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  • Editor's Blog:  2018 Election Preview, Part 1....On Shooting the Breeze above.
  • OPS Receives Grant for Island Inn Stabilization... On Local News Page.
  • NCDOT Wants Public Input on the Future of Transportation in N.C.... On Local News Page.
  • Highlights from the October 15 BOC Meeting... On Local News Page.
  • Dare County Water Department to Consolidate Hatteras Island Customer Service Office... On Local News Page.
  • CHSS  Veteran's Day Celebration will be on Nov. 9...On Community Page under Event Planner.
  • Storm Debris Pick-Up Schedule and Sorting Information... On Local News Page.
  • NWS Survey Crew Examines Soundside Flooding Levels from Michael... On Local News Page.
  • All Seasonal ORV Routes Open, and Other National Seashore Updates for the Week of October 16...On Beach Access and Park Issures.
  • Hatteras Island Hosting a Wave of Events for Halloween... On Local News Page.
  • Early Voting Begins Today in Dare County... On Local News Page.
  • Dare County Schools Adopt Calendar Changes after Weather-Related Closures... On Local News Page.
  • That’s No Aircraft Debris . . . That’s Part of a SpaceX Rocket... On Local News Page.
  • Obituary - Joan Midgett Policy......On Community News page under Obituaries.
  • Mosquito Dunks Available to Hyde County Residents...On Community News Page under News and Business Briefs.
  • NCDOT Reports that Animal Collisions Dramatically Increase as Temperatures Cool Down... On Local News Page.
  • Hatteras Island Real Estate: Fall 2018 Business Review...On Real Estate Page.
  • Obituary - Jane Scott Salerno...On Community News page under Obituaries.
  • Obituary - James Tilmon Keel, Jr....On Community News page under Obituaries.
  • Hatteras Methodist Women Plan Bazaar, Turkey Dinner...On Community Page under Event Planner.
  • Obituary - Neil Reeves Swartz...On Community News page under Obituaries.
  • Obituary - Grace Gray Jennette...On Community News page under Obituaries.



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NEW....10.17.2018 10:30 am  All Seasonal ORV Routes Open, and Other National Seashore Updates for the Week of October 16
National Park Service Approves Plan by NCDOT to Build Portion of New Bridge North of Rodanthe 10.11.2018 4:25 pm
Grand Reopening of the Wright Brothers National Memorial Visitor Center  10.05.2018 6:20 pm
Improvements Begin at Devil Shoals Road Soundside Access on Ocracoke Island 10.05.2018 11:15 am
Cape Lookout National Seashore Opens a Number of Facilities and Services for Visitors  10.02.2018 3:30 pm
Cape Hatteras National Seashore Facilities on Ocracoke Open as of Friday Morning 09.21.2018 2:30 pm
Ocracoke Ponies Survive the Storm, as NPS Assesses Sea Turtle Nests on Hatteras and Ocracoke Islands 09.18.2018 2:15 pm
Cape Point Reopens for ORVs  09.17.2018 4:35 pm
CHNS Urges Beach Visitors to Use Caution Due to Dangerous Ocean Conditions 09.08.2018 11:20 am
New Beach Access Walkways in Avon are Designed to Stand up to Storms – And They’re Working 09.05.2018 6:45 am



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NEW....10.18.2018 3:20 pm OPS Receives Grant for Island Inn Stabilization
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....10.18.2018 2:50 pm
NCDOT Wants Public Input on the Future of Transportation in N.C.
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....10.18.2018 8:15 am
Highlights from the October 15 BOC Meeting
New Location in Buxton for Offering Public Comments During County Commissioners Meetings  10.04.2018 4:00 pm
NEW....10.17.2018 4:30 pm Dare County Water Department to Consolidate Hatteras Island Customer Service Office
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....10.17.2018 11:50 am
NWS Survey Crew Examines Soundside Flooding Levels from Michael
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....10.17.2018 9:10 am
Hatteras Island Hosting a Wave of Events for Halloween
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....10.17.2018 9:00 am
Early Voting Begins Today in Dare County
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....10.16.2018 3:20 pm
Dare County Schools Adopt Calendar Changes after Weather-Related Closures
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....10.16.2018 1:10 pm
That’s No Aircraft Debris . . . That’s Part of a SpaceX Rocket
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....10.15.2018 12:30 pm
NCDOT Reports that Animal Collisions Dramatically Increase as Temperatures Cool Down
Ferry Delays Expected During Repairs to Ocracoke's Dunes 10.12.2018 4:40 pm
State Senate Candidates Share Their Views 10.12.2018 4:30 pm
Michael Brings Significant Soundside Flooding Overnight to the Outer Banks 10.12.2018 8:40 am
U.S. Coast Guard Station Hatteras Inlet Responds to Head Injury Call 10.11.2018 2:30 pm
Waterways Commission Aims to Speed up Hatteras Inlet Dredging 10.10.2018 1:15 pm
NCDOT Continues to Tackle Hurricane Road Repairs Statewide 10.05.2018 2:50 pm
Commissioners Hear Proposed Zoning Changes 10.03.2018 4:10 pm
Coast Guard, Dare County EMS Assist with Wave-Related Injury at Oregon Inlet 10.03.2018 11:55 am
North Carolina Coastal Federation Urges U.S. Army Corps to Adopt Living Shoreline General Permit 10.02.2018 11:40 am
New York Man Dies in the Atlantic Ocean Near Rodanthe 10.01.2018 5:15 pm
Comments Sought on Finding of No Significant Impact for Jug Handle Bridge on Pea Island Refuge 10.01.2018 11:00 am
Construction Underway at Jug Handle Bridge 09.27.2018 5:00 pm



