Community Grants Available for Area Nonprofits

The Currituck-Dare Community Foundation, Currituck-Dare Women’s Fund and NC Coastal Research and Environmental Education Fund are currently accepting grant applications from area nonprofits that serve needs in the local community. Applications are available online beginning June 28.The deadline for applications is noon July 30. Visit this page for information about applying.  Click here for more information […]

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Coast Guard Asks Boaters to Stay Within Safety Zone at Old Bonner Bridge

Coast Guard Station Oregon Inlet is seeing an uptick in charter and recreational vessels violating the current Code of Federal Regulations safety zone in place for the demolition of the old Bonner Bridge. Vessels are cutting through the center span and other spans, not following the navigational buoy system, the Coast Guard says. These phased […]

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Mildred Midgette Burrus

July 5, 1934 – July 12, 2019 BUXTON — Mildred Midgette Burrus, 85, of Buxton, NC died Friday, July 12, 2019, at Chesapeake Regional Medical Center. A native of Buxton, she was born July 5, 1934, to the late Annie Brown Gray Midgett and Warren Robinson Midgett. A member of Lighthouse Assembly of God, Milly […]

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Christine Melvinia Scarborough Gray

February 24, 1937 – July 10, 2019 AVON — Christine Melvinia Scarborough Gray, 82, of Avon, NC died Wednesday, July 10, 2019, at Vidant Medical Center. A native of Hatteras Island, she was born February 24, 1937, to the late Leona Williams and Ignatious Scarborough. A member of St. John United Methodist Church, Christine was […]

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Wright Brothers National Memorial Announces Details for 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11 Moon Landing Celebration

Wright Brothers National Memorial invites the public to help celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the First Lunar Landing through a series of special events from July 18-21. Wright Brothers National Memorial will be fee-free on July 20th, and open until 9:00 p.m. Special guest on July 20th will be active NASA Astronaut Eric A. Boe […]

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The Passenger Ferry Ripple Effect and Village Safety Redux

The ongoing passenger-ferry saga has had its share of twists and turns. In March when the nearly completed Ocracoke Express failed inspections, few islanders expected service this summer. Thanks to some quick action by the General Assembly, the governor’s office, N.C. Department of Transportation and its Ferry Division, a leased boat was procured, and its […]

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