Dare County Schools to re-evaluate graduation plans on June 1; Outdoor ceremonies a possibility

Dare County Schools’ Superintendent, John Farrelly, stated that graduation plans for the class of 2020 will be re-evaluated on June 1 in an emailed message to students, parents and their families. Per the update, the delay in finalizing plans will allow Dare County schools more time to see if the state of North Carolina moves into […]

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Dare County posts FAQs for visitors on local guidelines, and what to expect during an upcoming OBX vacation

With visitors returning to the Outer Banks on May 16, Dare County has posted a list of frequently asked questions that outline what visitors should know and expect on an Outer Banks vacation during the global COVID-19 pandemic. Complete information from the county on the COVID-19 response and local guidelines can be found on the […]

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Avon’s Independence Day Fireworks has been Canceled for 2020

Avon’s annual Independence Day celebration, “Fireworks at the Beach 2020,” (which was originally scheduled for July 7), has canceled. Amid growing concerns for the health and safety of everyone, Avon Pier Concessionaire Joe Thompson, Fireworks Committee Chair Pat Weston, and the Avon Property Owners Association made the decision on Thursday, May 7, to cancel the […]

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