Hatteras Island, Outer Banks, NC News - OBX Connection News Feed
Hatteras Island, NC news stories from around the Internet. The Hatteras Island news articles are gathered from reliable local and national sources.

Dare Board: No new taxes; controversy on Hatteras Island

  The Outer Banks Voice

The proposed library would serve residents of Southern Shores, Kitty Hawk, Duck, Martin's Point and lower Currituck County. Rented space in the Marketplace ...

5/22/2019 12:03 AM

National Seashore Updates for the Week of May 23

  Island Free Press

The Cape Hatteras National Seashore (CHNS) announced several recent updates and news items related to recreational activities and seashore conditions on ...

5/23/2019 3:09 PM

National Seashore on Hatteras Island Gets New Beach Access

  Spectrum News

BUXTON, N.C. -- A new beach access and parking area is opening along Cape Hatteras National Seashore. According to the National Park *Service*, the access ...

5/17/2019 3:51 PM

Passenger-only ferry now sailing between Hatteras and Ocracoke


Long-awaited passenger-only ferry *service* between two popular North Carolina Outer Banks destinations is finally sailing.

5/20/2019 12:52 PM

National Seashore Updates: Memorial Day Weekend Tips and Events from CHNS

  Island Free Press

National Park *Service* staff at Cape Hatteras National Seashore (CHNS) are looking forward to welcoming visitors from all around the world this Memorial Day ...

5/22/2019 12:52 PM

4,800-ton Hatteras lighthouse moved 20 years ago over more than a half mile of sand


Park ranger Olivia Hathaway spoke to a group of visitors under a pavilion set in the path where the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse was lifted and moved to its current ...

5/23/2019 2:30 PM

Six rehabilitated sea turtles released in Hatteras Island

  WTKR News 3

MANTEO, N.C. – Six sea turtles treated and rehabilitated at the North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island were released on Saturday in Hatteras Island.

5/7/2019 7:00 AM

6 turtles released Saturday morning on Hatteras Island


Six sea turtles returned home to the ocean on Saturday morning.

5/3/2019 7:00 AM

The new passenger ferry to Ocracoke is ready, but it will bear another island’s name

  Raleigh News & Observer

North Carolina's new Ocracoke passenger-only ferry will start in May between Hatteras and Ocracoke islands. NCDOT announced *service* dates, how much it ...

5/17/2019 6:26 PM

Volunteers needed to help clean Cape Hatteras National Seashore

  13newsnow.com WVEC

Cape Hatteras National Seashore is looking for volunteers to help clean up the beach on June 22. From 8 a.m. until 12 p.m. the Cape Hatteras National ...

5/22/2019 7:29 PM

State briefs: National seashore on Hatteras Island gets new beach access

  Greenville Daily Reflector

The Associated Press. Saturday, May 18, 2019. BUXTON — A new beach access and parking area is opening along Cape Hatteras National Seashore. National ...

5/18/2019 4:33 AM

National Seashore Updates for the Week of May 15

  Island Free Press

The Cape Hatteras National Seashore (CHNS) announced several recent updates and news items related to recreational activities and seashore conditions on ...

5/15/2019 7:00 AM

National Seashore Updates for the Week of April 24

  Island Free Press

The Cape Hatteras National Seashore (CHNS) announced several recent updates and news items related to recreational activities and seashore conditions on ...

4/24/2019 7:00 AM

Worrell 1000 Launches from Frisco, Successfully Navigates Cape Point

  Island Free Press

At 9:55 a.m. on Friday morning, a crowd of onlookers watched as the three teams competing in the Worrell 1000 Reunion Race successfully navigated the small ...

5/17/2019 3:23 PM

Community Calendar for May 23 through May 27 | The Coastland Times

  The Coastland Times

THURSDAY, May 23 Rotary Club of Kitty Hawk, breakfast meeting, 7:30 a.m., Duck Woods Country Club, 50 S. Dogwood Trail, Southern Shores. Dowdy Park ...

5/23/2019 2:13 AM

Cape Hatteras National Seashore Adds Lifeguard Services at Frisco Day Use Area

  Island Free Press

Cape Hatteras National Seashore (Seashore) will add lifeguard services at the Frisco Day Use Area this Memorial Day weekend. The popular beach, located ...

5/6/2019 7:00 AM

National Seashore Updates for the Week of May 8

  Island Free Press

The Cape Hatteras National Seashore (CHNS) announced several recent updates and news items related to recreational activities and seashore conditions on ...

5/8/2019 7:00 AM

Trip Planning Tips to Stay Safe in the Atlantic Ocean During Visits to Cape Hatteras National Seashore

  Island Free Press

Providing ocean safety and rip current awareness information to visitors is a top priority at Cape Hatteras National Seashore (Seashore). The following trip ...

