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New on Island Free Press

  • NEW REPORTER'S BLOG:  What’s New at the National Hurricane Center for 2017...On Shooting the Breeze above.
  • Pipeline Could Pose Threat to Coastal Region....On Island Features Page.
  • Operation Beach Respect is scheduled for April 22.....On the Community News under Event Planner.
  • Ocracoke Child Care Clam Chowder Cook-off 2017.....On the Community News under Event Planner.
  • Obituary - Ann Rose Mason Drain....On Community News Page under Obituaries.
  • Sens. Cook, Sanderson File Resolution for Revisions to Federal Shellfish Regs...On Fishing Page.
  • National Park Service Announces Improvements to Frisco Day Use Area...On Beach Access and Park Issues Page.
  • Coast Guard medevacs man near Hatteras Inlet...On Local News Page.
  • Cape Hatteras National Seashore Announces 2017 Campground Season...On Beach Access and Park Issues Page.
  • Outer Banks Earns the Number #1 Spot in Southern Living Magazine.....On Island Features Page.
  • Dare County MedFlight to hold open house on March 25....On the Community News under Event Planner.
  • Local officials frustrated by new state rep....On Community News and Commentary Page.
  • Hatteras Island Cancer Foundation's Spring Dance is set for April 8.....On the Community News under Event Planner.
  • Lycett Named Social Services Director for Dare County...On Local News Page.
  • Finale of the Worldwide Online “Blue Mind” Book Club is set for Saturday, March 25...On the Community News under Event Planner.
  • Island Art Show In the Tri-Villages is set for April 14...On the Community News under Event Planner.
  • UPDATE:  Whale washes ashore south of Avon...On Local News Page.
  • Obituary - William Aubrey Harris...On Community News Page under Obituaries.
  • SPCA Pet of the Week - Lisa...On Community News Page under News and Business Briefs.
  • Ribbon Cutting Ceremony to be Held for New Regional Emergency Communications Center...On Local News Page.



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NEW....03.24.2017 10:30 am  National Park Service Announces Improvements to Frisco Day Use Area
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03.23.2017 9:40 am  Cape Hatteras National Seashore Announces 2017 Campground Season
Cape Hatteras Access Preservation Alliance Celebrates a Milestone in Beach Access 03.17.2017 11:30 am
Meet Karol Jones, our New Hatteras Island District Ranger 03.16.2017 4:30 pm
CHNS invites public to comment on proposed projects relating to NCDOT passenger ferry service 03.01.2017 8:53 am 
Cape Point Bypass Extension Route Now Open to Off-Road Vehicle Users 02.01.2017 5:00 pm
New extended Bypass Road at Cape Point is underway 01.23.2017 4:20 pm
Seashore staff will be available to answer questions from public 01.13.2017 4:45 pm
Park Service sets cultural resources climate change strategy 01.10.2017 4:00 pm
NPS to update smoking regs to include e-cigarettes 01.10.2017 3:00 pm
NPS will publish amended final rule for ORVs in Federal Register 12.20.2016 5:20 pm
Seashore superintendent is guest on radio show....WITH AUDIO 10.18.2016 7:40 pm
Beach access advocacy groups are subject of Radio Hatteras interview...WITH AUDIO 10.03.2016 1:35 pm
ORV routes are now open to night driving  09.15.2016 10:00 am
Project aims to reduce flooding at Ramps 44 and 49 08.26.2016 3:00 pm



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NEW....03.23.2017 8:00 pm Coast Guard medevacs man near Hatteras Inlet
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03.21.2017 12:30 pm Lycett Named Social Services Director for Dare County
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03.20.2017 1:40 pm  UPDATE: Whale washes ashore south of Avon
NEW....03.20.2017 11:00 am Ribbon Cutting Ceremony to be Held for New Regional Emergency Communications Center
Dredge work awaits signed Hatteras Inlet agreement 03.14.2017 4:45 pm
St. Baldrick’s Day Celebrations Kicks off with Sunday Shave-a-thon  03.13.2017 4:50 pm
Discrepancy in CRFL Funding Highlighted at Board of Commissioners Meeting 03.09.2017 3:55 pm
Board of Commissioners Tackles a Full Agenda at March Meeting 03.09.2017 2:25 pm
Upcoming Buxton Beach Nourishment Project Outlined in Detail at Public Meeting  03.08.2017 11:45 am
Tribute to Irene Nolan featured on Radio Hatteras....WITH AUDIO 03.07.2017 5:45 pm
A Tribute to Irene from Island Free Press Photographer and Friend, Donnie Bowers 03.07.2017 5:10 pm
Remembering Irene, the voice of Hatteras Island 03.05.2017 11:00 am
Legislators Eye Beach Sand Funding, Rules 03.03.2017 2:20 pm
Dare County plans large item household pickup for April 03.02.2017 1:00 pm
Citing health issues, Corprew resigns as DSS director 03.02.2017 10:15 am
Occupancy Tax Board further discusses village tram proposal 02.24.2017 1:45 pm
Acting Ferry Division director urges islanders to support passenger ferry and the Dredge Report  02.17.2017 11:15 am
Updates on Upcoming Inlet Dredging Presented at Waterways Commission Meeting 02.15.2017 4:30 pm
New Video Released on Bonner Bridge Progress 02.09.2017 11:40 am
Rodanthe Bridge Lawsuit Raises Concerns About Bonner Project 02.07.2017 4:25 pm
Challenge filed in federal court to block Rodanthe bridge 02.03.2017 1:15 pm



