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Outer Banks tourist saved from sudden cardiac arrest on beach

COROLLA, N.C. – A tourist was saved Wednesday after a scary situation on the beach.Currituck officials said around 11 a.m., fire and EMS crews responded to a report that a 54-year-old man was in cardiac arrest on the beach near mile marker 10.Life guards were performing CPR when fire and EMS crews g

WTKR - 2018-06-22 16:02:00

Memorial for 4-year-old who drowned in OBX stolen

The mailbox is filled with a book for people to write hopeful and comforting notes to Wesley’s parents. On the mailbox post, an anchor used to rest there, attached with a screw.

13NEWSNOW.COM - 2018-06-22 21:39:36

Fire damages fire station in Camden County

CAMDEN COUNTY, N.C., (WVEC) -- A fire damaged the South Camden Fire station Thursday night, a news release said.Around 9:43 p.m., Pasquotank-Camden 911 Center received a call of a fire at the South Camden Fire Department at 114 Sawyers Creek Road.Arriving firefighters contained the fire at the stati

13NEWSNOW.COM - 2018-06-22 10:18:11

Man on Outer Banks beach survives heart attack after fast treatment from lifeguards, EMS

COROLLA, N.C.A man having a heart attack on a Corolla beach Wednesday was saved by fast-acting life guards and emergency responders with the latest life-saving equipment.The 54-year-old man went into cardiac arrest while on the beach at 11 a.m. Wednesday, according to a release from Currituck County

PILOTONLINE.COM - 2018-06-22 15:43:00

Currituck passes $75.6M budget, over complaints of civic group

Occupancy tax revenue makes up the majority of the Tourism Development Authority’s nearly $12 million in projected revenue. More than half, $7.8 million, will be spent on promoting tourism in the county, while $4.1 million is earmarked for tourism-related expenditures.

OUTERBANKSVOICE.COM - 2018-06-23 00:07:00

Orange shells missing at Kitty Hawk memorial for 4-year-old boy

“I broke out into tears when the orange ‘Wesley Strong’ anchor was taken and all of the shells were taken,” said organizer of the memorial, Deborah Mennicucci.

WTKR - 2018-06-22 20:57:39

AP News - Virginia man found guilty of fatally poisoning ex-girlfriend

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — A Virginia man has been found guilty of attacking his ex-girlfriend outside of her home and injecting her with a fatal dose of cyanide.The Virginian-Pilot reports 30-year-old Joseph Merlino III was convicted Friday of first-degree murder for the death of 35-year-old Ellie

TOWNHALL - 2018-06-22 18:31:00

Trucker’s killer will spend life in prison

Rodney Talbo Shelton, 39, of Elizabeth City, N.C., was convicted in April on charges of second-degree murder, robbery and firearms offenses following a weeklong jury trial before Delaware County Common Pleas Court Judge George Pagano.

DELAWARE COUNTY DAILY TIMES - 2018-06-23 01:06:18

Camden County fire station catches fire; authorities investigating

Firefighters arrived on the scene just before 10 p.m. to find flames within the truck bay at a station on Sawyers Creek Road, said Christy Saunders, emergency management coordinator for Camden and Pasquotank counties.

PILOTONLINE.COM - 2018-06-22 12:25:00

Nags Head OKs borrowing $37.5 million for 2019 beach work

On Wednesday, the Board of Commissioners approved two bond issues, one for the FEMA reimbursement amount and another for $11.38 million.

OUTERBANKSVOICE.COM - 2018-06-21 21:28:15

Jumpmasters Trampoline Park plans grand opening in Manteo

Jumpmasters Trampoline Park is opening its doors to the public, Saturday, June 23, promising a fun and safe destination for all to enjoy.

OUTERBANKSVOICE.COM - 2018-06-22 12:01:43

A watermelon eating contest to preview July 4th fun in Currituck on Coast Live

HAMPTON ROADS, Va - Summertime is here and we have a fun way to celebrate Independence Day - with a festival, live music and fireworks in the Outer Banks.

WTKR - 2018-06-22 17:37:40

Corolla residents object to budget

Collins said commissioners need to be mindful that, under the statute allowing Currituck to levy its occupancy tax, revenues are supposed to be kept segregated. If monies from the tax are diverted to “unauthorized expenditures,” he said, commissioners could be held “liable personally” for it.


More kindergarten in Virginia Beach, GPS on Norfolk buses: Here's what else is coming for schools

Buy NowKindergarten teacher Marilyn Haste talks with Grady Seibert, 5, and his mom Kelsey Seibert during a Creeds PTA Family Picnic in the cafeteria of Creeds Elementary School in Virginia Beach on Thursday evening, Aug. 31, 2017. Grady will be a member of Haste's full-day kindergarten class at the

PILOTONLINE.COM - 2018-06-22 17:00:00

Dare COA report calls for expanded offerings at new campus

The task force report, presented to Dare commissioners earlier this week, recommends that the new facility be designed according to a “flex space” concept so that future additions can “easily and affordably be made as curriculum needs change.”

DAILY ADVANCE - 2018-06-22 00:00:00

Avid traveler reaches Dare County, the last of a goal to see every U.S. county

MANTEO, N.C.The place named after the first English child born in the New World was the last county visited by avid traveler Jim Claflin .Over the last seven years, he has visited all 3,142 counties, parishes or boroughs in the United States. He arrived in Dare County on Tuesday to complete his ques


Fire at South Camden Fire Station probed

Christy Saunders, Pasquotank-Camden Emergency Management coordinator, said in a press release that the 911 Center received a call at 9:43 p.m. Thursday reporting a fire at the South Camden Fire Station at 114 Sawyers Creek Road.

DAILY ADVANCE - 2018-06-22 00:00:00

OBX beach parking permits selling like hotcakes

A car drives past a herd of horses accompanied by a foal Wednesday, May 17, 2006, on the beach in Corolla. Four-wheel drive traffic can become heavy on the beach especially at peak tourist times of the year.Stephanie Oberlander| For The Virginian-Pilot


Manatee spotted in Nags Head

The West Indian Manatee was most likely moving north because of the warmer temperatures in the water and food, say, officials.


Nine rehabilitated sea turtles to be released Wednesday in Outer Banks

MANTEO, N.C. (WAVY) -- Nine rehabilitated sea turtles will be released at 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, June 20 from the Coquina Beach public access at the Cape Hatteras National Seashore.