Bonni Henderson

July 17, 1958 – April 21, 2021 KILL DEVIL HILLS — Bonni Henderson transitioned to her next adventure on April 21, 2021. A juxtaposition of eternal pragmatist and creative soul, Bonni left a loving imprint on lives of all she came into contact with. Bonni was born in Elizabeth City, North Carolina on July 17, […]

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Dare County sees big drop in COVID-19 cases over the past week, per Tuesday update

Dare County released the following update for Tuesday, April 27, which provides details on recent Coronavirus cases, upcoming vaccine clinics, and more COVID-19 information. Dare County COVID-19 Case Update There was a significant drop in new positive cases last week with only 36 new COVID-19 cases reported in Dare County. The percent of positive tests […]

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Meet the Outer Banks SPCA Pet of the Week Reese

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

Mary Droney Skattie

September 14, 1920 – April 22, 2021 KILL DEVIL HILLS — Mary Droney Skattie joined her beloved God in heaven on April 22, 2021. At the age of 100, she was the last of the five Droney girls to pass, joining Elizabeth, Barbara, Helen, and Dorothy. She was born to Viola and Francis Droney in […]

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Avon Beach Nourishment Project Featured on NBC’s Today Show

The proposed Avon Beach Nourishment project was featured on NBC’s Today show on Monday morning, April 26, in a roughly four-minute segment that included an interview with Dare County Manager, Bobby Outten. In the segment, Outten explained the background of the proposed $11 million dollar beach nourishment plan and its subsequent tax for Avon residents, […]

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Dare County Announces Changes to Trash Collection & Recycling Services Effective May 3

The Dare County Public Works Department has announced a series of changes to its current trash collection and recycling services that will go into effect on Monday, May 3, 2021, due to current issues related to fully staffing the county’s sanitation department. Due to a shortage of qualified drivers with a CDL license who are […]

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Historic Lighthouse Lens’ Odyssey Continues

Coastal Review Online is featuring the research, findings and commentary of author Kevin Duffus. Crafted in France, admired by millions at a New York world’s fair, stolen from its lighthouse, buried during the Civil War, recaptured, returned and repaired at Paris, stolen again, and exhibited again: America’s most historic, most traveled, yet most disrespected lighthouse […]

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