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Sobriety checkpoints to operate throughout the state The Kill Devil Hills Police Department has announced on its Facebook page that Monday June 27 will mark the start of the state’s July 4 holiday season Operation Firecracker "Booze It & Lose It" campaign. Full story

6/26/2022 8:16:17 PM

Dare County offices will be closed on Monday, July 4, 2022, in observance of Independence Day. This closure includes the Manteo Recycle Yard, the Dare County C&D Landfill and the Buxton Transfer Station. Full story

6/26/2022 7:28:10 PM

On June 24, Dare County provided an update on three current beach nourishment projects in the county. Here is the latest. Full story

6/25/2022 10:08:05 AM

Erma Queen Gaskins Scarborough, 89, of Avon, NC died Friday, June 24, 2022, at her home. Full story

6/25/2022 5:09:44 PM

High rip current risk from Duck to Buxton. Moderate south of Cape Hatteras. Full story

6/26/2022 7:35:12 AM

Teresa Marie Coffey O’Neal died June 23, 2022, at her home in Ocracoke, North Carolina, with her husband by her side. Full story

6/25/2022 11:45:14 AM

I’m taking a childhood favorite and putting a Rosie-spin on it.  I’m making an adult version of macaroni and cheese with grown-up flavors. Full story

6/25/2022 11:13:29 AM

In the early morning hours of Friday, June 24, 2022, Scott Lee Forbes, 71, of Powells Point, NC lost his 10 year battle with cancer but gained his eternal reward. Full story

6/25/2022 9:15:42 AM

Dare Board Chair Woodard critical of hospital board meeting By Kip Tabb | Outer Banks Voice. Saying that “We are compassionate. And we do care,” Outer Banks Hospital (OBH) President Ronnie Sloan told the hospital board of directors at a June 24 meeting that the recent loss of primary care physicians in Manteo was part of a regional and national problem that is directly affecting Outer Banks health care. Full story

6/24/2022 4:32:24 PM

By Michelle Wagner | Outer Banks Voice Spurred by the news that Outer Banks Family Medicine-Manteo would no longer serve about 2,400 patients due to a lack of medical providers, the Manteo Board of Commissioners met with a representative of the North Carolina Medical Society Foundation on June 24 to discuss ways to recruit and retain private medical practitioners. Full story

6/24/2022 3:41:19 PM