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Fatality reported in Southern Shores incident involving pedestrian and motor vehicle

The Southern Shores Police Department has reported a fatal motor vehicle vs. pedestrian incident that occurred Friday night. ... Read more | Add your comment

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Cooper and Cohen tour Kill Devil Hills vaccine clinic

Governor Roy Cooper and North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Dr. Mandy Cohen visited the ... Read more | Add your comment

coastal stewardship

High school seniors honored with NCCF Coastal Stewardship Awards announced

The North Carolina Coastal Federation is honoring three graduating high school seniors with outstanding dedication to the coastal ... Read more | Add your comment

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Construction accident at old Bonner Bridge demolition site results in death

Just before 5 p.m. on Wednesday afternoon, April 14, 2021, a construction accident at the demolition site of ... Read more | Add your comment

HURRICANE SEASON

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NC State researchers predict 2021 hurricane season will be active

The 2021 Atlantic hurricane season will see 15 to 18 named storms forming in the Atlantic basin, according to researchers at North Carolina State University. ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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on the water

Cobia recreation fishery opens May 1

North Carolina Marine Fisheries Proclamation FF-25-2021 opens the recreational cobia fishery in coastal fishing waters effective May 1, 2021. The recreational season will remain open ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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You Decide: Was popping the mileage fee balloon a good idea?

By Dr. Mike Walden There’s a concept in politics called a “trial balloon.” It’s a way to test the support for a policy idea before ... Read more

by Guest Columnist, Saturday, April 17, 2021 10:41 am

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Mega Millions ticket sold online in North Carolina wins $1 million prize

Tuesday’s Mega Millions drawing produced a $1 million prize for someone who bought a ticket through Online Play in Wake County on the lottery’s website, ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, April 15, 2021 8:06 am

on the water

All but one management unit closed to certain gill nets starting Thursday

North Carolina Marine Fisheries Proclamation M-11-2021 closes internal coastal waters in Management Unit C and maintains closures in all management units south of Management Unit ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, April 15, 2021 6:47 am

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Gig Line: Grandpa Ken, Preacher Steve and Sarah

Veteran Kenneth L. Smith passed from this world into Heaven on July 23, 2020. His obituary recalled the great loves in his life – “his ... Read more

by Marsha Brown, Thursday, April 15, 2021 6:41 am

community

Barbecue fundraiser Friday in Rodanthe

Fair Haven United Methodist Church is holding a pulled pork barbecue fundraiser on Friday, April 16 starting a 5 p.m. at the church. Dinner along ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, April 14, 2021 10:42 pm

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crime

FBI increases reward for information on deaths of three women in North Carolina

The FBI said Wednesday that it has increased the reward being offered for information in connection with the deaths of three women found within a ... Read more

by Associated Press, Wednesday, April 14, 2021 9:31 pm

religion

Weekly Devotion – John 10:4

By Mike Caton John 10:4, When he has brought out all his own, he goes on ahead of them, and his sheep follow him because ... Read more

by Guest Columnist, Wednesday, April 14, 2021 9:18 pm

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crime

Former Ft. Bragg private sentenced to over 12 years in prison after taking minor across state lines in fake kidnapping

A South Carolina man was sentenced April 6 to 151 months in prison for transportation of a minor with intent to engage in criminal sexual activity, ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, April 14, 2021 9:04 pm

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community

Island Farm to host annual sheep shearing day

Spring is here, and it’s time to shear the sheep. On Saturday, April 24, Island Farm will host its annual sheep shearing day from 9 ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, April 14, 2021 8:28 pm

Guest Opinion

Guest Opinion: Don’t put community cancer care centers out of business

By Krista Nelson and Barbara Jensen Ruth is a 67-year-old woman living with metastatic lung cancer. She receives care at a treatment center near her ... Read more

by Guest Columnist, Wednesday, April 14, 2021 2:55 pm

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Former North Carolina Gov. McCrory enters US Senate race

