Pedestrian Fatality Reported in Kill Devil Hills

A pedestrian was struck and killed while crossing the U.S. 158 highway in Kill Devil Hills on Thursday. According to a report from the Kill Devil Hills Police Department, on Thursday, July 8, at...

Tropical Storm Warning in Effect for Dare County Ahead of Claudette

A Tropical Storm Warning is now in effect for all of Dare County, as Tropical Storm Claudette will move over eastern North Carolina and the Outer Banks Sunday night, June 20, and into Monday,...

Tropical Storm Watch in Effect for Dare County Ahead of Claudette

UPDATE 2:45pm 6/20: There is now a Tropical Storm Warning in effect for Dare County. With Tropical Storm Claudette expected to move over eastern North Carolina Sunday evening, June 20, into Monday morning, June...

Dare County Seeking Vendors for Fun in the Park Event in July

The Dare County Parks & Recreation Department is searching for local vendors to participate in an upcoming “Fun in the Park” event that is designed to celebrate National Parks & Recreation Month. The event—which...

Dare County Reports 21 COVID-19 Cases May 18-24

The Dare County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) reports 21 new cases of COVID-19 May 18-24. The total number of new positive cases reported in Dare County over the past week was...

Dare Reports 16 COVID-19 Cases May 10-17; Lowest Since June 2020

The Dare County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) reports 16 new cases of COVID-19 May 3-11. This week’s COVID-19 update includes very promising news. The total number of new positive cases last...

Law Enforcement Seeking Public’s Help with Alleged Kidnapping at Coquina Beach

Law enforcement rangers at Cape Hatteras National Seashore (Seashore), special agents with the National Park Service’s Investigative Services Branch (ISB) and the Dare County Sheriff’s Office, seek the public’s assistance on information regarding a...

Kill Devil Hills Ocean Rescue to be Featured on ‘CBS This Morning’

Kill Devil Hills Ocean Rescue Supervisor David Elder and his team were recently interviewed by CBS News. The local lifeguards provided critical information on rip current safety for the national news outlet. The segment featuring...

Dare County Reports 33 COVID-19 Cases May 3-11

The Dare County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) reports 33 new cases of COVID-19 May 3-11. Last week there were 31 new positive cases reported in Dare County. The total COVID-19 positive...

Tourism Initiative ‘Wright Route’ to Unite N.C. and Ohio in Aviation History

Orville and Wilbur Wright changed the course of human history when their flying machine lifted off the ground and connected us to the rest of the world. Their scientific exploration of manned flight made...

Nags Head Appoints New Town Manager

At the May 5 meeting of the Nags Head’s Board of Commissioners, Michael C. Silverman was appointed as the new town manager. The current city manager of Pascagoula, a city of 22,000 residents on...

Dare County Reports 41 COVID-19 Cases April 28-May 4

The Dare County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) reports 41 new cases of COVID-19 April 28-May 4. Last week there were 44 new positive cases reported in Dare County. The total COVID-19...

Dare County Reports 44 COVID-19 Cases April 19-27

The Dare County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) reports 44 new cases of COVID-19 April 19-27. There was a significant drop in new positive cases last week with only 36 new COVID-19...

Dare Reports 15th Death; 53 COVID-19 Cases April 12-19

The Dare County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) reports the 15th death of a local resident from COVID-19 occurred on April 19, with 53 new cases reported April 12-19. This past week...

Dare County Reports 39 COVID-19 Cases April 5-13

The Dare County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) reports 39 new COVID-19 cases in the last eight days, April 5-13. This past week there were 27 new positive COVID-19 cases in Dare...

Dare Reports 44 COVID-19 Cases March 30-April 5

The Dare County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) reports 44 new COVID-19 cases in the last week, March 30-April 5. The total COVID-19 positive case count in Dare County is 3,000 of...

UPDATE: OBX Safer Spot Campaign Canceled After Anti-Vaxxers Threaten Boycotts

UPDATE (4/9/21): This campaign has apparently been canceled after people opposed to getting the COVID-19 vaccination threatened to boycott businesses who would display the OBX Safer Spot decal for having at least 70% of...

Dare County Reports 58 COVID-19 Cases March 22-30

The Dare County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) reports 58 new COVID-19 cases in the last eight days, March 22-30. The total COVID-19 positive case count in Dare County is 2,959 of...

Dare County Reports 54 COVID-19 Cases March 17-23

The Dare County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) reports 54 new COVID-19 cases in the last week, March 17-23. The total COVID-19 positive case count in Dare County is 2,907 of which...

North Carolina Relaxes Some COVID-19 Restrictions

North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper announced today (3/23/21) that a number of COVID-19 restrictions will be further relaxed starting this Friday, March 26, including allowing 100% capacity at museums and aquariums, 75% indoors and...