Lifeline Outreach OBX embarks on new goal to establish a Women’s Crisis Center, while continually helping islanders in need

The Lifeline Outreach OBX Center in Salvo has grown by leaps and bounds since it first began in a storage closet at the Lifeboat Community Church in 2006. Now housed within its own building, complete with a thrift store, separate food pantry, and even a personal greeter in the form of Charlie the cat, organizer […]

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N.C. Marine Fisheries Commission to address Southern Flounder, Shrimp and Blue Crab Fisheries at Feb. 19-21 meeting

The North Carolina Marine Fisheries Commission (MFC) will hold their first quarterly meeting of 2020 on February 19-21 at the New Bern Riverfront Convention Center, and there are several big amendments on the agenda that are slated to be voted on and addressed. On Thursday, February 20, the meeting agenda calls for a vote on […]

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Avon takes a step forward towards a potential beach nourishment project

A potential beach nourishment project in Avon took a step forward at the February 4 meeting of the Dare County Board of Commissioners (BOC), as the Board unanimously selected contractor Coastal Science and Engineering to submit a contract for a feasibility study. County Manager Bobby Outten explained to the Board that the Capital Improvements Planning […]

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2020 CHSS Homecoming in Pictures…WITH PHOTO GALLERY

Cape Hatteras Secondary School recently held their 2020 Homecoming, and announced their Homecoming court representatives during the event. The court consists of ten couples chosen by CHSS peers to represent the student body, and the 2020 Homecoming Court included the following students Freshmen, class of 2023: Garland Midgett and Chloe Flythe Sophmores, Class of 2022: […]

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Chicamacomico Banks Fire & Rescue collects more than four dumpsters of debris during beach clean-up

Chicamacomico Banks Fire & Rescue volunteers conducted a recent beach clean-up along a stretch of Rodanthe shoreline that was cluttered with leftover debris from late fall storms. Working over the course of several days, the team of volunteers filled up a total of four dumpsters, and had to utilize an additional 40-yard container provided by […]

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“State of the County” Presentation highlights issues, upcoming projects that affect Hatteras Islanders

Roughly 45 islanders attended an encore presentation of the Dare County Board of Commissioner Chairman’s “State of the County 2020,” which highlighted the Board’s accomplishments in 2019, and touched on upcoming projects in the year ahead. 2020 marks the 150th anniversary of Dare County, and Chairman Bob Woodard attended the event in period 1870s attire […]

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