5/13/2019 3:36 PM

Ocracoke passenger ferry is delayed again, but there may still be a boat this summer

  Charlotte Observer

The new Ocracoke Express passenger ferry would run between Hatteras and Ocracoke islands. But it's not ready, and the NCDOT is moving to lease a boat to ...

5/10/2019 7:00 AM

Cluster of Great White Sharks off Outer Banks Garner Attention from Shark Trackers

  Island Free Press

A cluster of Great White sharks off the coast of the Outer Banks this week piqued the interest of shark trackers at OCEARCH, which tagged all of the visiting ...

5/10/2019 7:00 AM

After Successful Thursday Arrival, Worrell Race Prepares for Friday Frisco Launch

  Island Free Press

The three teams competing in the famed Worrell 1000 catamaran sailboat race successfully landed in Frisco on Thursday afternoon, arriving at ORV Ramp 49 ...

5/16/2019 10:33 PM

Proposed Hatteras Village Multi-Use Pathway Takes a Big Step Forward

  Island Free Press

The planned multi-use pathway for Hatteras Village is on the verge of taking a big step forward as three survey teams will start to plot out the route beginning in ...

4/24/2019 7:00 AM

Cape Hatteras National Seashore Issues Safety Guidelines

  National Parks Traveler

With the Memorial Day Weekend, the traditional kickoff to summer, quickly approaching, staff at Cape Hatteras National Seashore on North Carolina's Outer ...

5/14/2019 7:02 AM

UPDATE: Cape Hatteras Lighthouse Repaired After Being in a “Stuck” Position

  Island Free Press

UPDATE: The lighthouse rotation has been fixed as of early Wednesday afternoon, per Michael Barber, Public Affairs Specialist for the National Parks of Eastern ...

5/15/2019 7:00 AM

FHWA Repaving Project Making Progress on Roads, Parking Areas in Buxton

  Island Free Press

The island-wide repaving project for roads and parking areas within the Cape Hatteras National Seashore (CHNS) has made big strides since starting in early ...

5/10/2019 6:17 PM

Rock The Cape returns to Hatteras with two weeks of art events | The Coastland Times

  The Coastland Times

Celebrate the artistic community on Hatteras Island May 27-June 14 at Dare County Arts Council's 7th Annual Rock The Cape Festival.

5/7/2019 7:00 AM

Dog Days of Summer: How to Plan a Dog-Friendly Road Trip to Hatteras Island, NC

  Our Community Now at Maryland

North Carolinas Outer Banks are a DMV favorite for beach getaways. Did you know that Hatteras is an extremely dog-friendly spot?

5/3/2019 7:00 AM

First Responders Warn of Rip Current Risks

  Coastal Review Online

First responders recommend understanding the risks of swimming in the ocean and surf conditions before heading to the beach.

5/23/2019 4:15 AM

FREE! How To Get A Free Outer Banks Travel Guide


Let's just face it, we love the Outer Banks! Now you can get a free travel guide for all things OBX.

5/10/2019 7:00 AM

Ribbon Cutting Marks Official Opening of Kite Point Parking Area

  Island Free Press

A small ribbon cutting ceremony that was held on Wednesday, May 1, marked the official opening of the new soundside parking area at Kite Point, a popular ...

5/2/2019 7:00 AM

Video: Coast Guard rescues three from sinking sailboat off Hatteras Island


A Coast Guard aircrew rescued three people from a sinking vessel off Hatteras Island early Friday morning. Watchstanders with Coast Guard Sector North ...

5/17/2019 11:41 PM

Cape Hatteras National Seashore adds lifeguard services

  13newsnow.com WVEC

Cape Hatteras National Seashore (Seashore) will add lifeguard services at the Frisco Day Use Area. Starting Memorial Day weekend, the popular beach south ...

5/7/2019 7:00 AM

'Dingbatters,' don't be jealous because a survey says the Outer Banks accent is considered one of the 'sexiest' in the U.S.

  Greensboro News & Record

The occasionally baffling dialect spoken by Outer Banks natives along the North Carolina coast has made a list of "The Top 50 Sexiest Accents" in the country.

5/15/2019 5:10 PM

Shoaling at Rodanthe Harbor Emergency Channel Generates Concern at Waterways Commission Meeting

  Island Free Press

With the Rodanthe Harbor emergency ferry channel dangerously shoaled two weeks from the start of hurricane season, members of the Dare County Waterways ...

5/15/2019 7:00 AM

Sea Turtles Head Home after Months of Rehabilitation

  Island Free Press

A big crowd of island residents and visitors headed to the Frisco Bath House beach on Saturday morning to watch as six sea turtles were released after being ...

