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oregon inlet

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West side of Oregon Inlet ‘completely shoaled’

Part of the Oregon Inlet channel west of the Marc Basnight Bridge is “completely shoaled,” reports the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Wilmington District. A ... Read more

by Mary Helen Goodloe-Murphy, Friday, May 20, 2022 6:21 pm

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Dare’s commissioners get update on affordable housing projects

Dare County Board of Commissioners received updates about affordable housing projects at its May 16, 2022 meeting. County manager Robert L. Outten presented information and ... Read more

by Mary Helen Goodloe-Murphy, Thursday, May 19, 2022 2:26 pm

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Waterways Commission gets tough news about piling installation for dredges

At the May 9 Dare County Waterways Commission meeting, representatives of the North Carolina Department of Transportation Ferry Division said the wait for the agency ... Read more

by Mary Helen Goodloe-Murphy, Wednesday, May 18, 2022 2:09 pm

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Dare school board adopts budget

The Dare County Board of Education adopted its fiscal year 2023 operating budget totaling $71,066,449 on Tuesday, May 10, 2022. The board’s meeting was held ... Read more

by Mary Helen Goodloe-Murphy, Wednesday, May 18, 2022 1:53 pm

storm

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After the storm

A powerful low pressure system visited the Outer Banks area – with particular impact to Hatteras Island – over the course of several days beginning ... Read more

by Mary Helen Goodloe-Murphy, Saturday, May 14, 2022 7:37 am

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Second house collapses into ocean in Rodanthe

Two houses leaning into the ocean finally collapsed on Tuesday, May 10, 2022. Both houses were unoccupied. The first house, at 24235 Ocean Drive in ... Read more

by Mary Helen Goodloe-Murphy, Wednesday, May 11, 2022 8:15 am

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Housing projects in Dare detailed

Housing has been on governmental agendas for the last several years. Sometimes, the word housing is preceded by “affordable” or “essential” or “workforce.” Both Dare ... Read more

by Mary Helen Goodloe-Murphy, Wednesday, May 11, 2022 7:52 am

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Storm brings transportation woes

Around 4 a.m. on Tuesday, May 10, 2022, NC 12 was officially closed from the Marc Basnight Bridge to Rodanthe. The highway remained closed through ... Read more

by Mary Helen Goodloe-Murphy, Wednesday, May 11, 2022 6:46 am

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Proposed Manteo budget presented to commissioners

A proposed fiscal year 2023 budget for the Town of Manteo was presented by town manager Melissa Dickerson to the Board of Commissioners May 4, ... Read more

by Mary Helen Goodloe-Murphy, Tuesday, May 10, 2022 9:53 am

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Additional positions, operating fund increases in proposed Dare budget

For the Dare County fiscal year 2023 budget, county manager Robert L. Outten recommends the following new positions: Emergency Medical Services: three EMT intermediates, two ... Read more

by Mary Helen Goodloe-Murphy, Sunday, May 8, 2022 5:22 am

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