Community Events and Invitations

Published Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Artists are invited to submit their artwork to the 37th Annual Frank Stick Memorial Art Show, which will be featured at Glenn Eure’s Ghost Fleet Gallery February 21 - March 20, 2015.

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Published Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Dare County Arts Council is please to present a new series of workshops and classes to help begin 2015 with creativity and learning. All classes will be held at Dare County Arts Council’s studio, located at 300 Queen Elizabeth Avenue in downtown Manteo. Preregistration and prepayment is required to secure your space in the class, and there are a limited number of scholarships are available. Most adult workshops are designed for individuals 16 and older. Children’s workshops are ideal for kids between 6 and 16 years of age.

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Published Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Since the inception of recorded history, animals have portrayed an important role in the lives of mankind. They have been commemorated with hand paintings on cave walls, and topics of heroism in books and movies. There are countless stories depicting the unique bond between animals and humans, with varied roles: that of friend, companion, protector, comforter, and more. The dynamic interaction with animals has significantly shaped mankind’s world today.

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Published Tuesday, January 6, 2015

 Ocracoke Island's iconic mail boat Aleta kept the Island connected with the mainland of North Carolina...and the rest of the outside world for years. The old mail boat, Aleta, carried passengers and mail to and from Ocracoke in the 1940s & 1950s.  For many, the mail boat was central to coastal communication.

 

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New Locations & Services News

Published Monday, January 12, 2015

In order to accommodate current volumes and future growth, The Outer Banks Hospital applied for a Certificate of Need from the state to build a third operating room.  The certificate was awarded in 2013, construction began in 2014 and the project will be complete in late summer/early fall of this year.  The new operating room will occupy space between the main hospital and the medical office building that was once used for parking.

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Published Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Bikini Bus, LLC is proud to announce the opening of its first Bikini Bus Stop. Bikini Bus owner, Melanie Pierce, is using this new retail concept to meet the demand for the Brazilian swimwear and chic accessories previously offered only via her mobile venue. Located at the Wicked Parrot Tattoo Shop in Kill Devil Hills NC, the Bikini Bus Stop is perfectly situated to accommodate visitors to North Carolina’s Outer Banks where savvy shoppers will find a sampling of the same Brazilian swimwear, cover-ups, and Havaiana flip-flops that are available on the Bikini Bus.

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