Beachgoers reminded to respect the ocean when on the Outer Banks

From Just ahead of the busy Fourth of July holiday, officials are reminding Outer Banks beachgoers to give Mother Ocean the respect she deserves, whether they are local or from out of town. Representatives from the various lifeguard services and public safety agencies covering Dare County gathered at Jennette’s Pier in Nags Head on […]

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Cape Hatteras National Seashore reminds visitors of local fireworks regulations; Two permitted fireworks shows will take place on the southern Outer Banks

Cape Hatteras National Seashore visitors should leave fireworks at home and attend permitted fireworks shows on Hatteras and Ocracoke Islands. Cape Hatteras National Seashore (Seashore) reminds visitors and adjacent homeowners that it is illegal to detonate fireworks, or have fireworks in your possession, on all land managed by the National Park Service, including all beaches […]

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Dare To 55 traffic safety event nets 10 arrests, 75 citations

From A traffic safety event on Tuesday targeting aggressive driving and driving while impaired in Dare County netted ten arrests and 75 total citations on a variety of charges. Local, state and federal law enforcement agencies participated in the Dare To 55 event that ran over an eight hour period. Officers conducted saturation patrols, […]

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More than 3 million Striped Bass to be released into Albemarle Sound in 2024

The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality’s Division of Marine Fisheries and N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission are working cooperatively on an aggressive stocking plan to supplement recruitment of the Albemarle Sound/Roanoke River Striped Bass population that began in 2023. With financial support provided by the Marine Fisheries Commission Conservation Fund and the N.C. Marine & […]

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Bruce David Umstead

July 2, 1958 – June 19, 2024 KILL DEVIL HILLS — Our beloved family member and rock-solid friend Bruce David Umstead very tragically and unexpectedly passed on to the ethereal other side of his fishing hole on June 19, 2024. Bruce was born into a military family in Bangor, Maine, in 1958, and was the […]

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Mark Lawrence Rawl

July 9, 1961 – June 25, 2024 FRISCO — Mark Lawrence Rawl unexpectedly passed away on June 25, 2024, at the age of 62, in Frisco, North Carolina. Mark was born to Larry and Frances Rawl on July 9, 1961. He happily retired from the United States Army and National Guard after serving 28 years […]

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