Author: Matt Artz

Kill Devil Hills Moving July 4th Fireworks to Labor Day Weekend

The Kill Devil Hills Board of Commissioners discussed July 4th fireworks at tonight’s town meeting, which took place digitally over Zoom and was streamed live on Facebook, agreeing to reschedule the event (at least...

Dare County Announces 2nd COVID-19 Drive-Thru Testing Event

Dare County has partnered with Mako Medical Laboratories, out of Raleigh, to host a second drive-thru COVID-19 testing event in Dare County. The event will be held on Tuesday, June 2, 2020 starting at...

Newborn Corolla Colt Named Sebastian in Memory of Local Boy Lost in Fire

A Corolla wild colt that was born last Monday, May 18, during Tropical Storm Aruthur has been named Sebastian, in memory of a young boy who, along with his mother, died in a tragic...

Nags Head Town Manager Leaving for Position in Southern Shores

Nags Head Town Manager Cliff Ogburn announced at the town’s Board of Commissioners meeting on May 20 that he has accepted a position as the town manager in Southern Shores. “I’m proud to have...

Nesting Loggerhead Sea Turtle Killed, Likely by Vehicle, in Frisco

Nesting Loggerhead Sea Turtle Killed, Likely by Vehicle, in Frisco

The National Park Service reports that at 5:30 a.m. this morning (5/25/20), staff at Cape Hatteras National Seashore found a dead loggerhead sea turtle (Caretta caretta) on the beach approximately 0.10 miles south of...

Currituck Presenting Virtual Memorial Day Beach Blast Celebration Online

Currituck Presenting Virtual Memorial Day Beach Blast Celebration Online

The Currituck County Department of Travel and Tourism has announced a free virtual Memorial Day celebration with live music streaming online. The public is invited to dance to live beach music featuring the Blackwater...

Gov. Cooper Announces Phase 2 of North Carolina Reopening

Governor Roy Cooper announced today details of the “Safer at Home” Phase Two of the reopening of North Carolina, which the will begin at 5:00 p.m. this Friday, May 22, but strongly stressed a...

Dare County Announces COVID-19 Drive-Thru Testing

Dare County Department of Health and Human Services Director Dr. Sheila Davies announced today plans for COVID-19 drive-thru testing to begin in the county. In an effort to increase testing for COVID-19 the federal...

Two Children Rescued from Ocean Rip Currents in Frisco

A local Dare County resident rescued two young girls from dangerous ocean rip currents at the beach in the village of Frisco, on Hatteras Island, on Friday (May 15). Dare County resident, Jeffrey Del...

Here’s What Visitors to the Outer Banks Need to Know

The Outer Banks will collectively lift all restrictions on entry for visitors starting this weekend, and the Dare County Department of Health and Human Services has provided an updated rundown of all the safety...

22nd Dare County Resident Tests Positive for Covid-19

Dare County Health and Human Services has received a new positive Covid-19 test result, an individual identified as a local Dare resident. It is unclear as of this writing how the person came into...

National Park Service Outer Banks Sites Announce Phased Reopening

The National Park Service announced today details of its first phase of reopening Outer Banks sites, including Wright Brothers National Memorial in Kill Devil Hills, Fort Raleigh National Historic Site on Roanoke Island, and...