Posts Tagged: Kill Devil Hills

Pedestrian Fatality Reported in Kill Devil Hills

A pedestrian was struck and killed while crossing the U.S. 158 highway in Kill Devil Hills on Thursday. According to a report from the Kill Devil Hills Police Department, on Thursday, July 8, at...

Celebrate July 4th, 2021 on the Outer Banks

Here are the latest updates regarding fireworks on the Outer Banks and what else is happening to celebrate the holiday on Independence Day, Sunday, July 4th, 2021. KILL DEVIL HILLS Kill Devil Hills will...

Dare County Seeking Vendors for Fun in the Park Event in July

The Dare County Parks & Recreation Department is searching for local vendors to participate in an upcoming “Fun in the Park” event that is designed to celebrate National Parks & Recreation Month. The event—which...

Kill Devil Hills Ocean Rescue to be Featured on ‘CBS This Morning’

Kill Devil Hills Ocean Rescue Supervisor David Elder and his team were recently interviewed by CBS News. The local lifeguards provided critical information on rip current safety for the national news outlet. The segment featuring...

Tourism Initiative ‘Wright Route’ to Unite N.C. and Ohio in Aviation History

Orville and Wilbur Wright changed the course of human history when their flying machine lifted off the ground and connected us to the rest of the world. Their scientific exploration of manned flight made...

First NPS Self-Driving Shuttle Launched at Wright Bros. National Memorial

The N.C. Department of Transportation (NCDOT) and the National Park Service (NPS) today announced the launch of the first self-driving vehicle to be tested at a recreational public lands site in the nation, and...

Kill Devil Hills Suspends Beach Driving Amid Severe Weather

As a strong cold front is crossing our area of the Outer Banks that is expected to bring severe weather to Kill Devil Hills, including ocean over-wash, coastal flooding, beach erosion, and hazardous marine...

Dare County Parks and Recreation Announces March Facility Reopenings

The Dare County Department of Parks and Recreation has announced the dates and times of several activities that will resume this month following previous COVID-19 restrictions and closures. The Youth Center at Family Recreation...

Cape Hatteras and Wright Memorial Break January Visitation Records

Cape Hatteras National Seashore and Wright Brothers National Memorial had the highest levels of visitation in January 2021 than any other January on record. At the Seashore, January visitation records have been broken the...

Teen Seriously Injured in Suspected Drunk Driving Crash in Kill Devil Hills

The Kill Devil Hills Police Department reports that on Tuesday, January 26, 2021 at approximately 6:27 pm Kill Devil Hills Police and Fire departments and Dare County EMS responded to a serious motor vehicle...

Wright Brothers National Memorial Announces Entrance Fee Free Days in 2021

Wright Brothers National Memorial in Kill Devil Hills will waive its entrance fee on seven days in 2021. The seven fee-free days for 2021 will be: Monday, January 18 – Martin Luther King, Jr. Day...

The Wright Brothers' first flight on December 17, 1903 in Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina, photographed by John T. Daniels.

Dec. 17th First Flight Anniversary Virtual Celebration to Include Fireworks

This year’s celebration of the 117th anniversary of the Wright brothers’ first powered flight in Kill Devil Hills will include virtual events online and, for the first time, a fireworks show. During the Dec....

Santa Coming to Kill Devil Hills Neighborhoods Dec. 10-12

Santa Claus is coming to town, and the Kill Devil Hills Fire and Police Departments will be showing him around and riding through various neighborhoods throughout the town this Thursday, Dec. 10th, Friday, Dec....

Kill Devil Hills Extends 2020 Lifeguard Season at 5 Beaches

With the Labor Day holiday traditionally marking the symbolic end of tourist season on the Outer Banks, local lifeguards are usually no longer watching over the beaches following this weekend, however, Kill Devil Hills...

Kill Devil Hills Shooting Suspect Arrested

A local resident was arrested today (8/12/20) for a shooting the happened earlier this week in Kill Devil Hills. The Kill Devil Hills Police Department reports that on Sunday, August 9, at approximately 9:01...

Local Man Wanted for Shooting in Kill Devil Hills

The Kill Devil Hills Police Department is looking for a local man who was involved in a shooting that took place in the town last night and is asking the public to contact them...

Three Arrested for Shooting in Kill Devil Hills

The Kill Devil Hills Police Department reports that three people were arrested earlier this week following a shooting that left a local man in the hospital. On Tuesday, July 28, at approximately 1:45 a.m.,...

2020 OBX Halloween Film Festival Moving Online

2020 OBX Halloween Film Festival Moving Online

The 5th Annual Halloween International Film Festival, presented by Halloween Daily News and sponsored in part by the Outer Banks Visitors Bureau, is moving online. Originally scheduled to return to the R/C Theatres cineplex in Kill...

UPDATE: R/C Theatres KDH Cineplex Delays Reopening Indefinitely

R/C Theatres has announced that all of their movies theaters, including the Kill Devil Hills cineplex, are now tentatively scheduled to reopen on Friday, August 7 “soon,” with no specific date set. This is the...

Kill Devil Hills Likely to Reschedule Fireworks to Dec. 17th First Flight Anniversary

The Kill Devi Hills Board of Commissioners discussed rescheduling the town’s annual July 4th fireworks again from its from its previously rescheduled date during Labor Day Weekend until later in the year, most likely...