- Rob Morris

Search for missing swimmer in Duck continues this afternonnDuck Surf Rescue, Duck Fire and Police and Dare County EMS units were sent to the beach access at Acorn Oak Avenue at 7:43 a.m. after a call for a simmer in distress, according to a statement from the town.

- Submitted Story

Barbara Jean Morris of Kill Devil Hills, Sept. 20A loving mother of five, grandmother of fifteen, and great-grandmother of twenty-three. Known to feed anything and anyone, she enjoyed cooking, thrifting, cats, and most importantly her family and taking care of her husband, Gordie.

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Fourteen bands to take the stage at Mustang Rock & RoastThe Mustang Rock & Roast will bring Carolina barbecue, an oyster roast, and music from 14 live bands to Corolla for two days in October. A portion of the proceeds will go to the Corolla Wild Horse Fund and the Mustang Outreach Program.

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Philip “Phil” Baker of Duck, Sept. 9After a 30-plus year career, Phil’s love of the sea brought him to the Outer Banks for his retirement. Phil found the Outer Banks to be a paradise and referred to his home as, “My Sanctuary.”

- Rob Morris

Colleen Thi Le of Elizabeth City, Sept. 13The best daughter anyone could ask for, Colleen was also a devoted mother. She was a loving sister, niece, cousin, friend and an animal lover. Colleen loved her family and friends unconditionally and accepted them as they were.

- Rob Morris

Storm damage in Dare County added up to around $502,000Hurricane Florence's turn to the south left Dare County relatively unscathed with minor damage adding up to $502,000. A report by the county assessor showed that $440,000 of the damage was to houses.

- Sam Walker

Video: Emergency Management director reflects on FlorenceEmergency Management Director Drew Pearson provides an overview of the recent brush with Hurricane Florence in Dare County, noting that the devastation along the rest of the N.C. coast could have just as easily been here.

- OBAR

OBAR & OBHBA hosting a candidate forum next weekThe 2018 General Election is just around the corner. To learn more about the candidates on the ballot, the Outer Banks Association of REALTORS® (OBAR) and the Outer Banks Home Builders Association (OBHBA) invites the community to join them for a free Candidate Forum on September 26th.

- Sandy Semans Ross

Commercial, charter communities are answering call for helpOn the weekend, some who tried to get into the area with their trailered boats made it as far as New Bern, where they were put to work making water rescues. Others took in heavy equipment to help clean up and clear roads.

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Dorothy Ann Royston of Nags Head, Sept. 11Dorothy Ann Royston, 83, of Nags Head, NC died Tuesday, September 11, 2018, at her home. Born in Jersey City, NJ, she was the daughter of the late Anna Simone and Francis Miskell. Dorothy worked as a teller in the banking industry.

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