Island History: A spotlight on stories from the Outer Banks’ Life-Saving Service

The Chicamacomico Life-Saving Station (CLSS) is celebrating its 150th anniversary this year, as one of the seven original Life-Saving Stations to be built in North Carolina in 1874. As such, the Chicamacomico Life-Saving Station and Historic Site in Rodanthe will be sharing stories about the seven 1874 Outer Banks stations in the months ahead, leading […]

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Dare County releases agenda for March 2024 Board of Commissioners Meeting

Dare County has released the agenda for the upcoming Board of Commissioners meeting which will be held on Monday, March 4, 2024. The seven-member Board of Commissioners, which governs Dare County, conducts public meetings throughout the year on a regularly scheduled basis. Meetings are generally held on the first Monday of the month at 9:00 […]

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Steven A. Boring

KILL DEVIL HILLS – Steven “Steve” Andrew Boring,72, passed away in his sleep on February 18, 2024 at his home in Kill Devil Hills. He is survived by his wife of nearly 43 years, Diane Doss Boring, his 3 daughters; Shelly Brown (Tim), Joanna Minnick (Paul) and Katie Boring, his 5 grandchildren Connor, Emma, Lauren, […]

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Audrey Esposito

It is with great sadness that the family of Audrey Joan Mathews Esposito, aged 82 of Southern Shores, formerly of Randolph, NJ announces her sudden passing on Sunday, February 25, 2024. Audrey touched many lives in her long journey through life. She was a dedicated elementary school teacher for 32 years in the New Jersey […]

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All Dare County Fire Departments respond to major fire at warehouse in Manns Harbor

Click here for Wednesday’s update Multiple Dare County fire departments and emergency agencies, including all Hatteras Island volunteer fire departments (VFDs), responded to a major fire in Manns Harbor at the Manteo Furniture & Appliance Warehouse and Valentino Custom Boats building on Tuesday afternoon, Feb. 27. “Fire destroyed our Manns Harbor warehouse today, but fortunately no injuries […]

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Keeper James to launch virtual presentation series on Saturday, March 2

 Known locally as “Keeper James,” James D. Charlet will be launching a new virtual presentation series via Zoom. The series title is “America’s Forgotten Heroes.” Each program will consist of the basics of the United States Life-Saving Service and then summaries from one or more of the 24 chapters in his 2020 book, Shipwrecks of […]

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