Dare County provides details on its 19 active COVID-19 cases in Friday’s update

Dare County released the following COVID-19 update for Friday, August 7, which details the county’s most recent active cases, testing efforts, and additional community information. The number of positive COVID-19 tests in Dare County is 369, 19 of which are considered active. Of the 369 cases, 207 are residents and 162 are non-residents. Three individuals […]

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NCHSAA says start of school sports delayed

In the wake of Governor Roy Cooper’s Aug. 5 announcement that North Carolina would remain in its “Safer-at-Home” Phase Two of re-opening, North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) Commissioner Que Tucker, issued the following Aug. 6 statement indicating that any timetable for starting high school sports remains uncertain. “At his press conference on Wednesday, […]

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Chairman Bob Woodard provides an update on COVID-19 efforts as the Outer Banks approaches the height of hurricane season

Dare County Board of Commissioners Chairman Bob Woodard provides an update on the work being done to keep the community as healthy and safe as possible as we near the height of the hurricane season during COVID-19. Chairman Woodard reminds the public to stay prepared and stay vigilant, and discusses ways to remain healthy during […]

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Community Foundation Awards $65,000 in Grants To Help Local Families with Childcare, Remote Learning

In its fifth round of COVID-19 Rapid Response Grants, the Outer Banks Community Foundation has awarded more than $65,000 in emergency funding to local nonprofits. The grants will help families in Dare County afford childcare and tutoring during the COVID-19 school closures. “Our schools are starting in 10 days with remote learning, which will safeguard […]

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Loraine Lang Wilkinson

FRISCO — Loraine Lang Wilkinson of Frisco, born July 18,1960, passed away on August 2, 2020.  A native of Norfolk, VA, she moved to Frisco NC in 2002 and always said she was not leaving the island. She worked with the Quidley family at Sonny’s Restaurant in Hatteras for 10 years. She loved her job […]

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CSU predicts five major hurricanes, ‘extremely active’ remainder to season

Colorado State University Tropical and Climate Research has issued a mid-season update on Atlantic basin tropical weather this year, and the news isn’t good. The university now estimates 2020 will have an additional 10 hurricanes, 15 named storms and five major (Category 3-4-5) hurricanes. The Atlantic has already had nine named storms and two hurricanes through Aug. […]

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