Summer Stevens, Author at The Coastland Times

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Denise Johnson murder case still unsolved after 27 years

Saturday, July 13, 2024 marks the 27th anniversary of the murder of Outer Banks resident Denise Johnson. Those who love her are still holding out hope ... Read more

by Summer Stevens, Saturday, July 13, 2024 3:38 pm



Work continues on Cape Hatteras Lighthouse restoration project

The tallest brick lighthouse in the United States is currently wrapped in 25 truckloads of scaffolding. Six months into the $19.2 million Cape Hatteras Lighthouse ... Read more

by Summer Stevens, Saturday, July 13, 2024 3:28 pm



$83 million budget approved in Currituck; tax increases for residents

Currituck commissioners approved an $83.3 million budget for the 2024-25 fiscal year at the June 24 special meeting. Residents are looking at another tax increase ... Read more

by Summer Stevens, Wednesday, July 10, 2024 2:36 pm

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30 years in the making: Surf Dog’s Hot Sauce now available in stores

In 1974, Kevin McCabe drove south with a buddy in search of good waves. The beaches of Oaxaca and the Port of Escondido did not ... Read more

by Summer Stevens, Thursday, July 4, 2024 5:25 pm

Bough & Vine


Planted in the heart of downtown: Friends open curated garden shop in Manteo

When friends Tanya Lamo and Amy Underwood caught up over a cup of coffee last February, they discovered that they shared a dream – opening ... Read more

by Summer Stevens, Wednesday, July 3, 2024 3:21 pm



Southern Shores weighs use of 2,4-D herbicide in canals to control milfoil

Before the Town of Southern Shores made a decision about how to treat milfoil, an invasive weed found in the town’s canals, council members heard ... Read more

by Summer Stevens, Friday, June 28, 2024 2:29 pm



Currituck considers but waits on UDO changes for large hotels

Currituck commissioners heard a request for an amendment to the Unified Development Ordinance (UDO) that would put some limitations on the proposed 172-room hotel project ... Read more

by Summer Stevens, Monday, June 24, 2024 1:06 pm



Father and son to compete in Ironman rematch

Mike Mitchell, 36, of Virginia Beach, and his father Michael Mitchell, 59, of Moyock, are celebrating Father’s Day a little later this year. While most ... Read more

by Summer Stevens, Wednesday, June 19, 2024 10:13 am



Catching the (first) wave: Hukilau Surf Camp awarded grant to continue teaching kids to surf

Hukilau Surf Camp received a grant from the Outer Banks Community Foundation to purchase a new trailer to hold boards and gear. With the grant, ... Read more

by Summer Stevens, Thursday, June 13, 2024 1:25 pm

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Nags Head dedicates administration building in new public services complex

‘It’s going to make a tremendous difference on how we operate as a town’ Nags Head town staff and community members celebrated the completion of ... Read more

by Summer Stevens, Thursday, June 13, 2024 12:37 pm

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