Dare County Board of Commissioners Issues Statement on the Passing of Marc Basnight

The Dare County Board of Commissioners have released the following statement on the passing of former North Carolina State Senator Marc Basnight, who led the state Senate for nearly two decades: With sadness and many fond memories, the Dare County Board of Commissioners and the people of Dare County remember Senator Marc Basnight. Highly respected […]

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Unidentified Body found along Pamlico Sound off the Dare County Mainland

(NC Wildlife Resources Commission) This statement concerning a body discovered on Dec. 28 has been released by the NC Wildlife Resources Commission. “Today, at approximately 3:00 p.m., a duck hunter discovered a deceased person on the shore line between Manns Harbor and Stumpy Point near Point Peter Road.  The Dare County Sheriff’s Department, NC Wildlife […]

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Dare Education Foundation donates $7,500 to celebrate teachers

A $7,500 gift from the Dare Education Foundation will allow every school in Dare County an opportunity to show appreciation for their teachers. Just in time for Christmas, each school site in the district received gifts based on their teacher headcount, with the expectation that the money honors and celebrates our educators, perhaps with a […]

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Was ‘The Lost Colony’ really lost or just decamped to Hatteras Island?

Scott Dawson is on a mission for the Lost Colony truth. The native of Hatteras Island, or as he might prefer, Croatoan, has published a book that, among other things, debunks, he says, the myth of the Lost Colony. The fate of the Lost Colony on Roanoke Island, Dare County, has been a matter of speculation, […]

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Linda Lou Alexander

April 18, 1950 – December 23, 2020 Manteo, NC – Linda Lou Alexander, 70, of Manteo, passed away peacefully on December 23, 2020 after her third, hard fought battle with cancer. Born in Chowan County on April 18, 1950, Linda was the daughter of the late Casper “Nookie” and Wilma Hassell Alexander. She was the […]

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NCDHHS and Local Health Departments Expanding Contact Methods to Reach People with COVID-19

To notify people as quickly as possible if they have tested positive for or been exposed to someone with COVID-19, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) in cooperation with Local Health Departments, is expanding how it contacts people. Starting this week, all residents who have provided cell phone or email addresses […]

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