Grand jury indicts Tolson for second-degree murder of Kitty Hawk resident LeeAnn Fletcher

A Dare County grand jury on Monday indicted John Curtis “Jay” Tolson, a Hatteras Island resident, with second-degree murder in the July death of Kitty Hawk resident, LeeAnn Fletcher. The following statement was released by First Judicial District Attorney Andrew Womble: “On Monday, October 26, 2020 the Dare County Grand Jury returned a true bill […]

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Pamela Anne Leary Brown

January 17, 1963 – October 23, 2020 WANCHESE — Pamela Anne Leary Brown, 57, of Wanchese, NC died peacefully Friday, October 23, 2020, in her favorite place, her home. Born in Norfolk, VA on January 17, 1963, she was the daughter of the late Florence Withrow and Herbert Leary. Pam never met a stranger and […]

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What to know as your child returns to class

With the return of some Dare County students to in-classroom learning on Monday, Oct. 26, the Dare County Schools sent out this notice to families as they prepare to send their children back into a different classroom learning environment. 1. Please review our school bell schedules: about/covid-19-information 2. Our Returning to School/Work Safely Guide can be found here: Return to School/Work […]

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Cape Hatteras United Methodist Men collecting donations for victims of Buxton fire

In response to Friday’s fire in Buxton, which resulted in four fatalities and which left multiple families displaced, the Cape Hatteras United Methodist Men (CHUMM) is serving as a collection point for donations to the families of the fire victims. The CHUMM website,, has a link for credit card donations, and the organization can also accept […]

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