Cape Hatteras National Seashore Superintendent, David Hallac and other members of the seashore staff, will be available to answer questions related to the amended Final Rule for off-road vehicle management or other issues at two public meetings in late January.. The first public meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 24, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. […]

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In a move that seemed to surprise many, Sue Burgess, the powerful and longest-serving superintendent of the Dare County Schools, announced on Jan. 11 that she will retire at the conclusion of the 2016-2017 school year. In a brief statement, Burgess gave no reason for her departure, but noted that she had been “fortunate to […]

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County, state closing in on interim solution to Hatteras Inlet shoaling By CATHERINE KOZAK

By CATHERINE KOZAK By CATHERINE KOZAK The long-sought interim solution to shoaling in Hatteras Inlet is close to happening, but members of the Dare County Waterways Commission are anxiously aware of the looming close of the window of opportunity. An agreement between the county and the state is approaching approval, meaning that a persistent navigation […]

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Randy D. Crump

BUXTON– Randy Daryl Crump, 68, died peacefully at his home on Jan. 9, 2017.Randy bravely battled lung cancer.  He was born in Pennsylvania. Atalented contractor and estimator, Randy worked in the Hampton Roadsarea for many years. After meeting his wife, Robin, he settled inBuxton, where he hoped to spend his retirement. Leftto cherish Randy’s memory […]

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High winds, Arctic temps, and threat of sound flooding still slated for weekend storm

By JOY CRIST The winter storm forecast for this weekend began with late Friday night and early Saturday morning rain, followed with high winds and icy temperatures. The winds and Arctic temperatures are expected to continue into Sunday morning, causing minor water level rises on the Outer Banks soundside from Buxton to Ocracoke. According to […]

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