Hyde County budget proposes a 10-cent property tax hike

Hyde County Manager Kris Cahoon Noble is recommending a 10-cent property tax increase, or 0.895 cents per $100 of assessed valuation up from the current rate of .795 cents. The increase will help fund the county’s proposed general fund budget of $15.559 million for 2022-2023, up from $15.357 million last year. The Hyde County Board […]

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Nelma Tillett

March 2, 1927 – June 3, 2022 WANCHESE — Nelma Tillett, better known as Momma Nell, was born on March the second of 1927 in Duck, North Carolina during an unusual winter storm.  It’s said snow was belly high on the delivery doctor’s horse. Her life continued to be as remarkable as the conditions of […]

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Kelley Loughlin France

MANTEO — On May 28, 2022, Kelley Loughlin France was called to her eternal home, from her abode of the North End of her now beloved Roanoke Island. Kelley was born to Alfred and Rose Loughlin and raised in the Garden State of New Jersey.  Kelley migrated to Elon College from which she was graduated.  […]

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John Ivey Wells

September 9, 1945 – May 24, 2022 OCRACOKE — John Ivey Wells, 76, of Ocracoke died at home May 24, 2022, after a long fight with cancer. Born September 9, 1945, on Howard Street to the late Ed and LuDicie Wells, John was delivered by Elsie Garrish, said his son Jason Wells in an interview. […]

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Dare County releases video highlighting the recently renovated Department of Health & Human Services facility

Dare County has released a video highlighting the ribbon-cutting ceremony that was held at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, May 24, 2022, to celebrate the recently renovated Dare County Department of Health & Human Services facility located at 109 Exeter Street in Manteo. The project—which consisted of modernizing the two existing and outdated buildings on the […]

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