Stories in "General news"
The 2014 high school football season got underway Friday night with a full slate of games across northeastern North Carolina. First Flight opened with a win on the road, while Manteo and Currituck will have to wait until Monday to play.
These powerful seaward channels accounted for at least seven deaths in North Carolina last year and on average, 100 fatal drownings annually nationwide. Scientists are using GPS to better understand them.
Lesiba Simon Matsoake, 40, was sentenced to 20 years for choking and raping a 26-year-old Kill Devil Hills bartender on June 10, 2003, shortly after she had taken an early-morning dip in the ocean.
Belinda Tillet, 43, was killed after her SUV crossed the center line of Airport Road near Daphne Lane, struck a tree and overturned. The accident happened at about 10:52 p.m.
While nest counts are closer to averages seen between 2008 and 2011 in Cape Hatteras National Seashore in, sea turtles have laid the third highest number of nests on record in northern Dare County.
Commissioner Wally Overman’s resolution cited the failure of the federal government to control illegal immigration, describing the recent wave from Central American countries as “unprecedented.”
Dare County commissioners approved the next phase for rebuilding the beach in Buxton, but the engineer planning the project cautioned that obtaining permits will be an uphill battle.
Workers installing a sign at a shopping center Tuesday morning in Camden struck a natural gas line, forcing the evacuation of surrounding businesses, a day care and the closure of a portion of U.S. 158.
Concerned about the prospect of drones buzzing all over town, Nags Head Mayor Bob Edwards has asked for draft regulations that the Board of Commissioners can consider in the future.
A new state report says Dare County ranked fourth among the North Carolina's 100 counties for visitor economic impact at just over $953 million dollars in 2013, up almost 3 percent from the previous year.
Planned renovations include new interactive exhibits, galleries, a new admissions area and an upgrade to the gift shop. Visitors will be able to use cell phones to interact with various exhibits.
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