Latest Dare County, North Carolina Stories

Image 1 - NOAA Uses Modern Tech To Recreate Faces Of USS Monitor Sailors
2012-03-07 08:15:23

NOAA’s Office of National Marine Sanctuaries has released forensic reconstructions of the faces of two USS Monitor crew members.

2010-07-20 13:41:00

NEW BERN, N.C., July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Hatteras Yachts, a unit of Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC), today announced that it will consolidate production of both its Hatteras Yacht and CABO Yacht brands at its facility in New Bern, N.C.

2009-09-10 09:55:00

A NOAA-led research mission has located and identified the final resting place of the YP-389, a US Navy patrol boat sunk approximately 20 miles off the coast of Cape Hatteras, NC, by a German submarine during World War II.

2009-08-08 14:04:42

A three-week expedition off North Carolina will assess the condition of shipwrecks from World War II, a marine preservationist said. Of special interest are ships sunk in 1942, including U.S. ships, German U-boats merchant ships and British naval ships, said David W.

2009-08-07 15:50:00

NOAA will participate in a private research expedition to study marine life living on and around the wreck of the USS Monitor.

2008-11-13 00:00:11

Wildlife authorities say reports that a manatee spotted swimming off the coast of Manteo, N.C., was found dead are "pretty much misinformation." Nicole Adimey, a biologist with the U.S.

2008-10-05 09:00:17

DARE COUNTY | The annual OBX Marathon, Half-Marathon and Fun Run are scheduled for Nov. 9 with pre-race activities on Nov. 7 and 8 . The races are run on certified point-to-point courses and provide an opportunity for participants hoping to quality for the Boston Marathon.

2008-09-28 12:00:33

DARE COUNTY | A ribbon-cutting and open house will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday in the Dare County Substance Abuse Center at 2808 S. Croatan Hwy. in Nags Head.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.