Mary Burrus Williams

September 5, 1941 – March 27, 2021 BUXTON — Mary Burrus Williams of Buxton, NC, daughter of Maurice and Rebecca Mary Stevens Burrus, passed away on March 27, 2021 at Peak Resources – Outer Banks with her loving family gathered around. She is predeceased by her parents and a brother Gilbert Stevens Burrus and a […]

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Meet the Outer Banks SPCA Pet of the Week Mokona

Meet the Outer Banks SPCA pet of the week, Mokona, courtesy of their latest video produced by Dare County’s CURRENT TV. For more information on Mokona, and the many other Outer Banks pets currently up for adoption, visit the Outer Banks SPCA website at, or their Facebook page at

Joyce B. Barnes

February 5, 1938 – March 24, 2021 MANTEO — Joyce B. Barnes, 83, of Manteo, NC went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, March 24, 2021, at her home. Born in Martin County on February 5, 1938, she was the daughter of the late Ruth Butler Brown Scoggins and Robert Benjamin Brown, Jr. Joyce […]

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Dare County Arts Council Announces A Call For Entry For 24th Mollie Fearing Memorial Art Show

Dare County Arts Council is seeking entries for the 24th Mollie Fearing Memorial Art Show, which will open on Saturday, May 1. Artists wishing to participate in this year’s exhibition can find a prospectus and sign up for a specific time to drop off their work online at and at the DCAC Gallery. Seagreen […]

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Dare County Public Works Announces 2021 Good Friday Holiday Trash Collection Schedule

Residential trash collection for the week of March 29 through April 2 will take place as follows:   Monday, March 29 – Kitty Hawk, Colington, Buxton, Frisco and Hatteras Tuesday, March 30 – Manteo, Wanchese, East Lake, Stumpy Point, Manns Harbor, Rodanthe, Waves, Salvo and Avon Wednesday, March 31 – Kitty Hawk, Colington, Buxton, Frisco and Hatteras Thursday, April 1 – Manteo, Wanchese, East Lake, Stumpy Point, Manns Harbor, Rodanthe, Waves, Salvo and Avon Friday, April 2 – CLOSED. NO TRASH COLLECTION. Commercial dumpsters will be picked up on Monday, March 29 and Thursday, April 1. The Dare County C&D Landfill, Buxton Transfer Station and Manteo Recycle Yard will be closed on Friday, April 2, 2021, in observance of Good Friday. In addition, all Dare County offices […]

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Several Hatteras-Ocracoke ferry crossings canceled on Monday

The North Carolina Ferry System announced several cancellations of scheduled crossings for the Hatteras-Ocracoke ferry route on Monday, March 29. The following Hatteras-Ocracoke departures have been canceled for Monday: From Hatteras: 7:00 a.m., 10:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m., 4:00 p.m. From Ocracoke: 8:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 2:30 p.m., 5:30 p.m. In addition, NCDOT announced last week […]

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Hyde County has no active COVID-19 cases, and 24.3% of population vaccinated, per Friday update

The Hyde County Health Dept. released the following update for Friday, March 26, which provides information on the county’s status as the top-rated vaccinated county in N.C., and how individuals on the mainland and on Ocracoke Island can schedule an appointment for the COVID-19 vaccine. If you are following us on Facebook, you know that […]

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