Ryker Patrick Clark

Ryker Patrick Clark, 17, of Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina was tragically taken from us too early. He was born on January 11, 2004 and is survived by, Parents Carolyn Hall Clark of Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina, and Patrick Clark of Melbourne, Florida. Ryker had a huge heart, generous spirit, and a tremendous sense […]

Obituaries |  Full Article

Donna Creef to retire as Dare Planning Director

Had worked in county planning since 1988 After more than three decades helping to shape the course of development in unincorporated Dare County, Donna Creef will retire from her post as the Dare County Planning Director on Jan. 31. Creef’s career with Dare County began in 1988, shortly after she graduated from East Carolina University. […]

Local News |  Full Article

What’s on the line? It’s a bird, it’s a plane — it’s a sea robin

The sea robin is one weird-looking fish. They have some of the largest pectoral fins of any bottom dweller I have ever seen in the Atlantic. When fully extended, they look like a single-engine Cessna’s wing, except underwater and on the bottom. These fish also have adapted pectoral fin rays just below their gills that […]

Fishing |  Full Article

Dare County reports 799 new COVID-19 cases in the past week, per Tuesday update

Dare County released the following update for Tuesday, January 11, 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 percent of positive tests to total tests both increased significantly this past week. […]

Local News |  Full Article

Dare County Chairman to Present Virtual State of the County 2022 on Jan. 19

Dare County Board of Commissioners Chairman Robert L. “Bob” Woodard Sr. will deliver the annual State of the County presentation at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, January 19, 2022. The event will be held virtually and livestreamed on Dare County’s YouTube channel, www.YouTube.com/DareCounty. During his presentation, Woodard will provide a detailed look back at the wide […]

Community News Brief |  Full Article

Sally Collier Hardie

SOUTHERN SHORES — Sally Collier Hardie, 92, passed away in Nags Head after a brief illness, January 8, 2022. She and her late husband, John were popular, 30-year residents of Southern Shores. Born May 7, 1929, in the Terre Haute, Indiana area, Sally was raised in Niles, Ohio. She graduated from Bowling Green State University […]

Obituaries |  Full Article