DMF accepting applications from businesses in the fishing industry for Hurricane Florence relief

The N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries is accepting applications for the Federally Funded Fishery Disaster Relief Program for Hurricane Florence. Financial relief is available to eligible seafood dealers and processors, ocean fishing piers, for-hire fishing operations, and bait and tackle shops affected by Hurricane Florence. The division has mailed application packets to eligible licensed seafood […]

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David Ryan Edwards

David Ryan Edwards, born on November 14, 1975, in Chesapeake, VA left this world on March 1, 2022, in Kitty Hawk, NC. He had many adventures throughout his life. Even from day one, David let the nurses know he was a charmer as he posed for his first picture grinning with his arm raised and […]

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Dredging project underway to rebuild Ocracoke sand dunes and clear ferry channel

An emergency dredging project is underway that aims to accomplish two goals: rebuild the dunes that border the northern end of Ocracoke along N.C. Highway 12, and create a deeper and safer passage for the ferries that regularly run between the Hatteras and Ocracoke ferry terminals. The clamshell-bucket dredging operation that is currently occurring in […]

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Number of new COVID-19 cases decreased this past week to 51, per Dare County update

Dare County released the following update for Tuesday, March 1, which provides details on recent Coronavirus cases, vaccine data, and more COVID-19 information.  The total number of new laboratory-confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 reported in Dare County for the past week was 51. Currently, based on the reported positive cases, there are 36 active COVID-19 […]

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Sheriff’s Blotter February 1, 2022 – February 28, 2022

February 7, 2022 Breaking and Entering and Larceny. 200 block of Outrigger Drive, Colington. Tools stolen from an owner’s closet. Under investigation. February 9, 2022 Obtaining Property by False Pretenses. 200 block Tower Lane, Colington. Unauthorized withdrawals from bank account. Under investigation. February 10, 2022 Breaking and Entering Motor Vehicle. 26000 block of NC 12 […]

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