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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.
Hurricane Arthur is long gone, but some mop-up and repairs continue. We'll provide continuous updates as we get them. Check here for the latest on the Outer Banks and statewide.
Daylight brought some scenes of flooding, mainly in Manteo and northern Hatteras Island, but the northern beaches quickly reopened for business and the sun began to shine by mid-day.
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Tourists on the Outer Banks took advantage of the last hours of good weather and calm seas before an unwanted guest – Arthur – delivers high winds, foul weather and dangerous rip currents beginning late Thursday.