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Brown family has longer wait to see shooting video

An Order filed on May 6 by North Carolina Superior Court Judge Jeffry Foster restarts the clock on when the family of Andrew Brown Jr. can see excerpts of the body camera video that captured the…

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‘We are beyond grateful’

A message from the family of Barbara and Rick Sherman On March 22, a vehicular accident in Lower Currituck took the life of Barbara Sherman and severely injured her husband, Rick. With Rick now home from…

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Half of NC residents now with at least one dose

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services announced the passing of a milestone on May 6.  More than 50% of adults 18 and older in the state have received at least one dose of COVID-19…

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Dare County libraries expand indoor hours

  (Dare County) After being open for about three weeks, the Dare County libraries are now announcing expanded in-library hours. In-library services are available now Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the…


Nags Head names Silverman new town manager

(Town of Nags) The Town of Nags Head has announced the hiring of a new town manager, a post they had been looking to permanently fill since Cliff Ogburn, who had held the job for 12…


Manteo Commissioners send SAGA project back to Planning Board

The Manteo Board of Commissioners on May 5 unanimously voted to return to the Manteo Planning Board a zoning text amendment application by SAGA Construction that would allow the company to build a 72-unit apartment complex…

May 6

More delay for Mid-Currituck Bridge

Southern Shores Council gets a briefing For those hoping for tangible progress on the long-awaited Mid-Currituck Bridge, there wasn’t much good news in the presentation from Project Manager Jennifer Harris and North Carolina Turnpike Authority Chief…

May 5

Court orders sale of problem property in Colington 

114 Eagle Drive ‘a detriment to the community for years’ (Dare County Sheriff’s Office) After countless years and a long history of disturbances, drug violations and countless calls to the Dare County Sheriff’s Office, the Colington…

May 4

Dare Board takes step toward Event Site boardwalk

Plans for a boardwalk at the Soundside Event Site in Nags Head took a step forward on May 3 when the Dare County Commissioners unanimously agreed to award a $90,000 contract to Albemarle & Associates for…

May 4

Updated guide to public services in Dare County

(Dare County) Dare County is taking actions to prevent the spread of COVID-19 by practicing social distancing and offering services in alternative ways. As the situation progresses, office closures may occur, however, services will continue to…

Mar 19

Sign of the Times

This photo, taken at the Kill Devil Hills Harris Teeter store, show the consumer impact of “social distancing.”

Mar 17

Buxton man arrested on drug charges

(Dare County Sheriff) On March 10, at approximately 11:40 pm, Aaron Robert Silver, 20, who lives on the 4800 Block Quidley Lane in Buxton, was contacted by C-District Deputies in the parking lot of the Red…

Mar 16