N.C. Coastal Resources Commission approves septic rule changes, flood disclosure

From CoastalReview.org Advocates say would-be homebuyers and current oceanfront property owners in North Carolina have long needed clearer rules and updated information as climate change increases the risks of damage and flooding. Two unrelated, but long-sought actions taken last week by the North Carolina Coastal Resources Commission seek to clarify two persistent issues: septic systems […]

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Meet the Outer Banks SPCA Pet of the Week Talon

Meet the Outer Banks SPCA pet of the week, Talon, courtesy of their latest video produced by Dare County’s CURRENT TV. For more information on Talon, and the many other Outer Banks pets currently up for adoption, visit the Outer Banks SPCA website at https://www.obxspca.org/, or their Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/obxspca/

Sheriff’s Blotter April 2023

April 3, 2023 Financial Card Theft.  100 block of Marshy Ridge Road, Colington.  Family member stole and used victim’s financial card.  Under investigation. April 6, 2023 Embezzlement. 200 block of Bayview Drive, Stumpy Point.  Money taken from financial account without authorization.  Suspect identified and arrested. April 6, 2023 Obtaining Property by False Pretenses.  27000 block […]

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Mary Sutton Schumann

BUXTON — Mary Sutton Schumann passed away peacefully in her Buxton home on Thursday, April 27, 2023 after complications with chronic illness. She was 65. Mary was born April 21, 1958 in Williamsburg, Virginia, where she was raised with her siblings and went on to attend William and Mary University in pursuit of an English […]

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Charles Franklin Pauley, Jr.

February 22, 1954 – April 23, 2023 NAGS HEAD — Franklin Pauley, 69, of Nags Head, NC, formally Bristol, VA, died peacefully at home from complications of Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP). He donated his brain to the University of Miami Brain Bank, where researchers from around the world study PSP in hopes of finding a […]

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Outer Banks Forever announces opening of annual ‘Adopt A Sea Turtle Nest’ Program

Outer Banks Forever, the official nonprofit partner of the Outer Banks national parks, has opened its annual Adopt A Sea Turtle Nest program for the sea turtle nesting season at Cape Hatteras National Seashore, which occurs from May to October each year. The Adopt A Sea Turtle Nest program launched in 2020 to support projects and programs that protect […]

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Summer bookings in Dare down 10% from last year; N.C. residents pass Ohio for booking the Outer Banks

From Wobx.com After setting record-breaking totals during 2020 and 2021, Dare County could see a second straight year of slight declines in the number of summer vacations being booked this year. But the Dare beaches are still way ahead of other East Coast beach destinations through mid-April for bookings between June 1 and August 31, […]

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Educational programs at Cape Hatteras National Seashore begin May 1

Early season educational program schedules are now listed on Cape Hatteras National Seashore, Fort Raleigh National Historic Site, and Wright Brothers National Memorial website calendars. The calendars currently list programs available from May 1-May 26. Additional programs will begin Memorial Day weekend and run through much of the summer. There is no cost to attend any of the ranger-led […]

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