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  • Colington guard firing triggers angry backlash
    1,000 sign petition to bring back Marcus CopelandFor nearly five years, Marcus Copeland made the hour-long drive from Creswell to work the 1 to 9 p.m. shift at the Colington Harbour gatehouse, where thousands of residents and visitors got to…
  • A spirited ‘State of the County’ speech
    Woodard uses humor, emotion to review top issues
  • Wright announces run for Congress
    Kitty hawk resident Paul Wright announced at the Jan. 10 meeting of the Dare County Republican Party at the Kill Devil Hills Town Hall that he is a candidate for North Carolina’s 3rd district of the U.S. House of Representatives…
  • A ‘new day’ for Manteo
    Town Manager James Ayers plans to hit the ground running
  • The Basnight Bridge?
    Move emerges to name new span after former state senator
  • Some drug news dries up
    Sheriff’s office no longer issues releases on arrestsAccording to Sheriff Doug Doughtie, there are a significant number of drug-related crimes and arrests occurring in Dare County. What’s different now is that there is not as much information about them since…
  • The government shutdown hits home
    Isn’t it nice to live on a barrier island? Out here on our little sandbar, it’s easy to imagine that the world’s problems are far away. Cholera in Yemen, famine in South Sudan. Light years away, right? Ebola in the…
  • 'The Reverend don't give up!'
    Manteo event celebrates King's courage and perseveranceSpeaking at the 28th annual Dare County Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Celebration on Saturday, Jan. 12, Dare County Board of Commissioners Chairman Bob Woodard honored the civil rights champion's vision, courage and indomitable…
  • Update: Asheville official, James Ayers, named Manteo Town Manager
    The Manteo Board of Commissioners has selected James E. Ayers II as the new town manager. Mr. Ayers will assume his new responsibilities by mid-February, subject to formal appointment and approval of terms of employment in an open board meeting.
  • Manteo Board selects new town manager
    Name to be revealed after parties agree on termsThe Manteo Board of Commissioners has decided on the candidate it wants as the new town manager to replace the recently retired Kermit Skinner. But, as the Sentinel went to press, officials…

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