Artificial Reef Program to Propose 4-Year Plan

Meetings are planned in Raleigh, Ocracoke, Wilmington and Morehead City in August for the state Division of Marine Fisheries’ Artificial Reef Program representatives to share information and receive feedback on a proposed four-year artificial reef enhancement plan, the state agency announced Wednesday. Artificial Reef Program representatives will be seeking partners during each meeting for regional […]

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UPDATE : Precautionary Swimming Advisory Lifted for Hatteras Island and Most Dare County Waters

State recreational water quality officials today lifted a precautionary swimming advisory for all coastal waters in Dare County except where signs are posted. Test results of water samples taken at swimming sites from Hatteras Inlet to Southern Shores found that bacteria levels for most waters meet the state’s and Environmental Protection Agency’s standards set for […]

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Four Generations of John Allen Midgett Jr. Descendants Pay a Visit to New Hatteras Exhibit

Four generations of the descendants of Captain John Allen Midgett Jr., Keeper of the Chicamacomico Station during the famed Mirlo rescue, visited the Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum in Hatteras on Friday to get a sneak peek at a new exhibit honoring this local legend. Capt. Midgett led one of the most dramatic rescues in […]

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Highway 12 Remains Open, But Standing Water Reported in Multiple Spots

For more information, visit for weather forecast information, or the National Weather Service office in Newport / Morehead City’s Facebook page, RELATED ARTICLES: Highway 12 Remains Open, But Standing Water Reported in Multiple Spots Flash Flood Watch Remains in Effect Through Wednesday Flash Flood Warning Issued for Hatteras Island Total Rainfall Now up […]

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