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Wind-fueled fire sweeps through two houses on Hatteras Island

  The Outer Banks Voice

A fire that hit two homes in Hatteras village was put out at 9:30 p.m., more than two hours after it started, with no injuries reported, according to Dare County Fire ...

12/22/2018 8:00 AM

2018 Marks One of the Rainiest Years on Record for Hatteras Island

  Island Free Press

With an approximate total of 90.05 inches of rain, 2018 was one of the wettest years on record in the past three decades, per the National Weather *Service* ...

1/3/2019 8:00 AM

Parents Urged to Use their Best Judgement as Flu Season Sweeps Through Hatteras Island

  Island Free Press

The month of January has brought multiple reports of colds and flus affecting adults and children alike throughout Hatteras Island, and parents are urged to use ...

1/15/2019 10:53 PM

Beach Organization Rallies to Help NPS During Government Shutdown

  Island Free Press

On Saturday, January 12, the North Carolina Beach Buggy Association (NCBBA) put out a call to its members and volunteers on Facebook and their website that ...

1/14/2019 3:21 PM

New Mental Health Center in Hatteras Set to Open January 16

  Island Free Press

The new PORT Health Services on Hatteras Island is scheduled to open on Wednesday, January 16, roughly a year after the concept of an island-based mental ...

1/10/2019 2:47 PM

Fire Involving Multiple Structures in Hatteras; No Injuries Reported

  Island Free Press

A fire is currently in progress as of 8 p.m. in Hatteras village near Smell Wreck Lane and Empire Gem Lane. Multiple Volunteer Fire Departments from Hatteras ...

12/21/2018 8:00 AM

Outer Banks Wedding Information

  Island Free Press

Hatteras and Ocracoke Islands are conveniently located within driving distance from most states, making them an affordable and perfect choice for an Outer ...

1/1/2019 8:12 AM

In Late 2019, Pole Road in Hatteras will be “Pole” Road No More

  Island Free Press

A late 2019 project orchestrated by Tideland Electric Membership Corporation (EMC) will effectively remove the aerial power lines from Pole Road at the ...

12/20/2018 8:00 AM

Rare Super Blood Wolf Moon Coming on January 20

  Island Free Press

A total lunar eclipse, which will coincide with a super moon and the first full moon of the year, is going to occur on January 20, 2019, and residents all along the ...

1/14/2019 7:47 PM

New span will provide reliable lifeline to NC's Outer Banks

  Charlotte Observer

When Danny Couch looks at the almost-completed new bridge across the Oregon Inlet along North Carolina's Outer Banks, he sees both beauty and certainty.

12/28/2018 8:00 AM

Raymond “Bernie” Foster of Hatteras, Dec. 19

  The Outer Banks Voice

Raymond “Bernie” Foster, 77, of Hatteras, NC died Wednesday, December 19, 2018, at his home. A native of Hatteras Island, he was born March 20, 1941, ...

12/21/2018 8:00 AM

PORT Health coming soon to Hatteras | The Coastland Times

  The Coastland Times

On Wednesday, Jan. 16, more convenient behavioral health services come to Hatteras Island. On that day, PORT Health Services opens doors in Hatteras ...

1/10/2019 9:16 AM

Cape Hatteras baseball team shops for children | The Coastland Times

  The Coastland Times

This holiday season, returning and prospective baseball players at Cape Hatteras Secondary School took part in a community *service* project.

12/20/2018 8:00 AM

With South Ferry Channel Clear, Waterways Commission Turns Their Attention to the New Outer Banks Dredge

  Island Free Press

To the relief of Hatteras Inlet mariners, the new year is starting with clear passage on the South Ferry Channel and pending dredge work at the breakwater in ...

1/16/2019 7:33 PM

IFP 2.0: Our News History in a Working Archive

  Island Free Press

As our team considered a new platform for publishing the Island Free Press, a priority was placed on preserving our archive of more than 10 years of stories.