5/4/2019 7:00 AM

Rental Passenger Ferry on its Way to Ocracoke

  Island Free Press

UPDATE: The “Martha's Vineyard Express” was spotted at the Hatteras village ferry docks on Monday afternoon before it departed at around 3 p.m. for one of the ...

5/13/2019 7:00 AM

Six Rehabilitated Sea Turtles Head Home

  Coastal Review Online

Six sea turtles were released Saturday after being rehabilitated for months by the North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island's Sea Turtle Assistance and ...

5/6/2019 7:00 AM

US Coast Guard Rescues Three off Hatteras Inlet

  Island Free Press

A Coast Guard aircrew rescued three people from a sinking vessel off the North Carolina coast early Friday morning. Watchstanders with Coast Guard Sector ...

5/18/2019 12:43 AM

Summer Speed Limits to go Into Effect May 15

  Island Free Press

With the peak of the summer travel season on the horizon, N.C. Department of Transportation (NCDOT) crews are planning to change the seasonal speed limits ...

5/14/2019 7:00 AM

Coast Guard Volunteers Conduct a Spring Cleaning of Hidden Rodanthe Cemeteries

  Island Free Press

Elizabeth City-based USCG members Brandon Foskey, Jamie Lane, Mark Holmes, Daryk Brekke, Derek Levesque and Andrae Coulter clean up an overgrown ...

4/26/2019 7:00 AM

Coast Guard assists boaters 22 miles off Hatteras Inlet

  Island Free Press

The U.S. Coast Guard assisted five people after their 21-foot boat lost electrical power 22-miles east of Hatteras Inlet on Saturday, May 11. Watchstanders at the ...

5/11/2019 7:00 AM

Ann Marie Todd of Frisco, May 11

  The Outer Banks Voice

Ann Marie Todd, 57, of Frisco, North Carolina passed away on Saturday, May 11, 2019. She spent most of her adult life in Georgia, where she was a respiratory ...

5/16/2019 7:31 PM

Dare County Moves Ahead in Securing Money for a Dredge

  Island Free Press

Dare County took the first step in approving the structure of a loan that will use $15 million of state money to build a dredge aimed at keeping Oregon and ...

5/6/2019 7:00 AM

Outdoor Notes May 16

  Havelock News

Swansboro Bluewater Fishing Tournament coming up. The Swansboro Rotary Club will host its 39th annual Bluewater Fishing Tournament on May 23-26.

5/16/2019 11:31 AM

Author: 'Lost' colonists likely joined Native Americans

  The Daily Advance

Monday, May 20, 2019. A journalist who has researched the Lost Colony of Roanoke told an audience at Museum of The Albemarle recently that the Lost ...

5/20/2019 4:09 AM

Dancing in the Street, Dior, Doug the Pug: News from around our 50 states


Christian Dior dresses and accessories in the exhibit “Dior, From Paris to the World” are shown at the Dallas Museum of Art. (Photo: Tony Gutierrez/AP) ...

5/21/2019 3:27 AM

NWS holding hurricane prep forums - News - The Daily News - Jacksonville, NC

  Jacksonville Daily News

Updated at 11:10 p.m.As part of Hurricane Preparedness Week, the National Weather *Service* kicked off a series of community forums in Eastern North Carolina ...

5/6/2019 7:00 AM

Multiple Signs Vandalized Between Frisco and Hatteras

  Island Free Press

On the morning of Sunday, March 24, Cape Hatteras National Seashore staff discovered damage to multiple signs along N.C. Highway 12 near the Sandy Bay ...

3/25/2019 7:00 AM

Highlight Reels: Walke lands, releases big red | The Coastland Times

  The Coastland Times

Spring fishing along the Outer Banks has heated up during the past week or so and anglers are catching a fair variety of species including bluefish, puffers, sea ...

4/24/2019 7:00 AM

The Marc Basnight Bridge? Not so fast, say Hatteras Island residents.

  Raleigh News & Observer

The replacement for the Herbert C. Bonner Bridge over Oregon Inlet could be named for former state Sen. Marc Basnight, but a growing number of Hatteras ...

2/25/2019 8:00 AM

Up to One Hour Power Outage Possible for Northern Hatteras Island

  Island Free Press

Cape Hatteras Electric Cooperative (CHEC) recently announced that the 5 minute power outage scheduled for Thursday, February 27, at 2 p.m. could last up to ...

2/28/2019 8:00 AM

Prescribed Burn at Dare County Bombing Range Draws Attention on Hatteras Island

  Island Free Press

A prescribed and intentionally scheduled burn at the Dare County Bombing Range garnered attention form northern Hatteras Island residents on Tuesday ...

2/26/2019 8:00 AM

It’s official: The new bridge to Hatteras Island will be named for Marc Basnight

  Charlotte Observer

The North Carolina Board of Transportation named the new NC 12 bridge over the Oregon Inlet to Hatteras Island for long-time state senator Marc Basnight, ...

