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Scott Lee Forbes of Powells Point, June 24

In the early morning hours of Friday, June 24, 2022, Scott Lee Forbes, 71, of Powells Point, NC lost his 10 year battle with cancer but gained his eternal reward. He was born on November 28, 1950 to the late Julian Lathan Forbes and Margaret Evans Forbes in Jarvisburg, NC.
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Police release name of woman whose body was found along OBX shore

KILL DEVIL HILLS, N.C. (WITN) - Police on the Outer Banks have released the name of the woman whose body was found along the shore in the Outer Banks earlier this week. Kill Devil Hills police say they found the body of 37-year-old Megan Perry, of Kill Devil Hills after she went missing in the ocean around 12:15 a.m. Thursday in the area of 1st Street.
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Stafford Allen Berry, Sr.

Stafford Allen Berry, Sr., 90, of Wanchese, NC, went home to be with Jesus on June 23, 2022. Born in Hyde County, NC on December 14, 1931, he was the son of the late Cecil Lee Berry and Mabel Ruth Watson Berry. He met and married the love of his...

Stafford Allen Berry, Sr. of Wanchese, June 23

Stafford Allen Berry, Sr., 90, of Wanchese, NC, went home to be with Jesus on June 23, 2022. Born in Hyde County, NC on December 14, 1931, he was the son of the late Cecil Lee Berry and Mabel Ruth Watson Berry. He met and married the love of his...

Ribbon cutting held for Beach Glo Aesthetics

The Outer Banks Chamber of Commerce, along with ribbon cutting sponsor ACE Hardware, held a ribbon cutting on June 7 for Beach Glo Aesthetics, PLLC, located at 2552 S. Croatan Hwy, Suite 1B in Nags Head. Richard Hess, immediate past chairman and Realtor at Sun Realty, congratulated owners and nurse...

J.D. Lewis to buy waterfront EC Milling building

The developer of the Weatherly Lofts and Betsy Town Flats apartment projects in Elizabeth City plans to buy the former Elizabeth City Milling Co. building and renovate it as well. James Flanigan, vice president of J.D. Lewis Construction Management, told the Elizabeth City Morning Rotary Club Friday the company plans to buy the long-vacant waterfront building at the corner of Water and Ehringhaus streets by the end of the month. ...

“This has been a good run”

KHES Principal Greg Florence retires after 33 years in education. For Dr. Greg Florence, principal of Kitty Hawk Elementary School, after 33 years in education, it’s time to retire. “This has been this has been a good run. Thirty-three years, fifteen years of it in this office,” he said.

Juneteenth celebrated in Manteo with ‘The Sounds of Freedom’

The Pea Island Cookhouse Museum saw its second annual Juneteenth celebration last Sunday. The national holiday commemorates the emancipation of enslaved people in the United States. The holiday was first celebrated in Texas in 1865, where slaves were declared free under the terms of the 1865 Emancipation Proclamation following the aftermath of the Civil War.

Mary Morrison Gillam of Camden, June 23

Mary Morrison Gillam, age 43, transitioned from this life on June 23rd at her Camden home surrounded by her beloved husband Dr. Robert Turner Gillam, III and treasured children: Liza, 15; Francie, 12; Bert, 7. Born to Nell and John Morrison, also of Camden, she is further survived by her...

Autopsy reports show murder victims shot multiple times

Autopsy reports show both adult victims of a fatal shooting in Elizabeth City in December suffered multiple gunshot wounds while a 3-year-old child victim — the daughter of one of the adults — suffered a fatal gunshot to the head. The reports, released several weeks ago, show 18-year-old Jaquan White suffered four gunshot wounds — two to his body, one to his right arm and one to his left leg; 39-year-old Takeyia De’Shay Berry suffered two gunshot wounds, one to her chest and one to...

Amy Elkins celebrated as Dare Employee of the Month

Amy Elkins, who serves as a telecommunications shift supervisor for the Dare County Sheriff’s Office 911 Communications Center in Manteo, has been named Dare County Employee of the Month for June 2022. The award was presented to Elkins by Dare County 911 Communications Center Director Captain Jack Scarborough during...

Robin Taylor recognized for 25 years of service to Nags Head

Nags Head’s Board of Commissioners recently recognized facilities maintenance custodian Robin Taylor for achieving 25 years of service to the town. Taylor is pictured with, from left, commissioners Kevin Brinkley and Renée Cahoon, Mayor Pro Tem Mike Siers, Mayor Ben Cahoon and commissioner Bob Sanders.

Water’s Edge Village School receives $250k donation toward new schoolhouse

Water’s Edge Village School in Corolla (WEVS) and the Outer Banks Community Foundation (OBCF) have announced that Corolla residents Wayne and Betty Evans pledged $250,000 to help WEVS (a K-8 charter school) build an additional schoolhouse adjacent to its current location in the historic village. The tuition-free school, founded in 2012 and guided by a mission to incorporate whole child development with an emphasis on project-based, hands-on learning, has grown from 15 to 43 students. The new building will accommodate current need and future growth by providing an additional three classrooms, a community room, a resource room and a teacher’s office.

Southern Shores files amicus brief in Currituck bridge case

The Southern Shores Town Council and a coalition of Outer Banks towns and business interests have filed an amicus brief in the appellate case blocking construction of the proposed 7-mile mid-Currituck toll bridge. As reported Thursday by the Outer Banks Voice, the appeal filed in January follows a ruling by...

Outer Banks Hospital President Sloan addresses doctor shortage

Dare Board Chair Woodard critical of hospital board meeting. Saying that “We are compassionate. And we do care,” Outer Banks Hospital (OBH) President Ronnie Sloan told the hospital board of directors at a June 24 meeting that the recent loss of primary care physicians in Manteo was part of a regional and national problem that is directly affecting Outer Banks health care.