Stories in "General news"

Capt. Marty’s Fishing Report: Tuesday, Dec. 16

Capt. Marty Brill provides an update every weekday morning on Beach 104 and 94.5 WCMS about what's happening with the fishing offshore, inshore, and from the beaches of the Outer Banks.

Dec 16


Motions heard Tuesday; Summerfield trial on track for Feb. 2

Nathan Summerfield is accused of stabbing and strangling the mother of his child in 2012 during a July Fourth vacation on Hatteras Island. Prosecutors decided last year that he will not face a death sentence.

Dec 9


Coast Guard airlifts woman from cruise ship off Hatteras

Crew members aboard the 1,069-foot Norwegian Breakaway contacted the Coast Guard at around 8:45 a.m., saying that a 71-year-old woman needed medical attention.

Dec 6


Ailing green moray eel on leave from Jennette’s for treatment

The eel took leave of the tank this fall when radiographs showed compressed vertebrae, said Saiward Turnbaugh, aquarist at the pier, which is operated by the North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island.

Dec 5


Identified six years after body was found, man had ties to KDH

Virginia authorities say the man was Glenn Edward Wilson, who was 50 years old when his body was found on April 5, 2008, according to a statement from the Dare County Sheriff's Office.

Dec 3


Update: Nags Head chief and wife both face assault charges

Nags Head Police Chief Kevin Brinkley and his wife, Rochelle, both face simple assault charges after authorities were called to their Currituck County home last Friday.

Dec 2

(N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries)

State fisheries agency announces new limits for striped bass

Citing a decline in stocks, the state Division of Marine Fisheries has reduced catch limits for striped bass in the Atlantic Ocean and Albemarle Sound/Roanoke River areas for the latest season.

Dec 2


GOP takes control of Dare Board with Woodard as chairman

With a new Republican majority seated, the Dare County Board of Commissioners elected Bob Woodard Monday as its new chairman, ending an era of Democratic control.

Dec 1

KDH Memorial Drive pipes

Pipe replacement project begins on KDH’s Memorial Boulevard

Contractors are getting ready to start a project to replace water mains and upgrade drainage pipes between the bypass and Beach Road in the Kill Devil Hills neighborhood of North Kitty Hawk Shores.

Dec 1


Nags Head chief on leave while assault charge is investigated

The Town of Nags Head has placed Police Chief Kevin Brinkley on paid leave while authorities investigate a misdemeanor assault complaint against him in Currituck County.

Nov 30

Safe Passage: Paddling 2,500 miles for the kids of Guatemala

Maine resident Deborah Walters is not your typical grandmother. At 63, this vibrant and energetic woman has logged about 1,000 miles of a 2,500-mile journey from Maine to Guatemala. It may be her own version of the Appalachian Trail, but it’s by water – in a kayak. And while the expedition may not be easy, Read More...

Nov 30


Two wounded in overnight shooting in Elizabeth City

One man was shot while leaving a downtown nightspot in a vehicle and was listed in critical condition at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital. The other was treated and released from Sentara Albemarle Medical Center.

Nov 28