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  • Corbett named Coastal Studies Institute director
    East Carolina University has named Dr. Reide Corbett as its new dean of integrated coastal programs and director of the Coastal Studies Institute.
  • A Hammerhead on Hatteras
    Amy Harrison and her family from Roanoke Rapids, N.C. were vacationing on the Outer Banks, fishing around Ramp 38 between Avon and Buxton at about 6:30 p.m. on Weds., Aug. 15, when they saw a big crowd gather and plenty…
  • Why Southern Shores politics are different
    In this scenic town, passion meets pugnacityAs far as anyone can recall, last week’s censure of Southern Shores Town Council Member Gary McDonald by three of his council colleagues marked the first time in Dare County that such a punitive…
  • Tales of the descendants: Remembering the historic, heroic Mirlo rescue, Aug. 13-17
    Relatives of Mirlo rescuers help keep the legacy aliveRodanthe native Jonna Midgette is the great-granddaughter of John Allen Midgett, the leader of the heroic six-man crew that rescued 42 sailors from the stricken British tanker Mirlo a century ago. She…
  • All occupants safe after Duck residential fire
    The Duck Fire Department was called to a reported structure fire located at 132 Dune Road at approximately 6:40 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 15. Firefighters arrived to find flames, smoke and heavy fire. All three occupants escaped the home with…
  • Progress made on Dare zoning changes
    But Planning Director Creef needs more timeMeeting on Aug. 13, the Dare County Planning Board made progress on a number of zoning proposals presented by Planning Director Donna Creef that are intended to address the county’s widely acknowledged shortage of…
  • Davies named Dare HHS Director
    Burrus retirement announcedSheila Davies, Director of the Public Health Division of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), will become the Dare County Director of Health and Human Services at the end of the month, when current HHS Director…