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In an effort to bring our readers closer to what is happening in the General Assembly, the Voice headed to Raleigh for extended interviews with Rep. Paul Tine, D-Dare and Sen. Bill Cook, R-Beaufort.
Tameron Kugler will begin her duties as Tourism Director on July 28, replacing Diane Nordstrom who is retiring after a decade running the department. Kugler and her husband own Coastal Carolina Water.
Post Hurricane-Arthur work by the North Carolina Department of Transportation is continuing along N.C. 12 at the same time crews prepare to pump sand onto the beach at the troublesome S-Turns north of Rodanthe.
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Robert Glover said in an e-mail to Currituck Fire and EMS personnel that he will step down August 1. The department is in the midst of a review of its work environment.
While thousands on the beach watched the aerial explosions on a near-perfect summer night, three drones equipped with cameras were taking spectacular footage of this year's fireworks show at the Nags Head Fishing Pier.
An advisory against swimming has been issued for the first time this season at the access on the Roanoke Sound in Nags Head, and a similar advisory remains at the Colington Harbour swimming beach.
Since 2009, more than 125 communities in the country have followed suit in banishing one of the most ubiquitous sources of litter on their streets and beaches.
A deputy superintendent from Montana will move to the Outer Banks next month to temporarily head the area's national parks. Kym Hall, who has been with the National Park Service for 27 years, will start Aug. 4
The company that finished Nags Head's 10-mile beach widening project ahead of schedule has won a contract to pump sand onto the shoreline at the troublesome S-curve just north of Rodanthe.
Thefts, break-ins and fraud are among the crimes reported to the Sheriff's Office in unincorporated areas of Dare County. More information can be found on the Dare Community Crime Line.
The hurricane was the first to make landfall in North Carolina this early in the season in recorded history, dating back to 1851. The previous record was July 11, 1901. See some of the wind speeds in the area.