New state Artificial Reef Guide, interactive website ready for fishermen to use

Sunken vessels, aircraft, train boxcars and old bridges are all underwater treasures located along North Carolina’s coast, strategically situated to promote fishing opportunities. Now, the North Carolina Division of Marine Fisheries Artificial Reef Guide will show you where to find them. This new 131-page, full-color guide is printed on waterproof paper and provides detailed information […]

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Tourism-related spending in Dare County tops $1 billion for second year

A new report from Visit North Carolina, a unit of the Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina, shows that visitors spent a record $21.9 billion statewide last year, an increase of nearly 3 percent. Tourism-related spending in Dare County, meanwhile, topped $1 billion for the second straight year, an increase of 3.28 percent. Dare had […]

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The National Park Service today published in the Federal Register its proposed changes to The Cape Hatteras National Seashore’s final rule for off-road vehicle management that became effective in 2012. Three of proposed changes that were published today include new opening times for seashore beaches, new dates for use of seasonal ORV routes, changes to […]

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Dare commissioners decline to take up resolution on early voting hours By IRENE NOLAN

By IRENE NOLAN By IRENE NOLAN The Dare County Board of Commissioners declined to entertain a motion presented by a citizen during public comment to ask the county’s Board of Elections to expand the early voting hours that are currently planned for November’s election. Both Audrey Esposito of the Dare County League of Women Voters […]

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