Rodanthe-Waves-Salvo Civic Association to host free Earth Day celebration on April 22

On Saturday, April 22, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Rodanthe-Waves-Salvo (RWS) Civic Association will host a free Earth Day Celebration at the RWS Community Building, across from the Chicamacomico Lifesaving Station in Rodanthe. Festivities will be held rain or shine. The event will kick off with local volunteers picking up supplies for the […]

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Dare County announces Property Tax Relief Programs for seniors and disabled individuals

Tax season is underway, and the Dare County Tax Department would like to remind citizens of three property tax relief programs authorized by the State of North Carolina that provide property tax exclusions for qualifying seniors age 65 and older, disabled individuals and disabled U.S. veteran homeowners who meet the requirements specified by the North Carolina General […]

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RMS Titanic – The Fatally Flawed Hatteras Connection

Learn more about the Titanic’s connection to Hatteras Island in a special program hosted by Keeper James at the Hatteras Weather Bureau in Hatteras Village on Friday, April 14, at 1:00 p.m. Click here for more information. April 14, 2023, marks the day that the world’s largest manmade, moving object began its titanic futile struggle […]

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D. Gary Swain

September 18, 1931 – April 3, 2023 WANCHESE — Gary Swain, 91, of Wanchese, NC, passed away peacefully in his home on the morning of April 3, 2023, surrounded by his family. Gary was born on September 18, 1931, and was the only child of Herman Swain and Mary Tillett Swain. A graduate of Atlantic […]

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Hearing set for October on request to raise N.C. auto insurance rates an average of 28.4 percent

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey has scheduled a hearing for October 16 in Raleigh on the N.C. Rate Bureau’s proposed auto insurance rate increase that averages 28.4 percent statewide. “We are not in agreement with the Rate Bureau’s proposed increases filed on Feb. 1. The next step, according to statute, is to set a […]

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