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...

Volunteer Beach Cleanup at Coquina Beach Set for April 17

Cape Hatteras National Seashore will host a drop-in volunteer beach cleanup effort at the Coquina Beach public access on Bodie Island on Saturday, April 17 from 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Volunteers should meet...

Kill Devil Hills Suspends Beach Driving Amid Severe Weather

As a strong cold front is crossing our area of the Outer Banks that is expected to bring severe weather to Kill Devil Hills, including ocean over-wash, coastal flooding, beach erosion, and hazardous marine...

Dare Opens Vaccinations to Anyone 16 and Over; Reports 42 COVID-19 Cases March 8-16

The Dare County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) reports that the county’s COVID-19 data continues to trend in the right direction, with 42 new cases March 18-16. This past weekend, marked the...

North Carolina to Begin Vaccinating Group 4 on March 17

Governor Roy Cooper and North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Mandy K. Cohen, M.D. announced this week that beginning on March 17, people in Group 4 who have a medical condition...

Dare County Announces New Animal Shelter Virtual Ribbon-Cutting [UPDATED]

Dare County, in partnership with the Outer Banks SPCA, will host a virtual ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of the brand new Dare County Animal Shelter on Friday, March 19 Wednesday, March 31. Due...

Dare County Reports 31 New COVID-19 Cases March 1-8

The Dare County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) reports that the county’s COVID-19 data continues to trend in the right direction, with 31 new cases March 1-8. For the eighth week in...

Dare County Parks and Recreation Announces March Facility Reopenings

The Dare County Department of Parks and Recreation has announced the dates and times of several activities that will resume this month following previous COVID-19 restrictions and closures. The Youth Center at Family Recreation...

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...

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...