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  • Tropical storm watch upgraded to warning for Hatteras, Ocracoke...On Local News Page.
  • Charles 'Charlie' John Rocknak Jr....On Community News under Obituaries.
  • Tropical storm watch hoisted for Hatteras, Ocracoke...On Local News Page.
  • Tropical depression forms between Bermuda, Outer Banks...On Local News Page.
  • NEW EDITOR'S BLOG: The Board of Elections should be ashamed....On Shooting the Breeze above.
  • Project aims to reduce flooding at Ramps 44 and 49 ...On Beach Access and Park Issues Page.
  • Dare County's Battle Against Substance Abuse: How the county assembled a treatment and education network ...On Island Features Page.
  • Fighting the demons: Owen’s odyssey... On Island Features Page.
  • Fighting the demons: Sumner’s battle... On Island Features Page.
  • Dare calls on citizens to answer economic development survey...On Local News Page.
  • NPS Daily Ramp Status Report.  On Beach Access Page at the top of the page.
  • NPS Weekly Resource Management Report.  On Beach Access Page at the top of the page.
  • NPS Weekly Table of Miles Open/Closed.  On Beach Access Page at the top of the page.
  • 'Coolest little festival on Eastern Seaboard' coming to Hatteras...On Island Features Page.
  • Outer Banks Angling: Almost there.......On Fishing Page.
  • Cancer Foundation sponsors Paddle Palooza.  On Community News Page under Event Planner.
  • Election board meets again, makes no changes to early voting....On Local News Page.
  • Hatteras Island couple’s tiny house will make a big debut....On Island Features Page.
  • State plans public meetings on beach and inlet management plan update...On Local News Page.
  • New state Artificial Reef Guide, interactive website ready for fishermen to use...On Fishing Page.
  • Tourism-related spending in Dare County tops $1 billion for second year...On Real Estate and Business Page.
  • UPDATE: Reward offered for information in sea turtle incident...On Beach Access and Park Issues Page.



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NEW....08.26.2016 3:00 pm Project aims to reduce flooding at Ramps 44 and 49
UPDATED THROUGHOUT THE DAY....
National Park Service Daily Ramp Status Report

NEW....08.25.2016 1:50 pm National Park Service Weekly Resource Management Report
NEW....08.25.2016 1:50 pm National Park Service Weekly Table of Miles Open/Closed
NEW....08.23.2016 5:45 pm UPDATE: Reward offered for information in sea turtle incident
NPS seeks info on incident that led to sea turtle death 08.21.2016 5:40 pm
NPS publishes proposed changes to ORV rule 08.22.2016 11:30 am
How a trip to the beach turns into a sea turtle education 08.16.2016 3:40 pm
UPDATE: Park staff sweep unattended gear off village beaches 08.15.2016 2:30 pm
Seashore has another record year for sea turtle nests 08.12.2016 2:30 pm
UPDATED: Beach gear left behind is a growing concern 08.09.2016 11:30 am
NPS conducts two traffic checkpoints at Hatteras Island ramps 07.27.2016 2:00 pm
Cape Point reopens to ORVs and pedestrians 07.27.2016 1:15 pm


