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  • 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…
  • 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…
  • 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…
  • 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…
  • 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…
  • Coast Guard responds to two vessel emergencies
    Coast Guard helicopter and boat crews helped eight people on the charter boat Good Times, which was taking on water about 30 miles southeast of Hatteras Inlet on Aug. 9.
  • Aug. 13-17: Remembering the historic, heroic Mirlo rescue
    Five-day centennial celebration August 13-17
  • Southern Shores Council censures member Gary McDonald
    Move comes in response to comment at July 10 meetingRevisiting a contentious incident that surfaced during its July meeting, the Southern Shores Town Council took the unusual step of censuring one of its own members at its Aug. 7 meeting.
  • What's in a name?
    Why the word 'affordable’ is not part of the county’s housing initiativeLast month, when the Dare County Commissioners renewed the Outer Banks Chamber of Commerce’s $25,000 contract for overseeing economic development and added another $10,000 for work on its workforce…
  • Duck moving to limit house sizes
    New proposal would cap structures at 7,000 square feetThe Duck Town Council is slated next month to consider a new approach to regulating the size of residential structures, one that would use a tiered approach in which lot sizes would…

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