Recent Weather Patterns Interrupt Dredging Efforts in Dare County Waterways

The Dare County Waterways Commission, accompanied by representatives from the U.S. Coast Guard, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and the N.C. Department of Transportation (NCDOT), met in the Fessenden Center Annex in Buxton on Monday night to discuss recent developments in dredging projects throughout the county. Unfortunately, these entities have all have faced obstacles […]

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Coast Guard search underway after radio beacon alert and debris found off Wilmington

The Coast Guard is searching for a possible missing vessel after being alerted by an unregistered emergency position indicating radio beacon and finding debris approximately 126 miles southeast of Wilmington, Tuesday morning. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard District Five command center in Portsmouth, Virginia received the distress alert at approximately 11 a.m. Watchstanders issued an […]

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2020 CHSS Homecoming in Pictures…WITH PHOTO GALLERY

Cape Hatteras Secondary School recently held their 2020 Homecoming, and announced their Homecoming court representatives during the event. The court consists of ten couples chosen by CHSS peers to represent the student body, and the 2020 Homecoming Court included the following students Freshmen, class of 2023: Garland Midgett and Chloe Flythe Sophmores, Class of 2022: […]

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Aquarium’s STAR Center reopens to public after mass sea turtle stranding

The STAR Center sea turtle hospital at the North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island reopened to visitors Monday, weeks after a mass stranding of cold-stunned sea turtles overflowed the facility. There are now 88 sea turtle patients in the center’s care. In mid-January, more than 100 sea turtles were found cold-stunned on the Outer Banks […]

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Browning cautions on lead poisoned eagles

A bald eagle remains in critical condition after being rescued in Camden County on Feb. 9 by Hatteras Island Wildlife Rehabilitation’s Lou Browning. Suffering from lead poisoning as well as dehydration and malnutrition, Browning said the raptor has little chance of survival, but is currently being treated in an ICU chamber at his Hatteras Island […]

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Meet the Outer Banks SPCA Pet of the Week, Autumn

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

Arlene Donahue Williams

AVON — Arlene Janet Donahue Williams, 93, died Saturday, February 8, 2020, peacefully at home with family at her side. Arlene was the daughter of Errold and Hilda Donahue of Bethel, ME.  She was born December 22, 1926 in Albany, ME.  She graduated from Gould Academy and was the mother of eight children and homemaker.  […]

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