Avon Fishing Pier Reopening Thursday

After closing for multiple days due to damage caused by last week’s Subtropical Storm Melissa, Avon Fishing Pier announced on Wednesday that they will be reopening on Thursday, October 16, at 7 a.m. Days of battering waves caused a split towards the end of the pier, but the first half of the pier – a […]

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SBA Disaster Loans Available for Residents Affected by Dorian

Today the U.S. Small Business Administration granted Governor Cooper’s request for a disaster declaration for counties that suffered damages from Hurricane Dorian, making additional assistance available to residents there. “The Small Business Administration’s approval of North Carolina’s disaster request is an important step to getting more resources to the people impacted by Hurricane Dorian,” said […]

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Wings Over Water Festival in Full Swing with More Than 85 Wild Events

The annual Wings Over Water festival officially took flight on Tuesday, October 15, and there is still time for new and longtime festival-goers to register for upcoming events this week. Celebrating its 22nd year in 2019, the mid-fall session of Wings Over Water has more than 85 scheduled events from October 15 through Sunday, October 20. […]

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Post-Dorian Frisco Free Market Closing; Supplies Moving to Hatteras Blessing Market

After more than a month of operation, the Frisco Free Market at the Frisco Volunteer Fire Department is closing, and is moving all supplies to the Hatteras Blessing Market at the Hatteras Assembly of God Church. The Frisco Free Market was launched shortly after Hurricane Dorian made landfall as a central location for Hatteras Island residents in […]

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Commissioners Set Public Hearing for Leslie Lane Water System Extension and Special Assessment

A public hearing will be held on Monday, November 4 at 9:30 a.m. for the Dare County Board of Commissioners to receive comments regarding the construction of a water supply system to extend service to 21 properties located on Leslie Lane in Avon. Comments can be made in the Commissioner’s Meeting Room at the Dare County […]

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UPDATE: Orville Wright bust found on Kill Devil Hills beach; investigation continues

  The reproduction bust of Orville Wright, which was recently stolen from Wright Brothers National Memorial, was found this afternoon on the beach in Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina. Additional details: At 3:25 p.m. today, a Kill Devil Hills beach visitor called the Dare County non-emergency line to report that the reproduction Orville Wright bust […]

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Hyde commissioners lift alcohol ban, get update on hurricane damage

The Hyde County commissioners, at their Oct. 7 meeting, agreed to life the ban on alcohol sales on Ocracoke during the Hurricane Dorian emergency as of Monday (Oct. 14). The commissioners also discussed lifting the evacuation order at their meeting this month since two petitions had circulated on the island. One, signed by about 28 […]

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Theodore Stockton Midgett

July 4, 1928 – October 13, 2019 HATTERAS — Theodore Stockton Midgett, 91, of Hatteras, NC died Sunday, October 13, 2019, at Peak Resources – Outer Banks. A native of Dare County, he was born July 4, 1928, to the late Ersie Midgett and Theodore Stockton Midgett. As a child Stocky was raised in Fair […]

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Meet the Outer Banks SPCA Pet of the Week, Alfie

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