Magnitude 4.7 Earthquake Recorded Off Virginia Beach and Felt on the Outer Banks

The U.S. Geological Survey recorded a magnitude 4.7 earthquake in the Atlantic Ocean off the Virginia coast Tuesday evening. The quake occurred at 6:30 p.m. nearly due east of Virginia Beach, about 219 miles east southeast of Ocean City, Md. A USGS “shake” map shows the earthquake was felt from Delaware through the Outer Banks, […] Local News |  Full Article

Parents Urged to Use their Best Judgement as Flu Season Sweeps Through Hatteras Island

The month of January has brought multiple reports of colds and flus affecting adults and children alike throughout Hatteras Island, and parents are urged to use caution while the flu season is seemingly in full swing. Keith Parker, the Digital Communications and Middle School Director for Dare County Schools, reports that while there’s no concrete […] Local News |  Full Article

February Food and Nutrition Benefits to Be Issued Early Because of Federal Shutdown

Because of the federal shutdown, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has instructed states to issue February’s Food and Nutrition Services (FNS) benefits by Sunday, January 20. Benefits would normally be available to families between the 3rd and 21st of February. Once February’s FNS funds are distributed, they will be available for use. Participants should be […] Community News |  Full Article

Dare County Juvenile Crime Prevention Council Announces Availability of Funds

The Dare County Juvenile Crime Prevention Council (JCPC) announces the availability of $88,429.00 for 2019-2020. Use of these funds requires a 30% local match. The JCPC will consider proposals for Youth: Mentoring Services, Parent/Family Skill Building, Vocational Skills, Tutoring/Academic Enhancement, Resolution/Community Service, Teen Court, Psychological Assessments, Counseling, Home Based Family Counseling, Substance Abuse Treatment, Sexual […] Community News |  Full Article

Gary M. Reynolds

KITTY HAWK – Gary Matthew Reynolds, 67, of Kitty Hawk, entered eternal life Saturday, January 12, 2019, surrounded by family. Known as ‘Radical Rigger’ throughout the Music Industry, he passed from kidney failure but had been ill for several years with heart disease and had waited for a heart transplant that regrettably never came. He […] Obituaries |  Full Article

Spate of Fed, State Bills Would Block Drilling

As the Trump administration continues its push to open more U.S. coastal waters to offshore drilling, House Democrats introduced this week a barrage of bills that together would block new drilling for oil and natural gas on nearly all of the outer continental shelf. Seven Democrats in the House each introduced anti-drilling measures Monday, the […] Local News |  Full Article