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passenger

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Hatteras-Ocracoke passenger ferry service resumes

The Hatteras-Ocracoke passenger ferry is scheduled to start runs Friday, July 3. The ferry has passed its required U.S. Coast Guard safety inspection. The NCDOT ... Read more

by Mary Helen Goodloe-Murphy, Friday, July 3, 2020 7:45 am

news

Dare commissioners make appointments; Census response 76.61%

Dare County’s Board of Commissioners made appointments to several committees on Monday, June 15. For a three-year term on the Dare County Board of Adjustment, ... Read more

by Mary Helen Goodloe-Murphy, Wednesday, July 1, 2020 7:13 am

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Dare commissioners set up COVID-19 financing

Dare County is receiving funding to cover COVID-19 costs. Two major funding avenues are the North Carolina Coronavirus Relief Fund and the Federal Emergency Management ... Read more

by Mary Helen Goodloe-Murphy, Sunday, June 28, 2020 8:40 am

face coverings

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Requirements for face coverings go statewide

At 5 p.m., Friday, June 26, 2020, the North Carolina statewide order to wear face coverings went into effect. Dare County’s mask requirement, implemented at ... Read more

by Mary Helen Goodloe-Murphy, Sunday, June 28, 2020 8:09 am

dredging

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Dare commissioners approve land use and dredging matters

The Dare County Board of Commissioners took up two land use and dredging matters at the regularly scheduled June 15 meeting. After public hearing, the ... Read more

by Mary Helen Goodloe-Murphy, Wednesday, June 24, 2020 12:04 pm

school

Scholarships and future plans for Cape Hatteras Secondary’s Class of 2020

At Cape Hatteras Secondary School, the Class of 2020 received $151,893 in scholarships to pursue post-secondary education. Six graduates are attending North Carolina universities, nine are ... Read more

by Mary Helen Goodloe-Murphy, Wednesday, June 24, 2020 10:30 am

COVID-19

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UPDATED: COVID-19 case count now 57 in Dare

In Dare County, the number lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 saw an increase of eight new cases from the day prior. The county reported 56 lab-confirmed ... Read more

by Mary Helen Goodloe-Murphy, Monday, June 22, 2020 2:39 pm

graduates

school

Cape Hatteras Secondary School celebrates graduates at outdoor ceremony

At Cape Hatteras Secondary School of Coastal Studies, members of the Class of 2020 walked across a portion an athletic field, climbed three stairs, picked ... Read more

by Mary Helen Goodloe-Murphy, Saturday, June 20, 2020 9:33 am

BIG ROCK

on the water

Big Rock saw several local boats compete for purse

The Big Rock Tournament finished in grand style with first place going to Pelagic Hunter II, a 35-foot Contender with outboards. This is the first ... Read more

by Mary Helen Goodloe-Murphy, Wednesday, June 17, 2020 4:18 pm

covid-19

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COVID-19 update from North Carolina and Dare County

North Carolina COVID-19 metric trends are increasing and state officials say they are concerned. To flatten the curve, to reopen schools in the fall, to ... Read more

by Mary Helen Goodloe-Murphy, Saturday, June 13, 2020 5:14 am

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