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WHAT’S HAPPENING IN OUR AREA

2/9/15

Weather: Duck-Clear, 52 degrees

Corolla-Clear, 54 degrees

 

  • Come be captivated by the Swingle Singers, a group of seven young and versatile voices who are an international a cappella phenomenon, in the fifth performance of the 32nd Outer Banks Forum for the Lively Arts Series. The group will appear at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 14 at First Flight High School. They continue the five decade tradition of pushing the boundaries of what the human voice can achieve, as they present a mix that ranges from pop and rock to classical, with jazz and Latin harmonies and styling. (OBvoice)

  • The Beach Food Pantry is a non-profit operating on the Outer Banks of North Carolina. Its mission is to provide food to people in need. They opened their doors in 1989. Currently, the group is composed of over 500 volunteers, from 17 churches and organizations. Their vital services reach, on average, 4,100 Dare County residents per year.  
  • Long-planned Manteo Elementary addition is finally finished–Manteo Elementary students should be able to move into the school’s new addition later this month, school officials say. The much-anticipated move follows years of overcrowding and several attempts by school and county officials to hammer out an expansion plan that would meet the needs of students while remaining fiscally responsible.(OBvoice)

Sports Fans:

  • Former University of North Carolina head men’s basketball coach Dean Smith died Saturday evening in Chapel Hill. He was 83 years old. Smith was the head coach of the Tar Heels from 1961 to 1997, retiring as the winningest coach in college basketball. He led the Tar Heels to national championships in 1982 and 1993, to 13 ACC Tournament titles, 11 Final Fours, and an NIT championship, and directed the United States Olympic Team to a gold medal at the 1976Summer Games.

Local Restaurants-
Josephine’s: Opens 2/10/15

Black Pelican: We’re spreading our wings! The Black Pelican is coming to Chesapeake, Virginia. Spring 2015!

Now open:

Food Dudes

Kill Devil Grill

Bad Bean, KDH
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