NCDA&CS to treat for Gypsy Moths in Buxton

The North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services will soon start treating a gypsy moth infestation in Buxton in Dare County. An annual field survey conducted by NCDA&CS indicated a reproducing population in the Buxton area. Treatments are expected to start on or around April 14, depending on weather conditions and insect development, and […]

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UPDATE: Body that washed ashore on Hatteras Island believed to be man who drove off Chesapeake Bay Bridge in Dec.

The family of a delivery driver whose truck went off the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel on December 29 stated on social media that the body that washed ashore in between Avon and Salvo on April 9 was their loved one, Erik Mezick, 47, of Fruitland, Maryland. “Erik has been found in North Carolina!” read the post on […]

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NCDHHS Releases New Data on Public Perceptions of COVID-19 Vaccine

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services today released findings from recent public opinion research on COVID-19 vaccine risks, rewards and vaccination motivations across the state. “With the public’s health at stake, and health equity a priority, it was important for NCDHHS to understand where and how to focus outreach and education, and who our […]

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Dare County to host virtual Recovery & Resilience event to discuss mental health, substance abuse issues

The Saving Lives Task Force has teamed up with The Breaking Through Task Force, Be Resilient OBX, Children & Youth Partnership, SMART Recovery and Dare County Department of Health & Human Services to bring you a virtual town hall event, Recovery & Resilience Through Life’s Challenges. Recovery & Resilience will be offered virtually through zoom […]

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Beach Hazards Virtual Workshop Ahead

  Rip currents and dangerous surf conditions are consistently the most deadly weather-related hazard on the coast, especially during peak beach season, according to the National Weather Service. Which is why weather service offices in Wilmington, Morehead City and Charleston, South Carolina, have scheduled the 2021 Carolinas Beach Hazard Virtual Workshop, an effort to bring together […]

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Barbara Jones Nock

June 8, 1939 – April 6, 2021 SOUTEHRN SHORES — Barbara Jones Nock, 81, of Southern Shores, NC passed away on Tuesday, April 6, 2021. She was born in Norfolk, VA on June 8, 1939, and was the daughter of Dallas Linwood Jones and Rebecca Pauline Bryant Jones. She was predeceased by her parents and […]

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