Dare County has established a Complete Count Committee for the 2020 Census that is made up of individuals from county departments, towns, and various community groups. The Committee is focused on implementing an awareness campaign to engage and educate the community about the Census and why it’s vital to self-respond. The group’s goal is to ensure an accurate count of everyone living in Dare County.
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May 23, 2022 | Local News | By: Joy Crist | 1Though there has been significant progress over the past two weeks in removing the major pieces of debris from mid-May’s two home collapses, there is still a lot of work to be done to clean the Rodanthe shoreline and beyond. “It’s going to be a continual effort, and it will take many more weeks,” said [...] Local News | Full ArticleThe Dare County Library has announced that, due to staffing issues, the Hatteras Library will be closed on Tuesday, May 24, 2022, and Wednesday, May 25, 2022. The Hatteras Library is scheduled to reopen at 10 a.m. on Thursday, May 26, 2022. Library customers who are in need of assistance during the closure are [...] Community News Brief | Full ArticleThe North Carolina Beach Buggy Association’s (NCBBA) Annual Meeting /Pig Pickin’ event will be held on Saturday, May 28, at 2:00 p.m. at the Rodanthe-Waves-Salvo Community Center in Rodanthe. Members will hear about the activities of the organization from the past year, and what’s in store for the new year. The guest speaker will be [...] Local News | Full ArticleThe Dare County Public Works Department has announced that there will be no changes to the Dare County trash collection schedule over Memorial Day weekend 2022. All areas will operate on their normal schedule on Monday, May 30, 2022. The Dare County C&D Landfill, Buxton Transfer Station, Rodanthe Recycle Center and Manteo Recycle Yard will [...] Community News Brief | Full Article
May 23, 2022 | Local News | By: Connie Leinbach | From The: Ocracoke ObserverThe Ocracoke Affordable Housing Coalition is looking for a few good houses. Actually, they’re looking for many more than that because there is an acute need for affordable housing for essential workers on Ocracoke. The group formed after Hurricane Dorian in September 2019 and before the COVID-19 pandemic hit in early 2020 to try to [...] Local News | Full Article
May 23, 2022 | Local News | By: Sandy Semans-Ross | From The: Outer Banks VoiceThe Oregon Inlet Lifesaving Station may get an added boost in Governor Roy Cooper’s draft budget. The governor’s proposal for FY 2022-2023 includes $600,000 to finish the rehab on the building and move it to a more secure place. The lifesaving station has been tagged for removal to a new resting place for more than [...] Local News | Full Article
May 23, 2022 | Island Features | By: Joy CristAfter a two-year hiatus, the annual Shore Break 5K and Tide Pool Fun Run is returning to Hatteras Island on Monday, May 30, and there is still time for participants to sign up for this year’s event. The Shore Break 5K is one of two primary fundraising events for the Hatteras Island Youth Educational Fund [...] Island Features | Full Article
May 22, 2022 | Island Features | By: Joy CristThe non-profit organization Friends of Felines Hatteras Island will be hosting their annual yard sale this Memorial Day weekend on Saturday, May 28, and Sunday, May 29, in the parking lot adjacent to the Mad Crabber Restaurant in Avon, from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. on both days. The annual yard sale, which has become [...] Island Features | Full ArticleOn Thursday, May 20, the Food Lion grocery store officially opened its new Food Lion To Go services and storefront, which is located next to its main store in the center of Avon. The separate storefront is the first of its kind in Food Lion’s 65-year history, as while to-go services are available at most [...] Local News | Full Article
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