- Submitted Story

Joint session set for Thursday on updating KDH land use planCitizens will have another opportunity for public participation to help shape the policies that will guide the community over the next 10 years. Major focus will be on policy statements developed from citizen surveys and interviews,

- Sam Walker

Two rescued after shrimp boat capsizes during storm in Pamlico SoundThe Mad Lady II from Marshallberg was reported overdue Tuesday evening, after reportedly running into a storm while trying to reach Englehard. The captain and mate were rescued by the Coast Guard in Wysocking Bay and were not seriously hurt.

- Sam Walker

Dare elections board fails to agree on early voting planThree plans were submitted by the four-member Board of Elections, including one that adds a Sunday to the schedule ahead of the General Election, but does not use the Pitts Center as an early voting site.

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Pete James “Jimmy” Asimos of Kill Devil Hills, July 15Jimmy was a retired structural engineer with VDOT, for 39 years. He was also a retired Worship Pastor of Southside Baptist Church, Suffolk, Virginia, for 33 years. He loved the Lord with all of his heart.

- Sam Walker

Two hospitalized after being hit by lightning in CarovaA volunteer firefighter and a civilian were in stable condition at a Virginia Beach hospital after being struck by lightning Tuesday night on the Currituck Outer Banks. were taken to Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital for treatment.

- Submitted Story

Kathy M. Pittman of Kill Devil Hills, July 15Kathy attended Everett Area High School. She was previously employed by Kennamental Inc. in Bedford, PA and, Staples in Nags head, NC. She loved the beach, fishing, gardening and watching football.

- Submitted Story

Sharon Ann Camp Flowers of Salvo, July 14After over 30 years of teaching, Sharon retired from the Norfolk Public School System where she influenced generations of students. She was active in the SPCA and animal rescues.

- Submitted Story

Ladies by the Sea to hold annual craft bazaar and bake saleShoppers at the bazaar will find needlework, decorator items, paintings, watercolors, photography, purses, handbags, jewelry and accessories. The bake sale features the traditional fare of cakes, cookies, brownies and bread.

- Sam Walker

Woman dies after being rescued Friday from rip current off DuckThe woman was among a group of swimmers pulled from the ocean near Bayberry Drive on Friday around 2:50 p.m., and is the sixth person to perish this season after a swimming-related incident along the Outer Banks.

- Coastal Review Online

‘Secret Token’ casts new light on Lost Colony mysteryJournalist and science writer Andrew Lawler new book, The Secret Token: Myth, Obsession and the Search for the Lost Colony of Roanoke, guides the reader on a wide-eyed journey of discovery about the four centuries old mystery.

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