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15 hrs ago | Jacksonville Daily News

ENC sees increase in visitor spending

Of the state's 100 counties, 95 saw increases in visitor spending in 2013, according to new data from the N.C. Department of Commerce's Division of Tourism, Film and Sports Development.

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Related Topix: Onslow County, NC, North Carolina, 9, Buncombe County, NC, Carteret County, NC

Tue Aug 19, 2014

WAVY-TV Portsmouth

Joseph Jett (left) and Anna Baggett (Photos by the Dare County Sheriff's Office).

Deputies with the Dare County Sheriff's Office made a traffic stop in Manteo as part of an ongoing investigation into the sale and distribution of heroin in the county, according to Chief Deputy Steve Hoggard.

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Related Topix: Manteo, NC

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Hispanic Business

Fitch Affirms Dare County, NC's GOs at 'AA'; Stable Outlook

The Rating Outlook is Stable. SECURITY The GO bonds are general obligations of the county secured by a pledge of its full faith and credit and unlimited taxing power.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

WVEC-TV Norfolk

PHOTOS: Suspects wanted for breaking into Dare County school

The Dare County Sheriff's Office needs help identifying several individuals they say broke into buildings and vehicles at the Cape Hatteras Secondary School in Buxton.

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Related Topix: Hatteras, NC, Buxton, NC

WAVY-TV Portsmouth

Surveillance image provided by the Dare County Sheriff's Office.

Deputies in Dare County are asking for help identifying a group of people who were seen breaking into buildings and vehicles at a Cape Hatteras school.

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Related Topix: Hatteras, NC

Mon Aug 11, 2014

WTKR-TV Norfolk

Man's body found in water near Frisco Woods Campground

Authorities are trying to figure out the exact cause of death after a man's body was found in the water near the Frisco Woods Campground.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

The Medina Gazette

DA's death in North Carolina delays trial of Ashland man on murder charge

A trial date has yet to be set for an accused killer who was arrested at a Wadsworth motel two years ago by U.S. marshals.

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Related Topix: Manteo, NC

Wed Aug 06, 2014

The Daily Advance

Dare sheriff: Body found; man may have jumped off bridge

The Dare County Sheriff's Office is investigating the death of a man who apparently jumped off the Wright Memorial Bridge on Wednesday.

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Tue Aug 05, 2014

WAVY-TV Portsmouth

John Tyrone Grimes

While investigating the incidents that happened last month, the Dare County Sheriff's Office was able to develop a suspect.

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Related Topix: Manteo, NC

Fri Aug 01, 2014

Jacksonville Daily News

CRC studies effect of beach nourishment on inlets

Coastal regulators may consider altering the existing windows for dredging and nourishment projects as part of a comprehensive management plan for the state's 12 developed inlets, according to an informational presentation given Thursday to the Coastal Resources Commission.

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Related Topix: Bald Head Island, NC, Caswell Beach, NC, Wilmington, NC, Ocean Isle Beach, NC

Thu Jul 31, 2014

WTKR-TV Norfolk

Final Hurricane Arthur storm debris pickup date announced

Debris removal for the unincorporated areas of Dare County has been completed in Hatteras Village, Frisco, Buxton, Avon, Wanchese, and Skyco, according to the Dare Co.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Arthur, Hatteras, NC, Wanchese, NC, Rodanthe, NC, Waves, NC

The Charlotte Observer

NC drivers will have new freedom of choice in 'first' license plates

RALEIGH First in Flight, or First in Freedom? When car owners get new license plates for their cars, they'll have new freedom to choose how they boast about North Carolina.

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Related Topix: North Carolina, Pat McCrory, US Governors

Wed Jul 30, 2014

WTKR-TV Norfolk

Dare County ranking high with marijuana possession arrests

Out of all Hampton Roads plus Northeastern North Carolina, Dare County is in the lead for most arrests per capita when it comes to marijuana, according to an article in the Washington Post.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Manteo, NC

Wrightsville Beach Magazine

Controlled Chaos

Fortunately I found it. I knew I wanted to be a painter when I was a kid. I m doing what I love and when you re doing that, it comes out in all aspects of art.

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Related Topix: Ocracoke, NC, Hatteras, NC, Kitty Hawk, NC

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Daily Advance

Judi Stuart: Looking for ancient species? You might find one here

As an adult, he weighs about 800 pounds, is 13 feet long, and has 75 teeth. It's the teeth that worry me.

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Related Topix: Jacksonville, NC, Science, Ecology

Wed Jul 23, 2014

WAVY-TV Portsmouth

Water rescues prompt beach warnings

Hundreds of people have been rescued from the water at Hampton Roads and Outer Banks beaches this summer, prompting officials to emphasize the dangers of rip currents.

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Related Topix: Kill Devil Hills, NC, Memorial Day, Life, Holidays

The Virginian-Pilot

Loud boom heard in Dare Co. could be Navy training

The noise was reported about 9:30 p.m. between Nags Head and Duck, according to the Dare County Emergency Management Twitter account.

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Related Topix: Nags Head, NC

WAVY-TV Portsmouth

Chopper 10 flies over the Outer Banks on July 4, 2014.

A loud boom heard off the coast of the Outer Banks Tuesday night is related to Navy training exercises, according to Navy officials.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

WTKR-TV Norfolk

Coast Guard investigates after loud boom heard in Dare County

What was that sound? That's what some folks were saying Tuesday night after hearing a loud boom in Dare County.

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Related Topix: Nags Head, NC, Kill Devil Hills, NC

News Observer

NC bridges rank poorly for safety

Fourteen percent of North Carolina’s rural bridges are structurally deficient, a national transportation research group recently reported.

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Related Topix: Mecklenburg County, NC

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