Public invited to weigh in on the future of Hatteras Inlet dredging, and Rollinson Channel Realignment

A public comment period is currently open on how to address future dredging operations in Hatteras Inlet, which is a solid step in a years-long process to make the inlet more navigable for the state-run ferry, as well as everyday charter and commercial fishing vessels. The public comment period runs from October 18 to November […]

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Outer Banks’ national parks awarded “Open OutDoors for Kids” grant from National Park Foundation

Last month, Cape Hatteras National Seashore, Fort Raleigh National Historic Site and Wright Brothers National Memorial were collectively awarded an Open OutDoors for Kids grant of $7,400 from the National Park Foundation. The goal of the grant program is to provide K-12 students, educators and families with access to national parks around the country through […]

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Matthew J. Adams

Matthew J.  Adams, 36, passed away unexpectedly on October 10, 2021, near his home in Kill Devil Hills North Carolina. Matthew was born in Portland, Maine July 5, 1985. He graduated from Lisbon High School Class of 2004 and went on to complete degrees in Computer Technology with the Class of 2007 at Central Maine […]

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Olivia Jean Brinkley

November 26, 1947 – October 18, 2021 NAGS HEAD — Olivia Jean Brinkley, 73, of Nags Head, NC died Monday, October 18, 2021, at Peak Resources – Outer Banks. Born in Portsmouth, VA on November 26, 1947, she was the daughter of the late Iva Mae Moore Brinkley and Charles Edgar Brinkley. Olivia is survived […]

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Dare County Board of Commissioners approves food truck expansion

The Dare County Board of Commissioners, in a 5-0 vote, approved a zoning text amendment on Oct. 19 to allow business establishments in the unincorporated areas of the county to have up to five mobile food trucks on their property. Previously, the ordinance only allowed one truck per property. Pangea Tavern owner and Koru Village […]

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86 new COVID-19 cases reported in the past week, per Dare County update

Dare County released the following update for Tuesday, October 19, which provides details on recent Coronavirus cases, vaccine data, and more COVID-19 information.  Dare County COVID-19 Case Update The number of new COVID-19 cases and the percent of positive tests to total tests both decreased this past week. However, Dare County continues to experience widespread […]

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Frederick Carmine Bamonte

Frederick Carmine Bamonte of Nags Head, NC, died in the late afternoon on October 15, 2021, at the age of 82. Fred was born in Brooklyn, New York on November 15, 1938.  He met the love of his life in New York and together they raised four boys.  Their family trips to the Outer Banks […]

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