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Bulletin #10 Curfews Have Been Lifted

Post Date:10/10/2016 3:15 p.m.

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Bulletin #10
October 10, 2016 3:15 p.m.

Curfews Have Been Lifted

The curfews that were in place last evening for Unincorporated Dare County and the Towns of Kill Devil Hills, Nags Head, Manteo, and Southern Shores have all been lifted.

Access North of Oregon Inlet

At the present time there is Priority 3 entry for Non-Resident Property Owners and Non-Resident Employees of Businesses for areas north of Oregon Inlet and for the Currituck Outer Banks.

Access to Hatteras Island

Previous restrictions for access to Hatteras Island remain in place.  Effective 7:00 a.m., Tuesday, October 11 Hatteras Island Non-Resident Property Owners and Non-Resident Employees of Businesses will be allowed access to Hatteras Island with proper identification.

No Access for Visitors at this time

Dare County Emergency Management and local officials are working to ensure that infrastructure and services are in place to properly accommodate visitors to Dare County.  Updates regarding visitor reentry will be announced as soon as a determination can be made, however no announcements are expected before Tuesday afternoon.


Dare County Schools

All Dare County Schools will be closed Tuesday, October 11.  Twelve-month employees use code 3.  The Board of Education meeting for October 11 is canceled.

Dare County Offices

Dare County Offices will be operating on a normal schedule Tuesday, October 11.

Dare County District Court

Court scheduled for Tuesday, October 11 has been cancelled.  Anyone having a court date scheduled for the 11th will be notified by US mail with their new court date.  Questions or concerns may be directed to the Dare County Clerks Office at 252-475-5200 upon reopening.

Trash Pickup by Dare County Public Works

Dare County Public Works customers scheduled for trash collection on Monday will receive service on Tuesday.  Tuesday’s customers will receive service on Wednesday.

Town of Duck
Due to clean up efforts, the Duck Fire Annual Open House originally scheduled for Tuesday October 11, will now take place on Tuesday, October 18 from 5:00 – 7:00  at the Duck Public Safety Building located at 1259 Duck Road.  Trash, but not recycling  will be collected on Tuesday, October 11.

Town of Kill Devil Hills

Garbage collection will resume Tuesday, October 11, 2016 with collections west of US 158/Croatan Highway; east of US 158 will be collected on Wednesday, October 12th with regular collections resuming on Thursday.  Residential curbside recycling collection by Bay Disposal has been delayed by one day in KDH.  Regular collection east of US 158 will be on Tuesday the 11th, and west of US 158 will be collected on Wednesday the 12th.  Questions may be directed to Bay Disposal, 252-491-5105.  Dry trash yard and Recycling Drop-off Center will reopen for public use on Tuesday, October 11th at 8:00 a.m.

Streets in Kill Devil Hills with standing water are closed until the water recedes from the roadway enough not to endanger property and/or life.  The Town reminds all drivers to realize the damage done to homes and business properties by making waves (wakes) with vehicles.  Please, help those who have damaged properties and vehicles to not incur more damage due to curiosity and recreation.

Residents and visitors are reminded that electrical service has not yet been fully restored in Kill Devil Hills.  If you are visiting our area please call your rental unit’s property management company immediately if electrical issues are identified, including but not limited to:  outlets that may spark when accessed, dampness or wetness around electrical appliances, downed wire, etc.

Remember – be safe! Please stay at least 30′ away from downed wires and trees making contact with wires.  Call Dominion North Carolina Power at 866-366-4357 to report a downed wire.  Dominion’s Outage Center can help you report electrical service interruptions and check service restoration.  The Outage Center can be reached through Dominion’s main website:  www.dom.com.

Town of Kitty Hawk

NC HWY 12 has been undermined by ocean over-wash at the Kitty Hawk Bath House near the intersection of E. Kitty Hawk Road and that portion of NC 12 between White Street and Starfish is is closed.  Pumping operations have begun at Byrd Street and the Town is working to set up additional pumps at affected areas between the highways.  The Town’s Fire Department’s Fire Prevention Open House scheduled for Wednesday, October 12th has been cancelled.



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