Author: Matt Artz

NC Gov. Cooper Extends Modified Stay At Home Order Amid Rising Case Counts

Governor Roy Cooper and North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Dr. Mandy Cohen shared an update today on North Carolina’s efforts to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and support the vaccination...

Dare Reports 195 COVID-19 Cases and a New Death Jan. 1-5, 2021

The Dare County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) reports that the number of new cases of COVID-19 in Dare County continues to climb rapidly, with another 195 new cases reported in just...

Wright Brothers National Memorial Announces Entrance Fee Free Days in 2021

Wright Brothers National Memorial in Kill Devil Hills will waive its entrance fee on seven days in 2021. The seven fee-free days for 2021 will be: Monday, January 18 – Martin Luther King, Jr. Day...

Dare County Reports 74 New COVID-19 Cases Dec. 30-31

The Dare County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) reports that the number of new cases of COVID-19 in Dare County continues to climb rapidly, with another 74 new cases reported just on...

Dare County Reports 180 New COVID-19 Cases Christmas Week

The Dare County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) reports that the number of new cases of COVID-19 in Dare County continues to climb, as this past week saw a record 180 new...

Tim Reynolds Talks ‘Venus Transit’, Creating in Quarantine, and More [Interview]

Renowned guitar virtuoso and former Outer Banks resident Tim Reynolds released his latest album of original music, Venus Transit, in July, giving us all the perfect soundtrack to the surreal year of 2020. Dreamy...

Dare County Reports 92 New COVID-19 Cases Dec. 12-18

The number of new cases of COVID-19 in Dare County continues to climb, as this past week saw 92 new cases reported. The total number of positive COVID-19 tests in Dare County is 1,328,...

Dare County Reports 103 New COVID-19 Cases Dec. 5-11

The number of new cases of COVID-19 in Dare County continues to climb, as this past week saw a new record 103 new cases reported. The number of positive COVID-19 tests in Dare County...

The Wright Brothers' first flight on December 17, 1903 in Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina, photographed by John T. Daniels.

Dec. 17th First Flight Anniversary Virtual Celebration to Include Fireworks

This year’s celebration of the 117th anniversary of the Wright brothers’ first powered flight in Kill Devil Hills will include virtual events online and, for the first time, a fireworks show. During the Dec....

Santa Coming to Kill Devil Hills Neighborhoods Dec. 10-12

Santa Claus is coming to town, and the Kill Devil Hills Fire and Police Departments will be showing him around and riding through various neighborhoods throughout the town this Thursday, Dec. 10th, Friday, Dec....

Dare Reports 98 New COVID-19 Cases Nov. 28-Dec. 4

The number of new cases of COVID-19 in Dare County continues to climb, as this past week saw 98 new cases reported. The number of positive COVID-19 tests in Dare County is 1133, of...

Dare Reports 90 New COVID-19 Cases Nov. 21-27

The number of new cases of COVID-19 in Dare County continues to climb, as this past week saw 90 new cases reported. The number of positive COVID-19 tests in Dare County is 1035, of...

The Wright Brothers' first flight on December 17, 1903 in Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina, photographed by John T. Daniels.

Hatteras Lighthouse, Dare County, and First Flight Anniversary Celebrations Announced

Cape Hatteras National Seashore and Wright Brothers National Memorial will virtually commemorate three important anniversaries next month. The special events will be available to watch on social media and Dare County’s CURRENTtv. On December 16,...

Cape Hatteras National Seashore Sees 37% Increase in October Visitation

Cape Hatteras National Seashore hosted 259,618 visits* last month, up 37.58% from October 2019. This was the second-busiest October on record, trailing only the 288,705 visits recorded in October 2003. Only three times in...

Dare Reports 92 New COVID-19 Cases, One Death Nov. 14-20

UPDATE: An additional 12 new cases were reported late Friday evening (11/20/20), including 10 residents and two non-residents, bringing the total to 92. The number of new cases of COVID-19 in Dare County continues...

Dare Updates on 96 New COVID-19 Cases Reported Nov. 7-13

The number of new cases of COVID-19 in Dare County continues to climb, as this past week saw 96 new cases, the highest number of positive test results reported since testing began in March....

‘Ocracoke’ Vampire Horror Movie Wraps Filming on Location

The new independent horror film Ocracoke has officially wrapped filming on location on Ocracoke Island, and a crowd funding campaign has just been launched to help complete production, with plans for a 2021 release....

North Carolina Extends Phase 3; Lowers Crowd Gathering Limit

Governor Roy Cooper announced today (11/10/20) that North Carolina’s indoor mass gathering limit will be lowered to 10 people in an effort to drive down North Carolina’s key COVID-19 metrics. Executive Order 176 will go...

Dare Updates on 72 New COVID-19 Cases Reported Oct. 31-Nov. 6

The number of new cases of COVID-19 in Dare County continues to climb, with a total of 72 new cases reported in just the last seven days, a new record high for a single...

Nags Head Cancels Veterans Day Ceremony; Releases Commemoration Video

The Town of Nags head announced today (11/6/20) that its annual Veterans Day ceremony, typically held at Town Hall, has been canceled this year because most of the attendees are older individuals who are...