By Gary D. Robertson, Associated Press Former Republican Gov. Pat McCrory on Wednesday announced he’ll run for the U.S. Senate in North Carolina, shaking up ... Read more

by Associated Press, Wednesday, April 14, 2021 2:53 pm

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Letter to the Editor: Dare resident shares letter sent to commissioners about home health and hospice proposal

Dear Sirs, I am a new country resident, happy to be here in Dare County and I seek to respectfully dialog with you regarding the ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Wednesday, April 14, 2021 2:16 pm

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Nags Head commissioners approve text amendments to UDO

The Nags Head Board of Commissioners began its regular meeting last Tuesday by recognizing two new town employees: firefighter and EMT William Reynolds and sanitation ... Read more

by Summer Stevens, Wednesday, April 14, 2021 2:13 pm

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State and local COVID-19 update

On Tuesday, April 13, the CDC and FDA issued a joint statement regarding the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. More than 6.8 million doses of that ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, April 14, 2021 2:04 pm

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Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City hoists two people stranded in marsh near Mockhorn Island, Virginia

The Coast Guard rescued two people beset by weather in the vicinity of Mockhorn Island, Va. on Monday, April 12.  Coast Guard Sector Virginia Command ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, April 13, 2021 9:47 pm

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Interstate 85 Welcome Center, rest area near Virginia state line closed for renovations

The North Carolina Department of Transportation has closed a pair of facilities along Interstate 85 near the Virginia state line for renovations, according to a ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, April 13, 2021 9:10 pm

DRIVER

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Driver faces multiple charges after child struck, killed in North Carolina

A North Carolina child was struck by a car and killed and the driver is facing multiple charges, including driving while impaired, police said. Dunn ... Read more

by Associated Press, Tuesday, April 13, 2021 6:31 pm

HOME HEALTH

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Dare commissioners take next step in Home Health and Hospice process

Dare County commissioners unanimously took the next step in possibly selling the county’s Home Health and Hospice agency. At its April 7 meeting, the board ... Read more

by Mary Helen Goodloe-Murphy, Tuesday, April 13, 2021 8:52 am

on the water

North Carolina Coastal Habitat committee meets April 20

The N.C. Coastal Habitat Protection Plan Steering Committee will meet by web conference at 1 p.m. April 20. The public may join the meeting online ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, April 13, 2021 8:15 am

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crime

North Carolina man sentenced to 18 years in prison for drug, firearm charges

Jorge Zapata Castro, 52, of Duplin County, was sentenced April 5 to 216 months in prison for possession with intent to distribute five grams or ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, April 13, 2021 8:09 am

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Ferry routes between Swan Quarter, Cedar Island and Ocracoke resume service, dredging continues

The North Carolina Department of Transportation’s Ferry Division will resume service on the Pamlico Sound between Cedar Island, Swan Quarter and Ocracoke on Tuesday, April ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, April 13, 2021 7:38 am

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NCDOT to install temporary zipper merge in Carteret County

To help relieve congestion at a Carteret County intersection, the North Carolina Department of Transportation will install a temporary traffic management tool this week, stated ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, April 13, 2021 7:23 am

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Court rules Duck beach access is private

A North Carolina Court of Appeals opinion issued April 6 says private beach accesses in Duck are private and not open to public use. The ... Read more

by Philip S. Ruckle Jr., Tuesday, April 13, 2021 6:45 am

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letter to the editor

Letter to the Editor: Reader raises questions about home health and hospice purchase offer

To the Editor: Just read the article about the Dare health system to be sold. Really makes you wonder why a company would want to ... Read more

by Letters to the Editor, Tuesday, April 13, 2021 6:32 am

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column

One on One: A link between a North Carolinian and the Suez Canal back-up?

By D.G. Martin Who is responsible for last month’s jam up in the Suez Canal? Could it be a North Carolinian? The damages to the ... Read more

by Guest Columnist, Tuesday, April 13, 2021 6:27 am