Causey settles again with insurance companies, another rental home rate hike on the way

From North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey has reached a settlement with companies that insure rental homes, which means rates for some coverage will be jumping again for a second straight year. The Republican who is running for a third term this fall announced late Thursday he had reached an agreement with the North […]

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Robert William Belvin

September 20, 1967 – May 25, 2024 WANCHESE — Robert William Belvin, loving father, devoted husband, and cherished friend, passed away after a hard battle against cancer on Saturday, May 25, 2024, at the age of 56. Robert, known for his kind heart and quick wit, touched the lives of all who knew him. As […]

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Meet the Outer Banks SPCA Pet of the Week, Preston

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, or their Facebook page at

Cape Hatteras National Seashore reopens portion of beach in front of Rodanthe

Following two days of debris cleanup associated with a March 28 house collapse, Cape Hatteras National Seashore (Seashore) has reopened approximately seven-tenths-of-a-mile of beach in front of Rodanthe Village. The current beach closure—measuring approximately a quarter mile—extends from S. Holiday Boulevard to the north end of Ocean Drive in Rodanthe. On the morning of May […]

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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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