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Easter Sunrise Service

For the past 22 years Still Waters Baptist Church has met at MP 4, across from the Black Pelican, for their Easter Sunrise Service (rain or shine). This year the service will begin at 6:38 AM. The theme this year is the Courage and Confidence of Easter. Coffee, hot chocolate & goodies will be available starting at 6:00 AM. Full story

17 hrs

April 4 – 27
Annual Dare County Schools Art Show at Roanoke Island Festival Park

The show will run Tuesday - Friday from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. in the Meeting Room in the Administrative building at Roanoke Island Festival Park. Full story

Mar 20

Dare County Transportation buys three new vehicles

The Dare County Transportation System—which provides curb-to-curb, ride-by-appointment transportation services to residents and visitors of the Dare County community—has announced the purchase of three new vehicles that were recently added to its fleet. Full story

20 hrs

Jennette’s Pier adjusts hours for April and opens bath house

The public bath house at Jennette’s Pier in Nags Head will re-open Saturday morning, April 1 with brand new showers and footbaths for visitor use. Full story

20 hrs


If you are healthy and feeling well, schedule an appointment to donate blood by visiting or calling 800-RED-CROSS (800-733-2767). Full story

20 hrs

Good Friday Schedule Changes and Closures for Dare County Offices and Facilities

In observance of Good Friday, all Dare County offices and facilities will be closed on Friday, April 7, 2023. In addition, Dare County Public Works has announced its revised collection schedule for the week of Monday, April 3, 2023 through Friday, April 7, 2023. Full story

23 hrs

Wanda M. Fergusson Petrey of Grandy, March 17

Wanda M. Fergusson Petrey of Grandy, NC, passed away at her home on March 17, 2023. Full story


Peggy Parker Newbern of Powells Point, March 25

Peggy Parker Newbern, also known as “Peggy Sure”, age 88, of Powells Point, NC, went to meet her Lord and Savior on Saturday, March 25, 2023, at Sentara Virginia Beach Hospital. Full story

Mar 28

Marjorie L. Jester of Elizabeth City, March 27

Marjorie Lacy Ballance Jester, age 79, of Elizabeth City, NC died on Monday, March 27, 2023 at Waterbrooke Assisted Living. Full story

Mar 28

April 5 groundbreaking for new Nags Head Public Services Complex

After extensive planning, construction of the Town of Nags Head’s new Public Services complex is slated to begin in early April. Full story

Mar 28

Wiley Dwight Hooper II of Kitty Hawk, March 14

Wiley “Buddy” Dwight Hooper II, 67, of Kitty Hawk, NC died unexpectedly on Tuesday, March 14, 2023, at ECU Health Roanoke-Chowan Hospital in Ahoskie, NC. from complications of pneumonia. Born in Norfolk,… Full story

Mar 28

John Nelson Butler of Stumpy Point, March 23

John Nelson Butler, of Stumpy Point, NC, a loving father, brother, and friend, passed away peacefully on March 23, 2023, at Beth Sholom Village in Virginia Beach, VA. Full story

Mar 28