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Community News
The Event Planner...UPDATED 03.24.2017
News and Business Briefs
...UPDATED  03.20.2017
Church Listings
Crime Reports from Dare Sheriff’s Office...UPDATED 03.10.2017
Free Classified Ads ...UPDATED 03.21.2017
Obituaries ...UPDATED 03.24.2017

Commentary & Guest Columns
NEW....03.21.2017 5:00 pm Local officials frustrated by new state rep
Guest Column: Shrimping is another fishery being taken hostage
01.13.2017 6:10 pm 
Commentary: McCrory set stage for latest threat to shrimping 01.13.2017 5:50 pm
Guest Column:  The lucky little kitten 01.12.2017 12:15 pm
Guest Column: In defense of repurposing hurricane debris 10.26.2016 11:45 am
An Essay on Change and Progress 09.30.2016 5:15 pm
A Postscript to the Essay on Change and Progress  09.30.2016 5:15 pm


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NEW....03.24.2017 4:15 pm Pipeline Could Pose Threat to Coastal Region
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03.22.2017 11:50 am Outer Banks Earns the Number #1 Spot in Southern Living Magazine
Citizen Science Program needs your help observing the weather
03.15.2017 11:50 am
Federation raises more than $1,800 for Hatteras United Methodist Church's storm relief efforts 03.14.2017 9:15 am
The Night Sky: Fireballs, Distant Galaxies, and Promising New Discoveries in the Skies  03.01.2017 3:30 pm
Remembering Eph O'Neal, an old-time Hatteras waterman 02.21.2017 11:15 am
Wildlife Photo Project Expands Statewide 02.14.2017 10:00 am
Island Living:  Weird Hatteras Island Old Wives’ Tales (and Husbands’ Tales) that are Actually True 02.13.2017 3:00 pm
Readers Invited to join a book club with Hatteras Island root 02.03.2017 10:50 am
Award-winning social worker learns new lessons as a hurricane survivor herself 01.13.2017 11:50 am
'Drift' seeds find their way to our beaches from afar 12.12.2016 4:50 pm 
New resource for learning about living shorelines is now online 12.08.2016 4:50 pm
Cape Hatteras United Methodist Men:  Helping storm victims for the long-term 12.05.2016 7:15 pm
Study aims to answer question of how much tourism is too much 11.15.2016 11:10 am 
Rolling back the red wolf recovery effort 11.03.2016 4:30 pm
Conflicts and ill will threaten red wolf recovery 11.03.2016 4:30 pm 
Hatteras couple are recovering from two rounds of soundside flooding -- just weeks apart 10.27.2016 2:20 pm


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NEW....03.24.2017 11:00 am  Sens. Cook, Sanderson File Resolution for Revisions to Federal Shellfish Regs
Study: Seismic Testing Disrupts Fish Behavior
02.23.2017 3:00 pm
Recreational flounder bag limit reduced to four fish 02.23.2017 11:15 am
Marine Fisheries Commission approves controversial petition 02.17.2017 12:50 pm
Outer Banks Angling: Looking ahead to 2017 cobia regs 01.23.2017 10:00 am
UPDATE: All five advisory panels vote against shrimp petition 01.18.2017 4:00 pm
UPDATE: Amendment to shrimp-trawling petition modifies proposals 01.13.2017 5:30 pm
Petition calls for more limits on shrimp trawling 01.13.2017 1:50 pm
Bonner Bridge work brings beneficial reef projects 12.29.2016 2:10 pm
Frank & Fran's is changing hands, but Frank won't be gone for good 08.30.2016 3:05 pm
The very best guide to charter fishing on the islands….WITH SLIDE SHOW


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Hatteras Island Real Estate: 2016 Real Estate Market Summary 02.02.2017 10:30 am
Outer Banks clinic in Avon will cease Saturday hours 01.20.2017 4:40 pm
Hatteras Island Real Estate:  Winter is a good time to market your home 12.29.2016 3:00 pm
Hatteras Island Real Estate:  Perplexing market data 11.28.2016 4:15 pm
Business group calls for Atlantic seismic ban
Hurricane Recovery: Stories behind the effort to get back to business 11.14.2016 4:00 pm
H2OBX Waterpark set to open next year in Currituck 10.27.2016 3:00 pm
Hatteras Island Real Estate: Due Diligence in Contracts 10.25.2016 2:30 pm
New flood maps may conflict with state rules 10.20.2016 12:00 pm 
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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