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Oct 18

Moderate rip on Northern beaches

Dare County October 17, 2021 MODERATE rip current risk at all beaches north of Oregon Inlet including Duck, Southern Shores, Kitty Hawk, Kill Devil Hills, and Nags Head. Only experienced surf swimmers… Full story

Coast Guard aids disabled boat near Hatteras Inlet

(U.S. Coast Guard) The U.S. Coast Guard Station Hatteras Inlet has posted this information on its Facebook page about a Friday, Oct. 15 rescue of a disabled vessel. “At 1637 (4:37 p.m.),… Full story

OSHA finds PCL ‘violated federal safety standards’ in fatal Bonner Bridge accident

(OSHA) The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has found that PCL Civil Constructors committed “two serious violations” in connection with the accident at the old Bonner Bridge that… Full story

For NC12 Task Force, one big challenge is Ocracoke South Ferry Terminal

As the NC12 Task Force continues to address how to keep open the only road connecting Hatteras and Ocracoke Islands with the rest of the world, consensus is growing within the group… Full story

Transition and uncertainty at Outer Banks Hotline 

Amid firings and allegations, board to discuss findings of internal investigation By Maggie Miles and Mark Jurkowitz | Outer Banks Hotline With the firing of two top employees, and with its board… Full story

Southern Shores candidates cite cut-through traffic as major issue

Southern Shores candidates vying for the mayor’s job along with one other seat on the town council participated in a League of Women’s Voters Forum on Oct. 13. It was one in… Full story

Early Voting for municipal elections begins in Dare County

Dare County Government  Thursday, Oct. 14, was the first day of Early Voting for local municipal elections, with Election Day scheduled for Nov. 2. During the Early Voting period, registered Dare County… Full story

Some key points from Davies’ COVID memo

Dare BOE voted not to allow memo into Oct. 12 meeting In an Oct. 11 memo to Schools Superintendent John Farrelly, Dare County Department of Health and Human Services Director Dr. Sheila… Full story

New details emerge on tragic canoe accident

Update: In the past few days, more details about the incident have been provided through Facebook posts from Ronda Quickle, who identifies the missing woman as Savannah Jane Grant, the girlfriend of… Full story

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Dare County Tourism Board Recap | September 2021 from Outer Banks Visitors Bureau on Vimeo.

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