Dare County posts FAQs for parents and families on what in-person learning could entail

After Gov. Cooper announced on July 14 that schools could reopen in August provided that extra safety precautions were in place, (and after surveying local families to garner their input), Dare County Schools posted the following FAQs for parents, students, and families on what the new restrictions could entail. The school administration will present five […]

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Schools can reopen in N.C. with extra safety precautions; Phase 2 extended for more three weeks

At a press conference on Tuesday afternoon, Governor Roy Cooper announced that public schools for grades K-12 could reopen in August with extra safety precautions, as well as the option for children to either attend in-person or stick to remote learning. “In the spring, when this pandemic broke out, we made the difficult decision to […]

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Survey Work for Potential Beach Nourishment Project in Avon Begins This Week

Avon beachgoers may see an unexpected vessel on the not-so-distant horizon this week, as Dare County’s engineering consultant, Coastal Science and Engineering (CSE), conducts a survey of the local coastline for a beach nourishment project feasibility study. The vessel, formally known as the R/V Southern Echo, is slated to begin survey work mid-week, and the […]

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Hatteras Island restaurants reopening, but many scaling back to take-out or outdoor dining only

A number of restaurants on Hatteras Island that had temporarily closed amid concerns that staff members may have come in contact with COVID-19 have reopened, however, many are taking a step back and switching to take-out and / or outdoor dining services only. More than a half dozen restaurants recently announced temporary closures in order […]

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