The Dare County Board of Commissioners will conduct a Public Hearing to receive comments about a proposed water main extension along Leslie Lane in Avon. The Public Hearing will be held at 5:30 p.m., Tuesday, February 19, as part of the regularly scheduled Dare County Board of Commissioners meeting. Comments can be made at the […] Local News | Full Article
Per the North Carolina Department of Public Safety, ReBuild NC will host a series of outreach events in Dare County in the coming weeks, offering in-person help to Hurricane Matthew survivors who have not yet submitted a program application for assistance. Individuals are encouraged to dial 2-1-1 to schedule an appointment with an application specialist who […] Real Estate | Full Article
A strong cold front will approach eastern North Carolina late Wednesday night and move through the Outer Banks on Thursday, bringing high winds, rains, high surf, and the potential for coastal flooding, per a Wednesday afternoon briefing from the National Weather Service Newport / Morehead City office. Minor coastal flooding of 1 to 1.5 feet […] Local News | Full Article
MANTEO — On January 20, 2019, Hulda “Carolyn” Midgett Johnson, 87, of Manteo, NC finished her race of life and joined her Lord in heaven.
She was born on December 11, 1931, to the late George and Beatrice Midgett.
SALVO – Kay Ann Barnes, 58, of Salvo, North Carolina passed away on Saturday, January 19, at 6:35 PM. Kay was a loving and devoted mother and grandmother. She was a well-known member of the tri-village community on Hatteras Island, but was born in Norfolk, Virginia and raised in Creeds, Virginia. She was the youngest […] Obituaries | Full Article
Dare County Soil & Water and the Department of Public Works recently assisted the North Carolina Coastal Federation with a clean up along a soundside shore on Hatteras Island. A group of 30 volunteers met at the Rodanthe Waves Salvo Community Center to remove debris that had been pushed onto the site following Hurricane Michael. Over 3,500 pieces […] Local News | Full Article
At approximately 6:14 p.m. on Tuesday evening, U.S. Coast Guard Station Oregon Inlet received a call via a landline from a vessel that had ran aground on a shoal near the end of the Walter Slough channel in the Oregon Inlet area. The call came from three people aboard a 28 ft. aluminum boat. Because […] Local News | Full Article
When it comes to giving or getting assistance for furloughed islanders, there are ample options As the government shutdown stretches into its 31st day, assistance is available on Hatteras Island for both residents affected by the shutdown, and residents who want to help furloughed employees. Both National Park Service and U.S. Coast Guard personnel are […] Local News | Full Article
The North Carolina Coastal Federation is hosting the annual Hatteras Island Oyster Roast, an event that celebrates local seafood and a healthy coast while supporting environmental restoration. This year’s oyster roast will take place at Oden’s Dock on Saturday, Feb. 2, from 1 to 4 p.m. In addition to fresh oysters, attendees can enjoy seafood […] Island Features | Full Article
A U.S. Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Air Station Elizabeth City, North Carolina, medevaced a woman from a cruise ship 50 miles southeast of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, on Monday, January 21. The 40-year-old woman was reportedly suffering from abdominal pains and was transferred to Carteret Health Care in Morehead City.