John Newton Tine

November 22, 1938 – December 28, 2020 SOUTHERN SHORES — John Newton Tine passed away at his home in Southern Shores on December 28, 2020 at the age of 82.  John grew up in Ridgewood, New Jersey and, after graduating from Brown University in 1961 as a member of Delta Phi Fraternity, began his work […]

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LIEAP & CIP Program Applicants Can Apply Online Beginning Jan. 4

Beginning Jan. 4th, 2021, households can apply for the Crisis Intervention Program (CIP) and the Low-Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP) online at This helps make it easy and convenient to apply for these programs in a safe and socially distant way.  Applicants can also print a paper application from or pick up a […]

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Deeper Dive into the World of NC’s Sea Jellies

by Robert Michelson In this second of a two-part look at sea jellies and their relatives found in North Carolina waters, we’ll examine the world of siphonophores and ctenophores. Siphonophores are hydrozoans and include the threateningly named and potentially dangerous Portuguese man-of-war. “The Portuguese man-of-war is actually a colony of zooids (small animals) that work together for […]

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Feds: Outer Banks Hospital at full capacity the week before Christmas, reported no COVID-19 patients

A new federal report shows all 17 beds at The Outer Banks Hospital were occupied the week before Christmas, and one in five hospitals across North Carolina were at least 90 percent full. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, none of the patients at the hospital in Nags Head during the week […]

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