3/7/2019 8:00 AM

Seasonal ORV Route Closures in Front of Villages Go Into Effect

  Island Free Press

The seasonal ORV access for beaches in front of the villages of Hatteras Island has closed for the summer season starting on Monday, April 15. These routes ...

4/15/2019 7:00 AM

UPDATE: Hatteras / Ocracoke Ferry Service Resumes

  Island Free Press

UPDATE: The Hatteras to Ocracoke ferry operation will resume normal *service* starting with the 10:00 p.m. departure from Hatteras village and the 12:00 ...

4/2/2019 7:00 AM

Building a Beach House that Can Withstand the Outer Banks Elements

  Island Free Press

A look at how a custom design from an Outer Banks Builder can help overcome the challenges of the extreme coastal environment on Hattras Island.

4/12/2019 7:00 AM

Southern Hatteras and Ocracoke Islands Accidently Go Offline During Sunday Roadwork

  Island Free Press

Sunday's replacement of aging drainage culverts under N.C. Highway 12 in Frisco caused an interruption in cell and internet *service* for southern Hatteras Island ...

3/26/2019 7:00 AM

Lighthouses have Big Opening Day with More Than 1500 Climbers

  Island Free Press

The Bodie Island Lighthouse and the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse both had big opening days on April 19, which was also a fee free day to mark the opening of ...

4/22/2019 7:00 AM

Opening Day is Fee Free Day as Cape Hatteras Lighthouse Celebrates 20th Anniversary of its Historic Move

  Island Free Press

Opening day is a fee free day 2019 marks the 20-year anniversary of the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse Move. The Bodie Island and Cape Hatteras Lighthouses will ...

3/19/2019 7:00 AM

Fire at Cape Hatteras National Seashore on Outer Banks ‘was not caused naturally’

  Rock Hill Herald

Officials at Cape Hatteras National Seashore say they have determined the fire that burned more than five acres of the national park in Frisco, N.C., on Friday ...

3/22/2019 7:00 AM

Cape Hatteras National Seashore and NCBBA Hosting Multiple Beach Cleanups on April 13

  Island Free Press

On April 13, from 8:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m., Cape Hatteras National Seashore (CHNS) and the North Carolina Beach Buggy Association (NCBBA) will host ...

3/14/2019 5:51 PM

Community Gets First Look at 7.6 Mile Buxton / Frisco Pathway

  Island Free Press

The proposed Frisco / Buxton pathway extends from the Frisco bathhouse to Buxton Back Road. The Hatteras Island community got a sneak peek at a new 7.6 ...

3/22/2019 7:00 AM

NPS Presents Overview of 2018 National Seashore Activity, and What's Next for 2019

  Island Free Press

National Parks of Eastern North Carolina Superintendent David Hallac presented an overview of recent activity within the Cape Hatteras National Seashore at a ...

3/28/2019 7:00 AM

Nags Head beach construction to turn north within three days

  The Outer Banks Voice

Work to replenish the beach is expected to reach the Nags Head town line at the Cape Hatteras National seashore in two to three days, when pipes will be ...

5/16/2019 7:16 PM

Easter Sunrise Services on the Outer Banks | The Coastland Times

  The Coastland Times

Easter Sunrise Services on the Outer Banks April 21, 2019 Northern Beaches Historic Corolla Chapel, Corolla Light ocean side pool, 6:30 a.m. Interfaith ...

4/14/2019 7:00 AM

US Coast Guard Lends a Hand at Cape Hatteras Elementary Through New Program

  Island Free Press

Last week, the U.S. Coast Guard Station Hatteras Inlet launched an inaugural Partners in Education program with the Cape Hatteras Elementary School (CHES) ...

3/7/2019 8:00 AM

With the largest selection of vacation homes on Hatteras Island, Hatteras Realty has the right beach vacation home at the right price for your budget!
Hatteras Realty

Outer Banks vacation rentals owned by OBX Connection members and expertly managed by local companies.
Outer Banks OBX

We are here to provide all the help and southern hospitality you've anticipated. Helping families and friends find their perfect Outer Banks vacation home since 1978.
Twiddy & Company Realtors

Proud to offer the largest selection of vacation homes and condos on the Outer Banks! Celebrating 30 years of memorable family vacations and real estate sales.
Sun Realty

We strive to provide you with quality vacation homes complemented with efficient, professional, and courteous service.
Beach Realty & Construction

Our rental homes provide luxurious appointments and lavish amenities, and are situated on the beautiful barrier islands of coastal Carolina.
Elan Vacations

Resort Realty has been providing memorable family vacations for over 20 years. Nobody knows the Outer Banks better.
Resort Realty