Dare County says voting totals expected to be available late Tuesday or early Wednesday

The Dare County Board of Elections and elections officials stated that they are committed to “administering a safe, fair and accurate election” in a press release posted on Election Day eve. Per the release, in an unprecedented election year, local elections officials assure all voters that, though a final count may take longer than previous […]

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Power outage scheduled for Midnight tonight

Per a recent update from the Cape Hatteras Electric Cooperative (CHEC), Maintenance to the transmission system will require an hour-long outage from 12 a.m. until 1 a.m. on Tuesday, November 3, for all of Hatteras and Ocracoke islands. If for any reason, your electric power does not return following the planned work, please call 866-511-9862.

Recreational Black Sea Bass season to close Dec. 1 North of Cape Hatteras

The recreational black sea bass fishery will close Tuesday, Dec. 1 in all coastal waters north of Cape Hatteras. The closure will remain in effect until May 15. The closure is required to account for recreational black sea bass harvest during February 2020. The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council/Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission Summer Flounder, Scup […]

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William “Bill” Howard Jones

July 13, 1960 – October 31, 2020 SOUTHERN SHORES — William “Bill” Howard Jones, resident of Southern Shores N.C. passed away peacefully in his home with his family by his side on October 31, 2020. Bill was 60 years old. He had battled cancer courageously since his diagnosis a year ago. Bill is survived by […]

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Kathryn Midgett Beasley

Kathryn M. Beasley, 68, died October 30, 2020 after a long battle with chronic illness.  Kathy- as most knew her best, has joyfully reunited in Heaven with her parents and her son, Eddie. Born in Elizabeth City, NC; Kathy spent most of her life between Wanchese and Colington. Kathy left an impression on everyone she […]

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Minor soundside flooding reported in multiple areas of Hatteras Island on Monday morning

Minor soundside flooding was reported in multiple areas of Hatteras Island on Monday morning, including Frisco, the Hatteras Colony area of Avon, and Hatteras village. N.C. Highway 12 remained passable throughout Hatteras and Ocracoke islands as of 10:00 a.m. on Monday, however, there may be standing saltwater in these locales, as well as sand on multiple […]

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