- Sam Walker

The Voice Podcast: Monday August 20, 2018You can hear Voice newscasts every weekday morning on Max Radio of the Carolina's stations Beach 104, 94.5 WCMS, 99.1 The Sound, and Classic Rock 104.9 & 92.3.

- Rob Morris

Memorial to surf photographer Mickey McCarthy goes missingThe memorial, inscribed with "2M Forever" was placed next to the stairway leading to the beach at Bainbridge, where a break just north of the pier has long been popular among surfers.

- Submitted Story

Ulysses S. “Lish” Meekins of Wanchese, Aug. 17Lish was a self-employed man of many talents, from designing and engineering equipment to yacht roll-overs and transport services, building homes and commercial fishing. Lish started SouthSide Services and on retirement worked alongside his son.

- Catherine Kozak

Mirlo rescue centennial culminates with a wreath at seaDark storm clouds started rolling in shortly before 4:30 p.m on Aug. 16, the same time 100 years ago that a distress call was issued after the British tanker Mirlo exploded off the beach behind what was then Chicamacomico Coast Guard Station.

- Russ Lay

COA honors recent graduate for his work at Festival ParkArturo Lara is a familiar sight in Dare County, especially in and around Roanoke Island and Manteo, where he attended Manteo High School and COA’s Dare campus after relocating here from Illinois.

- Submitted Story

OBX Watermelon Festival raises $4,600 for bike safetyProceeds went to the Outer Banks Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Coalition. The event raised $4,627.16. Visitors participated in watermelon stacking, watermelon eating, seed spitting and ice cream eating contests.

- Submitted Story

Donald A. MacKenzie of Corolla, Aug. 15Donald was born in Brooklyn, New York and worked with a major corporation as an aeronautics engineer for many years. He cherished a quiet and private retirement lifestyle with his family and friends in Corolla.

- Submitted Story

Reide Corbett is named new director of Coastal Studies InstituteCorbett has served as head of CSI’s Coastal Processes Program since 2012. His research focuses on topics such as sedimentary the discharge of groundwater into the coastal zone, and coastal hazards and resilience.

- Sam Walker

Currituck County now planning to spray for mosquitosCurrituck County announced Friday that a private contractor is working on a spraying schedule along state-maintained roads, one day after a television station reported a man was diagnosed with West Nile Virus on August 8.

- OBAR

Local REALTOR® elected to national board positionCongratulations to Stephanie Walker, REALTOR®, ABR,CRS,GRI,SRES of Stephanie Walker & Associates, on her election to the 2019 Board of Directors for the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR).

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