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Dare County faces challenges collecting occupancy taxes on short-term rentals

As the number of short-term vacation rentals listed with online lodging marketplaces continues to grow on the Outer Banks, some local officials are concerned about whether the county is receiving the occupancy tax it is…

Dare Board hears proposals for ‘essential housing’

Dare County’s initiative to encourage more reasonably priced housing for year-round workers is more than a year old. But the search for exactly what to call it continues on. In June 2018, the Outer Banks…

MFC Votes to Adopt Southern Flounder Amendment 2 with Additional Changes

By Joy Crist The N.C. Marine Fisheries Commission (MFC) voted 6-3 on Friday morning to adopt the Draft Amendment 2 to the Southern Flounder Fishery Management Plan, with three additional amendments made to the current…

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