- Michael Beswick

During the 38th annual Wright Kite Festival, visitors took free stunt and power kite flying lessons, flew kites of their own and kids participated in the kite-making station.

- Submitted Story

The Beach Food Pantry is hosting its first Summer Lu’au at Jennette's Pier from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday. It will feature live entertainment, a DJ, hors d’oeuvres, prizes and raffles, along with island-themed fun.

- Sam Walker

A 71-year-old man died Friday afternoon after getting caught in a rip current off Sailfish Drive in Frisco. On Thursday, a 64-year-old man died while swimming with another man near Ramp 70 and the Ocracoke Airport.

- Sam Walker

Two men were swimming Thursday afternoon off Ramp 70 and the Ocracoke Airport when they got caught in a rip current. One person made it back to shore and called 911, but a 64-year-old from off the island did not survive.

- Sam Walker

The 2016 Porsche hit one car, jumped two curbs and went airborne into another vehicle, which spun around into a third car. The woman's car then jumped another curb, before coming to rest in an empty area.

- Sam Walker

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- Michael Beswick

The USNS Robert E. Peary was sitting at anchorage almost directly off the Wright Brothers National Memorial, but the military said nothing unusual was going on with the 689-foot-long suppply ship.

- Outer Banks Voice

The Buy Local Currituck campaign gives a boost to local businesses, while giving shoppers a chance to cash in on gift cards and other prizes. The campaign is in its fifth year.

- Submitted Story

Acclaimed tenor Timothy Oliver will perform a “Young Tenor’s Musical Journey” at 7:30 p.m. Friday, July 22 at All Saints Episcopal Church in Southern Shores as part of the Don and Catharine Byran Cultural Series

- Coastal Review Online

Hundreds of pounds of the invasive blue catfish were found during a few months over the winter in crab pots near Oregon Inlet and the Alligator River -- a first for the area.

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