- Outer Banks Voice

Project seeks photos of this week’s King Tide, first of 2019King Tide is a non-scientific term used to describe the predicted highest high-tide and lowest low-tide events of the year. The Jan. 21 full moon will mean higher and lower than normal water levels over the next few days.

- Submitted Story

Robin Caroline Hubbard Roderer of Nags Head, Jan. 14She volunteered to help with every school party, field trip, play, recital, softball game and any other project that needed parental help. People probably thought she was part of the school staff.

- Sam Walker

Wider U.S. 64 shoulders, new ferry proposed in latest DOT planSeven projects were included for NCDOT's Division 1, which covers Bertie, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Gates, Hertford, Hyde, Martin, Northampton, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell and Washington counties.

- Ocracoke Observer

Volunteers find cold-stunned sea turtles on Ocracoke IslandSea turtles have migrated into the warm Gulf Stream, but they may get sick, injured or stunned by cold water and float toward land all along the Outer Banks where NEST volunteers monitor them in the winter.

- Outer Banks Voice

Wind, possible thunderstorms ushering in Arctic cold frontA strong Arctic cold front will push through eastern North Carolina beginning early Sunday morning, bringing strong winds, possible thunderstorms and plummeting temperatures.

- Submitted Story

Laurel Anne “LA” Darden promoted to branch managerOriginally from Chesapeake, VA, Darden is a 2013 graduate of Hickory High School in Chesapeake, VA. She now resides in Nags Head with her fiancée, Matt Hart. She is also a 2017 graduate of Virginia Tech.

- Kari Pugh

Despite vandalism, Hatteras National Seashore remains openThe Outer Banks Preservation Association this week published a plea to the public, saying access to the seashore’s beaches and recreation areas are at risk due to messes being left behind.

- Submitted Story

Henry “Tony” Edens of Roanoke Island, Jan. 16Henry "Tony" Edens, 62, of Roanoke Island passed away Wednesday, January 16, 2019, at home surrounded by his family. He was a talented artist known for his seascapes.

- Submitted Story

Robert Norman Pokelwaldt of Southern Shores, Jan. 14A Christian funeral service will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday, January 19, 2019, at Holy Redeemer by the Sea Catholic Church in Kitty Hawk, NC, with Deacon Al Hallatt officiating.

- Submitted Story

Ina Faye Reid of Avon, Jan 8A private ceremony will be held at a later date with interment in the Clara Ann Williams Family Cemetery, North End Road, Avon, North Carolina. Death is not the end, nor does it destroy bonds that you forge in your life.

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