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First Warning Forecast: Tracking Rain, Wind, And Storms

Cold, breezy, and overcast but at least we’re getting a little break from the rain for now. We will continue to be cloudy today with temperatures only reaching the mid to upper 40s. Wind will be coming from the north at 10-15 mph gradually picking up overnight. Rain chances will stick to just 20%.


Man's body found near Manteo marina

MANTEO, N.C. - A man's body was found in the water by the docks at the Shallowbag Bay Club and Marina in Manteo, North Carolina, Wednesday afternoon. The Manteo Police Department says the body was found around 12:50 p.m. Police have identified the man but will not release his identity until his next

WTKR - 2018-11-15 22:15:14

Dare board approves framework of revived watermen panel

After public comments made by journalist and researcher Susan West at the board’s August 20 meeting, interest in reviving the commission was renewed, with commissioner Steve House signing on to be the point person and county commissioner representative for the endeavor.

OUTERBANKSVOICE.COM - 2018-11-16 15:46:17

Body recovered from waters at Shallowbag Bay Marina

The body of a man was recovered Wednesday afternoon from the boat basin at Shallowbag Bay Club and Marina in Manteo.Crews were dispatched to North Bay Club Drive around 12:55 p.m. Personnel from the Roanoke Island Volunteer Fire Department pulled the body from the water.Eyewitnesses said the man liv


Can Marshes Light and Manteo’s skate park coexist? | The Coastland Times

Adams said these are the same complaints he lodged previously and although the behavior at the skate park had improved for awhile, recently the behavior of users has deteriorated. Marshes Light residents described a growing culture of foul language, disregard of rules and unsupervised risky behavior


Nov. 30- Dec. 2: Holiday Showcase to kick off Manteo's Christmas to Remember

The town of Manteo will officially kick off the Christmas season with its annual Holiday Showcase on Friday, Nov. 30 at 6 p.m. in front of the Dare County Arts Council on Queen Elizabeth Street, featuring a wide array of choirs, dancers and other performers.


Manteo Baptist Church collecting for Operation Christmas Child

During the operation’s national collection week through Nov. 19, local residents who want to donate are asked to fill shoeboxes with fun toys, school supplies and hygiene items to send to children in need around the world.

OUTERBANKSVOICE.COM - 2018-11-16 15:42:48

Dare County public schools closed Thursday, Nov. 15

Dare County public schools will be closed Thursday, Nov. 15 due to concerns about high winds and potential flooding.In a message to parents Wednesday evening, school officials said the potential for severe weather may created unsafe driving conditions for school buses.The closure is for all staff an

OUTERBANKSVOICE.COM - 2018-11-15 00:45:30

Gas prices continue to slide, but not on the Outer Banks

Gas prices have been steadily tumbling down in North Carolina, except here on the Outer Banks, which once again has the highest average prices in the state.


NC counties putting new federal funding to use in battling opioid epidemic

Thirty-four counties applied for a share of $1.8 million funds, for up to $100,000 each, according to the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services.


Dare County Schools Closed on 11.15.18 for All Staff and Students

The DCS weather team, in conjunction with reports from the National Weather Service, is closely monitoring the approaching weather pattern. Due to concerns of unsafe driving conditions resulting from high wind gusts and the potential for flash flooding, Dare County Schools will be closed for all sta

OBSENTINEL.COM - 2018-11-15 00:35:00

NC WFO MOREHEAD CITY Warnings, Watches, and Advisories

WFO MOREHEAD CITY Warnings, Watches and Advisories for Tuesday, November 13, 2018


Manteo Commons idea a step closer | The Coastland Times

The Manteo Board of Commissioners have asked their manager and staff to secure an agreement that would allow the town to develop a Manteo Commons, mixed parking lot and green space area. If the plan comes to fruition, it would be located on the site of the soon-to-be-demolished old Fort Raleigh Hote


Managing the 'mega-houses'

Meeting on the same day, the Duck Town Council considered a proposal by the planning board to develop town standards that tie allowable septic capacity to lot size. They also scheduled a Dec. 5 public hearing on a draft ordinance that would set a tiered approach to regulating house size based on lot


Fleming paints somber picture for Alligator residents | The Coastland Times

What does the future hold for Goat Neck, Fort Landing, Newfoundland and Alligator communities in northeastern Tyrrell County?


EXCLUSIVE: NYPD captain retires after pulling over motorist in a drunken stupor — sources - NY Daily News

The NYPD refused to comment on the cases, but police sources said the embattled captain, Wilfredo Camargo, the second-in-command at Transit District 12 in the Bronx, got into hot water in September 2016 when he, while off duty, made an improper stop of another driver.


Catamaran loses mast after colission with Umstead Bridge

The Catana 401 has a manufacturer-listed mast height of 56-feet. (Richard Hess)A catamaran lost its mast when it struck the Umstead Bridge over the Croatan Sound on Sunday.An eyewitness said the Catana 401 was southbound at full sail when it struck the navigation span that has a clearance of 45-foot


NC teen dies after being hit by car at Outer Banks

WAVY-TV file photo NAGS HEAD, N.C. (WAVY) - A 19-year-old pedestrian died Thursday night after being struck by a vehicle in Nags Head. According to witnesses, Jovan Jordany Yurnet Matos, of Nags Head, was in the southbound lane of South Croatan Highway, near Soundside Road, when he was struck. Nags


Electrical malfunction blamed for Wanchese charter boat fire

Jimmy Bliven, assistant chief with the Roanoke Island Volunteer Fire Department, was first on the scene and said keeping oxygen out of the engine compartment was key to preventing a bigger fire.


No injuries reported after Camden County detached garage fire

CAMDEN Co., N.C. - Fire crews reported no injuries after a detached garage caught fire in the 700 block of N. 343 Highway. The call came in at 8:32 a.m. for a detached garage fire, and the fire was declared under control at 8:49 a.m. The garage and a Jeep parked nearby were damaged by the fire. The