Vessel Runs Aground off Frisco; Three Passengers Onboard Rescued

UPDATE: The beach between ORV ramps 48 and 49 is temporarily closed. The debris field contains nails, wood, and other potentially hazardous objects. Once the beach is cleared it will be reopened. For beach access updates, go to At approximately 5:20 a.m. on Monday morning, a call was received regarding a 55’ foot shrimp trawler […]

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Buxton VFD Celebrates the Building of New Station with Groundbreaking Ceremony

On Friday morning, a crowd of volunteer firefighters, stakeholders, and supporters gathered at the site of the new Buxton Volunteer Fire Department for an official groundbreaking ceremony that signals the start of construction on a new state-of-the-art facility. The new station will feature five truck bays that will house the emergency vehicles, meeting rooms, offices, […]

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What’s in a Name? A Closer Look at the Bonner Bridge Naming Debate

It all started with a brief conversation at the tail end of a recent Dare County Board of Commissioners (BOC) meeting. At the January 7 meeting, commissioner and former Kitty Hawk councilman Ervin Bateman floated the idea of renaming the new Bonner Bridge structure after another prominent county citizen, Marc Basnight. “The name Marc Basnight […]

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