Tagged: Dare County

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Hurricane Matthew-Surprising Power in OBX Storm

Hurricane Matthew delivered to the Outer Banks what is in tropical storm terms a haymaker—a wild punch that seemed to catch almost everyone by surprise. By Thursday of last week we knew the weekend...

Groundbreaking. (LtoR) Bob Woodard, Chair Dare County Commissioners; Nicholas Tennyson, Secretary NCDOT; Shelley Blake, NCDOT lead counsel; Beth Midgett, bridge advocate; Governor Pat McCrory; Queen Elizabeth I; Lance Culpepper, The Lost Colony; Representative Walter Jones; Mike Charbonneau - Deputy Secretary of Communications, NCDOT. 1

Bonner Bridge Groundbreaking

Saying, “This is personal,” Governor Pat McCrory described the journey to replace the Bonner Bridge from legally stalled to today’s groundbreaking ceremony. “This is personal,” he went on to say, “because when I first...

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Kitty Hawk Votes to Continue Nourishment

A troubled and divided Kitty Hawk Town Council voted 4 to 1 to continue to participate in the Dare County Intralocal beach nourishment project after bids on the venture came in higher than forecast....

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Dare County Schools Art Show a Joy

  As a reporter I get to cover a lot of stories. Some are serious, some fun, some are important because they mean a lot to Outer Banks community. The one story, though, that...

Fred Brason of Project Lazarus speaking at Jennette's Pier. 0

Project Lazarus in Dare County

There is not one reason for addiction; not one reason for a drug overdose; there is not one personality type, not one economic class, not one race that is immune to the ravages of...

At the meeting sponsored by the Dare County Democratic Party. LtoR: Sue Burgess, Superintendent Dare County Schools; Leanne Winning, Director of Governmental Relations for the NC Schools Board Association; Dr. Randolph Latimore, Superintendent of Hyde County Schools. 0

The State of NC Education

As the North Carolina state budget remains mired in an impasse, the state’s schools are among the most dramatically affected. Although the quandary over what programs to fund and how to compensate teachers and...

Darrell Scott speaking at ESCU about Rachel's Challenge on Tuesday. 0

Chain of Compassion-Opinion by Kip Tabb

Like many Outer Banks residents I wear a number of hats. Most people know me, or at least know of me, because I’ve been covering Outer Banks news and events for almost 20 years....

Paul Tine speaking at the Dare County press conference. "It's not a very good plan." 1

Redistributing Tourism Dollars

  As the North Carolina legislature struggles to create a budget for the upcoming year, a proposed redistribution of sales tax revenue in the Senate bill is raising red flags in Dare and Currituck...

Former Commissioner Bill Pitt outlining the history of beach nourishment funding on the Outer Banks 0

Heated Comments at KDH Meeting

At the last public hearing on the Kill Devil Hills 2015-16 budget before a vote is taken on June 24, emotions ran high as some residents questioned the fairness of the formula the commissioners...