Stanley Chris Payne, Jr.

April 22, 1967 – October 30, 2023 MANTEO — Stanley Chris Payne, Jr., 56, of Manteo, North Carolina, went to be with our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ early Monday morning, October 30, 2023, after a long battle with dementia. Chris was the son of Stanley Chris Payne, Sr. and Noelle Payne. Chris was born […]

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Hilton L. Rollinson

September 2, 1943 – October 31, 2023 FRISCO — Hilton L. Rollinson passed away peacefully on October 31, 2023. He was born in Frisco, NC, to the late Leonard and Hilda Fulcher Rollinson and was also preceded in death by brother Jack Rollinson, sister Janice Niskanen, nephew Donald Niskanen, and niece Rebecca Rollinson. Hilton retired […]

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Chicamacomico Life-Saving Station needs your help to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Life-Saving Service in North Carolina

The Chicamacomico Life-Saving Station is spearheading the 2024 celebration of the 150th anniversary of the Life-Saving Service in North Carolina, and the public’s help is needed to make this statewide milestone a success. The Rodanthe landmark already has support from the National Park Service (NPS) and the Black Pelican Restaurant – one of the original […]

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‘Catastrophic crisis’: Imported shrimp flood US market

From Foreign shrimp imports are overwhelming the country’s inventories of shrimp and driving market prices for locally sourced shrimp to record lows, prompting widespread calls from elected officials and organizations throughout southern Atlantic and Gulf Coast states for the federal government to declare a fishery resource disaster. Governors of coastal states from North Carolina […]

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For the first time ever, Outer Banks youth compete in High School Sailing

Four local high school students recently made history as the first Outer Banks youth to ever compete in a High School Sailing event. Sarai Bullock, Autumn Sailor, Noah Phillips, and Harry Lipchak, together with their coaches and parents, traveled to Lake Jordan west of Raleigh, NC, to sail in the South Atlantic Interscholastic Sailing Association (SAISA) North […]

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Twelve North Carolina counties – including Dare and Hyde – will transition to new eCourt system in 2024

Courts in twelve North Carolina counties will upgrade to a new digital case management system on February 5, 2024, the director of the North Carolina Administrative Office of the Courts (NCAOC) announced today. The 12 counties in Track 3 of the eCourts transition comprise District Court Districts 1 and 2 – Beaufort, Chowan, Currituck, Camden, Dare, Gates, Hyde, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties. Currently, five counties are live on the […]

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Local educators awarded Bright Ideas Education Grants from Cape Hatteras Electric Cooperative

The Cape Hatteras Electric Cooperative (CHEC) has awarded $4,200 in grant funding to local educators in support of three innovative projects that will positively impact students on Hatteras Island. These grants bring creative projects to life inside classrooms and expand learning opportunities for local students. Grants are awarded for projects in all subject areas, including […]

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Dare County’s Operation Green Light initiative to honor veterans begins November 6

Dare County proudly announces the recent passage of a resolution in support of honoring local veterans by participating in Operation Green Light, a National Association of Counties initiative that encourages residents and businesses to show their support to local veterans by shining green lights throughout their communities to let local veterans know they are seen, […]

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Ocracoke-Mainland ferries suspended on Wednesday morning due to high winds

UPDATE: All Ocracoke-Mainland ferry operations have resumed as of Wednesday afternoon.  The Ocracoke-Swan Quarter, and Ocracoke-Cedar Island ferry routes have been suspended on Wednesday morning, November 1, due to high winds, per an update from the North Carolina Ferry System. “We will assess the conditions mid-morning for the afternoon departures,” stated the update. “If you have […]

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