Dare Board: No New Taxes; Controversy on Hatteras Island

Dare County residents should not see any tax increases in 2020 if the Board of Commissioners adopts the $168.8 million budget proposed by County Manager Bobby Outten at Monday night’s meeting. Outten’s proposed budget includes $108 million for the 2019-2020 fiscal year’s General Fund and just under $68 million for other expenses, including $21 million […]

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Lingering N.C. Fisheries Association Issues Persist into 2019

Captain George’s was the venue for the recent 2019 North Carolina Fisheries Association’s Annual Meeting, which addressed issues that included conflicts with special interest groups, shrimp trawl bans and aquaculture in the sounds. The NCFA is the primary organization promoting, providing education and, in recent years, defending North Carolina’s commercial fishing industry. NCFA board presided […]

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Umphlett announces resignation from Dare County Board

February 21, 2017 | Local News | By: Russ.Lay | From The:

Dare County Commissioner Margarette Umphlett will resign from the county’s governing body effective March 31. The surprise announcement came at the end of the Board of Commissioner’s meeting Monday. Reading from a prepared statement, Umphlett, fighting back tears, thanked her fellow board members for their friendship and support during her time on the board. While […]

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