Coastal flooding, beach erosion, and high winds forecast with Monday’s severe weather

Severe weather forecast for Sunday night and Monday could lead to minor beach erosion, rough surf, and potential coastal flooding, per a Sunday morning briefing from the National Weather Service (NWS) Newport / Morehead City Office. Strong southerly winds with gusts up to 45-50 mph could result in coastal flooding on Monday, particularly for the […]

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Severe weather and soundside flooding possible for Sunday night and Monday

Severe weather is possible Sunday night and Monday, which includes potential soundside flooding for northern Hatteras Island and the Outer Banks, per a Saturday evening briefing from the National Weather Service (NWS) Newport / Morehead City Office. Strong southerly winds of 25-35 mph with higher gusts could result in coastal flooding on Monday, particularly for […]

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Ann B. Bell

September 8, 1937 – November 26, 2020 MANTEO — Ann B. Bell of Manteo, NC died on November 26, 2020 in her home. She was 83 years old. Ann was born in Chester, SC, the daughter of the late John Sidney and Willie May Blaney. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Roger Q. […]

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David Wayne Moody, Jr.

March 3, 1972 – November 22, 2020 Kill Devil Hills — David Wayne Moody, Jr., 48, of Kill Devil Hills, NC died Sunday, November 22, 2020. Born in Portsmouth, VA on March 3, 1972, he was the son of Rowena Rich Prentice and stepfather, David John Prentice of Kill Devil Hills, and the late David […]

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Winter Time Jigging

By Tim Wilson Not all is lost when it comes to winter fishing. December to March can be a great time of year to fill the cooler. When trolling’s not working, it’s time to turn to jigging. A couple of key factors have to be considered. First is the water depth of 140 to 350 […]

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Delmer Lewis Willis

May 5, 1930 – November 25, 2020 FRISCO — Delmer Lewis Willis, 90, was born in Hatteras on May 5, 1930 and died peacefully in his home with family by his side on Wednesday, November 25, 2020. He was the son of the late Martha Farrow Willis and Hobson Willis. Delmer was also preceded in […]

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Child care offered to Dare school employees

Citing it as an important resource for teachers with young children as they again teach remotely, the Dare County Schools are offering child care services for employees with children in grades K-8. Any school employee can take advantage of the program and according to DCS Digital Communications Director Keith Parker, there are currently 67 students […]

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32% of Dare County’s total COVID-19 cases occurred in November, per Friday update

Dare County released the following COVID-19 update for Friday, November 27, which details the county’s most recent active cases, testing efforts, and additional community information. Controlling the Spread COVID-19 remains a very contagious virus. We have seen an increase in new positive cases in Dare County over the past 3 weeks. Of the 1035 total cases […]

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20 new COVID-19 cases reported on Thursday, bringing Dare County total to 1,028

Dare County announced 20 new positive COVID-19 test results on Thursday, November 26, bringing the total number of cases in the county since the pandemic began to 1,028. The 20 additional cases consist of 11 residents and 9 non-residents, and include the following: 1) resident, 25-49, male, home isolation 2) non-resident, 50-64, female, transferred isolation 3) […]

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