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class of 2024

Schools

Congratulations to the Class of 2024

Congratulations to all members of the Class of 2024! Check out a tribute special section here: READ ABOUT ...

canning

Currituck

Learn canning techniques in Currituck Extension’s food preservation series

By Olivia Patchel, Currituck Extension Gardening can be a fun and relaxing hobby, but when harvest time arrives ...

short ribs

Lifestyles

Impress guests with smoked short ribs

Smoked foods are wildly popular. The unique flavor that smoking imparts to anything from beef to poultry to ...

nags head

News

Name released for Ohio 18-year-old reported dead in Nags Head after being pulled from ocean

The 18-year-old from Columbus, Ohio who was reported dead after being pulled from the ocean in Nags Head ...

wreck

Currituck

Wreck on U.S. 158 results in fatality

On Monday, July 1, 2024, at 3:03 p.m., North Carolina Highway Patrol was dispatched to a wreck on ...

ISSUE

Opinion

You Decide: What’s the biggest issue facing the country?

By Mike Walden At the numerous presentations I give during the year, I am frequently asked this question: ...

manteo

News

Manteo commissioners approve zoning change

The agenda for the June 26, 2024, meeting of the Manteo Board of Commissioners called for four public ...

colington

News

Colington home damaged in late night fire, four displaced

The Colington Volunteer Fire Department has reported that at around 11:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 4, 2024, Colington ...

nags head

News

Nags Head adopts 2024-25 budget with no tax, water rate increases

At their June 5, 2024 meeting, the Town of Nags Head’s commissioners adopted their fiscal year 2025 budget, ...

ECONOMY

Opinion

Guest Opinion: Our economy is always churning

By John Hood RALEIGH — North Carolina’s private sector lost an eye-popping 414,000 jobs in the most-recent quarter ...

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Tuscarora

Opinion

Letter to the Editor: Development uproots Tuscarora Nation artifacts, discovers ancestral remains

To the Editor: The ancestors of the Tuscarora Nation of North Carolina traditionally occupied the lands surrounding the ...

newns

Currituck

Newns appointed to State Emergency Response Commission

Mary Beth Newns, Currituck County Emergency Management director, was appointed on June 10, 2024 by North Carolina Governor ...

Schools

Dare Learning Academy graduated 17 students in 2023-24 school year

Dare County Schools expressed congratulations to 11 students who graduated this spring from Dare Learning Academy, Dare County ...

chicks

On the Water

Newly hatched chicks spotted along Cape Hatteras National Seashore

A newly hatched least tern (Sternula antillarum) chick seen south of Ramp 72 on Ocracoke Island is only ...

Lifestyles

Weekly Devotion – Exodus 22:25-27

By Mike Caton Exodus 22:25-27, “If you lend money to one of my people among you who is ...

salsa

Lifestyles

Give chips and dip a sweet twist with watermelon salsa

Tortilla chips dipped in a tangy salsa often make the perfect opener to a meal. Salsa traditionally is ...

burger

Lifestyles

How to build a better burger

Backyard barbecue season is in full swing. Although many people grill all year long, grilling season kicks into ...

hot sauce

Lifestyles

30 years in the making: Surf Dog’s Hot Sauce now available in stores

In 1974, Kevin McCabe drove south with a buddy in search of good waves. The beaches of Oaxaca ...

oregon inlet

On the Water

Coast Guard activates AIS-ATON in Oregon Inlet bar; local mariners encouraged to provide feedback

The United States Coast Guard Sector North Carolina is requesting feedback from local mariners on the use and ...

ECONOMY

Opinion

Guest Opinion: Carolina dispute helped provoke revolution

By John Hood RALEIGH — As we once again celebrate our country’s birthday, might I suggest we spare ...