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NEW....08.29.2016 6:45 pm Tropical storm watch upgraded to warning for Hatteras, Ocracoke
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08.29.2016 2:30 pm Tropical storm watch hoisted for Hatteras, Ocracoke
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08.28.2016 2:30 pm Tropical depression forms between Bermuda, Outer Banks
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08.25.2016 2:30 pm  Dare calls on citizens to answer economic development survey
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08.25.2016 11:15 am Election board meets again, makes no changes to early voting
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08.24.2016 10:50 am State plans public meetings on beach and inlet management plan update
Buxton's Chief Perry now competing in final round 08.18.2016 5:25 pm
Hatteras Inlet dredging plan discussed at Waterways Commission meeting 08.18.2016 10:45 am
Dare Board changes name of waterways advisory panel 08.16.2016 2:30 pm
64-year-old woman drowns off Ocracoke Island 08.11.2016 6:15 pm
Atlantic hurricane season still expected to be strongest since 2012 08.11.2016 2:45 pm
Coast Guard medevacs ailing fisherman near Oregon Inlet 08.04.2016 5:00 pm
TSA conducts security exercise on Hatteras and Ocracoke 08.04.2016 2:00 pm
Updates on new Bonner and Pea Island bridges....WITH VIDEO 08.03.2016 12:30 pm
Dare board addresses Hatteras Inlet issues, hears Zika update 08.03.2016 9:30 am
Dare Board of Education has new leader 07.28.2016 11:15 am
Close Encounters of the manatee kind reported at Hatteras Landing....WITH VIDEO  07.25.2016 1:30 pm
71-year-old man drowns near Frisco Pier 07.22.2016 6:35 pm
67-year-old man drowns off Ocracoke 07.22.2016 12:15 pm
Ocracokers have questions about passenger ferry feasibility 07.21.2016 4:30 pm


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Community News
The Event Planner...UPDATED 08.25.2016
News and Business Briefs
...UPDATED 08.19.2016
Church Listings
Crime Reports from Dare Sheriff’s Office...UPDATED 08.05.2016
Free Classified Ads ...UPDATED 08.08.2016
Obituaries ...UPDATED 08.29.2016

Commentary & Guest Columns
Guest Column: Dare commissioner takes credit where it's not due 07.11.2016 5:15 pm
Guest Column: My Affair with Words 07.06.2016 2:55 pm
Guest Column:  Not all government is non-functional 06.24.2016 3:30 pm


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NEW....08.25.2016 4:50 pm Dare County's Battle Against Substance Abuse: How the county assembled a treatment and education network
NEW....08.25.2016 4:50 pm Fighting the demons: Owen’s odyssey
NEW....08.25.2016 4:50 pm Fighting the demons: Sumner’s battle
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08.25.2016 1:25 pm 'Coolest little festival on Eastern Seaboard' coming to Hatteras
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08.24.2016 3:10 pm  Hatteras Island couple’s tiny house will make a big debut
New Hatteras school board member is radio show guest....with AUDIO 08.22.2016 10:40 am
Exit of geologist Stan Riggs leaves void on CRC science panel 08.15.2016 2:00 pm
The Night Sky: An exceptional year for the Perseids meteor shower? 08.01.2016 11:15 am
Pokémon craze washes ashore on Hatteras Island 07.26.2016 4:20 pm
Avon Farmer's Market is keeping it fresh for another season 07.21.2016 5:10 pm
Buxton couple harvest the island's ocean water for their sea salt business 07.07.2016 2:20 pm


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NEW....08.25.2016 12:30 pm Outer Banks Angling: Almost there
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08.24.2016 10:25 am New state Artificial Reef Guide, interactive website ready for fishermen to use
Outer Banks Angling: On a fishing trip with a legend 08.19.2016 3:40 pm
Outer Banks Angling: It’s hot out there 08.08.2016 4:25 pm
New state record scamp may take world record title 08.05.2016 4:20 pm
State urges anglers to learn difference between king and Spanish mackerel  08.01.2016 12:00 pm
The very best guide to charter fishing on the islands….WITH SLIDE SHOW


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NEW....08.24.2016 10:10 am Tourism-related spending in Dare County tops $1 billion for second year
New flood maps could save you money, but be careful
08.09.2016 1:40 pm
NOAA grant will help fund living shorelines for waterfront landowners 08.08.2016 12:00 pm 
Hatteras Island Real Estate: Undeveloped lot market update 08.08.2016 10:50 am
Hatteras Island Real Estate:  Frequently Asked Questions 07.26.2016 9:15 am


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Something old, something new, something green
Island Living: Getting married Hatteras-style 
Wedding planners advise Island brides to have a weather plan
Tying the knot for Hatteras bridal couples is a labor of love for local minister
Destination wedding basics: 12 must-read destination wedding tips 
Island Weddings:  Planning a ceremony at the beach


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