Richard Clark Schwarz

September 14, 1941 – June 23, 2020 BUXTON –Richard C. “Big Art” Schwarz passed away at his home in Buxton, NC on Tuesday, June 23, 2020.  He was 78 years old. He was born in New York and resided in Woodbridge for most of his life before moving to Buxton, NC 15 years ago.  He […]

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Dare County Releases COVID-19 video update for Thursday

The Dare County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) has released COVID-19 Video #54, where Health & Human Services Director Dr. Sheila Davies provides information on COVID-19 in Dare County. The video is available for streaming Dare County’s YouTube channel at It has also been shared on the Department of Health and Human Services’ FaceBook page and […]

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NCDOT Suspends Most Lane Closures for July Fourth

The state will temporarily suspend most highway construction projects that cause lane closures to help reduce the anticipated influx of traffic over the July Fourth holiday weekend. The N.C. Department of Transportation will reopen closed lanes where possible on major routes from Thursday evening, July 2, until the morning of July 7. This means, for instance, […]

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New Law Addresses Abandoned Boats

A new law gives the state Wildlife Resources Commission authority and funding to remove abandoned and derelict vessels from public waters and state lands. House bill 308, which Gov. Roy Cooper signed Wednesday, designates $1 million for the commission “to inspect, investigate, and remove abandoned and derelict vessels.” The measure also allows the commission to use […]

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