Stories Tagged "Dare County"

Dare budget proposal outlines EMS changes

A new budget proposed for Dare County calls for no tax increase and reworks Emergency Medical Services to cover peak hours while saving overtime costs. full story »

May 23


New rules for sand funds leave room to maneuver

New rules for doling out Dare County shoreline management money put an emphasis on public beach access but leave plenty of wiggle room for exceptions. full story »

Feb 19


Blue Dare edges toward red on political spectrum

2010 signaled a big change. Not only did the GOP take both state houses for the first time in a century, Dare Republicans also did remarkably well. full story »

Jan 29


Newspaper editor to run for Dare commissioner

Sandy Semans, managing editor of the Outer Banks Sentinel, announced she will begin a petition drive to run as an independent candidate. full story »

Jan 17


More erosion control needed for temporary bridge

Rocks and walls will be added over the next four to six weeks to protect the southern landing of the temporary N.C. 12 bridge, requiring temporary lane closures. full story »

Jan 17


Causey announces run for NC Insurance Commisioner

Greensboro businessman, farmer, and retired insurance executive Mike Causey announced Monday in Manteo his candidacy for the Republican nomination for state Insurance Commissioner. full story »

Jan 9


One arrested in Roanoke Island drug bust

Dare County Sheriff's deputies arrested Jeffrey Wade Midgett on Friday in connection with the discovery of marijuana plants at a Roanoke Island home. full story »

Jan 6


November unemployment ticks up locally

Almost three-fourths of North Carolina's counties saw a drop in their jobless rates from October to November, but Dare and Hyde counties have now moved into double-digits. full story »

Jan 4


Navy to resume use of range on Pamlico Sound

The U.S. Navy plans to resume operations on the Long Shoal Naval Ordnance Area, commonly known as the Stumpy Point Bombing Range. full story »

Dec 29


Dare board formalizes disputed hunting program

After taking heat over the killing of two bears on county-owned land, Dare commissioners decided to formalize a hunting program for youths. full story »

Dec 5


Hurricane Irene put the brakes on a banner year

New economic numbers provided by The Outer Banks Chamber of Commerce offer little solace, although there are signs that construction and visitation are rebounding. full story »

Nov 14


Plenty of good reasons to get out and vote

It would be much easier for those elected on Tuesday to carry with them a mandate consisting of 50, 60 or even 70 percent of the voters. Let’s do it! full story »

Nov 8