Target, Marshalls, Rack Room slated to open in spring

By Corinne Saunders This April, the first Target store in northeastern North Carolina that’s east of Greenville is expected to open its doors in Kill Devil Hills, according to a member of its management team. The 80,000-square-foot store, located at 1901 N. Croatan Highway, has been undergoing an extensive remodel from its former life as North […]

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Diane Thurston Geiger

MANTEO — Diane Thurston Geiger, 80, of Manteo, passed away at her home on Jan 5, 2023.  Diane was born in Norfolk, Virginia and lived a wonderful life with her family while attending college at Marjorie Webster, and later Old Dominion. After college, Diane married Donald James Geiger, Jr.- who survives. Diane leaves behind children, […]

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Captain Jack Scarborough named Dare County Employee of the Month for January 2023

Captain Jack Scarborough, who serves as the communications director for the Dare County Sheriff’s Office 911 Communications Center in Manteo, has been named Dare County Employee of the Month for January 2023. The award was presented to Scarborough by Dare County Sheriff Doug Doughtie during the Dare County Board of Commissioners meeting that was held […]

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New navigational channel now open in Oregon Inlet

Due to shoaling earlier this year that prevented boaters from accessing the navigation span of the Basnight Bridge, the Snell and Merritt—dredges operated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers—along with Dare County’s Miss Katie dredge, have worked since August 2022 to open up a new channel. The previous route has been disestablished. The new channel […]

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Dorothy H. Godon

NAGS HEAD — Dorothy H. Godon, 93, passed away peacefully on the evening of January 3, 2023, at Outers Bank Hospital in Nags Head, NC. Born and raised in Morris County, NJ, Dorothy married Stanley W. Godon in 1950, living in Morris Plains, NJ.  She was a homemaker, raising four children, living there until she and […]

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Dorothy (Dot) Gay Mason

October 9, 1938 – January 2, 2023 KITTY HAWK — Dorothy (Dot) Gay Mason, 84, a longtime resident of Kitty Hawk, NC received and accepted an invitation to spend eternity with the Lord on Monday, January 2, 2023. Dot was a dedicated educator who taught first grade at Kitty Hawk Elementary School for over 30 […]

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Outer Banks Community Foundation to hold pair of scholarship application info sessions in January

To help high school seniors, home-schooled students, and their parents understand and successfully compete for available 2023 Outer Banks Community Foundation scholarships, the foundation will host two Scholarship Application Information Sessions in January. The sessions will take place Wednesday, January 18, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Dare County Manteo Public Library, 700 US 64, […]

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Dare County Board takes steps toward a new beach nourishment study in Rodanthe

The Dare County Board of Commissioners (BOC) unanimously approved taking steps toward a new Feasibility Study to determine the precise costs of performing a beach nourishment project in Rodanthe at their January 3 meeting in Manteo.  “We have a Feasibility Study from 2013, and obviously, the beach looks a little different since then,” said Barton Grover, […]

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North Carolina’s state employee health plan shifting to Aetna in 2025

North Carolina’s state employees will have a new health insurance provider beginning in 2025, according to a plan announced Wednesday by State Treasurer Dale Folwell. Nearly 740,000 teachers, state employees, retirees, current and former lawmakers, state university and community college personnel, and their dependents are covered by the state government-administered plan that has been through […]

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