- Submitted Story

Gary Matthew Reynolds of Kitty Hawk, Jan. 12A lifelong surfer and faithful supporter of the Eastern Surfing Association, as well as an avid fisherman, Gary was known for spinning great fishing tales. Gary spent his career working in the music industry

- Kari Pugh

UPDATE:  Was there really an earthquake off Virginia Beach?A USGS "shake" map shows the earthquake was felt from Delaware through the Outer Banks, and as far west as Washington, D.C., and Northern Virginia.

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Dare Medflight pilot Mike Hill named Employee of the YearPrior to his career with Dare County, Hill retired with 24 years of service to the U.S. Army, where he flew Boeing AH-64 Apache combat helicopters. Hill has 30 years of flight experience and 5,100 hours of flight time.

- Kari Pugh

Better Beaches OBX seeking help moving old Christmas treesBoy Scout Troop 117 as well as many local residents have given the group more than 150 trees so far. Ocean Boulevard Bistro & Martini Bar and the Islander Motel will continue collecting them through January.

- Submitted Story

Chorus rehearsals begin Tuesday for spring concertThe Outer Banks Chorus announces its Spring 2019 season with weekly rehearsals beginning Tuesday, January 15, from 5:30 to 7:30 PM at Kitty Hawk United Methodist Church, 803 W. Kitty Hawk Road.

- Outer Banks Voice

February food stamp benefits coming early due to shutdownDue to the federal shutdown, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has instructed states to issue February’s Food and Nutrition Services (FNS) benefits by Sunday, Jan. 20. Benefits would normally be available to families between the third and 21st of February. Once February’s FNS funds are distributed, they will be available for use. Participants should be […]

- Submitted Story

Amber Jolliff named hospital’s employee of the monthSwitchboard operator Amber Jolliff is The Outer Banks Hospital’s December, 2018 Employee of the Month. Jolliff joined the Outer Banks Hospital in September of 2015 as part of the Environmental Services team.

- Submitted Story

This year’s crab pot cleanup will deploy 78 watermenThe North Carolina Coastal Federation is set to begin its sixth year of the Lost Fishing Gear Recovery Project this week, when 78 commercial watermen along the coast will set out into the sounds to collect lost crab pots.

- Kari Pugh

Roamer, ambassador of Currituck’s wild mustangs, has diedThe stallion's photo is featured on the Corolla Wild Horse Fund's educational billboard erected along U.S. 158 in Coinjock last year. He was also a regular at the fund's "Meet a Mustang" events.

- Coastal Review Online

States, U.S. House Dems file bills to block offshore drillingSeven Democrats in the House each introduced anti-drilling measures last Monday, the same day that lawmakers from nine states filed bills in their legislatures blocking or limiting new drilling off their coasts.

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