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2008-10-12 09:00:23

Dare County New parks facility manager appointed Dennis McGinnis has been selected facility manager for the National Park Service Outer Banks Group, which includes Cape Hatteras National Seashore, Wright Brothers National Memorial and Fort Raleigh National Historic Site.

2008-10-12 09:00:20

I have the education as a social worker and personally have experienced some the situations that parents have to deal with when it comes to their children and the school system.

2008-10-06 09:00:24

By JEFF HAMPTON By Jeff Hampton The Virginian-Pilot Gatesville, N.C. State wildlife biologist Tommy Hughes stopped suddenly on the old logging road and pointed to a three-toed impression in the sand. "There's a wild turkey track right there," Hughes told the small group around him.

2008-10-05 09:00:10

By JEFF HAMPTON By Jeff Hampton The Virginian-Pilot Gatesville State wildlife biologist Tommy Hughes stopped suddenly on the old logging road and pointed to a three-toed impression in the sand. "There's a wild turkey track right there," Hughes told the small group around him.

2008-10-03 09:00:37

Tax experts from the state Department of Revenue will conduct free seminars at community college small-business centers. The seminars will help entrepreneurs and small-business owners better understand state tax issues.

2008-09-12 09:00:50

Currituck County | The Shawboro Ruritan Club will celebrate its 60th anniversary with an open house from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday. There will be food and drinks, and the club will provide information on how the club has assisted the community. The club is seeking new members.

2008-08-21 09:01:14

DARE COUNTY | The town of Duck will hold another concert in its Summer Music Series at 6 p.m. today. The Fuzz Band of Hampton Roads will bring its blend of hip-hop, soul, funk, rock and jazz. The concert is free and will be in Duck Town Park.

2008-08-17 12:00:34

DARE COUNTY | A Virginia Dare Faire will be held in honor of the first English child born in the New World. The event will celebrate the 421st birthday of Virginia Dare starting at 9 a.m. Monday with free admission to The Elizabethan Gardens.

2008-07-25 09:01:08

By RYAN HUTCHINS By Ryan Hutchins The Virginian-Pilot More than half of the public schools in Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Pasquotank and Perquimans counties failed to make adequate yearly progress under No Child Left Behind testing, according to preliminary results released this week.

2008-07-02 09:00:31

By LINDA MCNATT By Linda McNatt The Virginian-Pilot Suffolk Crews in the Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge on Tuesday tried to clear ditches near Lake Drummond to use the lake's water on the wildfire that has burned since early June, according to a spokeswoman for the crews.


Word of the Day
coulisse
  • One of the side scenes of the stage in a theater, or the space included between the side scenes.
  • The outside stock exchange, or “curb market,” of Paris.
  • A flute or groove on the blade of a sword.
  • A section of stage scenery placed in a wing of a theatre.
The word 'coulisse' comes from a French word meaning "sliding door".
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