Concerns raised about management at Dare Social Services

In the tight-knit and unique community on Hatteras Island, a number of people say veteran social worker Jonna Midgette has been missed since her abrupt departure this summer from the county’s Division of Social Services (DSS). “This girl knew every one of her people personally,” said new Dare County Commissioner Danny Couch, who represents Hatteras. […]

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Kathleen Marie (Stewart) Andrikaitis

Nov. 15, 1962–Dec. 25, 2016 KathleenAndrikaitis, 54, died peacefully at her home in Valdosta, Ga., after abrief illness.  She is survived by her husband, ThomasAndrikaitis, Valdosta; her mother, Gail Smith of Buxton; daughters,Katrina Hicks and Emma Reed of Richmond, Va.; stepson, ErickAndrikaitis of Raleigh; grandchildren, Nicholas and Cassidy Bethel ofRichmond, Va.; brother, Roy Stewart of […]

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Commissioners receive completed economic development study

In a special meeting on Monday, Dec. 19, the Dare County Board of Commissioners heard the final presentation of the year-long economic development study that was conducted by outside consultants from North Carolina State, Research Triangle International (RTI) and Economic Leadership LLC. The initiative began in January of 2016, when the board approved $58,640 for […]

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