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Duck grants $10k for appraisal scope for proposed lease, discusses trash ordinance

At their May 3 meeting, Duck Town Council members approved a special use permit regarding driveways and parking ...


Revised personnel policy for Dare County adopted

The Dare County Personnel Manual of Feb. 1, 2016 has been reviewed by the Human Resources director, staff ...



North Carolina man sentenced to more than 10 years in prison for methamphetamine charges

A Raleigh man was sentenced to 121 months for conspiracy to distribute and possession with intent to distribute 500 ...



North Carolina woman scores big haul with Lucky For Life win: ‘I’m still just trying to soak it all in’

A Nash County woman has scored a major lottery ticket win, according to the North Carolina Education Lottery. ...

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Double hitter: Sand perch reeled in during school field trip

Parrish Meekins, 5, reacts to catching two sand perch when they were hitting good last Tuesday morning during ...



Dare’s county manager presents recommended budget

Dare’s county manager Robert L. Outten presented his recommended budget for fiscal year 2024 to the Dare County ...



Gig Line: Memorial Day

We’re on the cusp of another Memorial Day this Monday, May 29, 2023. It’s a day when so ...


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Sailboat washes ashore in Nags Head weeks after owner rescued by Coast Guard

At 7 a.m. Thursday morning, May 25, 2023, the United States Coast Guard was notified of a sailing ...

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Nuts & Buds celebrates grand reopening in new location

Nuts & Buds, a family-owned business and retail and online store for G. Ryan Howell Farms, celebrated a ...

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Mollie Fearing Memorial Art Show award recipients announced

Artists, community members and the Fearing family gathered at the Dare Arts Gallery on Sunday, May 7, 2023 for the opening ...

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UPDATE: Woman reported missing from Southern Shores has been located

UPDATE: The woman reported missing has been located. The Southern Shores Police Department has reported that a woman ...



North Carolina man sentenced to nearly 30 years in prison for armed robberies

A Wendell man was sentenced to 356 months in prison for a string of armed robberies targeting Aldi stores across ...

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Auction begins for OBX Room in the Inn, proceeds to benefit local homeless

OBX Room in the Inn’s spring auction is now live. Bids can be submitted online at charityauction.bid/RoomInTheInn through ...



Reflections by the Sea: May

By Betsy Ore Glass You were taught, with regard to your former way of life, to put off ...


Weekly Devotion – Exodus 6:6

By Mike Caton Exodus 6:6, “Therefore, say to the Israelites: ‘I am the LORD, and I will bring ...


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DMF representatives explain catch and release techniques

Jennette’s Pier hosted three representatives from the North Carolina Division of Marine Fisheries Friday morning, May 12 to ...

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Took the bait: Colerain man reels in sea mullet, tailor blues in Nags Head

Vernon Lee, of Colerain, holds a nice sea mullet he caught while bottom fishing off Jennette’s Pier recently. ...



Major subdivision approved for Moyock

Currituck commissioners approved preliminary plat/special use permit for a 177-lot major subdivision off Puddin Ridge Road in Moyock ...

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Sign of the season: Speed limits change on Hatteras Island

NCDOT workers recently changed speed limit signs, a sure sign that the peak travel season for Hatteras Island ...



Nags Head passes resolution to send to Raleigh opposing UDO legislation

In her monthly report at the Nags Head commissioners meeting May 3, planning director Kelly Wyatt alerted the ...