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Odds better for snow; Dare schools to close three hours earlyThe National Weather Service offices in Wakefield and Morehead City say there is now a 70 percent chance of snow Wednesday and Wednesday night along the Outer Banks and inland, including Currituck County.

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Photo gallery: Seal hits the beach in KDH for some sunshineSeveral members of Jennette’s Pier staff who also volunteer for the Marine Mammal Stranding Network responded to a call for a seal who had “hauled out” on the beach just north of the Mariner and Sea Ranch hotels

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Grace Catherine De Palma of Southern Shores, Jan. 14Grace’s career in real estate started in Norfolk Va., eventually her career lead to opportunities in other areas including Virginia, Florida and then to the Outer Banks of North Carolina where she really did shine.

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Mark Allan Rankin of Frisco died January 12, 2018 in Nags Head, NC. He was 53 years old. Mark was born in Robeson County, NC. He worked as a digital designer in the family surveying business based in Frisco, NC.

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Katherine Midgett Kennedy of Manteo, Jan. 14A native of Manteo, she was born March 24, 1923, to the late Mary M. Midgett and Loran B. Midgett. She was happily married to the late Eugene “Cookie” R. Kennedy, Sr. for 50+ years.

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Wayne Rex Sample of Kill Devil Hills, Jan. 13Rex is remembered as a man with a big heart who loved his time teaching and coaching at First Flight Middle School. Sports were his passion, beginning with his love of tennis, then evolving into his love of golf.

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Charles “Chuck” D. Elms of Manteo, Jan. 13 He served several years on the Dare County Airport Authority, on the Dare County Board of Elections, and was active in politics all his life. He belonged to the American Legion and was also a Mason.

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Betsy Anna O’Neal Midgette of Ocracoke, Jan. 14Betsy worked at the Island Inn most of her working life, and through those many years made some lifelong friends and touched many lives. She was a member of The Ocracoke United Methodist Church.

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Garreld A.M. “Pete” Covey of Rodanthe, Jan. 11He was a driving force for the genesis of Chicamacomico’s Volunteer Fire Department (Badge No. 1 was his), served many years on the County’s Planning Board, and the County’s early efforts to jetty Oregon Inlet.

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Dozens of watermen heading out to hunt for old fishing gearLast year, when the project was expanded to include to all three Marine Patrol districts, 72 watermen collected 4,304 pots, according to the North Carolina Coastal federation.

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