Dare County Library announces three holiday events for the whole family this December

The Dare County Library has announced that its staff members will come together this December to offer families and children throughout the community three can’t-miss holiday events at each of the Dare County Library’s locations. Hatteras Library Family Christmas Event: Christmas Joy When: Saturday, December 3, 2022 Time: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. (Drop in anytime!)  Where: Hatteras […]

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Cape Point, Frisco campgrounds close on Monday; Ocracoke and Oregon Inlet campgrounds remain open all year

Two of Cape Hatteras National Seashore’s (CHNS) campgrounds – Cape Point Campground and Frisco Campground – will close for the season on Monday, November 28, however, the National Seashore’s other two campgrounds at Oregon Inlet and Ocracoke will continue to stay open year-round. The Ocracoke Campground, which has 136 sites, used to also close after […]

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Brief power outage scheduled for Tuesday morning, Nov. 29, in Avon and the Tri-villages

Cape Hatteras Electric Cooperation (CHEC) will require a planned power outage in Avon and the Tri-villages on Tuesday, November 29, in order to energize and move over to the new transmission cables on the Jug Handle Bridge. The power outage scheduled for Tuesday is as follows: Rodanthe, Waves, Salvo, and Avon will experience a 5-minute outage at […]

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Dare County announces opportunities to give back during the 2022 “Season of Giving”

Dare County Announces Opportunities to Give Back to Those in Need in the Dare County Community During the 2022 “Season of Giving.” Every act of generosity counts during the holiday season, whether that means sponsoring Christmas presents for a child in need, purchasing food for animals at the Dare County Animal Shelter or volunteering with […]

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Outer Banks vacation-themed television channel OBXVacay launches on Roku, Amazon FireTV

OBXVacay, a new television channel featuring locally-produced programming about the Outer Banks of North Carolina, is now available nationally as a free app on the Roku and Amazon FireTV platforms. Currently, Roku and Amazon Fire TV-connected internet platforms represent nearly 70% of all the video streaming consumed in the US. Roku reported 63.1 million active […]

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Coastal commission delays vote on clarified septic rules

The state Coastal Resources Commission, when it met earlier this month, put off until next year any decision on proposed new septic system rules for oceanfront structures, changes drafted in response to recent sewage spills from erosion-compromised homes on the Outer Banks. The commission met Nov. 10 in Beaufort and took the Division of Coastal […]

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Twila Kay Weary Magruder

November 5, 1938 – November 22, 2022 Kill Devil Hills, NC Twila Kay Weary Magruder, 84, of Kill Devil Hills, NC died Tuesday, November 22, 2022, at The Outer Banks Hospital. Born in Williamsport, PA on November 5, 1938, she was the daughter of the late Edna Gray Weary and Daniel Martin Weary. Twila was […]

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Joint Human Trafficking Task Force Awarded to Outer Banks Hotline & Dare County Sheriff’s Office

Written and Submitted by Stephanie Baker, Associate Director, Outer Banks Hotline For the past two years, Outer Banks Hotline, Inc., Dare County’s local domestic abuse, sexual assault and human trafficking crisis intervention and prevention center, in partnership with the Dare County Sheriff’s Office have worked to provide community outreach, awareness and prosecution of human trafficking. […]

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