James Bennett Andrews, Sr.

November 24, 1934 – December 30, 2022 KILL DEVIL HILLS — James Bennett Andrews, Sr., 88, of Kill Devil Hills, NC died Friday, December 30, 2022, at Peak Resources – Outer Banks. Born in Stedman, NC on November 24, 1934, he was the son of the late Lois Bennett Andrews and Edgar C. Andrews. The […]

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Dare County Launches new online Recreation Map and Community Map

The Dare County Geographical Information Systems (GIS) Department has announced that its Community Map which is located on the Dare County website, www.DareNC.gov, has now been divided into two new maps: a revamped Community Map as well as a newly created Recreation Map. Recreation Map The brand-new Recreation Map—which can be accessed by visiting www.Play.DareCountyNC.gov or clicking the […]

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202 cold-stunned sea turtles rescued over the Christmas holiday

The recent cold spell over the holidays gave many islanders a great excuse to stay at home with their family and friends, but Hatteras Island’s N.E.S.T. (Network for Endangered Sea Turtles) volunteers were out in the elements all weekend long. That’s because with the plummeting temperatures, a staggering number of cold-stunned sea turtles were recovered […]

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David George Rhoads

NAGS HEAD — David George Rhoads, age 90, passed away in Nags Head, NC December 29, 2022.  Dave was born September 14, 1932 in Baltimore, MD and raised in Jarrettsville, MD along with his two brothers John (Jack) N. Rhoads and William (Bill) E. Rhoads who preceded Dave in death. In addition to his brother […]

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Jamie Alan Killen

October 14, 1947 – December 25, 2022 NAGS HEAD — Jamie Alan Killen, 75, of Nags Head, NC, died Sunday, December 25, 2022, at his home. Born in Norton, VA on October 14, 1947, he was the son of the late Elizabeth and Olaf Killen.  A member of Nags Head Church, Jamie often volunteered at […]

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STAR Center temporarily closes to the public as more than 50 cold-stunned sea turtles are rescued in two days

On Tuesday, December 27, the Sea Turtle Assistance and Rehabilitation (STAR) Center at the North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island announced that it was temporarily closed to the public due to an influx of cold-stunned sea turtles over the holiday weekend. “The STAR Center has received over 50 new cold-stunned sea turtle patients over the […]

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