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  • Ocracoke Express Passenger Ferry Service Launches May 20
    Starting Monday, people traveling between Hatteras and Ocracoke Village will have a new travel option. In addition to the car ferries that already serve the popular route, visitors will have the Ocracoke Express passenger-only ferry as an option.
  • NC Attorney General Stein sues e-cigarette maker Juul
    Alleges company targets young peopleOn May 15, North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein filed a lawsuit against JUUL for designing, marketing, and selling its e-cigarettes to attract young people and for misrepresenting the potency and danger of nicotine in its…
  • County officials say gastrointestinal virus infected guests at Manteo event
    Gastrointestinal virus likely caused illness in individuals attending event on May 3
  • Lifeguards being added in Frisco
    Cape Hatteras National Seashore will add lifeguard services at the Frisco Day Use Area this Memorial Day weekend. The popular beach, located south of the village of Frisco, will be staffed with lifeguards seven days a week between 9 a.m.…
  • National Boating Safety Week starts May 18
    National Boating Safety Week starts May 18, and Coast Guard Station Oregon Inlet will commemorate the week starting with an Open House from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 18.
  • KDH Sgt. Rawls epitomizes ‘service above self’
    BEYOND THE BADGE: OFFICERS WHO GO THE EXTRA MILEKill Devil Hills Police Sergeant Rodney Rawls keeps busy. Aside from his work on the KDH force, he also serves as a part-time EMT with Dare County Emergency Medical Services. He served…
  • A ‘Major’ accomplishment
    There’s a local favorite competing at this week’s PGA Golf Championship at the Bethpage Black course on Long Island. Cory Schneider, 35, the long-time PGA Director of Instruction at the Pointe Golf Club in Powell’s Point will be teeing it…