Author: Matt Artz

Dare County Reports 5 New COVID-19 Cases on July 14th

The Dare County Department of Health and Human Services has received five new positive COVID-19 test results today, bringing the total number now to 220 cases, as of Tuesday (7/14/20) evening. These most recent...

Grave Digger Driver Krysten Anderson to Appear on CBS Series ‘Game On!’

Currituck native and current driver of the legendary Grave Digger, Krysten Anderson will appear on the new CBS series Game On! this week, where she will teach tennis icon Venus Williams how drive the...

North Carolina Gov. Cooper Extends Phase 2 for Another Three Weeks

North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper announced today (7/14/20) that the current “Safer At Home” Phase Two of reopening the state will be extended for at least another three weeks, as the state’s number of...

Outer Banks Opera Singer Tshombe Selby to Perform Online Concert July 21

Nationally renowned singer and Outer Banks native Tshombe Selby will perform a live concert this month that will be streamed online and available to watch for free. The Elizabeth City State University alumnus and...

Dare Gives Update on Recent COVID-19 Cases; 2 Refusing Contact Tracing

The Dare County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) has released a new update regarding the most recent 35 cases of COVID-19 reported in the county since Friday (July 10), including two who...

Dare County Reports 9 New COVID-19 Cases on July 13th

The Dare County Department of Health and Human Services has received nine new positive COVID-19 test results today, bringing the total number now to 215 cases, as of Monday (7/13/20) evening. These most recent...

Corolla Wild Horse Dies Due to Being Fed an Apple

One of the Corolla wild horses, named Danny, has died after he was fed an apple, an unfortunate and preventable event that underscores one of the many reasons why people should never attempt to...

Dare County Reports 12 New COVID-19 Cases on July 12th

The Dare County Department of Health and Human Services has received 12 new positive COVID-19 test results today, bringing the total number now to 206 cases, as of Sunday (7/12/20) evening. These most recent...

Man Dies While Swimming Off Beach at Ocracoke Island

The National Park Service reports that this morning (7/12/20), a 65-year-old male from Chester Heights, Pennsylvania died in the Atlantic Ocean off a beach on Ocracoke Island at Cape Hatteras National Seashore. According to...

Dare Reports 13 New COVID-19 Cases on July 11th; 5 Under Age 18

The Dare County Department of Health and Human Services has received 13 new positive COVID-19 test results today, five of which are under the age of 18, bringing the total number now to 194...

Loggerhead Turtle Found Dead on Kill Devil Hills Beach

Kill Devil Hills Ocean Rescue reports that they found a dead loggerhead turtle that had apparently washed up on the beach in the town this morning (7/10/20). In statement posted to social media, KDH...

Dare Provides Update on 31 Recent COVID-19 Cases

The Dare County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) has released a new update regarding the most recent 31 cases of COVID-19 reported in the county since Tuesday (July 7). The number of...

Dare County Reports 10 New COVID-19 Cases on July 10th

The Dare County Department of Health and Human Services has received 10 new positive COVID-19 test results today, bringing the total number now to 181 cases, as of Friday (7/10/20) evening. These most recent...

Watch Hilarious ’80s Sitcom Style ‘Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks’ Promo

What if the locally filmed National Geographic Channel (Nat Geo) reality competition series Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks was a sitcom made in the 1980s? That’s a question you may have never considered, but we...

Tropical Storm Fay Forms Off Outer Banks Coast

Tropical Storm Fay has formed off the coast of the Outer Banks, with dangerous rip currents and thunderstorms with heavy rainfall expected into Friday (7/10/20). At 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 9, the National...

Dare County Reports 15 New COVID-19 Cases on July 9th

The Dare County Department of Health and Human Services has received 15 new positive COVID-19 test results today, bringing the total number now to 171 cases, as of Thursday (7/9/20) evening, making this the...

Kill Devil Hills Releases June 2020 Crime Blotter

The Kill Devil Hills Police Department has released their crime blotter for June 2020, including a number of arrests for assault. Arrests Assault: On June 10, 2020, officers received a call to the 2000...

It’s a Double Bite in Clip from ‘Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks’ Season 7 Ep. 3

The locally filmed National Geographic Channel (NatGeo) reality competition series Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks is back for its seventh season, and a new clip from this weekend’s episode has just been released online, in...

Dare Reports 6 New COVID-19 Cases on July 8th; New Hospitalization

The Dare County Department of Health and Human Services has received six new positive COVID-19 test results today, including one new hospitalization, bringing the total number now to 156 cases, as of Wednesday (7/8/20)...

Dare Provides Update on COVID-19 Cases; Two in Critical Condition

The Dare County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) has released a new update regarding the most recent cases of COVID-19 in the county, including two individuals who are hospitalized and currently in...