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Sep 16

Strong summer ridership on Ocracoke Express 

Ferry under construction expected to be ready in 2022 (NCDOT) More than 16,500 people got out of their cars and onto the Ocracoke Express passenger ferry this summer season, which began on… Full story

Dangerous rip currents expected today

Dare County September 16 | Morning Beach Conditions HIGH rip current risk south of Oregon Inlet including Pea Island, Rodanthe, Waves, Salvo, Avon, Buxton, Frisco, Hatteras Village, & Ocracoke. Ocean swimming is not… Full story

Dare school quarantines fall with mask mandate

Parents speak out against mandate during public comment Two weeks after mandating universal masking in district school buildings, the Dare County Board of Education received some good news at its Sept. 14… Full story

Dare Sheriff’s Office responds to rumors of multiple drug overdoses

In the past several days, rumors have spread on social media and elsewhere that there were a staggering 11 drug overdoses in Manteo over the past weekend. The Dare County Sheriff’s office… Full story

Video addresses drugs’ deadly toll in Dare County

 (Savings Lives Task Force) Dare County Commissioner Ervin Bateman, a member of the recovery community himself, made this powerful video for the Saving Lives Task Force about a month and a… Full story

Dare County reports most weekly COVID cases (279) since outset of pandemic

The Dare County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) reports 279 new cases of COVID-19 in the week of Sept. 6-12, the highest number of cases in a single week since… Full story

Dare Sheriff investigating two deaths, one hospitalization in Manteo

The Dare County Sheriff’s office is investigating the deaths of two individuals, a male and a female, who were found by a resident in a Manteo home on the morning of Monday,… Full story

NC Coastal Federation begins removing abandoned vessels this month

(North Carolina Coastal Federation) Beginning this month, The North Carolina Coastal Federation (NCCF) will begin removing abandoned and derelict vessels in the Albemarle-Pamlico Sound thanks to a grant award from the National… Full story

New dig for old mystery

Public invited as archaeologists probe Lost Colony site (National Park Service) Archaeologists will probe new locations at Fort Raleigh National Historic Site from Sept. 15-24, as part of ongoing efforts to solve America’s oldest… Full story

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

Currituck Maritime Museum from Currituck Outer Banks on Vimeo.

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