No changes or cancellations for youth basketball at Fessenden Center

No Cancellations Scheduled for Saturday’s Youth Basketball Games at the Fessenden Center in Buxton The Dare County Parks and Recreation Department’s Hatteras Island Division has announced that there are currently no changes or cancellations for any youth basketball games that are scheduled to take place at the Fessenden Center in Buxton on Saturday, January 22, […]

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Hunting Family Fund for Health and Wellness Established at Outer Banks Community Foundation

A new fund has been created at the Outer Banks Community Foundation to support local charities that help residents on their journeys to better health. The Hunting Family Fund for Health and Wellness, recently established by Rich and Cindy Hunting, has a stated purpose to “support projects and organizations that promote health and wellness for […]

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Community Foundation Now Accepting Grant Applications

The Outer Banks Community Foundation is now accepting applications from nonprofits for its quarterly Community Enrichment Grants Program. Applications must be submitted online via the Community Foundation’s web portal at www.obcf.org. The first deadline of 2022 is Friday, January 28 at midnight. The Community Enrichment Grants Program is the Community Foundation’s largest and broadest funding […]

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Ocracoke needs public input on creating resiliency plan

Hyde County officials are asking Ocracoke residents, property owners and other stakeholders to complete a short questionnaire on ways for the community to be better prepared to withstand, respond to, and recover from weather or other disruptions. A public meeting about the Resilient Coastal Communities Program is set for 6 p.m. Jan. 27 in the […]

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Coastal Flood Advisory and High Wind Advisory in effect; Ferry operations suspended Friday morning

A Coastal Flood Advisory, High Wind Advisory, High Surf Advisory, and Gale Warning are in effect for Friday, January 21, as a winter storm starts to impact eastern North Carolina. Per a Friday morning update from the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT), blowing sand has been reported on the roadway in several locations, and ocean […]

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A new bridge, a new dredge, and beach nourishment: “State of the County” highlights upcoming 2022 projects

Dare County Board of Commissioners (BOC) Chairman Bob Woodard summarized the highlights of 2021 and outlined what’s to come in the year ahead in the annual “State of the County” presentation on Wednesday, January 19. Held virtually for the second year in a row, Woodard began by providing an overview of the county’s accomplishments over […]

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