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  • Feds move closer to offshore wind in North Carolina...On Local News Page.
  • Bonner Bridge down to one lane for concrete repairs...On Local News Page.
  • UPDATE: Dredging, re-marking channel will aid boaters in Hatteras Inlet...On Local News Page.
  • EDITOR'S BLOG: Fuming over Outer Banks gas prices...On “Shooting the Breeze” above.
  • Jones asks Corps to allot more money for Oregon Inlet...On Local News Page.
  • First bill filed aims to prohibit condemning property for economic development...On Local News Page.
  • New seashore chief is guest on 'To the Point'...WITH AUDIO....On Beach Access and Park Issues Page.
  • The plasticized ocean threatens marine environment....On Island Features Page.
  • Outer Banks Angling: Getting jiggy...On Fishing Page.

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NEW....01.20.2015 6:10 pm New seashore chief is guest on 'To the Point'...WITH AUDIO
Two meetings planned on Buxton beach restoration study
01.12.2015 5:05 pm
NPS proceeding with environmental study on Buxton beach nourishment 01.08.2015 5:10 pm
NPS seeks information in Hatteras deer poaching incident 01.06.2015 4:35 pm
Carteret County residents get an earful from Dare at Cape Lookout hearing 12.19.2014 9:15 am
UPDATE: Senate passes defense bill that includes changes to seashore's ORV plan 12.12.2014 7:10 pm
Red knot’s status elevated, raising specter of more restrictions 12.11.2014 4:40 pm
UPDATE: House passes defense bill that includes changes to seashore ORV Plan 12.04.2014 5:45 pm
U.S. House, Senate poised to pass bill that would change seashore's ORV plan 12.04.2014 6:15 am
UPDATE: Cape Point now open for night driving  11.25.2014 2:25 pm
Park Service names new superintendent of Cape Hatteras National Seashore 11.13.2014 5:20 pm

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NEW....01.27.2015 3:25 pm Feds move closer to offshore wind in North Carolina
01.26.2015 4:10 pm Bonner Bridge down to one lane for concrete repairs
01.23.2015 7:00 pm UPDATE: Dredging, re-marking channel will aid boaters in Hatteras Inlet
Hatteras Inlet faring poorly also, but isn't viewed yet as dire 01.02.2015 4:40 pm
01.22.2015 5:30 pm  Jones asks Corps to allot more money for Oregon Inlet
01.21.2015 4:40 pm First bill filed aims to prohibit condemning property for economic development
Dare residents share concerns with commissioners at special meeting 01.16.2015 9:45 am
Passenger ferry trial run is set for spring 01.15.2015 1:45 pm
UPDATE: Two recent Hatteras fires are ruled accidental 01.14.2015 5:00 pm
Motions handled, schedule set in tort claim against DOT by Buxton motel owners 01.13.2015 3:25 pm
UPDATE: NCDOT asks for fifth time extension, no end in sight to negotiations 01.09.2015 4:45 pm
Tine switching to unaffiliated, will caucus with Republicans 01.07.2015 8:20 pm
Some flu cases reported on Hatteras, but it's not epidemic yet 01.07.2015 5:00 pm
Coast Guard proposes new regulation at Oregon Inlet, but won't restrict boat traffic for now 12.18.2014 3:00 pm
CDOT crews are busy moving sand on Pea Island 12.18.2014 3:00 pm
Hatteras-Ocracoke route switches to winter schedule 11.06.2014 3:30 pm

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Community News
The Event Planner...UPDATED 01.26.2015
News and Business Briefs
...UPDATED 01.08.2015
Church Listings ...UPDATED 07.24.2014
Crime Reports from Dare Sheriff’s Office ...UPDATED 01.14.2015
Free Classified Ads ...UPDATED 01.27.2015
Obituaries ...UPDATED 01.04.20152014

Commentary & Guest Columns
Free speech: Christians occupy the full political spectrum 12.01.2014 4:10 pm
You didn't ask for it, but here's free advice for the new board 11.07.2014 2:30 pm
Second opinion on Nags Head nourishment would shore up public confidence 10.15.2014  11:35 am
Guest Column: Evacuation Vacation 08.18.2014 3:00 pm
Guest Column: Houston, we have a problem! 08.11.2014 3:15 pm

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NEW....01.20.2015 3:00 pm The plasticized ocean threatens marine environment
Ocracoke plunges into the new year 01.02.2015 12:25 am
Frank Miller: The International Hatterasman 12.31.2014 11:40 am
Ocracoke author's newest book stars a cat and a dog 12.23.2014 2:30 pm
One-year check-up on Hatteras medical center is radio show's topic...WITH AUDIO 12.22.2014 11:30 am
Saving cold-stunned sea turtles is topic of "To the Point" radio show....WITH AUDIO
12.12.2014 11:00 am
Rare group of American white pelicans is wintering on Pea Island
12.02.2014 5:15 pm
Hatteras Community Emergency Response Team is topic of radio show...WITH AUDIO 11.18.2014 11:00 am
The day that East met West in Hatteras village....WITH SLIDE SHOW AND VIDEO 11.05.2014 10:20 am
Hatteras Island's out-of-this-world tourist attraction 10.29.2014 4:50 pm

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NEW....01.19.2015 1:30 pm Outer Banks Angling: Getting jiggy
Outer Banks Angling: A wicked good time
12.31.2014 4:50 pm
License fees will rise in 2015 for commercial and recreational fishermen and hunters 12.29.2014 2:45 pm
Jeff Oden talks about the pressures on commercial fishermen on 'To the Point' 10.20.2014 5:10 pm
Lawsuit would force agencies to manage recreational turtle bycatch 08.06.2014 10:50 am
The very best guide to charter fishing on the islands….WITH SLIDE SHOW 04.21.2011 12:10 pm

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Colony Realty is sold to John and Julia Head 01.07.2015 3:00 pm
Insurance Commissioner denies companies' request for homeowners' rate increase 12.19.2014 2:30 pm
Hatteras Island Real Estate:  A statistical profile of the island 11.20.2014 4:35 pm
Hatteras Island Real Estate: Assessed values vs. selling prices 10.03.2014 1:55 pm
Hatteras Island Real Estate: Property management 09.04.2014 3:45 pm
Hatteras Island Real Estate:  The rising sea level debate 07.28.2014 4:00 pm

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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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