Vessel Runs Aground off Frisco; Three Passengers Onboard Rescued

UPDATE: The beach between ORV ramps 48 and 49 is temporarily closed. The debris field contains nails, wood, and other potentially hazardous objects. Once the beach is cleared it will be reopened. For beach access updates, go to http://go.nps.gov/beachaccess. At approximately 5:20 a.m. on Monday morning, a call was received regarding a 55’ foot shrimp trawler […] Local News |  Full Article

Buxton VFD Celebrates the Building of New Station with Groundbreaking Ceremony

On Friday morning, a crowd of volunteer firefighters, stakeholders, and supporters gathered at the site of the new Buxton Volunteer Fire Department for an official groundbreaking ceremony that signals the start of construction on a new state-of-the-art facility. The new station will feature five truck bays that will house the emergency vehicles, meeting rooms, offices, […] Local News |  Full Article

Dare Board to Consider First Plan for Local Workforce Housing

Dare County commissioners will consider on Monday the first application for cluster housing since a new ordinance was approved late last year to encourage builders to provide homes for local workers. OT enterprises is asking for a conditional use permit and approval of a site plan for three detached units with three bedrooms each to […] Local News |  Full Article