Dare High Schools Art Show Opens at Roanoke Island Festival Park

[twitter-follow screen_name=’obxe’ show_count=’yes’] You are invited to come witness the creativity, originality, and promise in the youthful artists featured in the Dare County High Schools Annual Art Show at Roanoke Island Festival Park. The...

Outer Banks Nature Conservancy Hosting Coastal Resilience Open House

[twitter-follow screen_name=’obxe’ show_count=’yes’] The Outer Banks office of The Nature Conservancy, North Carolina Chapter, is bringing together stakeholders from Roanoke Island to engage in discussions about coastal hazards in their communities. Information will be...

US Fish And Wildlife Service Accepting Comments On Hunt Fees

[twitter-follow screen_name=’obxe’ show_count=’yes’] The US Fish and Wildlife Service is accepting public comments on the proposal to charge a fee for hunting permits on Roanoke River National Wildlife Refuge.  The proposal is to charge...

Kill Devil Hills Supports No Change In Occupancy Tax Distribution

[twitter-follow screen_name=’obxe’ show_count=’yes’] The Town of Kill Devil Hills Board of Commissioners has released a public statement officially opposing possible changes in occupancy tax distribution that were recently proposed by North Carolina Senator Bill...

Theatre of Dare Brings 'Aesop's Fables' to Dare County Kids

[twitter-follow screen_name=’obxe’ show_count=’yes’] The Tortoise and The Hare. The Fox and The Grapes. For more than two thousand years, these and other simple tales have brought life lessons to children and adults around the...

National Park Service Announces Pre-Nesting Beach Closures

[twitter-follow screen_name=’obxe’ show_count=’yes’] To protect breeding habitat for important shorebirds, Cape Hatteras National Seashore (Seashore) staff are implementing pre-nesting closures in several beach locations.  During the winter, staff conducted annual assessments of preferred breeding...

Kill Devil Hills Historic Landmarks Open House 2015 Announced

[twitter-follow screen_name=’obxe’ show_count=’yes’] The Kill Devil Hills Historic Landmarks Open House event is back in April, offering a glimpse into some of the town’s most striking local structures.  The self-guided tour of a sampling...

University of Vermont Students Assist with NPS Outer Banks Projects

[twitter-follow screen_name=’obxe’ show_count=’yes’] For the second season, a group of young University of Vermont students have traveled to the Outer Banks Group national parks to assist with many park “springtime sprucing-up” projects.  These energetic...

NPS Know Your Park Series Continues With Sharks Of NC

[twitter-follow screen_name=’obxe’ show_count=’yes’] The National Park Service Outer Banks Group Know Your Park citizen science program series continues this winter with upcoming scheduled presentations. Charles Bangley, a PhD candidate in the Coastal Resources Management...

Kill Devil Hills Proclaims Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Week

[twitter-follow screen_name=’obxe’ show_count=’yes’] Kill Devil Hills Mayor Sheila F. Davies has issued a proclamation declaring March 2-8, 2015 Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Week in Kill Devil Hills. “We encourage anyone in our community who has...

Jennette's Pier Summer "Camperships" Help Kids In Need

[twitter-follow screen_name=’obxe’ show_count=’yes’] At least two children in Dare County’s Friends of Youth program will get the opportunity for several pretty cool adventures this summer thanks to a $505 donation by the Manteo Rotary...

Ruth Wyand, Brooksie Wells To Perform In Kitty Hawk [Concert Preview]

[twitter-follow screen_name=’obxe’ show_count=’yes’] Ruth Wyand and Brooksie Wells will perform a double bill on March 13 at the Unitarian Universalist Meeting House in Kitty Hawk. “‘Bluejazz” or “Jazzy Blues” are the names heard to...