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Photos: New Outer Banks bridge to Hatteras Island


The span across Oregon Inlet, which connects South Nags Head to Hatteras Island, was opened for Outer Banks residents to walk and bike across on Saturday.

2/11/2019 8:00 AM

Sandlot ball tournament set for March 8 and 9 | The Coastland Times

  The Coastland Times

The 4th Annual Cape Hatteras Sandlot Tournament is scheduled for Friday, March 8 and Saturday March 9. This year's tournament features Manteo High School ...

2/23/2019 4:30 AM

Hatteras Island Soundside Cleanup nets five tons of debris

  The Outer Banks Voice

Dare County Soil & Water and the Department of Public Works recently assisted the North Carolina Coastal Federation with a cleanup along a soundside shore ...

2/5/2019 8:00 AM

Outer Banks beach covered in a mile of shipwreck debris asks public for help

  Charlotte Observer

Cape Hatteras National Seashore put out an unusual call for help cleaning up a shipwreck spread across a mile of beach at Cape Hatteras. The shrimp trawler ...

2/5/2019 8:00 AM

Cape Hatteras United Methodist Men receive special recognition | The Coastland Times

  The Coastland Times

Simply put, Cape Hatteras United Methodist Men help others. At the start of its 41st year, the ecumenical organization has fed 19000 people and used $2 million ...

2/16/2019 10:37 PM

New Hatteras Parking Areas to Open in May

  Coastal Review Online

The new Buxton Day Use Area and Kite Point access, both at Cape Hatteras National Seashore, are scheduled to be open by Memorial Day.

2/22/2019 5:15 PM

Shrimp trawler breaks apart on Outer Banks in treacherous ‘Graveyard of the Atlantic’

  Durham Herald Sun

The shrimp trawler Big John flipped over broke into pieces early Monday at Cape Point on North Carolina's Outer Banks. The three-man crew was rescued and ...

2/4/2019 8:00 AM

Local and State Officials Hear Updates on Passenger Ferry During Hatteras Village Tour

  Island Free Press

Representatives from local and state government offices headed to Hatteras Village on Saturday afternoon for an inside look at the new facilities for the Hatteras ...

2/4/2019 8:00 AM

Cross that Washes Ashore in Florida Believed to be Part of a 2016 Hatteras Memorial

  Island Free Press

Photo: Ocean Manor Beach Resort. A 20-foot wooden cross that washed ashore outside of the Ocean Manor Beach Resort in Fort Lauderdale, F.L. on Saturday ...

2/7/2019 8:00 AM

North Carolina's Outer Banks getting a new bridge


North Carolina is building a replacement bridge at the Outer Banks. It's replacing the Herbert C. Bonner Bridge over the Oregon Inlet, but the new structure ...

2/11/2019 8:00 AM

Cape Hatteras students explore local impact of science and technology | The Coastland Times

  The Coastland Times

Students in advanced foods classes, AP bio and middle school STEM science programs at Cape Hatteras Secondary traveled to Wanchese for a STEAM field ...

2/11/2019 11:43 AM

NC cross swept away by Hurricane Michael washes up on FL beach


The mystery of a barnacle-covered wooden cross that washed ashore along a South Florida beach may have been solved.

2/8/2019 8:00 AM

Leon Richard Scarborough Sr. | The Coastland Times

  The Coastland Times

Leon Richard Scarborough Sr., of Hatteras, 82, died in his home in Hendersonville on February 7, 2019 after a battle with cancer. Born and raised in Hatteras, ...

2/17/2019 1:11 PM

Freedmen, Surfmen, Heroes presentation returns to North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island | The Coastland Times

  The Coastland Times

By popular demand, the Pea Island Preservation Society returns to the North Carolina Aquarium at Roanoke Island during Black History month for the live ...

2/9/2019 8:00 AM

Sold-Out Annual Oyster Roast Draws a Big Crowd

  Island Free Press

The line to the annual N.C. Coastal Federation Oyster Roast extended all the way along the waterfront of Oden's Dock on Saturday, February 2, as islanders and ...

