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Police identify man murdered in Currituck County
The Currituck County Sheriff’s office identified the man found dead inside a home in Coinjock, North Carolina on Tuesday night. Sheriff Matt Beickert confirmed the victim is 36-year-old Adam Markert. The investigation into Markert’s death led officers to 25-year-old Lucas Molesky. Officers took Mole
Elizabeth Marie Estrada of Grandy, Dec. 14
Elizabeth Marie Estrada, 36, passed on Friday December 14, 2018 peacefully at her home in Grandy, NC. She was born on December 29, 1981 in Elizabeth City, NC to Emilio and Susan Estrada. Elizabeth battled kidney failure (ESRD) for many years. She was at peace with her decision to end the fight.
Rescuers save stuck pony in Currituck County
CURRITUCK COUNTY, N.C. (WAVY)- Crawford Township Volunteer Firefighters rescued a pony stuck upside down between a building and conex box Tuesday. Crews got help from Lantz Towing to free the animal.
Black bear caught on video sniffing around front porch of Camden County home
CAMDEN, Co., N.C. – A black bear got a little too close for comfort at one North Carolina home. On Sunday around 9:30 p.m., officers of the Elizabeth City Police Department responded to the area of North Poindexter Street, East Colonial Avenue and Main Street because a black bear was running around
Outer Banks community remembers Mariah Moore
A crowd of several hundred people packed into the funeral service for Mariah Moore at Manteo First Assembly that was presided over by Pastor Stephen Wescott on the afternoon of Dec. 17. They were among many in recent days who paid tribute to the young woman whose tragic death touched many in the com
What to do if you see a black bear: Elizabeth City police issue warnings after sighting
ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. (WVEC) — A bear was found making his way downtown in Elizabeth City. On Sunday, December 16 Elizabeth City police officers responded to the area North of Poindexter Street, East Colonial Avenue and Main Street around 9:21 p.m. because of a black bear sighting.
The Wright brothers made North Carolina 'First in Flight' 115 years ago
KITTY HAWK, N.C. (WTVD) -- First in Flight. Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, made its way into the history books 115 years ago. Ohio can criticize North Carolina for using First in Flight all it wants, but Kitty Hawk was the site of the first controlled, powered aircraft to fly.
Birding on the OBX: December sightings and Christmas counts
Here on the Outer Banks, we are lucky to live in an area with such great winter birding. From the songbirds in our backyards to the waterfowl in the wildlife refuges, we have ample opportunities to observe and enjoy a great variety of birds.
Miniature horse rescued from dangerous situation in Currituck County
CURRITUCK Co., N.C. - A miniature horse got stuck upside down in Currituck County Tuesday morning. Ike the mini horse is thought to be about 10 years old. He came to the Southern Hope Animal Rescue and Education about a week ago.
Frieda Gray French, native of Avon, Dec. 14
Frieda Gray French, 82, of 100 Old Oak Drive, Elizabeth City, NC died Friday, December 14, 2018 at Waterbrooke Nursing Home. She was born October 5, 1936 in Avon, NC to the late Homer Styron Gray and Annie Gertrude Williams Gray and was the widow of Kenneth L. French, Jr.
Today in History Dec. 17
Today is Monday, Dec. 17, the 351st day of 2018. There are 14 days left in the year. On Dec. 17, 1903, Wilbur and Orville Wright of Dayton, Ohio, conducted the first successful manned powered-airplane flights near Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, using their experimental craft, the Wright Flyer.
These Are The 10 Poorest Cities In North Carolina For 2019
We used science and data to determine which places in North Carolina are basically dead broke. Editor’s Note: This article is an opinion based on facts and is meant as infotainment. Don’t freak out we updated this article for 2019. This is our fourth time ranking the poorest places in North Carolina
Chili's responds to being name-checked during Twitter feud over North Carolina House race
Chili’s has entered the political landscape with one of its latest tweets. The casual-dining restaurant chain has responded to being name-checked by Andrew Bates, the communications director for the Democratic super PAC American Bridge, after he asked Dallas Woodhouse, the executive director of the
Glenn Curtiss’ Place in History
New York’s aviation pioneer Glenn Curtiss (1878-1930) warrants a more prominent place in history. He is often sidelined or slighted by historians who focus on the Wright brothers.
Game Glance: Kentucky vs North Carolina
The Kentucky Wildcats have another big test coming up on December 22 as they take on the North Carolina Tar Heels in Chicago. The Tar Heels, though ranked below the Wildcats at #12 are coming off a win against the #4 Gonzaga Bulldogs. And let’s be honest, it wasn’t just a win. They smoked the Bulldo
Legendary Candy Bomber returns to Dare County
At 98, Gail Halvorsen brings his message to Manteo students. Many years ago, a young Gail Halvorsen was doing chores on the family farm in Utah when he saw a plane flying overhead. Watching it closely until it disappeared out of sight, he remembers thinking: "I sure would love to fly like that somed
Over 100 students at Moyock Elementary School absent after stomach virus outbreak
MOYOCK, N.C. (WAVY) -- Over 100 students have been absent from Moyock Elementary School this week and a contagious stomach virus is believed to be the culprit. According to Currituck County Schools Assistant Superintendent Renee Dowdy, an average of 20 to 40 students have been absent each day.
The Outer Banks’ best and brightest Christmas lights displays
Christmas lights are twinkling all along the Outer Banks so grab the kids, and this list, and head out for some bright holiday cheer. Know of a lights display not listed here (hello Hatteras Island!), email kari@outerbanksvoice with an address, and photos if you have them.
College basketball rankings: Gonzaga drops to No. 7 in Top 25 And 1 after double-digit loss at North Carolina
When Mark Few committed to playing in the Maui Invitational, committed to playing at North Carolina and Creighton, committed to a neutral-court showdown with Tennessee, he did so under the assumption his leading returning scorer, Killian Tillie, would be available. But Tillie had ankle surgery in th
The Cinnamon Rolls From This North Carolina General Store Will Spoil You For Life
Cinnamon rolls are a universal delight that can be enjoyed at any time of the day. But if you want one from this country store in North Carolina you’d better plan on arriving early in the day. The bakery at Todd Mercantile, located in Todd, makes cinnamon rolls that will spoil you for ever finding a