Trailers used on Ocracoke for emergency housing after Dorian find new life around region

Ocracoke Island experienced a storm like most islanders did not recall in their lifetimes, the morning of September 6, 2019, as a 7.4 foot storm surge swept across the entire village. The morning light saw small boats filled with brave-hearted locals and members of the Ocracoke Volunteer Fire Department, Hyde County Sheriff’s Office, and National […]

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Jamie Fountain, MD, named The Outer Banks Hospital and Medical Group Beacon of Health Physician of the Year 2021

The Outer Banks Hospital and Medical Group recognized Jamie Fountain, MD, as the Beacon of Health Physician of the Year for 2021. She is board certified in internal medicine and pediatrics. Dr. Fountain is as local as it gets, having graduated from Cape Hatteras Secondary School. Following completion of her residency, she joined the team […]

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Dare County reports 624 new COVID-19 cases in the past week, per Tuesday update

Dare County released the following update for Tuesday, January 25, 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 laboratory-confirmed cases reported to Dare County DHHS and the weekly percent of positive tests to total tests both decreased this past week. […]

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Anna Midgett Pendleton

December 6, 1933 – January 22, 2022 WAVES — Anna Midgett Pendleton, 88, of Waves, NC died Saturday, January 22, 2022. She was born in Waves, NC and graduated from Old Cape Hatteras School. She lived in Elizabeth City, NC for most of her life and recently moved back to her childhood home in Waves, […]

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Constance Gray Bradford

ELIZABETH CITY — Constance “Connie” Gray Bradford went to join our Lord January 23, 2022. Connie was born on February 19, 1938, in the village of Kinnakeet (Avon, NC). She was the daughter of the late Malachi and Eula Price Gray. Connie was also preceded in death by a sister, Barbara Stanna, who passed away […]

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Meet the Outer Banks SPCA Pet of the Week Dorothy

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