Stories in "General news"
Demolition of the Pavilion began on Sept. 22 with the removal of interior lights and other items in the structure at the Wright Brothers National Memorial in Kill Devil Hills, a National Park Service statement said.
A 38-year-old Binghamton, N.Y. man died Friday after he was pulled from the surf in Southern Shores. A report from Police Chief David Kole said Nathan E. Kruser was in distress about 150 yards from shore at 10:55 a.m.
An oceanfront rental in the Pine Island section of Corolla was destroyed by a fire early Monday, not far from where three houses burned down two years ago. The cause is not yet known.
On the same night the Corolla Civic Association hosted the two contenders for the district attorney's race, the group also invited all four candidates for the General Assembly.
Anyone presenting to the hospital, its Urgent Care Center or a Vidant Medical Group practice with flu-like symptoms will be asked if they have traveled to West African countries.
Residents were asked to address two problems: vehicles using neighborhood streets to bypass backed-up motorists on U.S. 158 and N.C. 12, and slow-moving traffic on N.C. 12 as it passes through the town.
Between 20 and 30 of the venomous Gulf Stream dwellers have washed up in Corolla, and handfuls have sporadically been spotted on beaches south into Nags Head.
Civil rights groups and the U.S. Justice Department challenged the law, which also requires voters to show specific identification starting with the 2016 presidential election.
On Wednesday, the Board of Commissioners agreed that the building opposite Town Hall on U.S. 158 should become Douglas A. Remaley Fire Station 16. Remaley died suddenly last month.
Jeff Linkenbach said misconceptions about social issues such as underage drinking, physical and sexual assault, smoking and drug abuse can pigeonhole communities into believing that things are getting worse.
As voters go the polls this election cycle, one race will give them a rare opportunity -- a contested race for District Attorney in the 1st Judicial District, which includes Currituck and Dare counties.
Paul Rose, the chairman of the North Carolina Marine Fisheries Commission, died Wednesday of an apparent heart attack. The Moyock resident was a commercial crabber, pound netter and fish dealer who ran Paul Rose Seafood.