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HISTORY, Aug. 18: Virginia Dare born on Roanoke Island in 1587

StarNewsOnline.com - 18 Aug 2018
Today is Saturday, Aug. 18, the 230th day of 2018. There are 135 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On August 18, 1920, the 19th Amendment to the Constitution, guaranteeing all American women's right to vote, was ratified as Tennessee ...
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Roanoke Island colonist Joachim Gans a man of firsts

The Coastland Times - 05 Aug 2018
Standing on a temporary stage within sight of the world-famous Lost Colony Theatre on Roanoke Island, public officials paid tribute July 27 to a key player in efforts by Sir Walter Raleigh to colonize the New World. The man of honor was Joachim Gans, ...
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The Latest: Latest earthquake on Indonesian island kills 2

Roanoke Times - 19 Aug 2018
The shallow magnitude 6.9 quake that hit just after 10 p.m. was one of several strong tremors that have shaken the northeast part of the island in recent weeks. Sunday's tremor occurred on a different fault and was not an aftershock of the Aug. 5 quake ...
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Conditions improve on northern Roanoke Island

The Coastland Times - 12 Aug 2018
Some homeowners in northern Roanoke Island are now seeing grass instead of flood waters in their yards. Three vacuum trucks from Atlantic Plumbing Utilities in Virginia Beach pumped yards on Daphne, Langley and Bradford Lanes. The NC Forest Service ...
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Quakes cut power, topple buildings on Indonesian island

Roanoke Times - 19 Aug 2018
FILE - In this July 30, 2018, file photo, Indonesian soldiers and rescue team gather to prepare for evacuating tourists from Mount Rinjani, seen in the background, at Sembalun in East Lombok, Indonesia. A strong earthquake jolted the Indonesian island ...
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HISTORY, July 22: English colony established on NC's Roanoke Island

Jacksonville Daily News - 22 Jul 2018
Today is Sunday, July 22, the 203rd day of 2018. There are 162 days left in the year. On July 22, 2011, Anders Breivik, a self-described “militant nationalist,” massacred 69 people at a Norwegian island youth retreat after detonating a bomb in nearby ...
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SOS: Roanoke Island residents swamped in flood water

The Coastland Times - 08 Aug 2018
In a swath of northern Roanoke Island, out near the Dare County Regional Airport, yards and septic systems remain flooded from heavy rain that fell over 11 days in late July. The area has flooded two times in the last few years with the same result ...
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Renewable resort: Greek island to run on wind, solar power

Roanoke Times - 19 Aug 2018
9, 2018, photo a road leads past a solar park on the Aegean island of Tilos, Greece. Tilos with its winter population of 400 and summer population of some 3000, will become the first island in the Mediterranean to run exclusively on wind and solar ...
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COA honors recent graduate for his work at Festival Park

The Outer Banks Voice - 19 Aug 2018
Arturo Lara was the latest Dare County College of the Albemarle graduate to be honored under the college's COA Alumni Connect Program. Lara is a familiar sight in Dare County, especially in and around Roanoke Island and Manteo, where he attended ...
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Today in History for Aug. 18

Aiken Standard - 17 Aug 2018
In 1587, Virginia Dare became the first child of English parents to be born in present-day America, on what is now Roanoke Island in North Carolina. (However, the Roanoke colony ended up mysteriously disappearing.) In 1894, Congress established the ...
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The confusing, impossible mystery of the Lost Colony of Roanoke

Napa Valley Register - 22 Jul 2018
The lost colony of Roanoke Island will always be one of the weirdest episodes in American history. It has managed to stay in the news, off and on, for 431 years: the case of 100-plus English settlers vanishing in the woods and marshes of coastal North ...
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New book examines the mystery of the Lost Colony of Roanoke

The Seattle Times - 27 Jul 2018
But when the ship containing some 115 settlers arrived in the New World in July 1587, the captain and pilot mysteriously dumped them at Roanoke Island instead. Tucked behind today's Outer Banks, the island was reachable through some of the most ...
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NEWBILL JR.,, Daniel C.

Roanoke Times - 20 Aug 2018
In 1959, Dan settled on the island of Oahu. Doc spent the next 50 plus years as a beloved physician at Straub Clinic and Hospital, in Honolulu, where he was revered until his retirement in 2016. Next to family and work, Doc's passion was the great ...
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Ulysses S. “Lish” Meekins of Wanchese, Aug. 17

The Outer Banks Voice - 19 Aug 2018
After 25 years of service with the Roanoke Island Volunteer Fire Department, he retired as Assistant Chief. A lifetime member of Bethany United Methodist Church, he was passionate about helping others in need and was actively involved in ministries and ...
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On This Day: Bolt becomes most decorated track world champ

UPI.com - 18 Aug 2018
In 1587, Virginia Dare was the first child of English parents to be born in the New World -- at Roanoke Island, part of what would become North Carolina. In 1920, the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, guaranteeing women the right to vote, was ...
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Cornershot: Cellphone survives after brush with good luck

Roanoke Times - 18 Aug 2018
I was kayaking down the Roanoke River with the phone tucked safely inside a waterproof box inside a waterproof bag. It was a perfect day for paddling — the water was just right, and the humidity and temperature were low. The only downside was that ...
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Top 10 OBX experiences

WSOC Charlotte - 17 Aug 2018
Uncrowded beaches that stretch for miles, the Outer Banks is a special place. Full of history, adventure and once-in-a-lifetime experiences, America's First Beach is perfect for family vacations, romantic getaways and weekend visits. Here are some ...
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UPI Almanac for Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018

UPI.com - 18 Aug 2018
In 1587, Virginia Dare was the first child of English parents to be born in the New World -- at Roanoke Island, part of what would become North Carolina. In 1920, the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, guaranteeing women the right to vote, was ...
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For Dare residents in a sea of stagnant water, help is on the way

The Outer Banks Voice - 06 Aug 2018
For Madeleine VanMiddlesworth and her husband, walking the dogs these days means putting on chest waders and carrying their two 70-pound huskies to dry land over filthy floodwater surrounding their Roanoke Island home. Their septic system is ...

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