Reminder: Portsmouth Island Homecoming returns for 2022 on April 23

Every two years, deserted Portsmouth Island comes alive with hundreds of descendants, friends, and visitors during a springtime event that honors the once-thriving village’s roots, and rekindles the island’s inherent sense of community. The event that brings everyone together is the Portsmouth Island Homecoming, and though canceled in 2020 due to the Coronavirus pandemic, the […]

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Marilyn A. Meyer/Warren

1936 – 2022 NAGS HEAD — Marilyn A. Meyer/Warren, 1936 – 2022, was born in Kalamazoo, Michigan to parents, Henry and Jenny Meyer. She graduated from Calvin College, Grand Rapids, MI and Hunter College, NYC, and taught in Illinois, Michigan and NYC. From early childhood on, the faith-based journey was encouraged, and singing, learned from […]

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Dare County Register of Deeds Office Now Offers Online Filing for Certificates of Assumed Business Names

The Dare County Register of Deeds has announced that the department now offers online filing for certificates of assumed business names. A certificate of assumed business name or “doing business as” (DBA) form can be recorded in the Dare County Register of Deeds office or online by individuals or entities conducting business in Dare County, […]

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Meet the Outer Banks SPCA Pet of the Week Gage

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

Brief power outage scheduled for Wednesday, April 20, in Avon and the Tri-villages

Cape Hatteras Electric Cooperation (CHEC) will require a planned power outage in Avon and the Tri-villages on Wednesday, April 20, in order to complete some maintenance items. “We have one more day of system maintenance that we need to get done, and weather and load forecast for Wednesday are looking good,” said Laura Ertle, Director of Marketing […]

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Susan Kaye Quidley

January 29, 1962 – April 10, 2022 KITTY HAWK — Susan Kaye Quidley, 60, of Kitty Hawk, NC, unexpectedly passed away on Sunday, April 10, 2022, in the Cancer Care unit of Vidant Medical Center in Greenville, NC. She was born in Elizabeth City, NC, on January 29, 1962, to Mary Karolyn Whitfield Quidley and […]

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Comment period opens, public hearing scheduled for marine fisheries joint rules

The N.C. Marine Fisheries Commission is accepting public comment on proposed amendments and re-adoption of nine rules under a state-mandated periodic review schedule. The rules are proposed for readoption without changes and pertain to joint fishing waters that are managed jointly with the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission. A public hearing will be held by web […]

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