Stories by Mark Jurkowitz

Candidates set for fall municipal elections

With the deadline for filing candidate papers over as of July 19, at least one municipal election result can already be reported. Manteo Mayor Bobby Owens, who defeated incumbent Jamie Daniels in 2017, will be…

Jul 20


Tourism Board sees plan for transforming Event Site

At a special July 18 meeting, members of the Dare County Tourism Board and a number of other local officials got a look at what the future could hold for the Soundside Event Site in Nags Head.

Jul 18


Remembering Denise Johnson

22 years since the unsolved KDH murder July 13 marks the anniversary of a crime that stunned the Outer Banks and that remains unsolved to this day. Twenty-two years ago, 33-year-old Denise Johnson was brutally…

Jul 13


Murphy defeats Perry in GOP Congressional primary

State rep will meet Democrat Allen Thomas Sept. 10 State Representative and physician Greg Murphy defeated pediatrician Joan Perry in a special July 9 GOP primary and will face Democrat Allen Thomas in a Sept.…

Jul 9