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Virginian-Pilot
Power shut down for Hatteras Island and Ocracoke after kite was entangled in power lines
Published: 11/17/2017
Virginian-Pilot

Electric power on Hatteras Island and Ocracoke was shut down briefly after a kiteboarder's kite got tangled in power lines. No one was injured, but power was off for about 10 minutes Friday morning while workers retrieved the kite at the area known as ...

Life after the outage: Hatteras Islanders struggle with losses
Published: 11/6/2017
The Outer Banks Voice

Hatteras Island Commissioner Danny Couch remembers crossing the bridge that morning. As he drove, he saw boats and trucks swarming the bridge like bees to a hive, their orange lights cutting through the sunrise's reflection on the Atlantic Ocean.

While a new island grew, southern Hatteras was shrinking
Published: 11/1/2017
The Outer Banks Voice

Whatever mysterious forces crafted the new, crescent-shaped island at Cape Point is steadily gulping down the south end of Hatteras Island, spitting aside trees, power poles and a popular route for off-road vehicles. Thanks to aerial photography and ...


Virginian-Pilot
New bridge opens on N.C. 12 near Rodanthe | Traffic ...
Published: 11/15/2017
Virginian-Pilot

The half-mile bridge cost $14.3 million and spans an inlet created six years ago during Hurricane Irene.

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Coastal Review Online
Panel Weighs In On Passenger Ferry Plan | Coastal Review Online
Published: 10/26/2017
Coastal Review Online

The proposed passenger ferry route from Hatteras Island to Ocracoke Island is shown in red. Map: N.C. Department of Transportation. Reprinted from Island ...

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Fishing report
Published: 11/15/2017
News & Observer

Fishing has again slowed in the area because of the colder weather. Both yellow and blackfin tuna remain in the waters, along with mahi and wahoo. A few macko shark also have also been making small appearances out in the deep end. Closer inshore, sea ...


San Francisco Chronicle
Work underway to save gravesites on Outer Banks
Published: 11/5/2017
San Francisco Chronicle

"Now we only count 25," said Jenny Farrow Creech, president of the Hatteras Island Genealogical and Preservation Society. "No telling how many wooden headstones we don't know about." Creech, 43, and others are trying to save the final resting places of ...

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Island Free Press
UPDATE: Mysterious Aircraft Piece that Washed Ashore in October Tentatively Identified
Published: 11/6/2017
Island Free Press

... although this has not been definitively determined. For now, the large piece remains in Buxton waiting to be picked up by SpaceX personnel. The piece washed up after a month of September storms that brought high waves and winds to Hatteras Island.


Travel+Leisure
VIDEO: Five Things to Do in the Outer Banks
Published: 11/9/2017
Travel+Leisure

The villages on Hatteras Island provide a more quiet alternative, suitable for an afternoon enjoying a good beach read and relaxing seaside. Travelers come from far and wide to catch a glimpse of the wild horses that have lived on this stretch of ...


Houston Chronicle
Work underway to save gravesites on Outer Banks - Houston ...
Published: 11/5/2017
Houston Chronicle

In this Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017 photo, Hatteras Island locals are trying to keep Pamlico Sound flooding from destroying the final resting places of their ancestors in ...

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