Storm recovery dominates Commissioners’ meeting once again By JOY CRIST

The Dare County Board of Commissioners had its semi-monthly meeting at the Fessenden Center in Buxton on Monday, Nov. 21, and Hurricane Matthew recovery efforts dominated the meeting once again. Roughly 25-30 members of the community attended the meeting, which included representatives from FEMA and the Small Business Administration, National Park Service Outer Banks Group […] Local News |  Full Article

A conversation with Danny Couch, Hatteras Island’s commissioner-elect ….WITH AUDIO

Danny Couch of Buxton, Hatteras Island’s commissioner-elect, was the guest on the Nov. 20 edition of “To the Point,” a Radio Hatteras interview show, hosted by Irene Nolan, editor of The Island Free Press. In a wide-ranging conversation, Couch, who will be sworn in as a member of the Dare Commissioners at the next regular […] Local News |  Full Article

Disaster Assistance Team returns to Hatteras, FEMA deadline extended

A Disaster Survivor Assistance Team is returning to Hatteras Island Saturday, Nov. 19 through Wednesday, Nov. 23. Also, yesterday, the Federal Emergency Management Agency approved a 31-day extension for Hurricane Matthew survivors to apply for federal disaster assistance.   On Saturday, Nov. 19, Disaster Survivor Assistance Team members are expected to canvass Hatteras Island neighborhoods […] Local News |  Full Article