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Watchdog report: NC’s spending of Hurricane Matthew funds delayed

By AMANDA MORRIS, Associated Press Administrative mistakes and a lack of expertise caused delays in North Carolina’s spending ...

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Tropical Storm Watch issued; time to prepare

As of 5 p.m. Tuesday, a tropical storm watch is in effect for Dare County indicating that tropical storm conditions ...

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Restricted entry begins for Hatteras Island this afternoon

Beginning at 2:30 p.m. today, Saturday, Sept. 15, access for Priority Levels Two and Three (essential personnel, permanent ...


UPDATED: Dare schools reopening to students Tuesday

Dare County public schools will reopen to students Tuesday. In a letter to parents Saturday morning, superintendent John Farrelly ...


Officials: Hyde flooding rivals Hurricane Irene

Hyde County’s mainland is experiencing flooding in some area rivaling Hurricane Irene, county officials said. US Hwy 264 ...


C’mon home: Reentry for Dare residents begins tomorrow

As of 7 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 15, residents, employees and property owners can return to areas north of ...


Hurricane Florence: Access into Dare County remains restricted

Dare County Emergency Management this morning said a mandatory evacuation remains in effect and access into the county ...



Florence downgraded to Category 1; remains dangerous storm

Hurricane Florence weakened again as she threatened the coast late Thursday, dropping to a Category 1 storm with ...


Hurricane Florence updates: Time to get off the roads

As bands of heavy rain reach the Outer Banks, Dare County Emergency Management is urging people to stay ...


EPA approves emergency fuel waivers for NC, SC

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has approved emergency fuel waiver requests made this afternoon on behalf of ...

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