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  • 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…
  • Special Olympians to highlight Kelly’s 2019 St. Patty’s Parade
    Restaurateur and parade founder Mike Kelly poses with the 2019 Dare County Special Olympians who were named as the Grand Marshals of his 30th annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade slated for Sunday, March 17. The parade starts at 1 p.m.…
  • Putting some teeth into dog tethering ordinance
    Commissioners opt for stronger enforcement
  • Free job workshops at Dare Library
    For those who need a job, are out of work or want to change their career, NCWorks Outreach Coordinator Heidi O’Neal will present an informative hands-on workshop at each Dare County Library location for those interested in learning about the…
  • No one injured in Nags Head fire
    Saturday, January 5, 2019, 8:30 am – Nags Head’s Fire Department responded to a house fire at approximately 6:31 am this morning in the 3500 block of South Memorial Avenue. The house was occupied at the time, but all residents…
  • Nags Head puts off decision on docking facilities
    Request tabled after discussion reveals some confusion on issueTwo Nags Head restaurants will have to wait another month for a decision on whether they will be able to provide soundside docking facilities for patrons after the Nags Head Board of…

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