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Dare County Land Transfers

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  April 22 to April 28, 2021  Avon Chromik Christopher C from Farrell & Family Construction/014822301—Site 2 Kinnakeet Shrs Ph 16/$435,000/Improved Residential. Koppenaal William Jr from Dufort Paul/031018015—Lot 1005 Kinnakeet Shrs Ph 10/$55,000/Vacant Residential. Liner Brent… Full Story >>

More delay for Mid-Currituck Bridge

Kip Tabb | Outer Banks Voice
Southern Shores Council gets a briefing For those hoping for tangible progress on the long-awaited Mid-Currituck Bridge, there wasn’t much good news in the presentation from Project Manager Jennifer Harris and North Carolina Turnpike Authority Chief… Full Story >>

Helen G. Outland of Kill Devil Hills, May 4

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Helen G. Outland passed away peacefully on May 4, 2021 in Nags Head, NC. She was the loving mother of son Donald Outland of Edenton, daughter, Brenda O. Yerkes of Kill Devil Hills, granddaughter, Dionne O.… Full Story >>

Clifton Glenn Markham of Elizabeth City, May 1

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Clifton Glenn Markham, age 48, of Elizabeth City passed away peacefully May 1, 2021 at his residence with loved ones by his side after a courageous struggle with pancreatic cancer. He was predeceased by his father,… Full Story >>

Nags Head officer honored for lifesaving actions

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(Nags Head Police Department) The Nags Head Police Department posted on its Facebook page today news of the honor bestowed upon of its quick-acting officers. “At this morning’s (May 5) Board of Commissioners meeting, our own… Full Story >>

Seashore Updates from Cape Hatteras National Seashore

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  May 5, 2021 | Issue 72 | Cape Hatteras National Seashore’s Cape Chronicle newsletter Cape Hatteras National Seashore’s Cape Chronicle e-Newsletter provides brief, timely, and newsworthy content throughout the year. SEASHORE UPDATES Reminder that there… Full Story >>

May 13 - 1649th Annual Hang Gliding Spectacular

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The 49th Annual Hang Gliding Spectacular will be held on Thursday, May 13th-Sunday May 16th. We invite pilots from all over the country to come fly with us for this four-day event at Jockey’s Ridge State… Full Story >>

May 15 and may 17 event datesNC MedAssist’s Health Care Resources Coming to Dare County

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NC MedAssist is holding TWO Mobile Free Pharmacy Events in partnership with The Outer Banks Hospital in Dare County. The first event is scheduled for May 15, 2021 from 9:00am to 2:00pm at Community Care Clinic… Full Story >>

June 2: Rock The Cape to Celebrate Music and Art on Hatteras Island

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  Rock The Cape will return to Hatteras Island on Wednesday, June 2 for a full day of art and music at Kitty Hawk Kites’ Waves Village Watersports Resort in Rodanthe.  The family-friendly, free event will… Full Story >>

47% of Dare County residents fully vaccinated

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About 47% of Dare County residents have been fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus — either with two Moderna or Pfizer injections or one Johnson & Johnson shot — according to new data compiled by the Dare County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). This information also breaks down the percentage of vaccinated residents in the county by zip code and by age group. Full Story >>

Court orders sale of problem property in Colington 

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114 Eagle Drive ‘a detriment to the community for years’ (Dare County Sheriff’s Office) After countless years and a long history of disturbances, drug violations and countless calls to the Dare County Sheriff’s Office, the Colington… Full Story >>

Dare Board takes step toward Event Site boardwalk

Michelle Wagner | Outer Banks Voice
Plans for a boardwalk at the Soundside Event Site in Nags Head took a step forward on May 3 when the Dare County Commissioners unanimously agreed to award a $90,000 contract to Albemarle & Associates for… Full Story >>

Unclaimed Property Auction for Nags Head

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Town of Nags Head By statute, law enforcement agencies must auction seized, found, and unclaimed personal property at public auction. Unclaimed Property List All property listed in the document above is in the custody of the… Full Story >>

Four Dare County Employees Receive Service Pins

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Four Dare County employees were recognized with a service pin presentation at the Dare County Board of Commissioners meeting that was held at 9 a.m. on Monday, May 3, 2021. Two of the employees—Thomas “Bud” Tillett and… Full Story >>

Barbara Jean Sanders Tillett of Wanchese, May 2

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Barbara Jean Sanders Tillett, 88, of Wanchese, NC passed away Sunday, May 2, 2021.  She was a faithful servant of the Lord.  She loved her church, her family, and her friends. Barbara was a hard worker… Full Story >>

Colington man arrested on firearms, drug charges

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(Dare County Sherriff’s Office) On April 23, at approximately 6:30 p.m., Dare County Sheriff’s Office Deputies working the A-District responded to a 911 call from a residence in the 1900 Block of Colington Rd. When the… Full Story >>

Another day of few cases in Dare County

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On May 3, for the third straight day, the Dare County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) reported only 2 new cases of COVID-19. Both of the latest cases involve women who are not residents… Full Story >>

Terry Wayne White of Elizabeth City, May 1

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Terry Wayne White, age 65, of Elizabeth City, NC died Saturday, May 1, 2021 at Duke University Hospital in Durham, NC.  Born in Elizabeth City on April 15, 1956 to the late James Franklin White and… Full Story >>

Paul Edwards McRae of Elizabeth City, May 2

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Paul Edwards McRae, age 75, of Elizabeth City, NC died Sunday, May 2, 2021 at his home.  Born in Portsmouth, VA on October 23, 1945 to the late James A. McRae and Helen Dungan McRae, he… Full Story >>

Meet Timber, OBX SPCA Pet of the Week

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 OBX SPCA Timber the sweet, mellow, young pup wants to come home with you and love you forever! Watch this video to learn more about Timber. New hours of Operation are here!! MONDAY – CLOSED… Full Story >>

Manteo HS Boy’s Soccer Awards Banquet

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By Ralph Cleaver The Manteo High School boys’ soccer team finished the season as conference champions with a 10-1-2 overall record. Full Story >>

May 15 target date for Tatum Love homecoming

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The big news in today’s Caring Bridge update is obvious – Tatum Love is expected to return home to Dare County on May 15, three-and-a-half months after being very severely injured in a car accident. Here… Full Story >>

Dare Board approves retention bonuses for Home Health & Hospice staffers

Michelle Wagner | Outer Banks Voice
In an effort to retain staff as the county continues to pursue the $2.9 million sale of its Home Health & Hospice Agency to national healthcare provider BrightSpring, Dare County Commissioners on May 3 unanimously approved… Full Story >>

24th Mollie Fearing Memorial Art Show Awards Recipients announced

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Founded by Mollie A. Fearing & Associates Dare County Arts Council Unique paintings, sculptures, fiber creations, photographs, and other media by almost 100 different local and regional artists are part of the 24th Mollie Fearing Memorial… Full Story >>

Gary Robert Grahn, Sr. of South Mills, May 1

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CWO2 Gary Robert Grahn, Sr., USN Ret., 72 of South Mills, NC died Saturday, May 1, 2021 at Sentara Albemarle Medical Center.  He was born September 22, 1948 in Bridgeport, CT to Ross Albert Grahn of… Full Story >>