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  • ‘This has got to stop’
    The struggle to combat bullying among teens and kidsAs the issue of bullying has increasingly made national headlines, communities and schools across the country are looking for new strategies and programs to help tackle an age-old problem that has been…
  • Local resident killed in tragic crash
    Mariah Moore, a 22-year-old Manns Harbor resident and student at East Carolina University, died Dec.11 as a result of a head-on crash in Martin County. Moore, a Manteo High School graduate, was known by many on the Outer Banks through…
  • N.C. Aquariums join coalition in opposing Atlantic seismic testing
    A coalition of major public aquariums has announced that they are opposed to the federal government’s pending issuance of permits to allow seismic testing along the East Coast in search of offshore oil and gas. Marine scientists are concerned that…
  • Environmental groups sue feds to stop Atlantic seismic testing
    Following a meeting in Charleston, SC, several leading environmental groups announced on Dec. 11 that they have filed suit against the federal government to prevent seismic testing in the Atlantic Ocean. The process is used to search for oil and…
  • Good Guys finish first
    A special basketball showcase at FFHSBasketball coaches, by their very nature, tend to be loud. They scream out play calls, shout encouragement to players, perhaps even exchange a cross word with an official from time to time.First Flight High School…
  • Nags Head approves new beach equipment rules
    At its Dec. 5 meeting, the Nags Head Board of Commissioners approved new regulations for businesses that provide tents, umbrellas and other beach equipment to people visiting the town's beaches.
  • Heads, it’s Jones
    KDH board selects new commissioner with coin tossFaced with the same deadlock that occurred at its November meeting, the Kill Devil Hills Board of Commissioners turned to drawing straws and flipping a coin to select a replacement for former Commissioner…