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Gofundme campaign for family of man killed in old Bonner Bridge accident

A gofundme campaign has been started for the family of Jose Armando Maqueda Mejia, the man killed during the work accident at the Old Bonner Bridge on April 14. Beth…


For 3rd time in 4 days, 11 COVID cases in Dare

On April 17, for the third time in the last four days, the Dare County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) has reported 11 additional cases of COVID-19. Of…

Pedestrian fatally injured in Southern Shores accident

Update: The Waterbury Republican American newspaper has published an April 17 story on Roger Ouellette’s death that calls him a “Watertown Sports Icon.” Ouellette was killed in the accident that…

Community Foundation awards $157K for Dorian relief

(Outer Banks Community Foundation) The Outer Banks Community Foundation recently approved more than $163,000 in grants, including $157,244 in new Disaster Recovery grants for Hatteras and Ocracoke. Interfaith Community Outreach…

Dare County lauded for high vaccination rate

Cooper and Cohen visit Dare County clinic On Friday April 16, Governor Roy Cooper and North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) Secretary Mandy Cohen visited a vaccine…

Obituary for worker killed in bridge accident

Jose Armando Maqueda Mejia (El Guero) October 27, 1978 – April 14, 2021 (Twiford Funeral Home) Jose Armando Maqueda Mejia (El Guero), 42, of Manns Harbor lost his life in…

OSHA vows prompt probe of Bonner Bridge collapse

Update April 16 at 4:40 pm: Little new information about the accident or investigation from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration on April 16. A short release identified the general…

Making a dent in the OBX housing crunch?

A few ideas and projects in the pipeline In an October presentation to the Dare County Commissioners, Marcia Perritt, associate director of the Development Finance Initiative (DFI) ticked off some…

Duck Donuts purchased by investment partnership  

Iconic brand launched in Duck 14 years ago (NewSpring) NewSpring, a family of private equity strategies, announced on April 14 that along with Charlotte-based investment company Free Fenix, it has completed…

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Outer Banks Visitors Bureau

Dare County Tourism Board Recap - March 2021 from Outer Banks Visitors Bureau on Vimeo.

Lee Nettles, Executive Director of the Outer Banks Visitors Bureau recounts highlights from the March 18, 2021 meeting of the Dare County Tourism Board.

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