Smart Kids R Safe Kids presented to Dare County 1st and 2nd Grade Students

A Bright Ideas Competitive Grant Award from the North Carolina Public Health Preparedness and Response Branch awarded to Dare County Department of Health & Human Services enabled over 500 first and second grade students in Dare County to learn about beach and water safety this Spring. The children participated in an assembly-style program, entitled “Smart […]

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Karen Basnight

July 5, 1952 – June 3, 2022 MANTEO — Karen Basnight, 69, of Manteo, NC died on June 3, 2022. She was born on July 5, 1952, and preceded in death by her parents, Melvin Holmes Basnight and Maxine Ballance Basnight. After graduating from Manteo High School, she attended Durham Institute of Barbering and returned […]

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Meet the Outer Banks SPCA Pet of the Week Carlos

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