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New daily Dare County COVID cases consistently in low single digits

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(Dare County and North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services) The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is reporting 1,759 new cases of COVID-19 on Sept. 26.… Full Story >>

Jeannette Winslow Fortunato, September 25

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Jeannette Winslow Fortunato, age 82, of 113 Cartwright Road, Elizabeth City, NC died Friday, September 25, 2020 at her residence with family by her side.  She was born in Perquimans… Full Story >>

One more week for Dare ‘Housing Needs’ survey

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(Dare County) One key topic that emerged in this past week’s candidate forums for Dare County Commissioner and Dare Board of Education seats is the county’s need for more reasonably-priced… Full Story >>

Barbara Hartley Bartlett, September 25

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Barbara Hartley Bartlett, age 77, of Camden, NC gained her heavenly wings September 25, 2020.  She was born on November 30, 1942 and was preceded in death by her father,… Full Story >>

Kitty Hawk Police seeking person of interest

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Kitty Hawk Police The Kitty Hawk Police Department posted this item on its Facebook page on Sept. 22 and is looking for anyone with additional information about this incident at… Full Story >>

Oct. 1: Kitty Hawk Methodist hosting special outdoor worship service/concert

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Kitty Hawk United Methodist Church will present a Gospel Bluegrass Concert on Thurs., Oct. 1 at 7:00 pm, featuring the Drummond Family and Friends.  The music will include solo and… Full Story >>

Anna Lane Newton Spivey, September 24

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Anna Lane Newton Spivey, age 90, of New Hope Rd., Hertford, NC died Thursday, September 24, 2020 at her home.  Born on March 17, 1930 to the late Lee O.… Full Story >>

Lost woman found on Hatteras National Seashore

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(Cape Hatteras National Seashore) After receiving a 911 call at around 9:00 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 25, Cape Hatteras National Seashore (Seashore) Rangers worked with the U.S. Coast Guard, Dare… Full Story >>

DHHS reports new metric: 4,563 antigen positive cases

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Starting on Sept. 25, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) has joined 31 other states in reporting the number of antigen positive cases in the state… Full Story >>

Velina Kay “Kaci” Brennan of Southern Shores, September 21

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Velina Kay “Kaci” Brennan, 66, of Southern Shores, NC died Monday, September 21, 2020, at Peak Resources – Outer Banks. Born in Charleston, SC on October 25, 1953, she was… Full Story >>

Diane Marie Douglas – Steyn of Kill Devil Hills, September 22

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It is with great sadness, the family announces Diane Marie Douglas – Steyn passed away peacefully the morning of Tuesday, September 22, 2020 surrounded by love of family. Diane will… Full Story >>

Brandon Keith Bundy of Shawboro, September 21

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Brandon Keith Bundy, age 42, of Shawboro, NC died September 21, 2020 in Virginia Beach, VA.  Born in Norfolk, VA on January 27, 1978 to Enness Linwood Bundy and Pamela… Full Story >>

At Dare BOE forum, issue of returning students to classrooms takes center stage

Mark Jurkowitz | Outer Banks Voice
Candidates participating in a Dare County Board of Education forum on Sept. 24 broadly agreed on the desire to return students to the classroom and on the need to create… Full Story >>

Fall Game Changer Virtual Benefit on Oct. 1 from 7 to 7:30 p.m.FCA event going virtual In 2020

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The Fellowship of Christian Athletes will hold its 2020 Fall Game Changer Virtual Benefit on Thursday, October 1, from 7:00 – 7:30 PM, premiering on its YouTube Channel.  Because of… Full Story >>

Island Farm to host Annual Pumpkin Patch Event: Pumpkin Picking, Mazes, Cider, Games, Weaving, and more!

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Every Saturday during the month of October, from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m., Island Farm is the place to be for fall family fun in the fresh air and open… Full Story >>

The Fishing Piers of Nags Head

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 Town of Nags Head, NC The Town of Nags Head posted this wonderful tribute to the Fishing Piers of Nags Head: If you haven’t ever cast a line from… Full Story >>

2020 Sportsman Raffle is cancelled due to COVID-19 Restrictions

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Crawford Volunteer Fire Department Crawford Volunteer Fire Department released this notice cancelling their 2020 Sportsman Raffle: After careful consideration and evaluation of the current restrictions in place by the NC… Full Story >>

NC reports nearly 1,700 new cases of COVID-19

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The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services reported 1,688 new cases of COVIV-19 on Sept. 24, the highest number of new daily cases reported in three weeks.  … Full Story >>

Dixie Pauline Burgess Hill of Elizabeth City, September 24

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Dixie Pauline Burgess Hill, age 91, of 1600 Darian Dr., Elizabeth City, NC passed away on Thursday, September 24, 2020 at Elizabeth City Health and Rehabilitation.  Born in Camden County,… Full Story >>

WHAT TO WATCH ON TVStream On: The long cons of Sneaky Pete and Shuteye

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What to stream on TV: The conmen and women of Sneaky Pete and Shuteye Full Story >>

Carolyn F. Autery of South Mills, September 22

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Carolyn F. Autery, age 76, of South Mills, NC died Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at Chesapeake Regional Medical Center.  Born in Norfolk County, VA on May 14, 1944 to the… Full Story >>

Lisa A. Childers of Point Harbor, September 23

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Lisa Adrienne Childers, age 66, of New Beach Road, Point Harbor, NC died Wednesday, September 23, 2020.  Born in Chelsea, MA on February 11, 1954 to the late George E.… Full Story >>

Dare County offering flu shot clinics 

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Vaccination considered more urgent in COVID pandemic (Dare County Department of Health and Human Services) The Dare County Department of Health & Human Services has announced Flu Clinics for Fall 2020.… Full Story >>

As waters raged, N.E.S.T. went to work

Michelle Wagner | Outer Banks Voice
As Hurricane Teddy churned off the coast and caused significant ocean overwash along the Outer Banks this week, volunteers from the Network for Endangered Sea Turtles (N.E.S.T.) were keeping a… Full Story >>

Five lessons from Week 2 in the NFL.

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By Aaron Jurkowitz | Outer Banks Voice The Jets are really, really bad. Losing 31-13 to the 49ers when the 49ers lost Jimmy Garoppolo, Nick Bosa, Solomon Thomas, Tevin Coleman,… Full Story >>