Waterways Commission Starts to Plan Ahead for Late Summer / Fall Dredging By JOY CRIST

The Dare County Waterways Commission started to look ahead to possible late summer / early fall dredging of the South Ferry Channel in Hatteras Inlet at a brief June 11 meeting in Buxton. Commission members were grateful for the current navigable condition of Hatteras Inlet, but noted that maintenance dredging of the South Ferry Channel […]

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Class of 2018 Celebrated at June 9 Graduation Ceremony …WITH SLIDE SHOW By JOY CRIST

45 seniors at Cape Hatteras Secondary School received their diplomas at a graduation ceremony held on Saturday, June 9. A collection of both friends and family joined the graduates in The William P. Dillon Memorial Gymnasium in Buxton on a warm summer evening to celebrate the happy occasion. Emma Leigh Elisabeth Alvarez, Secretary for the […]

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Shipwreck Exploration to be Livestreamed

The exploration of an unidentified shipwreck 40 miles off the coast of Hatteras Island will be broadcast live June 25 with viewing at the North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island. The deep-water robotic investigation of the unidentified shipwreck will be conducted by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, or NOAA, via a robotic submersible launched […]

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CHNS Hosting Multiple Volunteer Beach Cleanups to Celebrate World Oceans Month

On June 23, from 8 a.m. until 12 p.m., Cape Hatteras National Seashore (Seashore) and the North Carolina Beach Buggy Association (NCBBA) will host drop-in volunteer beach cleanup efforts to celebrate World Oceans Month.    The Seashore will host volunteer beach cleanup events at the following locations: Coquina Beach on Bodie Island (meet park staff […]

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North Carolina and Virginia Officials Discuss Evacuation Procedures

More than 50 officials from North Carolina and Virginia gathered at the Dare County Emergency Operations Center on Wednesday, June 6 to talk about coordinated evacuation procedures and how the two states will work together if an evacuation of northeastern North Carolina and southeastern Virginia becomes necessary. Representatives from federal, state, and local agencies participated […]

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