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Two days of dredging from the Oregon Inlet navigation channel to an area under the Bonner Bridge has wrapped up, but it will be several days before the N.C. Department of Transportation knows if the span is any closer to reopening to traffic.
Despite some public dissent, council members unanimously approved the preliminary plans by developer Gordon Jones for West Village, which is slated for 22 acres of both wetlands and ridge topography.
Michael Ray Kidd, 23, was arrested on Dec. 5 at his home on 415 Sandpiper Drive in Kill Devil Hills, according to Nags Head police. He was charged with armed robbery and assault on a female.
Make amends now before it’s too late.
Gov. Pat McCrory stood atop the Bonner Bridge on Friday to survey the situation that led to the closing of the bridge, and called on residents to increase pressure on environmental groups that have blocked a replacement span.
Brian Anthony Powell, 27, of Kill Devil Hills was arrested Thursday in Rockingham County and is charged with three felonies in connection with the break-in and theft early Monday of the safe from Currituck BBQ Company.
Outer Banks Visions takes us to the emergency ferry docks and the only northern route to Hatteras Island.
Dare County Clerk of Court Dean Tolsen announced Thursday that his office will open a satellite facility on Hatteras Island as a result of the Bonner Bridge closing. The office will be in Buxton.
The North Carolina Department of Transportation and Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Co. reached an agreement to pump sand from the main navigation channel in Oregon Inlet, a statement from Gov. Pat McCrory's office said.
The Memorial Service, which is scheduled from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., is not only an opportunity to honor lost loved ones; it is also a time for fellowship with others who are also experiencing feelings of loss and sadness.