Unrestricted Access to Hatteras Island Effective Friday, August 4 at 12 p.m.

Beginning Friday, August 4 at 12:00 p.m. there will be unrestricted access to Hatteras Island. As crews continue energizing circuits on the island with the repaired transmission line, Cape Hatteras Electric Cooperative (CHEC) has assured local officials that reliable and adequate power will be available to enable the return of visitors on Friday afternoon. The […]

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Brunch Bill Approved on a State Level

On Friday, Governor Cooper signed a new law that will allow sales of beer, wine and mixed drinks on Sunday morning in North Carolina. Dubbed the “brunch bill,” the new bill – (formally known as S.B. 155) – will allow towns and counties to opt to serve alcohol at restaurants, grocery stores, craft distilleries, and […]

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Josephine Austin Oden

HATTERAS –Josephine Austin Oden born January 25, 1921, to the late AndrewShanklin Austin and Inez Daniels Austin of Hatteras went to be with herLord and Savior on July 3, 2017. Afterattending Greensboro College and later UNC – Chapel Hill and graduatingwith a degree in journalism, she briefly worked for The Daily Advancein Elizabeth City before […]

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Coast Guard rescues 1 kayaker in Oregon Inlet

The Coast Guard rescued one kayaker in Oregon Inlet, North Carolina, Saturday. Watchstanders at the Sector North Carolina Command Center in Wilmington received a 911 call at about 5:30 p.m. stating that an adult male overturned his kayak and was in distress approximately 300 yards off Oregon Inlet Campground. A 29-foot Response Boat-Small crew launched […]

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