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Former Bonner Bridge now in second act as fishing pier

On a beautiful fall day at around 8 a.m. on Friday, October 1, 2021, the Bonner Bridge Pier opened for fishing. Three collaborators – Cape ... Read more

by Mary Helen Goodloe-Murphy, Friday, October 22, 2021 10:12 pm

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UPDATED: Wreck at Midway intersection sends sheriff’s deputy to hospital

At 2:30 p.m. on Oct. 21, 2021 at Midway intersection, a Dare County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Brennan Wescott was driving north with flashing lights and siren ... Read more

by Mary Helen Goodloe-Murphy, Thursday, October 21, 2021 9:16 pm

HOUSING

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Solving housing crisis at the forefront for Manteo, Dare County

The Town of Manteo is moving ahead with a housing project. Under development by town staffers is a request for proposals for a .9-acre town-owned ... Read more

by Mary Helen Goodloe-Murphy, Thursday, October 21, 2021 8:12 am

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Dare school board adopts mask policy, hears report on COVID funding

The Dare County Board of Education, on a 3-2 vote, adopted a “face coverings” policy on Oct. 12, 2021. Voting for the policy were board ... Read more

by Mary Helen Goodloe-Murphy, Wednesday, October 20, 2021 11:37 am

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Process underway to restore and rehab Cape Hatteras lighthouse

Two lightly attended meetings spelled out the alternatives under consideration for restoration and rehabilitation of the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse. Cape Hatteras National Seashore Superintendent Dave ... Read more

by Mary Helen Goodloe-Murphy, Thursday, October 14, 2021 8:27 am

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Dare commissioners act on financing

On Oct. 4, Dare County commissioners approved several financial moves on itemized and consent agendas. In 2020, Dare County created a Master Trust Agreement for ... Read more

by Mary Helen Goodloe-Murphy, Wednesday, October 13, 2021 7:47 am

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Community mourns death of Virginia Simmons Tillett

Virginia Simmons Tillett, educator, community leader and longtime Dare County elected official, died Thursday, Oct. 7, 2021. For over 30 years, she served Dare County, ... Read more

by Mary Helen Goodloe-Murphy, Monday, October 11, 2021 1:47 pm

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NC 12 group looks at Avon-Buxton, meeting again Thursday

A committee pulled together by Dare County continues its search for long-range alternatives for keeping access on NC 12 on Hatteras and Ocracoke islands. The ... Read more

by Mary Helen Goodloe-Murphy, Sunday, October 10, 2021 5:35 pm

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Dare commissioners approve new fish house; set hearings on food trucks, buffers

Dare County commissioners took up three planning items on Monday, October 4, approving a special use permit for a new fish house in Hatteras village ... Read more

by Mary Helen Goodloe-Murphy, Sunday, October 10, 2021 4:52 pm

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One person killed, others injured in Currituck wreck

In Currituck County on U.S. 158, a Nags Head woman died in a three-car wreck on Oct. 6, 2021. The incident happened just north of ... Read more

by Mary Helen Goodloe-Murphy, Friday, October 8, 2021 7:00 pm

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