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Community News
The Event Planner...UPDATED 10.17.2018
News and Business Briefs ...UPDATED 10.15.2018
Church Listings
Crime Reports from Dare Sheriff’s Office...UPDATED 09.05.2018
Free Classified Ads ...UPDATED 10.04.2018
Obituaries ...UPDATED 10.15.2018

Commentary & Guest Columns
Student Guest Column:  From China to North Carolina 10.05.2018 5:05 pm
Cape Hatteras Motel Asks for Community's Help to Support the Inner Banks after Florence  09.17.2018 12:55 pm
Rising Seas: Park Managers Are Taking Heed 08.31.2018 3:22 pm 


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Annual HICF Positively Pink 5K Draws a Colorful Crowd...WITH SLIDE SHOW 10.08.2018 12:30 pm
On Hatteras Island, October is the Time to Think Pink 
09.27.2018 4:35 pm
Lending a Helping Pan: CHSS Foods Class Shows Support for Town Damaged by Florence 09.27.2018 11:30 am
Hatteras Island Meals: Heroes on Wheels 09.21.2018 5:20 pm
Ocracoke to the Rescue 09.17.2018 3:50 pm
CHEC Sends Linemen Volunteers to Help the Down East Community 09.17.2018 2:30 pm
Surfers Take Advantage of Surf before Florence Approaches...WITH SLIDE SHOW 09.11.2018 10:35 pm
Bringing Beach Safety Info to Kids – How a Local Author / Artist Team Tackled a Tricky Subject 09.04.2018 4:35 pm
Night Sky: September offers great views of Nebulae! 08.31.2018 3:10 pm
Day at the Docks Brings the Focus Back to the Water for 2018  08.28.2018 8:00 pm
New Mural Added to the Wave of Street Art in Hatteras Village 08.28.2018 12:00 pm
Local Teacher Bringing Street Art to the Hatteras Village Scene...WITH SLIDE SHOW 07.09.2018 2:50
Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum installs New Sign with Famed Liberty Ship Propeller 08.24.2018 3:10 pm


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Commission for Working Watermen Starts to Take Shape at Reorganizational Meeting 10.09.2018  11:00 am
Blessing of the Fleet Draws a Crowd to Honor N.C. Watermen...WITH SLIDE SHOW 10.08.2018  1:30 pm
Commission for Working Watermen Reorganizational Meeting Scheduled for October 8  10.02.201811:15 am
Shellfish Harvesting from Outer Banks Waters Resumed Saturday 09.30.201811:30 am
Island Fishing:  Hatteras Island Fishing in September 09.21.2018 4:30 pm
The very best guide to charter fishing on the islands….WITH SLIDE SHOW


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NEW....10.15.2018  10:25 am  Hatteras Island Real Estate: Fall 2018 Business Review
County Requests Input for Proposed Zoning Amendments 10.09.2018  5:05 pm
Hatteras Island Real Estate: Frequently Asked Questions 08.31.2018 2:40 pm
Concerns Voiced on Housing Crunch 07.17.2018 9:00 am
Rental Owners Will Pay About 4.8 Percent More for Insurance 06.29.2018 12:15 pm
Hatteras Island Real Estate:  How Real Estate Agents Help Buyers and Sellers 06.25.2018 5:45 pm
Outer Banks Association of REALTORS® Announces New CEO Willo Kelly 06.21.2018 2:30 pm
Help Still Available for North Carolinians with Homes Damaged by Hurricane Matthew 06.20.2018 10:25 am
Protect Your Property and Reduce Flood Risk During Hurricane Season 06.01.2018 12:45 pm


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Local Couple Gets Married with the Longest Walk – or Rather Run – Down the Aisle
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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