CHNS Releases Decision to Construct New Septic System for Park Housing in Buxton

A Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for the construction of a new septic system within the Buxton park housing area was signed on May 21, 2018. In compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), the National Park Service (NPS) prepared an Environmental Assessment (EA) to examine alternative actions and environmental impacts associated with […]

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Building Connections and Conversations Northwest Atlantic Marine Alliance Visits Hatteras Island

Spending their time talking with locals from all corners of the seafood and fishing industry, the group was on a fact-finding mission of sorts, to discuss current problems that affect the fishing and farming industries on a local – and global – scale. The Northwest Atlantic Marine Alliance (NAMA) is a fishermen-led organization whose goal […]

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Bonner Bridge Replacement Project Surpasses Milestones; Captain Richard Etheridge Bridge Officially Complete

With the summer season fast approaching, crews on the Bonner Bridge Replacement Project are steadily surpassing project milestones as they work to span Oregon Inlet, and arrive at a projected late 2018 completion date. At the northern construction area, the last of the project’s pilings have been driven as crews focus on the installation of […]

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Swimming-related Fatality Occurs Near Buxton

Dare County Emergency Medical Services, Hatteras Island Rescue Squad, and Cape Hatteras National Seashore Rangers arrived on the scene, and resuscitation measures continued in the ambulance. Although rip currents were forecast for the area and the individual was found in the water, the cause of death is unknown at this time. This is the first […]

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Don’t blink, Summer is Here!

For some reason, the transition from spring to summer happened in the blink of an eye this year.  It seems like Highway 12 instantly changed from a quiet rural road to a freeway of vehicles laden with fishing gear and kayaks.  Hatteras Island is a most popular vacation destination because of its great beaches and […]

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