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The dynamic shoreline at Cape Hatteras National Seashore featured in Cape Chronicle

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Cape Hatteras National Seashore Visitors at the old Cape Hatteras Lighthouse site have recently been able to witness how dynamic the shoreline is at Cape Hatteras National Seashore. At the… Full Story >>

CHNS reopened walking access to the tip of Cape Point

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Cape Hatteras National Seashore reopened walking access to the tip of Cape Point on July 7 using a shoreline corridor, and provided nearly an extra tenth of a mile access… Full Story >>

‘Most individuals are cooperative’

Michelle Wagner | Outer Banks Voice
Dare health officials explain contact tracing Public health experts say contact tracing is one of the key tools for slowing the spread of COVID-19 through the identification and monitoring of… Full Story >>

Erna D. Bright, Sr, July 8

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Erna D. Bright, 89, of 1220 Glendale Avenue, Elizabeth City, NC was called home to be with his Lord and Savior Wednesday, July 8, 2020 surrounded by his loving family. … Full Story >>

After Matney controversy, Sholar selected as interim principal for Currituck HS

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(Currituck County Schools) In the wake of the controversial decision not to renew the contract of Brian Matney, the Currituck County Schools has announced the appointment of former Superintendent Allison… Full Story >>

Howard Davis of Grandy, July 7

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Howard Davis, 77, of Grandy, NC passed away unexpectedly of natural causes at his home on July 7, 2020. Howard was born April 14, 1943 in Portsmouth, Virginia. He served… Full Story >>

Today’s coronavirus numbers – July 8

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What’s new today: Twenty-one deaths recorded in past 24 hours. Reported NC cases – 77,310 (up 1,435 from yesterday) Reported NC deaths – 1,441 Currently hospitalized – 994 Patients presumed… Full Story >>

Rosie’s Recipes: Dog Day Delights

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(Plus, the origin of the term “Dog Days of Summer”) During the heat of the summer season, I like light meals – nothing too heavy for the Dog Days of… Full Story >>

OBX Chamber stresses commitment to workforce housing

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(Outer Banks Chamber of Commerce) The Outer Banks Chamber of Commerce released this “letter to the editor” this week, stressing its desire to address the lack of workforce housing in… Full Story >>

COVID-19 testing in Hyde County on July 15

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(Hyde County) With Hyde County reporting 22 COVID-19 cases (11 recovered, 11 active) as of July 6, the county health department has announced there will be a drive-through testing event… Full Story >>

U.S. Atty warns about fake ‘mask exemption’ cards

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(Office of the U.S. Attorney, Eastern District of NC) The office of U.S. Attorney Robert J. Higdon, Jr. issued a release on July 8 warning citizens that cards and other… Full Story >>

Recent COVID-19 cases in Dare skew young

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One senior citizen reported infected since June 22 The number of reported positive COVID-19 tests in Dare County has accelerated since June 22, when, at that point, a record high… Full Story >>

Mobile Food Pantry schedule for July 9 at FFES

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The Food Bank of the Albemarle, in partnership with Colington United Methodist Church, have changed their monthly visit to the parking lot of First Flight Elementary School. The new date… Full Story >>

Beach wheelchairs available in KDH

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Kill Devil Hills Ocean Rescue Kill Devil Hills Ocean Rescue and the Town of KDH posted a reminder on their Facebook page:  We have beach wheelchairs for loan (free of… Full Story >>

Exploring the soundside

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Dare County residents Easton Glaser, left, and Jackson Donahue show off a large jimmy they caught while crabbing in Tuesday’s Soundside Explorer Day Camp offered by Jennette’s Pier every Tuesday… Full Story >>

Have you visited the newly improved Jacob St. public beach access yet?

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Town of Nags Head, NC Located near MP 19 in south NH, the access now has parking, stairs, & an accessible ramp, thanks to a CAMA grant & TONH $$.… Full Story >>

July 18: Island Farm Fermentation Workshop

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Island Farm in Manteo Making your own lacto-fermented goods like sauerkraut, kimchi, and hot sauce is easy! Join us for the second workshop of our summer series: pickles! Local fermentation… Full Story >>

4 new COVID-19 cases bring total to 150

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(Dare County) The number of positive COVID-19 tests in Dare County is 150, 40 of which are considered active and in home isolation. Of the 150 cases, 82 are residents… Full Story >>

Savannah Lee Brill of Manteo, July 4

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It is with a sense of great loss that the family of Savannah Lee Brill announces her passing on July 4 ,2020. Savannah was born on January 23,1987 and she… Full Story >>

Christopher Anthony Furnari of Nags Head, July 5

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Christopher Anthony Furnari, 60, of Nags Head passed away on July 5, 2020 at Peak Resources. Chris was born in Brooklyn, NY and retired from construction to the Outer Banks… Full Story >>

George Gerard Gundaker of Wanchese, July 3

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George Gerard Gundaker, 89, of Wanchese, NC died Friday, July 3, 2020, at his home. Born in Philadelphia, PA on June 10, 1931, he was the son of the late… Full Story >>

Today’s coronavirus numbers – July 7

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What’s new today: More than 55,000 COVID-19 patients now considered recovered. Reported NC cases – 75,875 (up 1,346 from yesterday) Reported NC deaths – 1,420 Currently hospitalized – 989 Patients… Full Story >>

Kimberly Ruth Allen Barriner of Kitty Hawk, July 3

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Kimberly Ruth Allen Barriner, 59, of Kitty Hawk, NC died Friday, July 3, 2020, at her home. Born in Honolulu, HI on December 6, 1960, she was the daughter of… Full Story >>

DCS survey seeks parent input on re-opening schools

Michelle Wagner | Outer Banks Voice
With parents, students and staff uncertain about how public schools will re-open this fall, the Dare County Schools (DCS) system has sent out a survey soliciting their input on three… Full Story >>

Infant Michael Taylor Brown, Jr. of Wanchese, July 1

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Infant Michael Taylor Brown, Jr., the first-born son of Amber Duncan Brown and Michael Taylor Brown, Sr. of Wanchese, was stillborn on Wednesday, July 1, 2020, at Sentara Norfolk General… Full Story >>