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  • For Dare County, some sobering stats
    Local experts, surveys highlight the need for care hereTwelve years ago, Manteo physician Dr. Walter Holton stood in front of the Dare County Board of Commissioners and identified mental health care as one of the most serious health issues facing…
  • Groups seek court order blocking Atlantic seismic blasting
    On Feb. 20, a group of conservation organizations asked a federal judge to block the start of seismic airgun blasting in the Atlantic Ocean, a precursor to offshore drilling, until the case can fully be heard.
  • Nags Head’s new police chief assesses the job
    Phil Webster is a strong community policing advocateNew Nags Head Police Chief Phil Webster, who retired as head of the North Myrtle Beach Police Department in 2017, certainly sees some basic similarities in the two jobs. "I've policed my entire…
  • Sounding an alarm on homeowner’s insurance
    OBAR’s Willo Kelly rallies opposition to proposed 30% increase
  • The battle of the bridge intensifies
    Hatteras residents mount challenge to Basnight name changeWith the State Board of Transportation slated to vote on the matter on March 7, a group of Hatteras Island residents have launched a full-fledged protest campaign to prevent the Bonner Bridge replacement…
  • COA to add general education classes next summer
    The College of the Albemarle plans to add general education classes for the summer schedule 2019 at the Dare County Campus in Manteo.
  • ‘The real maverick’
    Walter Jones remembered for principle and independence