Author: Matt Artz

Dare County Reports 4 New COVID-19 Cases on July 7th

The Dare County Department of Health and Human Services has received four new positive COVID-19 test results today, all of which are under the age of 50, bringing the total number now to 150...

Netflix’s ‘Outer Banks’ is a Fun and Entertaining Fantasy [Review]

Netflix’s new young adult drama series Outer Banks, which was filmed in Charleston County, South Carolina and set locally, became a massive hit for the streaming network almost immediately upon premiering in April, and...

Dare County Reports 10 New COVID-19 Cases on July 6th

The Dare County Department of Health and Human Services has received 10 new positive COVID-19 test results today, eight of which are under the age of 25, bringing the total number now to 146...

Dare County Releases PSA Video on Mask Wearing

Dare County released a new PSA video today (7/6/20) urging everyone to wear a face mask or covering to help slow the spread of COVID-19 and to protect not only themselves and their loved...

Dare Will Now Classify Non-Resident Property Owners as Residents in Health Emergencies

The Dare County Board of Commissioners held a special meeting on Monday morning, July 6, to settle a lawsuit by agreeing to classify non-resident property owners as resident property owners in any future health...

Dare County Reports 3 New COVID-19 Cases on July 5th

The Dare County Department of Health and Human Services has received three new positive COVID-19 test results today, all under the age of 25, bringing the total number now to 136 cases, as of...

Two Drownings Reported in Croatan Sound Off Roanoke Island on July 5th

The bodies of two males who apparently drowned in the Croatan Sound at the Old Swimming Hole on Roanoke Island were found on Sunday morning, July 5. A call to 911 came in at...

Dare County Reports 7 New COVID-19 Cases on July 4th

The Dare County Department of Health and Human Services has received seven new positive COVID-19 test results on July 4th, bringing the total number now to 133 cases, as of Saturday (7/4/20) evening. These...

Local Graduates’ Petition Asks Manteo High School to Retire Mascot

A petition started by a group of Outer Banks high school graduates asking that Manteo High School and Manteo Middle School retire their schools’ mascot names because they are offensive to Indigenous people has...

Body of Drowning Victim Caught in Rip Current Found in Kitty Hawk

The body of Greenville man who went missing in the ocean last last night was found early this morning in Kitty Hawk. The Kitty Hawk Police Department reports that at approximately 3:15 a.m. on...

Dare Gives Update on Recent COVID-19 Cases and Testing Event

The Dare County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) has released some new details about the most recently diagnosed cases of COVID-19 in the county, as well as an update on the results...

Dare Reports 5 New COVID-19 Cases on July 3rd

The Dare County Department of Health and Human Services has received five new positive COVID-19 test results so far today, bringing the total number now to 126 cases, as of Friday (7/3/20) afternoon. These...

Dare Health Director Urges COVID-19 Precautions During July 4th Weekend

Dare County Department of Health and Human Services Director Dr. Sheila Davies has issued a new statement directly addressing her concerns about the potential for rampant spread of COVID-19 during the upcoming July 4th...

Dare Reports 8 New COVID-19 Cases on July 2nd

The Dare County Department of Health and Human Services has received eight new positive COVID-19 test results so far today, all of which are the 18-24 age group, bringing the total number now to...

Get Tangled in a Clip from ‘Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks’ Season 7 Ep. 2

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 16 New COVID-19 Cases on July 1st

The Dare County Department of Health and Human Services has received 16 new positive COVID-19 test results today, making this the highest single day increase in the county so far, bringing the total number...

Dare Releases New Details on Recent COVID-19 Cases

The Dare County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) has released new details on the most recently reported cases of COVID-19. The number of positive COVID-19 tests in Dare County is 97, 36...

Dare Announces COVID-19 Diagnostic & Antibody Testing Event on July 9

The Dare County Department of Health and Human Services has announced details of a fourth COVID-19 diagnostic and antibody testing event to take place on July 9 in the village of Buxton on Hatteras...

Dare Reports 4 New COVID-19 Cases on June 29th

The Dare County Department of Health and Human Services has received four new positive COVID-19 test results today, bringing the total number now to 97, as of Monday (6/29/20) evening. The most recent cases...

Dare Health Director Issues Statement on Recent COVID-19 Cases

UPDATE: A video with additional statements from the local Health Director has been added since this article was first published. Following a huge increase in the number of COVID-19 cases among local residents in...