Aug 20


Aug 20


Let’s not forget Chief Manteo during annual August festivities

The 427th birthday of the first English person born in the New World was celebrated on Roanoke Island Monday . This is also a special time for Croatoan Chief Manteo. But is he annually upstaged by baby Virginia Dare?



SPCA Pet of the Week: Patience

She is six years old and was surrendered to the shelter due to the recent death of her previous owner. She loves to be held and does really well in the carrier for those short car outings.

10 hrs


Plane rides, model show and more planned for Aviation Day

Tuesday will be a family fun day as the National Park Service and First Flight Society, a park partner, celebrate National Aviation Day at Wright Brothers National Memorial, the birthplace of modern aviation.


Burnside Bridge

Replacement of Burnside bridge closes section of road

The bridge over the canal running under Burnside Road adjacent to Croatan Sound on Roanoke Island will be replaced, and the span will be closed to traffic starting Monday. The project will take about three months to complete.

Aug 11


NCDOT Ferry Division launches photography contest

The state Ferry Division is inviting photographers to take part in a late summer contest highlighting the connection between life in eastern North Carolina and the North Carolina Ferry System.

Aug 13


COA ranked No. 16 community college by

The website develops the rankings based on statistical analysis of a variety of measures, including admission data, student retention and student-faculty ratios.

Aug 13


Opening of license plate agency in Currituck is delayed

The North Carolina Division of Motor Vehicles said Currituck County will soon have a vehicle license plate agency, but the wait is going to be a little bit longer until a location is found.

Aug 13


Dare County Clerk’s office adds one, recognizes two others

lby D. Hux was sworn in on May 27 as a deputy clerk. Hux is a 2007 graduate of Manteo High School and she also holds an associate's degree. Hux will be working in the finance division.

Aug 13

Decoys in the Museum

Decoy exhibit part of renovated museum at Festival Park

The N.C. Decoy Exhibit is from the Dr. A. Everette James Jr. Collection and features handcrafted northeastern North Carolina decoys made by hunters and guides.

Aug 11


Attorney general scheduled for local Democratic fund raiser

Attorney General Roy Cooper will be the featured speaker at a fund raiser for the Dare County Democratic Party on Monday, Aug. 18 at the home of Jim and Linda Harris at 7099 Old Manns Harbor Road

Aug 11


Headquarters for Lost Colony search moves close to home

First Colony Foundation President Phillip Evans shook hands with Dare County Board of Commissioners Chairman Warren Judge Friday to open the site of the new Foundation headquarters on Budleigh Street in Manteo.

Aug 9


Spencer Gregory named county’s top employee for July

Gregory coordinates programming for the Roanoke Island and Dare County mainland division of Parks and Recreation, supervises program staff and coaches and manages facility maintenance.

Aug 11


Minton tourney raises $3,400 to help kids pay for rec activities

Sixteen teams from across North Carolina competed in the 5th Annual F.C. Minton Charity Basketball Tournament held July 4 to 6 at the Youth Center in Kill Devil Hills.

Aug 3

GOP Hdqts 2014 1064

Dare Republicans open headquarters in Nags Head

Located at 100 Dunn Street in Nags Head, the headquarters will be a spot where you can stop by and pick up candidate information and yard signs. It is open Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 3 to 7 p.m.

Aug 7


Dare Democrats to open campaign headquarters in KDH

The Dare County Democratic Party plans a grand opening of it new campaign headquarters Tuesday, Aug. 5 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. The headquarters is in the Seagate North Shopping Center at 3105 N. Croatan Hwy., Kill Devil Hills.

Aug 3