Jan 14

Cottages announced for 2022 Southern Shores Historic Flat Top Cottage Tour

The Southern Shores Historic Flat Top Cottage Tour owner network has announced the list of cottages that will be open at this year’s tour to be held on Saturday, April 30th, 2022 from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM. Full story

Jan 14


Jan 19

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

Jan 19


Jan 19

Wild Duck Tests Positive for Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza in Hyde County

Confirmation that a wild duck (Northern shoveler) harvested by a hunter in Hyde County tested positive for highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) has prompted biologists at the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission to remind hunters to follow best practices when handling waterfowl after harvest. Full story

Jan 19


Jan 19

Try “Habit Stacking” to Easily Improve Your Diet

You’re probably asking, “What in the world is ‘habit stacking?’” It’s a simple way to create a healthy lifestyle. You take advantage of an already well-established healthy habit, such as taking your vitamin every morning, and pair it with a new healthy habit, like drinking more water when you take the vitamin. Full story

Jan 19


Jan 19

Waterside Theatre, home of Lost Colony, to get new seats

The Fort Raleigh National Historic Site has awarded a $236,000 contract to Irwin Seating (Grand Rapids, Mich.) on Dec. 30, 2021 to fabricate and install new seating in the park’s Waterside Theatre, home of “The Lost Colony” outdoor symphonic drama. Full story

Jan 19


Jan 19

Brenda A. Strain of Hertford, January 18

Brenda Kay Alters Strain, age 75, of Hertford, NC died on Tuesday, January 18, 2022 at her home.  Born in Westchester, PA on December 5, 1946 she was the daughter of the… Full story

Jan 19


Jan 19

Dare County Land Transfers

January 7, 2022 to January 10, 2022 Full story

Jan 19


Jan 19

NCDHHS to Host Livestream Fireside Chat and Tele-Town Hall on COVID-19 Vaccines, Boosters, Safety During Surge and More 

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services will host a live fireside chat and tele-town hall on Jan. 20 from 6 to 7 p.m. to discuss COVID-19 vaccines, boosters, testing and more. Full story

Jan 19


Jan 19

Betty L. Robinson of Stumpy Point, January 15

Betty L. Robinson, 71, of Stumpy Point, NC went to be with her Lord and Savior after a brief illness at Chesapeake Regional Medical Center on January 15, 2022. Betty was born… Full story

Jan 19


Jan 19

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

Jan 19


Jan 18

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

Jan 18


Jan 18

Elizabeth City man sentenced to 12 years for selling cocaine, crack and fentanyl   

OBX law enforcement involved in investigation An Elizabeth City man was sentenced Friday, Jan. 14 to 144 months in prison for distributing cocaine, cocaine base (crack), and fentanyl. Full story

Jan 18