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  • Managing the 'mega-houses'
    Southern Shores, Duck look to enact new size rulesAs Dare County municipalities try to address concerns about the proliferation of “mega-houses” and their impact on the character and environment of beach communities, the town councils in both Southern Shores and…
  • A blue ripple?
    Election highlights challenges Dems face in Dare CountyAccording to the political parlance of the moment, there wasn’t a "Blue Wave” in North Carolina on Nov. 7 — maybe something more like a “Blue Tide.”
  • A trip to remember
    In a time of trial, a family retraces their steps to Frisco
  • Moresman wins OBX Marathon, Becker finishes 1st among women
    Bryan Morseman, 33, of Bath, NY, easily captured the Outer Banks Marathon on Nov. 11, completing the course in 2:26:36 and besting his nearest competitor, McDouglas Perez (2:53:10) by more than 26 minutes. Finishing third overall was Dillon Pope, of…
  • Nags Head pedestrian dies after being hit by car
    A 19-year-old man has died after being struck by a vehicle in Nags Head on Thursday evening, Nov. 8. Jovan Jordany Yurnet Matos, of Nags Head, was, according to witnesses, in the southbound lane of South Croatan Highway near Soundside…
  • Steinburg, Hanig win races for N.C. Senate and House
    Bateman and Tobin prevail in Dare Commissioner battles
  • Dare Board switches animal shelter architects
    Opts for firm that designed the Currituck County facilityAfter getting a report from County Manager Bobby Outten, the Dare County Commissioners voted at their Nov. 5 meeting to switch the architects on the $2 million project to build a new…
  • Amid sadness and concern, Stumpy Point P.O. closes
    Residents now worry about zip code changeThe sudden closing of the Stumpy Point Post Office on Oct. 27 has angered some residents, who say they feel that a piece of their tight-knit community has been lost. And, with reports that…
  • Stabbing at party in KDH sends 19-year-old to hospital.
    The Kill Devil Hills Police Department is seeking juvenile petitions against a 15-year-old male for a stabbing incident that occurred at a party on Burns Drive on Nov. 2.
  • Man charged in thefts from Nags Head businesses
    Suspect already in custody from Southern Shores break-inNags Head Police have charged an 18-year-old Kill Devil Hills man on several counts of breaking and entering after he was arrested by Southern Shores police for a similar incident in that town.

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