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Latest Dare County, North Carolina Stories

2008-07-20 09:00:24

By RYAN HUTCHINS By Ryan Hutchins The Virginian-Pilot The Nags Head Board of Commissioners decided Friday not to pursue a potential project with the Army Corps of Engineers that would have put sand dredged from Oregon Inlet on town beaches.

2008-07-18 09:00:41

By RYAN HUTCHINS By Ryan Hutchins The Virginian-Pilot Nags Head Efforts to widen Nags Head beaches have failed over the years at the federal, county and local levels, but another idea goes on the table today.

2008-07-13 09:00:00

By W MEADE STITH III By W. Meade Stith III Environmentalists have sued to stop driving on beaches in the Cape Hatteras National Seashore while the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service continues to push for more critical habitat designations in the Seashore.

2008-07-03 09:01:19

CURRITUCK COUNTY | The North Carolina School of the Arts and local musicians will perform at 7 p.m. each Thursday on the south lawn of the Whalehead Club. Today, the school will bring Dixieland Beat with blues, jazz, rags and brass. A dmission is free.

2008-06-26 09:02:36

The Virginian-Pilot Three areas closed off to protect shorebirds near Oregon Inlet have been expanded after someone in an off-road vehicle ran down fencing and carved "doughnuts" in the sand over the weekend.

2008-06-22 09:00:30

Dare County | The renovation of the monument at Wright Brothers National Memorial has been completed and a ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday followed by an opportunity for visitors to climb to the top of the monument on a first-come, first- served basis.

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2008-05-15 11:15:00

The natural resources of the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary off the North Carolina coast are in good condition overall, but the wreck of the Civil War ironclad encompassed by the site is at risk from human activity and natural deterioration, according to a new NOAA report.

2007-06-06 09:00:22

Linear Air, the leading very light jet (VLJ) air-taxi operator, today announced a new scheduled by-the-seat private air service between Manassas, Virginia and Manteo, North Carolina.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.