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Trucks In The 252 - Danny Rainwater - Six Pack Racing

By: Robert Heikens

Danny has a fabrication shop in Harbinger, N.C. where he builds trucks, repairs and does maintenance on vehicles, and shows off his passion for making beautiful, safe trucks for people and businesses alike! Danny got his start working out of his late father's shop, Steve Rainwater, building trucks and working on his dads mud

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tips for obx beach combing

Just about everyone enjoys beach combing and we found a blog from Resort Realty that has some great tips. It’s about Hatteras Island, but the suggestions apply to any place on the Outer Banks.

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“If it’s shells you seek, the thin strip of wild land known as Hatteras Island is a good place to begin your pursuit! Dividing the Atlantic Ocean and the Pam

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‘OBXE TV’ Episode 30 – PsychoPath Haunted Island Cast [Video]

The 30th episode of our original Outer Banks entertainment news series OBXE TV is now available online, featuring special guests PsychoPath Haunted Island creative producer Rob Jenkins and actors Nicholas Parker and Robbie McCracken!

The actors and producer will give you the inside scoop on what to expect at this year’s haunt.

After you watch the

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Some N.C. schools delayed by fog

The Virginian-Pilot
© September 29, 2014

Some North Carolina public schools will open late today because of fog.

Gates County schools are on a two-hour delay, while Hertford and Perquimans schools will be delayed one hour.

 

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Whatever happened to ... the Rose Buddies?

By Lauren King
The Virginian-Pilot
© September 29, 2014

ELIZABETH CITY, N.C.

One Sunday after church, Fred Fearing and Joe Kramer decided to host an impromptu wine and cheese party for boaters visiting the recently completed docks at Mariners' Wharf.

Kramer clipped roses from his yard, and Fearing collected wine, cheese, chips and cups. That

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Outer Banks residents fight town council over trees

By Jeff Hampton
The Virginian-Pilot
© September 29, 2014

SOUTHERN SHORES, N.C.

Residents are protesting plans to remove dozens of large trees from the shady, meandering streets of Southern Shores, an Outer Banks town known for its homes tucked in a lush maritime forest.

Neighbors have taken to social media, petitions and testy speeches at town

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Mercy Hospital nursing school in N.C. to close in 2016

By Karen Garloch, The Charlotte Observer
McClatchy/Tribune
© September 28, 2014

Mercy Hospital School of Nursing, which opened 108 years ago in Charlotte, will close after current students graduate in 2016.

Officials of Carolinas HealthCare System, which has two other nursing schools in Charlotte and Concord, said the decision has nothing to do

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Business for Sale

Have you always wanted to own your on Wakeboard or Surf/Skate Shop, now is the time! The Board Room is For Sale, if you are interested or you know someone that is, give Scott a call @ 252 340-0855.

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N.C. mom charged with beating 4-year-old to death

The Virginian-Pilot
© September 28, 2014

DURHAM, N.C.

A 27-year-old Durham County woman is charged with beating her 4-year-old daughter to death.

Multiple media outlets report that Jessica Warren is charged with first-degree murder after confessing to Durham police that she beat 4-year-old Armani Hodges, who died Thursday night. Warren was

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Fracking rule-makers sort comments in N.C.

By Jonathan Drew
The Associated Press
© September 28, 2014

RALEIGH, N.C.

A member of the North Carolina commission that’s developing fracking regulations says the panel has received dozens of public comments that have caused them “to really go back and do our homework,” but thousands of others offer unusable input such as: “Don’t Frack NC.”

The

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911 restored in Knotts Island

By Margaret Matray
The Virginian-Pilot
© September 27, 2014

CURRITUCK COUNTY, N.C. 

A 911 outage in Knotts Island has been fixed, and emergency dispatchers are receiving all calls. 

Shortly after 3:30 p.m. today, Currituck County Communications said dispatchers were having difficulty getting 911 calls from Knotts Island. Dispatchers could

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911 service restored in Knotts Island

By Margaret Matray
The Virginian-Pilot
© September 27, 2014

CURRITUCK COUNTY, N.C. 

A 911 outage in Knotts Island has been fixed, and emergency dispatchers are receiving all calls. 

Shortly after 3:30 p.m. today, Currituck County Communications said dispatchers were having difficulty getting 911 calls from Knotts Island. Dispatchers could

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leave only footprints campaign gains obx momentum

Safety and environmental concerns are prompting Outer Banks municipalities to prohibit from being left on the beach overnight.  This article from Michelle Wagner writing for the Outer Banks Voice  is about Nags Head, the latest town to pass an ordinance about the problem

 

Photo, Town of Nags Head.

Photo, Town of Nags Head.

“Tents left on the beach overnight in Nags Head will

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Next On ‘OBXE TV': Episode 30 Preview – PsychoPath Haunted Island [Video]

On the next episode of our Outer Banks web series OBXE TV, host Sue Artz welcomes special guests from The Lost Colony’s new Halloween haunt PsychoPath, including creative director Robert Jenkins, and actors Nicholas Parker and Robbie McCracken!

Next On ‘OBXE TV': Episode 30 Preview – PsychoPath Haunted Island [Video]

‘PsychoPath’ actor Robbie McCrackin with “Sally” on the set of the OBX Entertainment original series ‘OBXE

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Replacement road signs stolen

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Ray Stotesbury and Harry Clark installing the greatly needed road signs.

Just when Ocracoke village started getting its many missing road signs reinstalled Thursday (Sept. 25), the effort ran into a snag. This time it was not a hurricane.

Two road signs of the 70 plus that were placed on the ground at their new positions Tuesday afternoon were

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The Ocracoke Health Center to hold flu shot clinic October 1

The Ocracoke Health Center to hold flu shot clinic October 1
General Stuff

The Ocracoke Health Center will  hold a flu shot clinic on October 1, 2014 from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m.

The health center files Medicare, NC Medicaid, Tricare, United Health Care, Medcost, and Blue Cross.
If you are uninsured, please inquire about the Medical Value Plan (MVP) plan to help with costs.
If you have questions contact:

Jamie Tunnell

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Sat Sep 06 @ 8:00AM - 12:00PM
Manteo Farmers Market
Sat Sep 13 @ 8:00AM - 12:00PM
Manteo Farmers Market
Sat Sep 13 @ 9:00AM - 01:00PM
Waterfront Market Downtown Elizabeth City
Sat Sep 20 @ 8:00AM - 12:00PM
Manteo Farmers Market
Sat Sep 20 @ 9:00AM - 01:00PM
Waterfront Market Downtown Elizabeth City
Sat Sep 27 @ 8:00AM - 12:00PM
Manteo Farmers Market
Sat Sep 27 @ 9:00AM - 01:00PM
Waterfront Market Downtown Elizabeth City
Sat Oct 04 @ 9:00AM - 01:00PM
Waterfront Market Downtown Elizabeth City
Sat Oct 11 @ 9:00AM - 01:00PM
Waterfront Market Downtown Elizabeth City
Sat Oct 18 @ 9:00AM - 01:00PM
Waterfront Market Downtown Elizabeth City
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