James Murray “Swivel” Cox

January 24, 1964 – July 18, 2024 WANCHESE — James Murray Cox, 60, of Wanchese, NC, affectionately known as “Swivel,” passed away on July 18, 2024. He was born on January 24, 1964, in Norfolk, VA, to the late MaryAnn Burbage and James Henderson Cox. James dedicated his career as a licensed refrigeration mechanic, retiring […]

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Service Interrupted at NCDMV Offices

A global outage has interrupted N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles business services including but not limited to driver license offices and license plate agencies throughout North Carolina, NCDMV reported today. The outage occurred when a software update by CrowdStrike apparently failed. NCDMV will attempt to reach out to customers to reschedule appointments. NCDMV operates 115 driver license offices […]

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Recent rains help some areas of North Carolina bust drought while rest of the state suffers

From SamWalkerOBXNews.com The recent heavy rainfall has helped bring some parts of eastern North Carolina out of drought conditions, but the rest of the state continues to dry out even further. According to Thursday’s update of the N.C. Drought Monitor map, Currituck, Camden, and parts of Pasquotank and Gates counties are the only parts of […]

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Road to Shake Hatteras Pop-Up Bazaar will be held on Monday, July 22; Shake Hatteras Music Festival returns on August 12

Join the Tri-Villages communities of Rodanthe, Waves, and Salvo for a fun-filled Pop-Up Bazaar on Monday, July 22, that will serve as the warm-up act for the annual Shake Hatteras Music Festival on August 12. Monday’s Pop-Up Bazaar will feature a vendor market with some of the finest arts, crafts, and local goodies that the […]

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Susan Austin

Susan Austin, a classic Outer Banks beauty, aged 86, passed away on July 16, 2024. Born and raised in Ocracoke to parents Sommers and Etta Spencer, she was a beloved mother, wife, and friend who will be deeply missed by all who knew her. Susan was born on March 1, 1938, in Ocracoke, where she […]

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Dare County Board of Commissioners Appoint County Assessor and Tax Collector

Dare County is pleased to announce that Dare County Assessor Hosea Wilson and Dare County Tax Collector Becky Huff have each been reappointed to serve in their respective positions for an additional four-year term expiring in July 2028. Dare County Manager Bobby Outten made the recommendation for Wilson and Huff to be reappointed during the […]

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Timothy M. Muldoon

NAGS HEAD — Timothy Michael Muldoon, of Nags Head, NC, passed away May 9, 2024. He was born in Chicago, IL on July 20th, 1967, the son of Thomas and Agnes Muldoon. He left Chicago at the age of nine, until he settled in the Town of Red Hook and became a Paramedic, among other […]

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