Stories by Victoria Bragunier

Board scraps idea of sheriff’s escorts for election night results

The move was the result of pushback from a Hatteras Island precinct official and a decision by the Dare County Sheriff’s Office to withdraw its offer to shuttle flash drives and poll workers to election headquarters.

Apr 18


Deputies will help speed up slow election returns in Dare

Even during the digital age, Dare has consistently lagged behind neighboring counties in posting results online. So the Dare County Board of Elections has decided to do something about it.

Apr 12


What is it? Empty for a year, old bank will house realty office

Sitting vacant for the past year, the building that once housed the Nags Head BB&T at 201 West Seachase Drive across U.S. 158 from the Nags Head Muncipal Center and just south of Outback Steakhouse is getting new tenants.

Apr 7


Local lawyer hired to run Dare drug court aimed at rehab

Local courts have used the approach of rehabilitation for repeat offenders with serious substance-use issues for several years, often at the request of the district attorney and defense counsel. Now, it has been formalized in Dare County.

Apr 8


Nags Head sets new rules for Airbnb, other short-term rentals

The ordinance requires annual registration of a short-term rental property, additional parking spaces for the unit, point of contact information on the owner and disclosure of liability insurance coverage for the rental.

Apr 3