Coastal Management Realigns District Office Jurisdictions to Keep Up With the Times

The population dynamics on the coast of North Carolina are changing, and the workload for coastal development permits is shifting, too. To keep up with the times, the Division of Coastal Management will adjust the jurisdictions of its four regulatory district offices. The change will take place July 1. Over the past decade, three coastal […]

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Community Foundation Awards More Than $36,000 in Grants

From finding forever homes for senior pets to restoring history, thanks to the generosity of Outer Banks Community Foundation donors, a variety of local nonprofits are now prepared to augment their impact on the community. When Community Foundation board members met in early June, they awarded nearly $37,000 in Community Enrichment and Special Focus grants […]

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Rodney Lavern Horst

June 30, 1961 – June 24, 2019 HATTERAS — Rodney Lavern Horst, 57, of Hatteras, NC died unexpectedly Monday, June 24, 2019. Born in Superior, Nuckolls County, Nebraska on June 30, 1961, he was the son of Phyllis Hoffman Wheatley of Lochbuie, CO and the late Robert Edward Horst. Rod served his country in the […]

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Hatteras Fire District Receives Stellar Rating After Inspection

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner and State Fire Marshal Mike Causey announced today that the following Fire Districts completed their routine inspection and received the listed rating, on listed effective dates. The inspection, conducted by officials with the Department of Insurance Office of State Fire Marshal (OSFM), is required on a regular basis as part of […]

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Lighthouse Move Celebration Will Be Live-streamed; Additional Details Announced

The Cape Hatteras National Seashore (CHNS) recently announced the details for the upcoming 20th Anniversary of the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse Move Celebration on July 1, which will also be live-streamed for off-island lighthouse fans at Outer Banks Forever’s Facebook page. At 9:30 a.m., Bett Padgett, (past president of the Outer Banks Lighthouse Society), will kick […]

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Coast Guard Seeks Public’s Help to Identify Hoax Caller Near Pamlico Sound…WITH AUDIO

The Coast Guard would like the public’s help to identify a suspected hoax caller who has made numerous hoax radio transmissions originating from the Pamlico Sound and Oregon Inlet area. “The Coast Guard is committed to saving lives,” said Capt. Bion Stewart, the commander of Sector North Carolina. “When someone makes a hoax distress call, […]

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