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Waves marsh fire started by fireworks

In Waves, a marsh fire erupted early Sunday morning. Karen Lebing woke up and saw “a huge swath of marsh on fire.” Paged out at ... Read more

by Mary Helen Goodloe-Murphy, Monday, October 19, 2020 1:26 pm

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Oregon Inlet ocean bar hampers transit

“We’ve had a lot of complaints,” said Jim Tobin, chairman of the Oregon Inlet Task Force. Shoaling at the Oregon Inlet ocean bar has reduced ... Read more

by Mary Helen Goodloe-Murphy, Saturday, October 17, 2020 11:41 am

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Travel trailer park and campground ordinance up for commissioner review

A revised ordinance for travel trailer parks and campgrounds is now before the Dare County Board of Commissioners. The ordinance for unincorporated portions of the ... Read more

by Mary Helen Goodloe-Murphy, Saturday, October 10, 2020 9:19 am

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Draft EIS for Cape Hatteras National Seashore out for review

A Draft Environmental Impact Statement titled Sediment Management Framework has been issued for the Cape Hatteras National Seashore. The document is now under public review ... Read more

by Mary Helen Goodloe-Murphy, Thursday, October 8, 2020 11:59 am

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Dare school board votes to fully reopen elementary schools, hybrid plan set for middle and upper grades

On Oct. 1, 2020, Dare County Board of Education voted unanimously by roll call vote to reopen pre-kindergarten through fifth grade to face-to-face classroom instruction ... Read more

by Mary Helen Goodloe-Murphy, Sunday, October 4, 2020 8:53 am

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Revised travel polices approved for Dare

Dare County commissioners unanimously adopted changes to the county’s travel policy. The changes are immediately effective. The Sept. 21, 2020, agenda books states that the ... Read more

by Mary Helen Goodloe-Murphy, Friday, October 2, 2020 8:33 am

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Dare’s Board of Commissioners agrees to sell land at Buxton Harbor

On Monday, Sept. 21, Dare’s commissioners agreed to sell 28,640 square feet of land at the mouth of Buxton Harbor. The buyer is C. Daniel ... Read more

by Mary Helen Goodloe-Murphy, Friday, October 2, 2020 8:21 am

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Dare County Schools superintendent contract extension outlined

Dare County Board of Education took formal action to extend the contract of Superintendent John Farrelly earlier this month. The action had previously been announced ... Read more

by Mary Helen Goodloe-Murphy, Thursday, October 1, 2020 8:00 am

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Local and state COVID-19 update

On Sept. 28, 2020, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services issued a Secretarial Order updating visitation guidelines for nursing homes to allow ... Read more

by Mary Helen Goodloe-Murphy, Wednesday, September 30, 2020 8:21 am

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Moratorium on offshore drilling reportedly coming for North Carolina

Monday evening, at the Dare Board of Commissioners meeting, board Chairman Robert L. Woodard took over Item 8 titled Resolution Opposing Offshore Drilling and Seismic ... Read more

by Mary Helen Goodloe-Murphy, Saturday, September 26, 2020 7:19 pm

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