New “Fixtation” is Stationed Outside St. John United Methodist Church in Avon By JOY CRIST

The grassy exterior and entrance of the St. John United Methodist Church in Avon village has a few enticements that make visitors take a second look. There’s the original church bell from the 1800s, the wrap-around bench near the towering oak tree that’s covered with colorful handprints, and the recently added food pantry that’s stationed […]

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Lighthouses to Open on April 21

Outer Banks Group Superintendent Dave Hallac has announced that the Bodie Island and Cape Hatteras Lighthouses will be open for climbing this year from Friday, April 21 through Monday, October 9. Ticket sales begin daily at 9 am with the last tickets sold at 4:30 pm at each site. Climbing tickets for the Cape Hatteras […]

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The Long And Tortured Road To Reach The North Rodanthe Bridge Option

BY CATHERINE KOZAK For folks who?ve been around long enough, the ongoing lawsuit against the proposed north Rodanthe bridge might be just another frustrating chapter in the decades-long struggle to keep Hatteras and Ocracoke Islands? only highway passable.Back in the late 1990s, a mothballed N.C. Department of Transportation (NCDOT) panel that had earlier studied the […]

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