The following is a letter sent to the editor from Dare County Board of Commissioners Chairman Bob Woodard and Town of Nags Head Mayor Benjamin Cahoon on the recent approval to conduct seismic surveys along the Atlantic coastline.
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- The Board of Education met on Thursday afternoon in a special meeting and unanimously approved a recommended high school graduation plan for Dare County Schools’ graduating seniors. The plan includes both a “Drive-in” ceremony between June 1 and 12 and an opportunity for a traditional July ceremony, if conditions warrant the ability to safely hold traditional ceremonies while protecting the health and safety [...] Local News | Full ArticleWhen our friends’ young son catches a great big cobia and then opts to share it, I am filled with such joy! An island tradition is being passed on! Hunter Ferguson of Buxton went out of Hatteras Inlet this late May morning with his dad, Sam, and brother, Carter. They didn’t fish long as the [...] Island Features | Full ArticleMeet the Outer Banks SPCA pet of the week, Bretta, courtesy of their latest video produced by Dare County’s CURRENT TV. For more information on Bretta, and the many other Outer Banks pets currently up for adoption, visit the Outer Banks SPCA website at https://www.obxspca.org/, or their Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/obxspca/The Hyde County Board of Commissioners recessed special meeting on Thursday, May 28, 2020, at 6 p.m., has been cancelled. The FY2020-2021 Hyde County Budget Message will be presented on Monday, June 1, 2020 at the regularly scheduled Board of Commissioners meeting.January 2, 1943 – May 25, 2020 SOUTHERN SHORES — Albert P. Morris Jr., age 77, of Southern Shores, NC went home to the Lord on Monday, May 25, 2020 after a long battle with cancer. A Tarheel born and bred, Al was born on January 2, 1943 on a tobacco farm in Wilson, NC [...] Obituaries | Full ArticleThe Cape Hatteras National Seashore (CHNS) announced several recent updates and news items related to recreational activities, closures or cancellations, and seashore conditions on Hatteras and Ocracoke Islands. News items and events related to the National Seashore for the week of May 29 include the following: Seashore Updates On Memorial Day at 5:30 a.m., staff [...] Seashore News | Full ArticleThe N.C. Commercial Fishing Resource Funding Committee will meet jointly with the N.C. Marine Fisheries Commission Commercial Fishing Resource Fund Committee by webinar at 2 p.m. June 3. The public may listen to the meeting by phone or listen and view presentations in real-time by joining online. Directions for calling in by phone or joining [...] Fishing | Full ArticleBy KATIE MOSHER | NC Sea Grant The North Carolina Oyster Trail is accepting membership applications on its new website, NCOysterTrail.org. The website provides details on how to apply, and also features an interactive map that will display member sites after they join. “Shellfish growers are excited about the opportunity to tell their story,” says North [...] Fishing | Full ArticleThe N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries has extended the deadline to renew current commercial and for-hire fishing licenses by one month in response to COVID-19. Fiscal year 2019-2020 commercial fishing licenses, for-hire fishing licenses, and permits issued by the N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries with an expiration of June 30, 2020 will remain valid until [...] Fishing | Full Article
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