Paint a Happy Outer Banks Inspired Home Office

September 23, 2020 | Sponsored | Ace Hardware

Westlake Ace Hardware now carries Benjamin Moore premium paints in its 138 stores nationwide. Since 1883, Benjamin Moore has remained a top premier paint brand for do-it-yourselfers and professionals alike, offering customers high quality and more than 3,500 premium color options. As part of the partnership with Benjamin Moore, Ace Hardware is now the largest independent hardware retailer […]

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NCDOT Working to reopen N.C. Highway 12 today; Additional overwash possible with Wednesday’s high tide

1:00 P.M. UPDATE: Due to continual ocean overwash with Wednesday’s midday high tide, the N.C. Department of Transportation (NCDOT) now estimates that N.C. Highway 12 will open at 6 p.m. at the earliest, per a recent update. N.C. Highway 12 remains closed between Oregon Inlet and Rodanthe, as well as on Ocracoke Island between the […]

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Tuesday’s high tide brings another round of significant ocean overwash; N.C. 12 closed until Wednesday

Hatteras and Ocracoke islands were battered with another round of coastal flooding on Tuesday, with ocean overwash occurring several hours before and after the 12:00 p.m. high tide. Significant ocean overwash was reported throughout the islands in northern Hatteras village, Buxton, Avon, Rodanthe, Pea Island, and northern Ocracoke Island. Several vehicles became stuck in deep […]

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Dare County provides details on active cases, and reports third COVID-related death, in Tuesday’s update

Dare County released the following COVID-19 update for Tuesday, September 22, which details the county’s most recent active cases, testing efforts, and additional community information. Dare County COVID-19 Case Update The total COVID-19 positive case count in Dare County is 520, of which there are 8 active cases among residents of Dare County. Of the […]

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Large venues in N.C. can open at 7% capacity, per Gov. Cooper announcement

Some North Carolina small businesses that have experienced extraordinary disruption to their operations due to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic may benefit from a $40 million relief program to help offset fixed costs like rent, mortgage interests and utility bills, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. “Small businesses are the backbone of our economy – powering our […]

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Dare County Finance Department Receives Award for Excellence in Financial Reporting

The Dare County Finance Department has been awarded the prestigious Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association. At the Dare County Board of Commissioners meeting held on Sept. 21, 2020, Chairman Bob Woodard presented the award to Finance Director David Clawson and Assistant Finance Director Sally DeFosse for […]

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