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Dorothy Schmidt Cole, oldest living Marine, dies at 107

Dorothy Schmidt Cole, recognized last year as the oldest living U.S. Marine, has died at age 107. Beth Kluttz, Cole’s only child, confirmed Friday that ... Read more

17 hours ago by Associated Press.

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COVID-19 outbreak reported at Dare Detention Center

An outbreak of coronavirus cases has emerged at the Dare Detention Center. On Jan. 7, two active COVID-19 cases were reported at the Dare County ... Read more

19 hours ago by Mary Helen Goodloe-Murphy.


Cluster home development approved in Kill Devil Hills

Kill Devil Hills commissioners approved one site plan, reviewed housing alternatives and discussed bicycle safety, beach nourishment and pickleball on Monday during their first regular ... Read more

19 hours ago by Philip S. Ruckle Jr..


Business as usual in Manteo

Wednesday before last, hours after armed insurrection at the nation’s capitol threatened the very fabric of American democracy, the Manteo Board of Commissioners met. Very ... Read more

21 hours ago by Gregory Clark.


Trash schedule for Martin Luther King Jr. holiday set

The Dare County C&D Landfill, Buxton Transfer Station and Manteo Recycle Yard will be closed on Monday, Jan. 18, 2021 in observance of Martin Luther ... Read more

21 hours ago by Staff Reports.


North Carolina Coastal Federation seeks applicants for environmental award

The North Carolina Coastal Federation has announced the continuation of the Coastal Stewardship Award in 2021. The federation is offering three $1,000 awards coastwide. The ... Read more

22 hours ago by Staff Reports.


Update on COVID-19 cases, vaccinations

On Jan. 14, 2021, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services announced changes to its vaccine prioritization phases. Under the new plan, all ... Read more

23 hours ago by Staff Reports.

Martin Luther King Birthday Celebration is virtual Jan. 16

The Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Celebration Committee invites the Dare County community to join a virtual program to celebrate the rich legacy of Dr. ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Reports.


NC panel recommends boosting transportation spending by 40%

By Gary D. Robertson, Associated Press A blue-ribbon panel has called on North Carolina to boost transportation spending by 40% through the next decade to ... Read more

2 days ago by Associated Press.

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Lawsuit seeks more protection for endangered right whales

By Russ Bynum, Associated Press Conservation groups filed suit Wednesday against the federal government, saying it has taken too long to act on proposals to ... Read more

2 days ago by Associated Press.

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