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New Smith-Cooper Scholarship Emphasizes More Than Academic Achievement

The Smith-Cooper Scholarship is a new four-year scholarship for Dare County students. It is, for Susan Smith, a way to honor her late husband, Fred Smith’s legacy, and his belief that a strong work ethic and a college education are key ingredients for success.

Community Foundation Grant Supports 6th Dare County State Of The Child Conference

Over 140 people, including business leaders, government officials, local nonprofits, health professionals, school representatives, health and human service agencies, and concerned community members came together to discuss issues related to Dare County’s youth at Dare County’s 6th State of the Child Conference on Thursday, March 14. 

How You Can Support After Prom

Every spring Dare County high school students look forward to a special event called After Prom, which will be held on Saturday, April 20 this year.

Outer Banks Community Foundation Celebrates Champion Bobby Owens and 2023 Achievements at Annual Meeting

The Outer Banks Community Foundation hosted civic leaders, nonprofit professionals, and donors at Jennette’s Pier in Nags Head for its annual meeting on March 12.

Southern Shores Historic Flat Top Tour To Benefit Flat Top Preservation Fund

The Southern Shores Historic Flat Top Cottage owner network recently announced that this year’s flat top tour will be held from 1:00pm to 5:00pm on Saturday, April 27.