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The North Carolina General Assembly unanimously passed legislation on July 11 that places Shallowbag Bay within the corporate limits of the Town of Manteo, giving the municipality the authority to adopt and enforce ordinances regulating the scenic waters that wrap around the downtown district on Roanoke Island. For the Town of Manteo, that means it […]

7/17/2019 6:15:08 PM

Registration is open for the 16th Annual Carolina Boat Builders Tournament, July 24 to 27 at Pirate’s Cove Marina in Manteo.  The tournament is sponsored by the Dare County Boat Builders Foundation, a non-profit organization that promotes public awareness of the historical and cultural heritage of boat building in Dare County, but its main mission […]

7/17/2019 11:41:08 AM

George Bonner has been named the new director of the North Carolina Renewable Ocean Energy Program (NCROEP). The NCROEP is a research partnership that integrates coastal, electrical, civil and mechanical engineering with the natural and social sciences to research and develop technologies to harness ocean hydropower as a source of renewable energy.       Supported by […]

7/17/2019 11:12:45 AM

Stephen Walter Marynowicz, 83, completed his trip life trip on July 13, 2019. Stephen was born to Stephen and Thora (Robinson) Marynowicz in Philadelphia, PA on November 4, 1935. He graduated from Haddon Heights High School in Haddon Heights, NJ and served as a YN3 in the US Naval Reserve. Stephen spent most of his […]

7/17/2019 10:34:36 AM

Margaret White Bradley passed away Tuesday, July 16, 2019. She was born in Norfolk, Virginia on March 28, 1924, to the late Rodney C. White, Sr. and Ada Machen White. Margaret was preceded in death by the love of her life, her husband of 73 years, James M. Bradley. She was also predeceased by her […]

7/17/2019 10:26:24 AM

Nearly one million people will be living with Parkinson’s disease (PD) in the U.S. by 2020, according to the Parkinson’s Foundation. The disease, which affects both a person’s ability to communicate and move, is difficult to diagnose because it develops differently from person to person. That’s why working with a doctor to evaluate symptoms and […]

7/17/2019 7:37:54 AM

Nearly one million people will be living with Parkinson’s disease (PD) in the U.S. by 2020, according to the Parkinson’s Foundation. The disease, which affects both a person’s ability to communicate and move, is difficult to diagnose because it develops differently from person to person. That’s why working with a doctor to evaluate symptoms and […]

7/17/2019 4:40:14 AM

BY NEEL KELLER There were clear signs of support from the Dare County Commissioners for a Dare Regional Airport modernization project that would include expanding the main runway following a presentation by consultant Brent Lane at the board’s July 15 meeting. Because of technical glitches during his first presentation of the proposal at the June […]

7/16/2019 10:04:03 AM

For the third time in five years, a sea turtle nesting record at Cape Hatteras National Seashore (Seashore) has been broken. In 2015, a nesting record of 289 nests was set, followed by a new record in 2016 when 325 sea turtle nests were found on Seashore beaches. Now, with more than a month to […]

7/16/2019 3:09:34 PM

The 82nd Anniversary Season of The Lost Colony commemorates the 432nd birthday of Virginia Dare, the first English child born in the New World to colonist Eleanor Dare on August 18th, 1587. The Lost Colony continues its long celebrated tradition of using real babies during the August 17th performance. Being a “Virginia Dare Baby” is […]

7/16/2019 11:49:05 AM