Tina Marie Varnum Meekins

August 3, 1961 – November 7, 2023 FRISCO — Tina Marie Varnum Meekins, age 62, of Frisco, NC, passed away on November 7, 2023. She was born on August 3, 1961, in Southport, NC. Tina retired from the North Carolina Department of Transportation – Ferry Division after years of dedicated service. Her hard work and commitment […]

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Nominations now being accepted for 2024 Governor’s Volunteer Service Awards

Nominations are now being accepted for North Carolina’s 2024 Governor’s Volunteer Service Awards. Volunteers in Dare County who have given a substantial amount of their time and talent to assist others in the community through outstanding volunteer service are eligible to be nominated for this prestigious award. Any person, group, or business from the public, […]

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Marine Fisheries Standard Commercial Fishing License Eligibility Board to meet on Nov. 13

The N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries Standard Commercial Fishing License Eligibility Board will meet by teleconference at 10 a.m. Nov. 13. The board will consider one license application that was tabled at the Oct. 25 meeting. The public may listen to the meeting through a conference call line by dialing 919-250-4221. To avoid disrupting the meeting, […]

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November 14 will be an Early Release Day for all Dare County Schools for the arrival of the “Wall That Heals

Tuesday, November 14, 2023, will be designated as an Early Release Day for all Dare County Schools. The purpose of this early dismissal is to allow students and staff to welcome the “Wall That Heals” – a traveling, three-quarter scale replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., as it makes its route to […]

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Meet the Outer Banks SPCA Pet of the Week Cletis

  Meet the Outer Banks SPCA pet of the week, courtesy of their latest video produced by Dare County’s CURRENT TV. For more information on this pet, 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/

Marada Adams Read

SOUTHERN SHORES — Marada “Lea” Adams Read, age 93, of Southern Shores, North Carolina passed away on November 3, 2023. Lea was born in Patten, Maine, on March 25, 1930, to Robert and Leola (Brown) Adams. Lea graduated from Lee Academy with a degree in nursing. She went on to become a Registered Nurse. She […]

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Ronald Wayne Gist

Ronald Wayne Gist was born August 12, 1956, and departed this world on November 3, 2023, with his children by his side at VCU Hospital in Richmond, VA at the age of 67. Ron resided most of his adult life between Kitty Hawk, Manteo, and Fredericksburg, VA, but was raised throughout Northern Virginia. Once he […]

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James “Jim” D. Campbell, IV

James Campbell, 65, of Kitty Hawk, NC passed away on November 2, 2023 in his home surrounded by his wife in his most favorite place. Born in Ilion, NY on November 26, 1957. Jim was preceded in death by his mother, Evelyn Cressman Campbell and father James D. Campbell III of Pennsylvania; granddaughters, Helen Rhodes […]

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