Dare County reports a total of 259 new COVID-19 cases in the past week, per Tuesday update

Dare County released the following update for Tuesday, August 31, which provides details on recent Coronavirus cases, vaccine data, and more COVID-19 information. Dare County COVID-19 Case Update Dare County is continuing to experience widespread community transmission of the COVID-19 virus. Dare County is in the red category on the CDC’s Level of Community Transmission […]

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Interruption in water service scheduled for several CHNS facilities on Ocracoke Island

Cape Hatteras National Seashore (Seashore) has been notified by the Ocracoke Sanitary District that water service to several Seashore facilities will be interrupted temporarily tomorrow, Sept. 1, due to a water line leak in the northern region of Ocracoke Village. Tomorrow, from 6 a.m. until late afternoon, the following Seashore facilities will not have water […]

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Minerva T. Shearer

KILL DEVIL HILLS — Minerva T. Shearer, 83, passed away Saturday, August 28, 2021, at the Outer Banks Hospital, North Carolina. She survived Breast Cancer and had been battling Dementia for the past 15 years. Minerva was born on December 22, 1937, in Narvacan, Philippines. Minerva met and married Robert “Bob” Shearer in the Philippines […]

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Meet the Outer Banks SPCA Pet of the Week Barney

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

Gregory Richard Keyes

MANTEO — Gregory Richard Keyes, 71, died suddenly at his Manteo home on August 29, 2021. “Greg” as he was best known, was born in Yonkers, NY. He greets in eternity, his parents, Richard and Therera Keyes, and his sister, Elaine. Greg loved music. He was humble, a passionate reader, and a loving husband. For […]

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NC Free and Charitable Clinics Team Up with Blue Cross NC to Fight Impact of Health Disparities, COVID-19 on State’s Most Vulnerable

North Carolina’s free and charitable clinics are partnering with the state’s largest health insurer to improve access to care and the overall health of the state’s underserved communities and those hit hardest by the pandemic. The North Carolina Association of Free & Charitable Clinics (NCAFCC) and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina (Blue […]

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