NCDOT provides Jug Handle Bridge updates and answers heated questions at Rodanthe community meeting

Resident project engineer Pablo Hernandez and a team of North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) representatives answered questions and provided updates on the ongoing Rodanthe Jug Handle Bridge construction in an at-times heated community meeting with residents and property owners from the Tri-villages. The meeting, which was held on Thursday afternoon at the Rodanthe-Waves-Salvo Community […]

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Meet the Outer Banks SPCA Pet of the Week, Speckle

  Meet the Outer Banks SPCA pet of the week, Speckle, courtesy of their latest video produced by Dare County’s CURRENT TV. For more information on Speckle, and the many other Outer Banks pets currently up for adoption, visit the Outer Banks SPCA website at, or their Facebook page at

Craig A. MacFarland

MANTEO — In loving memory – Craig A. MacFarland was born in Alexandria, Virginia on October 10, 1963. He passed away at his home in Manteo, North Carolina on September 27, 2019, at the young age of 55. He is survived by his mother, Rosalind Gill of Dumfries, Virginia, sister and brother-in-law Laurie and Michael […]

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Jerry E. Allen

August 16, 1938 – September 20, 2019 MANTEO — Jerry E. Allen of Manteo, NC went to be with the Lord September 20, 2019, at the age of 81. He was born in Aynor, South Carolina, “a little town near Myrtle Beach”, as he often described it. After finishing high school and Spartanburg Junior College […]

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Melanie Swain Pratt

NAGS HEAD  — Melanie Swain Pratt, 65, passed from this life on September 20, 2019. Born in Tokyo, Japan, Melanie spent her early years traveling the world with her parents, Ashley and Doris Swain (both deceased). Her father was a U.S. diplomat whose overseas assignments included Japan, Turkey, Spain, Panama, England and Australia. Melanie lived […]

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