Author: Matt Artz

Dare Reports 14th Death; 32 New COVID-19 Cases Feb. 23-March 1

The Dare County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) reports that a 14th local resident died from COVID-19 last week, even as the county’s COVID-19 data continues to trend in the right direction,...

North Carolina Announces Slight Easing of COVID-19 Restrictions

North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper has announced a slight easing of the state’s current COVID-19 restrictions, including lifting of the nightly curfew and allowing increased capacity at various businesses starting this weekend. As North...

Dare Reports 13th Death; 41 New COVID-19 Cases Feb. 16-22

The Dare County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) reports another local resident death from COVID-19 complications last week, though the county’s COVID-19 data continues to trend in the right direction, with 41...

Outer Banks Feature Film Seeking Local Talent For Production

Outer Banks-based Rayolight Productions, the award winning filmmakers behind the independent short films Lost in Buffalo City, Boy, and Night of the Fluffet, is gearing up and seeking local talent for it’s latest project,...

Nags Head Moves to Subscription-Based Curbside Recycling Service

At their Feb. 17 meeting, the Nags Head Board of Commissioners agreed to accept a bid provided by TFC Recycling of Chesapeake, Virginia, to provide a subscription-based curbside recycling service to homeowners in the...

Kelly’s St. Patrick’s Parade Postponed Until March 20, 2022

The official decision has been made to not hold the Kelly’s St. Patrick’s Parade in Nags Head this year, as parade founder Mike Kelly has announced plans to postpone the popular event until March...

Dare County Reports 65 New COVID-19 Cases Feb. 8-16

The Dare County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) reports 65 new cases of COVID-19 the past nine days, Feb. 8-16. The total COVID-19 positive case count in Dare County is 2,715, of...

43rd Frank Stick Memorial Art Show Winners Announced

The 43rd Annual Frank Stick Memorial Art Show opened on January 30 and will be on display at Dare County Arts Council in Manteo until February 27. The Frank Stick Memorial Art Show is...

Nags Head 2022 Beach Nourishment Project Moves Forward

At their February 3 meeting, the Nags Head Board of Commissioners agreed to move forward with two beach nourishment-related items. First, the Board decided to proceed with a Hurricane Dorian beach restoration plan that...

Dare Reports 4 Deaths, 104 New COVID-19 Cases Feb. 1-9

The Dare County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) reports 104 new cases of COVID-19 the past nine days, Feb. 1-9, as four more local residents have died from the virus, two in...

Outer Banks NPS Facilities Implement Federal Mask Requirement

Face masks are now required to be worn at all times by all persons at any of the National Park Service’s facilities located on the Outer Banks, as part of President Joe Biden’s recent...

Dare County Reports 153 New COVID-19 Cases Jan. 26-Feb. 2

The Dare County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) reports 153 new cases of COVID-19 the past eight days, Jan. 26 through Feb. 2. Specifically, the total number of new positive cases was...

Teen Seriously Injured in Suspected Drunk Driving Crash in Kill Devil Hills

The Kill Devil Hills Police Department reports that on Tuesday, January 26, 2021 at approximately 6:27 pm Kill Devil Hills Police and Fire departments and Dare County EMS responded to a serious motor vehicle...

North Carolina Extends Stay at Home Order, Including Curfew for 4 Weeks

North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper has extended the state’s current Modified Stay at Home order for at least another four weeks, including a statewide executive order for everyone to stay at home from 10:00 p.m....

Dare County Reports 168 New COVID-19 Cases Jan. 20-26

The Dare County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) reports 168 new cases of COVID-19 the week of Jan. 20-26. While the number of new cases of COVID-19 in Dare County was less this...

Outer Banks Forever Receives New Capacity Building Grant from National Park Foundation

Outer Banks Forever, the local nonprofit partner of your Outer Banks national parks — Cape Hatteras National Seashore, Wright Brothers National Memorial and Fort Raleigh National Historic Site — is pleased to announce it...

Dare County Reports 206 COVID-19 Cases Jan. 13-19

The Dare County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) reports that new cases of COVID-19 continue to grow rapidly in Dare County, with an increase of 206 cases reported the week of Jan....

Dare Now Offering COVID-19 Vaccine to All Healthcare Workers and Anyone Age 65+

Yesterday, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services announced changes to their COVID-19 Vaccine Prioritization Phases. Under the new plan, all healthcare workers and individuals 65 years of age and older may...

Dare County Reports 55 New COVID-19 Cases and 7th Resident Death Jan. 13

The Dare County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) reports that 55 new cases were received today, and a seventh local resident has died due to COVID-19. Today’s (1/13/21) news comes just after...

Dare County Reports 265 COVID-19 Cases Jan. 6-12

The Dare County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) reports that new cases of COVID-19 continue to grow rapidly in Dare County, with an increase of 265 cases reported in the last week....