N.C. Department of Agriculture to treat spongy moth infestations in Oregon Inlet area, other Dare County sites

The N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services will soon start treating for spongy moth infestations, (formerly known as gypsy moths), in several areas across North Carolina, including Dare County. Treatments are weather dependent and will likely start in early June. Treatments could continue through June 20. The areas to be treated include: Currituck County […]

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State insurance commissioner offers tips on prepping for hurricane season

June 2, 2023 | Local News | From The: WOBX

As today marks the official start of the 2023 Atlantic hurricane season, North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey is urging residents to prepare now and to arm themselves with important knowledge for if and when a storm makes landfall. According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, experts have forecast 2023 to be an above-normal […]

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Bill to OK removal of abandoned vessels awaits governor’s signature

Cities and now all county governments have the authority to remove abandoned vessels from navigable waters within their jurisdictions under a bill passed recently by the North Carolina General Assembly. Legislative action on Senate Bill 465 came to a close on Thursday morning when the House approved the bill in a 108-0 vote. The bill must be […]

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Brian Edson Caton

October 20, 1946 – May 26, 2023 KILL DEVIL HILLS –Brian Edson Caton, 76, of Kill Devil Hills, NC, went to be with his Lord on May 26, 2023, after a two-month illness.  Born in Newport, Rhode Island, he was predeceased by his father Capt. Clifford Edson Caton, USN, mother, Sydney Stewart Caton, his sister […]

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Sheriff’s Blotter May 2023

May 4, 2023 Larceny of Motor Vehicle. 2000 block of Colington Road, Colington. Rental vehicle reported stolen. Vehicle was recovered outside this jurisdiction. Charges have been filed against the suspect. May 6, 2023 Larceny. 25000 block of NC 12 Hwy, Waves. Electric golf cart stolen by unknown individual(s). Golf cart was located unoccupied and returned […]

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Deborah Gray Hodge

April 22, 1952 – May 30, 2023 Deborah “Debbie” Gray Hodge passed away peacefully in her home in Hatteras on Tuesday, May 30, 2023, at the age of 71. A native of Buxton, Debbie was born on April 22, 1952, to the late Alice Austin Gray and Damon M. Gray, Jr. In addition to her […]

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