Filing for the upcoming municipal elections has closed.  Here are the candidates by Town and office.

The election calendar is below the list.

Town Of Duck Councilman - Elect 5

  • Jonathan Britt 1310 Duck Rd Duck, NC 27949
  • Chuck Burdick PO Box 8194 Duck, NC 27949
  • Nancy R. Caviness PO Box 8278 Kitty Hawk, NC 27949
  • Donald P. Kingston  135 Fawn Ct.  Kitty Hawk, NC 27949
  • Monica Thibodeau 126 W Sea Hawk Dr. Kitty Hawk, NC 27949

Town Of Kill Devil Hills Mayor - Elect 1

  • Sheila Foster Davies 121 POrthole Ct .Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948
  • Ron Wright 518 Quail Ln. Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948

Town Of Kill Devil Hills Commissioner Elect 2

  • Mike Hogan PO Box 1898 Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948
  • Brandi Head Rheubottom 910 W First St. Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948

Town Of Kitty Hawk Councilman - Elect 2

  • Ervin M. Bateman PO Box 1127 Kitty Hawk, NC 27949
  • Bill Harris 3829 Elijah Baum Rd. Kitty Hawk, NC 27949
  • Lynne Mcclean 610 Kitty Hawk Rd Kitty Hawk, NC 27949

Town Of Manteo Mayor- Elect 1

  • Jamie Daniels 301 Devon St Manteo, NC 27954

Town Of Manteo Commissioner - Elect 3

  • Darrell M. Collins PO Box 217 Manteo, NC 27954
  • David P. Farrow PO  Box 181 Manteo, NC 27954
  • Jr Hannon Fry 321 Agona St. Manteo, NC 27954
  • Nancy Peele PO Box 1494 Manteo, NC 27954

Town Of Nags Head Commissioner - Elect 2

  • Renee Cahoon PO Box 714 Nags Head, NC 27959
  • Courtney N. Gallop 6917 S. Croatan Hwy. Nags Head, NC 27959
  • Susie Walters PO Box 1075 Nags Head, NC 27959

Town Of Southern Shores Councilman - Elect 3

  • Lynda Burek PO Box 8130 Duck, NC 27949
  • Jodi Hess 6 Soundview Trl. Southern Shores, NC 27949
  • Larry Lawhon 154 Beech Tree Trl. Kitty Hawk, NC 27949
  • Gary McDonald 74 Trinitie Trl. Kitty Hawk, NC 27949
  • Christopher Nason 72 Trinitie Trl. Kitty Hawk, NC 27949
  • Fred Newberry PO Box 2826 Southern Shores, NC 27949
  • David Sanders 158 Beech Tree Trl. Kitty Hawk, NC 27949
  • Ann Sjoerdsma  69 Hickory Trl. – S Southern Shores, NC 27949

2015 Election Schedule
Municipal Election: November 3, 2015
One Stop Voting: October 22 to October 31, 2015
Site #1 – Dare County Board Of Elections Office
954 Marshall C Collins Dr, Manteo NC 27954
Monday – Friday beginning October 22, 2015 – October 30, 2015
From 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Saturday October 31, 2015 from 8:30 AM – 1:00 PM
Site #2 – Baum Center
300 Mustian Street, Kill Devil Hills NC 27948
Monday–Friday beginning October 22, 2015 – October 30, 2015
From 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

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Ocean, North Carolina- At the invitation of the North Carolina Coastal Federation, an allstar cast of experts will come together July 31 at the New Bern Convention Center to discuss potential effects of developing oil and gas off the North Carolina coast. They will share their scientific knowledge and direct experiences with coastal decision-makers, residents and visitors. Some of the topics to be presented include:

  • How federal and state agencies regulate the exploration and development ofoffshore oil and gas,
  • What the potential impacts could be to fisherman, the tourist industry, as well as coastal and marine resources,
  • The economic impact of the industry, both benefits and costs, including what additional revenues could come to coastal communities in the form of revenue sharing.

One expert that will be attending is Steve Roady, managing attorney with Earthjustice since1998. Working forthe nation’s largest nonprofit environmental law organization in the country, he will bring his expertise and insight on the prospects that the U.S. Congress and President will pass new laws to share revenues from drilling with North Carolina. He will also review some of the major vexing obstacles that coastal businesses and communities encounter when they seek financial damages after oil spills.

Another speaker will be Robert Fritchey, author of Wetland Riders. Fritchey is a strong advocate for commercial fisherman around the United States, and will share his firsthand experience with how fishing and big oil get along in coastal Louisiana.

The nearly dozen other federal and state governmental officials, local and regional researchers, regulators, and coastal residents scheduled to speak will address the theme of the forum, “Shaping Our Economic Future: Offshore Drilling in N.C.” and relate their experience and views on the economic and environmental implications of oil and gas exploration and development.

The open forum format will allow for ample audience Q & A throughout the sessions. As an issue that will affect all North Carolinians, the oil forum provides a great opportunity for individuals to talk with experts and to fully understand the scope of the proposed offshore drilling issue in order to make informed decisions that will benefit their needs and their communities.

Registration is now open to the public; the $20 registration fee includes lunch and refreshments.

The agenda and complete roster of speakers is available at nccoast.org/oil.

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Fountain Odom on Dredging and Beaches

June 9, 2015

It’s a familiar story; a family comes to Dare County on vacation.  The wife and her friends want to go deep sea fishing but can’t because inlets are shoaled so badly that no boats can get out.  When the husband takes the kids to the beach, he finds it narrow and cluttered with debris from […]

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Voter ID Hearing In Manteo

June 1, 2015

Voter ID Hearing The State Board of Elections will hold a public hearing on Thursday, June 4, 2015, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Dare County Administration Building in Manteo.  The hearing is to receive comments on proposed rules for implementing the new Voter ID rules. This is our chance to give input […]

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Colington and Kill Devil Hills Precinct Meetings

April 28, 2015

Annual precinct meetings are scheduled  We hope to see you there. Colington – Tuesday May 5th, 7:00 p.m. Kill Devil Hills Library, 400 Mustian St., Kill Devil Hills NC Kill Devil Hills – Thursday May 7th, 7:00 p.m. , Commissioners Meeting Room, Kill Devil Hills Town Hall

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County Convention a hit

April 14, 2015

Over 50 Dare County Democrats turn out at the Dare Center last Saturday for the Party’s annual convention.   The group heard from Chairman Fountain Odom on plans for the next two year election cycle.   Communications Committee member Jim Harris outlined the plans for communicating with voters about the core issues; the Economy, Education and the Environment. […]

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