2/4/2019 8:00 AM

Vote to Name the New Bridge the “Marc Basnight Oregon Inlet Bridge” Not Unanimous

  Island Free Press

The Dare County Board of Commissioners (BOC) voted to name the bridge across Oregon Inlet the “Marc Basnight Oregon Inlet Bridge,” at their February 4 ...

2/5/2019 8:00 AM

Walk the Bonner Bridge replacement before it opens to traffic


The new bridge over the Oregon Inlet will be open to pedestrians Saturday.

2/8/2019 8:00 AM

NCDOT passenger-only ferry to start Ocrakoke Island service in May

  Marine Log

JANUARY 28, 2019 — Beginning Tuesday, May 14, 2019, the N.C. Ferry System will add direct passenger-only *service* from Hatteras Island to Ocracoke Island's ...

1/28/2019 8:00 AM

Construction Begins on the New Buxton Volunteer Fire Department

  Island Free Press

Groundbreaking for the new Buxton Volunteer Fire Dept. launched on Thursday, January 3rd, 2019. The new state-of-the-art facility will feature five truck bays ...

1/28/2019 8:00 AM

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

Assistance For Furloughed Federal Employees On Hatteras Island

  Island Free Press

Options are available to assist federal employees on Hatteras Island as they miss second paycheck and approach one month without pay.

1/22/2019 8:00 AM

Crew survives shrimp trawler wreck off North Carolina coast


FRISCO, N.C. (AP) — Three crew members of a shrimp trawler that wrecked off the coast of North Carolina have been found alive. Citing a National Park *Service* ...

2/5/2019 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

Hatteras Island Oyster Roast Set for Feb. 2

  Coastal Review Online

Hosted by the North Carolina Coastal Federation, the annual Hatteras Island Oyster Roast set for 1-4 p.m. Feb. 2 at Oden's Dock is a celebration of local seafood ...

1/22/2019 8:00 AM

They're Back! Tundra Swans Return to Spend the Holidays on Hatteras Island

  Island Free Press

Islanders travelling along N.C. Highway 12 on Pea Island have likely noticed a lot more white – and a lot more noise – in the past several weeks. This increase ...

11/27/2018 8:00 AM

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

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 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 ...

1/16/2019 8:00 AM

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 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

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

Cape Hatteras facing vandalism during shutdown, patrons say

  Charlotte Observer

Cape Hatteras National Seashore on the Outer Banks is being vandalized during the partial government shutdown. Vandals are driving on beaches, tearing up ...

1/17/2019 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 8:00 AM

Church Listings

  Island Free Press

Fair Haven United Methodist Church. Pastor Tim Fitch – 24240 Seabreeze Drive, Box 378, Rodanthe, NC 27968. 252-987-1069. Sunday at 9:30 a.m.. Lifeboat ...

1/5/2019 5:27 PM

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. The team raffled ...

12/20/2018 8:00 AM

Rescue squad brings in windsurfer | The Coastland Times

  The Coastland Times

Late Monday afternoon, Nov. 26, the Hatteras Island Rescue Squad was dispatched find a missing windsurfer at the Haulover. With assistance from National ...

11/27/2018 8:00 AM

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


RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — When Danny Couch looks at the almost-completed new bridge across the Oregon Inlet along North Carolina's Outer Banks, he sees both ...

12/29/2018 8:00 AM

Court Dismisses Challenge To NC 12 Rodanthe Bridge Project


A federal appeals court has dismissed an appeal by an Outer Banks group that opposes plans for an elevated roadway in Pamlico Sound designed to avoid.

1/23/2019 8:00 AM

Here’s the cost to ride the new passenger ferry to Ocracoke — and how to get a discount

  The News & Observer

It will cost as much as $15 round-trip to ride the new Ocracoke Express passenger ferry between Hatteras and Ocracoke islands, but North Carolina officials say ...

12/7/2018 8:00 AM

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