Fletcher autopsy cites ‘blunt force’ head trauma, weekly news featured,

Manner of death is listed as ‘undetermined’ According to the autopsy report from the Virginia Medical Examiner’s office, the cause of death in the case of LeeAnn Fletcher has been determined to be “complications of blunt force trauma to the head with hepatic cirrhosis with clinical hepatic failure contributing.” The manner of death, according to the […]

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Robert Irvin Spake

MANTEO — Robert Irvin Spake entered the gates of heaven on October 12, 2020 peacefully, surrounded by family. Bob was born in Shelby, North Carolina in 1931 to Irvin Monroe and Mabel Laura Whisnant Spake where he grew up with his sister Barbara on the 40-acre family farm, growing cotton, corn, and wheat and raising […]

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Judge rules suit against seismic testing off Outer Banks “moot” as permits set to expire

A federal judge in South Carolina has dismissed a case challenging permits that would allow seismic testing off the Atlantic Coast from Virginia to Florida. Coastal Review Online reported the challenge brought by environmental advocates, including the North Carolina Coastal Federation, to federal permits authorizing five companies to harm or harass marine mammals while conducting seismic […]

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Dare County provides details on its 15 new COVID-19 cases since Friday in latest update

 Dare County released the following COVID-19 update for Tuesday, October 13, 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 599, of which there are 19 active cases among residents of Dare County. Of the […]

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Meet the Outer Banks SPCA Pet of the Penny

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

Beverly Jean Myers

Beverly Jean Myers, 77, died October 11, 2020 in Nags Head, NC. Beverly is survived by her two sons, Charlie and Jim, and her husband, John of Kill Devil Hills. In accordance with her wishes, Beverly will be cremated, and no services are planned. Please express condolences to the family via the online register at […]

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