Stories by Victoria Bragunier
Changes are again under way as preparations are made for construction of what is being called the Manteo Town Common. The location of the venture is on land situated between Ananias Dare and Budleigh streets.
The tiny house movement began in the 1980s as a philosophical and social movement focusing on lower consumerism and freedom from financial constraints. The lifestyle obtained its inspiration from Henry David Thoreau
The formation of Grits & Grace was influenced by Nancy Rascoe -- affectionately called Miss Nancy -- who prior to retirement ran a summer camp for over 20 years in Perquimans County, named Miss Nancy’s Manners Camp.
The proposed library would serve residents of Southern Shores, Kitty Hawk, Duck, Martin’s Point and lower Currituck County. Rented space in the Marketplace or the commercial section of Juniper Trail has been suggested for the facility.
The original idea has since developed into the park being part of the 44-acre Baum tract, which is the location for a number of governmental offices, the First Flight schools and recreational areas for public enjoyment.
The Community Care Clinic, birthed from the Healthy Carolinians of the Outer Banks task force, opened its doors in 2005.m Staff and operations are funded by grants and donations, and its functions are largely sustained by volunteers.
The move was the result of pushback from a Hatteras Island precinct official and a decision by the Dare County Sheriff’s Office to withdraw its offer to shuttle flash drives and poll workers to election headquarters.
Even during the digital age, Dare has consistently lagged behind neighboring counties in posting results online. So the Dare County Board of Elections has decided to do something about it.
Sitting vacant for the past year, the building that once housed the Nags Head BB&T at 201 West Seachase Drive across U.S. 158 from the Nags Head Muncipal Center and just south of Outback Steakhouse is getting new tenants.
Local courts have used the approach of rehabilitation for repeat offenders with serious substance-use issues for several years, often at the request of the district attorney and defense counsel. Now, it has been formalized in Dare County.
The ordinance requires annual registration of a short-term rental property, additional parking spaces for the unit, point of contact information on the owner and disclosure of liability insurance coverage for the rental.