Community Foundation Announces $157,224 in New Disaster Recovery Grants

The Outer Banks Community Foundation board of directors recently approved more than $163,000 in grants, including $157,244 in new Disaster Recovery grants for Hatteras and Ocracoke. Interfaith Community Outreach (ICO) was awarded a grant for $16,785 to help Dare County families whose homes were damaged by Hurricane Dorian pay for building supplies, materials, appliances, and […]

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Dredging underway at Hatteras Inlet

After numerous complications with dredging the South Ferry Channel, the Army Corps of Engineers reported to the Dare County Waterways Commission at its Monday meeting that the hopper dredge Murden has finally started work removing the problem shoal. “They’re working daylight operations only,” U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Chief of Floating Plant Joen Petersen told […]

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Dare County offering two vaccine clinics this week, per Tuesday update

Dare County released the following update for Tuesday, April 13, which provides details on recent Coronavirus cases, upcoming vaccine clinics, and more COVID-19 information. Dare County COVID-19 Case Update This past week there were 27 new positive COVID-19 cases in Dare County. The virus continues to be predominantly spread by close contact between family members, […]

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Sea Grant Publishes Seafood Guide

North Carolina Sea Grant has released an online resource that’s free to use and focused solely on the commercial seafood industry. Compiled by Sea Grant’s seafood marketing specialist, Barry Nash, the Primer on North Carolina Seafood looks at state fisheries, harvest statistics and how the seafood industry influences the state’s economy, history and cultural heritage. “People are […]

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Medicaid Transformation Event Series offers two Drive-Thru Events in Dare

Medicaid in North Carolina is changing.  Beginning July 1, 2020, North Carolina Medicaid will move to Prepaid Health Plans.  Approximately 1.6 million of the current 2.3 million Medicaid beneficiaries will transition to NC Medicaid Managed Care.  Four health plans are available to residents in northeastern North Carolina.  On March 1, 2021, notifications were sent to […]

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