12/31/2018 8:00 AM

Alcoholics Anonymous meetings on the Outer Banks | The Coastland Times

  The Coastland Times

Alcoholics Anonymous Meetings, Outer Banks AA Hotline (252) 256-0850, Schedule at aaobx.com SUNDAY Colington: Sober Sunday. Colington Fire Station ...

1/6/2019 10:26 AM

Chicamacomico Historical Association Acquires Property Adjacent to the 1911 Station

  Island Free Press

The Chicamacomico Historical Association was able to purchase the property adjacent to the 1911 Station in early December, thanks to help from local ...

12/20/2018 8:00 AM

Catherine.Kozak, Author at Island Free Press

  Island Free Press

Despite the Outer Banks' disproportionately large contribution in fishing license fees, the region has been shorted its share of artificial fishing reefs compared ...

12/6/2018 8:00 AM

Business & News Briefs

  Island Free Press

Because of the federal shutdown, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has instructed states to issue February's Food and Nutrition Services (FNS) benefits by ...

1/8/2019 6:52 PM

Alcoholics Anonymous meetings | The Coastland Times

  The Coastland Times

Alcoholics Anonymous meetings. Outer Banks AA Hotline (252) 256-0850. Schedule at aaobx.com. SUNDAY. Colington: Sober Sunday. Colington Fire Station ...

12/19/2018 8:00 AM

Crews rescue windsurfer reported missing off Hatteras Island


A windsurfer reported missing south of Avon, North Carolina Monday evening was safely rescued, officials say.

11/27/2018 8:00 AM

Magnificent gift made for Hatteras Island students | The Coastland Times

  The Coastland Times

The Hatteras Island Youth Education Fund received a check for $66872.73 at REAL Watersports on October 19. The funds were raised during June's Wind ...

10/24/2018 7:00 AM

Second Ocracoke Passenger Ferry Planned per NCDOT 10-Year Draft Transportation Plan

  Island Free Press

The N.C. Department of Transportation (NCDOT) unveiled its draft 10-Year transportation plan for 2020-2029 at the monthly Board of Transportation meeting in ...

1/10/2019 9:35 PM

Spirited ceremony affirms Hatteras Island veterans | The Coastland Times

  The Coastland Times

At Cape Hatteras Secondary School, a Veterans Celebration affirmed the *service* of about 50 Hatteras Island veterans who gathered for the event.

11/10/2018 8:00 AM

Watch scared pelican snared by a fishing hook fly away after kind strangers free it

  The Bellingham Herald

A video posted this week on YouTube captured the moment a brown pelican on North Carolina's Outer Banks regained its ability to fly, after a two friends freed it ...

11/21/2018 8:00 AM

What happened to Virginia Dare?

  Laurinburg Exchange

What really happened to Virginia Dare, the first child of English parents born in the New World? The same Virginia Dare whom I suggested recently belonged on ...

12/31/2018 1:09 PM

Cape Hatteras United Methodist Men commemorate 40 years of helping others | The Coastland Times

  The Coastland Times

In an almost completely renovated Buxton United Methodist Church, volunteers and supporters of the Cape Hatteras United Methodist Men gathered Saturday ...

11/4/2018 7:00 AM

Hatteras Community Celebrates the Opening of New Mental Health Center

  Island Free Press

Community members of Hatteras village gathered on a stormy Saturday afternoon to celebrate the upcoming opening of the new PORT Health Services site, ...

11/26/2018 8:00 AM

Hatteras Celebrates the Holidays with Parade, Museum Open House...WITH SLIDE SHOW

  Island Free Press

The parade kicked off, as it traditionally does, with a Dare County Sheriff's escort and the Conner's Supermarket Willys Jeep, followed by the Cape Hatteras ...

12/10/2018 8:00 AM

Cape Hatteras Surf Club has first contest in Rodanthe | The Coastland Times

  The Coastland Times

The surf contest held at Rodanthe Public Beach Access on the morning of Nov. 10 was a long time in the works for Cape Hatteras Secondary School's Surf Club.

11/13/2018 8:00 AM

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