The weather was hot and sticky – really hot and sticky for Hatteras.  The sun beat down unmercifully for most of the day on Friday, June 25, for the third annual Stand in the Sand, the Outer Banks Preservation Association’s annual fundraiser, at the Fessenden Center in Buxton. By mid-afternoon, thunder rumbled across Pamlico Sound, […] Local News |  Full Article

Public comments will be critical for getting Bonner Bridge replacement project finally moving forward

If you thought you had done your civic duty submitting public comments on the National Park Service?s Draft Environmental Impact Statement on off-road vehicle rulemaking on the seashore, think again. In fact, 2010 might be the busiest year ever for making public comment on projects and issues that will have a profound effect on our […] Editor’s Blog |  Full Article

Park Service seeking driver of ORV that crushed loggerhead on Ocracoke

By IRENE NOLAN By IRENE NOLAN Cape Hatteras National Seashore Superintendent Mike Murray has denied a request by the Southern Environmental Law Center to expand night-driving restrictions after the death of a nesting loggerhead turtle last month on Ocracoke. The turtle was crushed by an off-road vehicle, probably in the early morning hours of June […] Local News |  Full Article

Big Rock still has no winner — with almost $1 million in first-prize money at stake

There is still no official winner in last week’s Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament. Almost $1 million in prize money is riding on whether a mate on the Hatteras-based Citation, the boat that caught a record-breaking blue marlin that should have taken the top prize, had a  North Carolina recreational fishing license, which is required […] Local News |  Full Article

Big Rock still has no winner — with almost $1 million in first-prize money at stake

There is still no official winner in last week’s Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament. Almost $1 million in prize money is riding on whether a mate on the Hatteras-based Citation, the boat that caught a record-breaking blue marlin that should have taken the top prize, had a  North Carolina recreational fishing license, which is required […] Local News |  Full Article