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Jun 21

Southern Shores re-examines requiring permits for parties

The Town of Southern Shores could be inviting itself to your party, and if you plan to serve alcohol, it might inviting the State of North Carolina. The Town Council is considering limitations on large private gatherings.

Jun 21


Jun 20

Here’s what’s happening on the Knapp Bridge and U.S. 158

Two projects aimed at improving the J.P. Knapp Bridge and U.S. 158 are continuing this summer while the state Department of Transportation works to minimize their effects on summer travel through Currituck County.

Jun 20


Jun 20

NCDOT plans project to stop sound’s assault on ferry landing

Cape Hatteras National Seashore wants to hear opinions on a proposal to install a steel wall and groins at the north end of Ocracoke Island to keep the ferry landing area from going under water.

Jun 20


Jun 18

Looking south at the new multi-use path in Duck. Walkers and runners to the right, Bike path in the middle. NC 12 on the left.

Kudos to Duck — Multi-path design is a real winner

Foot traffic and bike…never the twain shall meet with this plan. No more joggers or walkers greeted with frantic cries of, “On your left. On your left,” from bicyclists. For anyone who has never experienced this, be assured, it can be pretty terrifying.

Jun 18


Jun 19

Sea Breeze Drive Access in Duck. Is the access private as the Sand Dollar Shores HOA asserts or is it public according to Bob Hovey?

Did original deeds give public access through private land in Duck?

As Bob Hovey approaches the path to the beach he had his cellphone recording and he was confronted by a man and a woman who tell him he is not permitted to use the access and that they own the property.

Jun 19


Jun 18

Update: Beach work paused for a few days while dredge refuels

Sand pumping operations and beach reconstruction will stop temporarily starting Tuesday evening as the Dredge Liberty Island sails to Norfolk for re-fueling, which will take two to three day the Town of Nags Head says in its latest update.

Jun 18


Jun 18

Barbara Lee Barnett Williams of Buxton, June 17

arbara Lee Barnett Williams of Buxton, NC went to be with our Lord, June 17th, 2019. Her ever-present warm smile was contagious to everyone she had contact with. She was the best wife and mother that GOD could have ever given to anyone.

Jun 18


Jun 18

Shoaled-up emergency ferry channel unusable for storm season

An update from Steve Shriver of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers confirmed that the emergency ferry route from Rodanthe Harbor to Stumpy Point Harbor reaches a depth of only 8 feet maximum -- not nearly enough for the state's boats to use.

Jun 18


Jun 18

Local Bank Donates to REALTOR® Association’s Scholarship Fund

Townebank Mortgage celebrated the Grand Opening of their Regional Headquarters in Kitty Hawk with an Outer Banks Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting and social. During the event, the Townebank Mortgage presented Outer Banks Association of REALTORS® (OBAR) with a $5,000 check for their Scholarship Fund.

Jun 18


Jun 17

Storied structures in Manteo to make way for Town Common

Changes are again under way as preparations are made for construction of what is being called the Manteo Town Common. The location of the venture is on land situated between Ananias Dare and Budleigh streets.

Jun 17


Jun 17

Three die after head-on collision in Currituck County

Three of the four people in a vehicle that crossed the center line on U.S. 158 near Edgewater Drive in Grandy about 7:30 a.m. died in a head-on collision Monday. They had earlier finished an overnight shift at Walmart in Kitty Hawk.

Jun 17


Jun 18

Nags Head’s new budget includes a 1-cent tax increase

Nags Head's new budget includes a property tax incease of 1-cent per $100 value and projects another 1-cent increase next year. Count your Starbucks: A 1-cent increase comes to $30 a year, or $2.50 a month, on a $300,000 house.

Jun 18