Joan L. Collins, Pea Island Preservation Society, Inc. On Saturday, October 9, the Pea Island Preservation Society, ...


Update on lawsuit between Currituck County and CCA

Corolla Civic Association (CCA) filed a suit in 2019 claiming that Currituck County has been improperly spending occupancy tax ...



Solving housing crisis at the forefront for Manteo, Dare County

The Town of Manteo is moving ahead with a housing project. Under development by town staffers is a ...

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Guest Opinion: Gutting IP rights will upend university research

By Carol Mimura The Biden administration recently announced support for a push by the World Trade Organization (WTO) ...

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Participants sought for Outer Banks Veterans Writing Workshop

The 8th Annual Outer Banks Veterans Writing Workshop will be held at the UNC Coastal Studies Institute in ...



North Carolina man arrested on drug, firearm charges

A Rocky Mount man was arrested Monday, October 18 on drug trafficking and firearm charges, according to a press release ...



North Carolina police officer sees bank robbers switch getaway cars

Three men accused of robbing a bank in North Carolina had one flaw in their plans to elude ...



Columbia Lions hear about pre-diabetes program

Samantha Combs with the Martin, Tyrrell and Washington Health Department, above left, shared information on the area’s pre-diabetes ...


The Nature Corner: Three ways of experiencing a thunderstorm, Part Two

By Ernie Marshall One of our most famous images of Benjamin Franklin is of him flying a kite ...



Manteo town manager announces departure

Town manager James Ayers announced Tuesday, October 19 that he will be departing from the Town of Manteo. ...