Dry Ice Test Prelude to Restoring Lighthouse

As the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse approaches its 150th anniversary guarding the Outer Banks coast, its caretakers are exploring 21st century ways to maintain the tower’s distinctive candy-stripe markings, the first step in preparations for an upcoming comprehensive restoration of the National Historic Landmark. Patches of paint were blasted off the exterior by a dry ice “gun” during […]

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Wayne Waverly Parker

November 29, 1933 – November 6, 2020 GREENSBORO, NC — Wayne Waverly Parker, 86, of Greensboro, NC, formerly of Kitty Hawk, NC, died Friday, November 6, 2020. A native of Kitty Hawk, Wayne was born on November 29, 1933, to the late Aletha Bell Perry Parker and Ronald Parker. Serving his country honorably, he retired […]

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Meet the Outer Banks SPCA Pet of the Week, Midnight

Meet the Outer Banks SPCA pet of the week, Midnight, courtesy of their latest video produced by Dare County’s CURRENT TV. For more information on Midnight, 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/

11 new COVID-19 cases reported on Saturday, bringing Dare County total to 780

Dare County announced 11 new positive COVID-19 test results on Saturday, November 7, bringing the total number of cases in the county since the pandemic began to 780. The 11 additional cases consist of 8 residents and 3 non-residents, and include the following: 1) resident, 25-49, female, home isolation 2) resident, 25-49, female, home isolation […]

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