Watch 2023 Kelly’s Outer Banks St. Patrick’s Parade Highlights [Video]
OBX Entertainment is excited to premiere exclusive video highlights from Sunday’s 32nd Annual Kelly’s Outer Banks St. Patrick’s Parade. The event, regarded as the largest St. Patrick’s Day celebration in North Carolina, took place on March 19, along the beach road in Nags Head, under sunny skies with a brisk chill in the air.
Under sunny skies, it’s the wearing of the green at Kelly’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade
Sunday, March 19 was a cold, crisp, but sunny day for the 32nd Annual Kelly’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Nags Head. The parade was back to its full glory. According to Mike Kelly, the parade’s founder, the 2023 parade was the best attended in its history. “It was the largest attendance to date, 10,000-11,000 on the sides of the road and 2000 participating in the parade,” he said.
Outer Banks Health earmarks $5M to support expansion of Manteo Family Medicine Practice
In July 2022, Outer Banks Hospital President Ronnie Sloan announced plans to renovate the property housing the Outer Banks Family Medical Practice in Manteo and to build a 2,500- square-foot addition adjacent to that building in order to eventually incorporate more medical staff. On Monday, March 20, Outer Banks Health,...
Cougars notch two straight road wins at First Flight, East Carteret
KILL DEVIL HILLS — Croatan won its second baseball game in the last four outings Saturday with a 12-5 road tilt at First Flight. Then on Monday, the Cougars continued to roll with a 9-2 triumph at East Carteret. The Cougars (3-6) have played a murderer’s row of nonconference...
VusicOBX announces fifth show of 2023 lineup; Joe Russo’s Almost Dead coming this August
Do more of what makes you happy, and that starts with joining VusicOBX for another amazing show this summer!. VusicOBX has announced the fifth show of their 2023 lineup with Joe Russo’s Almost Dead, arriving to the Outer Banks at Roanoke Island Festival Park on Thursday, August 10, 2023. Tickets for the event go on sale this Friday, March 24, at 10 a.m. EST.
Study eyes public transport option to OBX for workers
The Albemarle Rural Planning Organization is spearheading a workforce transportation study to evaluate the feasibility of public transportation options for workers commuting to Dare County from five area counties. The five counties included in the study include Pasquotank, Perquimans, Chowan, Washington and Tyrrell counties. The ARPO, the Inter-County Public Transportation Authority and the N.C. Department of Transportation are asking employers and employees to complete a survey as part of the...
12th Annual Community Spelling Bee Swarms Again
The Delta Zeta Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma Society International conducted the 12th Annual Community Spelling Bee on March 13 at Kitty Hawk Elementary School. This society promotes professional and personal growth of women educators and excellence in education. Finally, after four years (due to pandemic concerns) we were able to present to our locality another marvelous night of comradery and persistence in our lively “Bee” – which was ultimately won by members of the Dare Education Foundation’s team.
Outer Banks photographer shares video of grey seal pup taking a rest on the beach
NAGS HEAD, N.C. — The weekend is for napping, and that's not something that just applies to humans. A baby seal pup took a rest on an Outer Banks beach Friday, and a local photographer was there to see it, from a distance of course. Photographer Wes Snyder posted...
‘Trash Attack!’ community clean-up event set for April 1
Make arrangements to join the Town of Kill Devil Hills at Aviation Park on Saturday, April 1, 2023, from 9 a.m. to noon for Trash Attack!. Trash Attack! is a community clean-up event, where volunteers head out across Town to “attack” the trash: beach, soundside, or anywhere in between.
Project Glam Girls has record-breaking year
More than 200 students fitted with free formal wear. “That’s it?” A mother was incredulous as a volunteer handed her the dress her daughter had picked out, now wrapped up in plastic to protect it from the elements. The volunteer pointed her to the donation jar on the...
Dare County Schools announces annual Art Show at Roanoke Island Festival Park
Talented students throughout Dare County will display their artwork April 4 – 27 at the annual Dare County Schools Art Show. The show will run Tuesday – Friday from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. in the Meeting Room in the Administrative building at Roanoke Island Festival Park.
Unmanned naval boat used for training found in Outer Banks
A missing boat used by the U.S. Navy for training was recovered in the Outer Banks.
A year to celebrate for Manteo High School wrestling
(Thanks to Manteo wrestling coach Jim Metzinger for producing this in-depth summary of the school’s season.) This was our 4th consecutive year of being the #1 seed from our conference in the dual team playoffs. We were conference champions in 2020 and 2021 (1A), since realignment and now in a 2A/3A split league, we have finished as the top 2A team in our league in 2022 and 2023.
March is National Nutrition Month
March is National Nutrition Month and the Dare County Department of Health & Human Services (DCDHHS) invites the community to focus on healthful eating and physical activity that can be incorporated into our daily routines year-round. The annual campaign was created 50 years ago by the Academy of Nutrition and...
Meet Nina, OBX SPCA Pet of the Week
Meet Nina, OBX SPCA Pet of the Week. Nina is a sweet girl, about two-years-old, who was surrendered to us about a month ago. Nina does great with other dogs, children and loves to cuddle. If you are looking for an adventure buddy, Nina is your girl. Watch this video to learn more about Nina.
Theatre of Dare Presents Check to Outer Banks Hotline Campaign
The Theatre of Dare presented a check in the amount $1,675 to Outer Banks Hotline, Dare County’s only interpersonal violence (domestic abuse, sexual assault and human trafficking) crisis intervention and prevention agency following the run of ‘Exit, Pursued By A Bear’ in January and the charity evening dedicated to support Hotline’s services.
Annual Dare County Schools Art Show at Roanoke Island Festival Park
Talented students throughout Dare County will display their artwork April 4 – 27 at the Annual Dare County Schools Art Show. The show will run Tuesday – Friday from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. in the Meeting Room in the Administrative building at Roanoke Island Festival Park.
Dare County Odyssey of the Mind Teams Advance to State Competition
Five teams from Dare County will advance to the Odyssey of the Mind state tournament in Raleigh, North Carolina on March 25. Odyssey of the Mind is an international educational program that encourages innovation and critical thinking. During Odyssey of the Mind competitions, students work together in groups with a coach to find creative solutions to long-term and spontaneous problems. Groups are given four months to solve, plan, and complete their designs for the long-term problem. The spontaneous problem is announced during the competition and requires quick thinking from group members. Each team works together to develop their own solutions and showcase their work during a group performance.
Roadwork underway on W. Durham Street in KDH
The Town of Kill Devil Hills will have a temporary road closure beginning at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, March 20, 2023, for W. Durahm Street at its intersection with N. Croatan Hwy, for utility and roadway improvements by Fred Smith Company. Through traffic on Durham Street will be prohibited during...
Free, two-day safety & survival training for commercial fishermen offered in Wanchese
This week, Fishing Partnership Support Services will be offering a free, two-day safety training for commercial fishermen in Wanchese. Day one of the course, “Safety and Survival” will take place on Thursday, March 23, following by day two, “Drill Conductor Certification” on Friday, March 24. The...
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