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Jan 22


Many northern Dare County roads now clear

With snow on the ground in a number of locations, the Dare County Sheriff’s Department posted this update on road conditions early on the morning of Jan. 22. Full story


Another spectacular Hood House — this time for Valentine’s Day

Daryl Hood of Grandy puts his heart into everything — whether it is his work as a builder, feeding the feral cats in the neighborhood or decorating his home for the holidays. Full story


KDH traffic lights restored

Update from Kill Devil Hills Police:  Power to the traffic lights has been restored. All lights are functional again. Normal traffic flow resuming. Carlton Ave is still closed. Full story



A Snowy Owl awaits a snowy weekend

These beautiful photos were taken by Beth Fleishaker on Jan. 19, along with information in her SeaCatchers Facebook post: Today I found a beautiful immature female Snowy Owl sitting at the end… Full story


Woodard delivers wide-ranging ‘State of the County’

 In a wide-ranging presentation that touched on everything from COVID vaccinations to the death of Sidney Poitier, Dare County Board Chair Bob Woodard delivered a virtual State of the County address… Full story



Zara Rutherford does it!   

19-year-old is youngest woman to fly the world solo By Mark Jurkowitz | Outer Banks Voice Nineteen-year-old Zara Rutherford became the youngest woman to fly solo around the world when she landed on Jan. 20 in Wevelgem-Kortrijk in her native Belgium. Full story


Dare Commissioners to explore zoning amendment to expand ADUs

During its Jan. 18 meeting, the Dare County Board of Commissioners gave the county’s planning staff the green light to begin crafting a zoning text amendment that would allow accessory dwelling units… Full story



New arrest in Dec. 2 Elizabeth City shootings   

Manteo mother and daughter were among the victims The Elizabeth City Police Department has announced the Jan. 11 arrest of another suspect in a Dec. 2 shooting that took the lives of Jaquan Tobias White of Elizabeth City and two Manteo residents, Takeyia De’Shay Berry and her three-year-old daughter, Allura Pledger. Full story


978 new weekly COVID cases in Dare  

NC reports its 20,000th COVID death By Mark Jurkowitz | Outer Banks Voice | While the spread of the highly contagious Omicron variant of COVID-19 may have peaked in other parts of the U.S., it is still on the rise in Dare County. Full story



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