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Jul 6


Dare reports 3 new COVID-19 cases

(Dare County) Dare County has reported 3 new cases of COVID-19 on July 5, bringing the total number of reported cases since the beginning of the pandemic to 136. Of…

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Divers remove two from Manteo swimming area

Responding to reports of a swimming accident in Manteo earlier in the day, the Dare County Sheriff’s Department issued this brief statement on the afternoon of July 5. An updated…


Frisco Sandwich Company re-opens for pickup

Rest of staff tests for COVID-19 are negative (Frisco Sandwich Company) On June 25, the Frisco Sandwich Company announced on Facebook that it was temporarily closing after a staff member…


Today’s coronavirus numbers – July 5

What’s new today:  Hospitalizations remain at near highest levels.


Dare County reports 7 new COVID-19 cases

(Dare County) Dare County has reported 7 new cases of COVID-19 on July 4, bringing the total number of reported cases since the beginning of the outbreak to 133. Four…


Board of Elections prepares for voting in a pandemic

(Dare County Board of Elections) The Dare County Board of Elections is focused on making voting during Covid-19 as safe and efficient as possible for both voters and poll workers.…


Nu Quality closes, Taco Bell to move in

Citing year-round staffing difficulties and the COVID-19 pandemic, Nu Quality Ice Cream has permanently closed its doors after opening just a year ago in front of the Marketplace shopping center…


Greenville man dies in waters off Kitty Hawk

(Kitty Hawk Police Department) At approximately 3:15 am on July 3, the Kitty Hawk Police Department responded to the 5300 Block of North Virginia Dare Trail for a possible drowning. Upon…


Another COVID casualty: Waterpark cancels season

H2OBX H2OBX Waterpark is saddened to announce that we will not open our gates for the 2020 summer season. Our announcement comes as a result of Governor Roy Cooper’s decision…


Davies warns of potential ‘rampant spread’ of COVID

27 recent Dare cases stemmed from one large party (Dare County) In recent days, the language and tone of Dare County Health and Human Services Director Sheila Davies have gotten…


Hitting the brakes for the purple martins

(NCDOT) The annual effort to protect the Outer Banks’ purple martin flock begins on the night of July 2 as the N.C. Department of Transportation temporarily lowers dusk and dawn…


Our listings of what’s open on the OBX

If your business is opening or modifying its operations and services as part of Phase II on May 22, let us help. Send a concisely worded email to [email protected] We’ll post…


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Today’s coronavirus numbers – July 4

What’s new today:  Tests administered pass the 1 million mark. Reported NC cases – 71,654 (up 1,413 from yesterday) Reported NC deaths – 1,395 Currently hospitalized – 945 Patients presumed to…

Jul 4


5 new cases of COVID-19 in Dare County

Officials provide update on 29 newest cases (Dare County) Dare County announced 5 new COVID-19 cases on July 3, bringing the total since the beginning of the pandemic to 126.…

Jul 3


Today’s coronavirus numbers – July 3

What’s new today:  Records highs today in new daily cases (2,099) and hospitalizations (951). Reported NC cases – 70,241 (up 2,099 from yesterday) Reported NC deaths – 1,392 Currently hospitalized –…

Jul 3


Andy Griffith passed eight years ago today

(Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum) On the anniversary of the death of one of the most famous residents of Dare County, this tribute was posted on the Facebook page of…

Jul 3


Hatteras-Ocracoke passenger ferry resumes service

Will operate at reduced capacity due to COVID-19 (NCDOT) The N.C. Department of Transportation’s Ferry Division will resume passenger ferry service between Hatteras and Ocracoke on July 3 after the…

Jul 3


Dare Super seeks public input on re-opening options

(Dare County Schools) The day after Gov. Roy Cooper announced that a decision on how to re-open North Carolina’s public schools is still a few weeks away, Dare Schools Superintendent…

Jul 2


8 new COVID-19 cases in Dare; all between 18-24

Dare County has reported 8 news cases of COVID-19 on July 2, with all of those individuals between the ages of 18 and 24. That makes 24 new cases in…

Jul 2


A new high: 16 COVID-19 cases in Dare County

Dare County On the evening of Wednesday, July 1, Dare County reported 16 new cases of COVID-19, a single day high for the county since the pandemic began. That brings…

Jul 1


Cooper signals intent to re-open classrooms

No final decision, but governor pushes in-person learning Though he postponed a decision on how the state’s public school system will operate when it re-opens in August, North Carolina Governor…

Jul 1


Dowdy Park Farmer’s Market to open amid concerns

The Town of Nags Head will hold its first Dowdy Park Farmer’s Market amid the COVID-19 pandemic on July 2. But local officials cautioned that the weekly markets would not…

Jul 1