Dare County to receive $21,922 of Federal Emergency Food and Shelter funds

Dare County has been chosen to receive $21,922 of Federal Emergency Food and Shelter funds awarded through the Department of Homeland Security. Under the terms of the grant from the national board, any non-profit, faith-based or local government agency that provides food and shelter services may apply for funds.   Applying agencies must have an accounting […]

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Betty Newcomb Hamlett

KILL DEVIL HILLS — On December 3, 2020, Betty Newcomb Hamlett gained her angel wings after 88 wonderful years of life. She was also known as Mom, Grandma, Gigi, Beatrice. Betty was born on July 2, 1932 in the tiny town of Scuffletown, VA, one of five children raised by her beloved mother. She became […]

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Coast Guard coordinates rescue of 2 from sailboat disabled in rough weather

The U.S. Coast Guard coordinated the rescue of two people from a sailboat disabled by weather approximately 345 miles east of Hatteras Inlet, N.C., Saturday afternoon. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard’s Fifth District Command Center received notification from the International Emergency Rescue Coordination Center at approximately 9:30 a.m. that a GPS alert had been received […]

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Marine Fisheries Commission member proposes five-year ban of keeping striped bass

The lone member of the state Marine Fisheries Commission from northeastern North Carolina formally proposed a five-year ban on keeping striped bass, also known as rockfish, caught in local waters north of Oregon Inlet. Pete Kornegay of Camden, who serves as the lone scientific community member of the nine-person panel that regulates commercial and recreational […]

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Dare County outlines initial vaccine plan in Friday’s COVID-19 update

Dare County released the following COVID-19 update for Friday, December 4, which details the county’s most recent active cases, testing efforts, and additional community information. COVID-19 Vaccine  Dare County Department of Health and Human Services has been working closely with the state for the past couple of months on the county COVID vaccination plan. The county […]

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