WANCHESE — Maryann Cookie Pratt, 64, of Wanchese, NC went home to be with the Lord on Monday, March 11, 2019.
KILL DEVIL HILLS — Carol Robertson Bulluck, 73, of Kill Devil Hills, NC died Tuesday, March 12, 2019, at The Outer Banks Hospital. Born in Tampa, FL on October 12, 1945, she was the daughter of the late Frances Kennon and Victor F. Robertson. A member of Outer Banks Baptist Church and Gideons International, Carol […] Obituaries | Full Article
During the week of March 18, contractors for the N.C. Department of Transportation (NCDOT) will be installing gates and fences around the southern end of the Bonner Bridge and adjoining catwalks, as workers prepare for demolition work on the bridge. This will temporarily end public pedestrian access to the bridge while the demolition takes place […] Local News | Full Article
On Tuesday, March 19, the North Carolina Coastal Federation and the Surfrider Outer Banks Chapter will be hosting a photoshoot with Jenni Koontz of Epic Shutter Photography from 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. at the Hatteras Community Center. The photos from the shoot will be used to update content on the nottheanswernc.org webpage. Anyone who earns […] Community News | Full Article
The N.C. Department of Transportation will close a section of N.C. Highway 12 in Frisco from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Sunday, March 24, to replace two cross pipes under the road. The closure will take place between Delmer Willis Road and Sunset Strip in Frisco. A marked detour route along the beach will […] Local News | Full Article
On April 13, from 8:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m., Cape Hatteras National Seashore (CHNS) and the North Carolina Beach Buggy Association (NCBBA) will host drop-in volunteer beach cleanup efforts. The Seashore will host volunteer beach cleanup events at the following locations: Coquina Beach on Bodie Island (meet park staff at the bathhouse) Old Cape Hatteras […] Seashore News | Full Article
Dare County is in the process of updating the Dare-Currituck County Hazard Mitigation Plan, as local governments are required to prepare and update hazard mitigation plans in order to be eligible for FEMA disaster relief assistance. One component of the process is the solicitation of public input on the hazards that affect the Outer Banks, […] Local News | Full Article
The Cape Hatteras National Seashore (CHNS) announced several recent updates and news items related to recreational activities and seashore conditions on Hatteras and Ocracoke Islands. Seashore Updates The Seashore is currently recruiting local and RV volunteers to assist at the lighthouses on Bodie and Hatteras Islands this spring! For more information and to apply, visit: […] Seashore News | Full Article
Legislators at the helm of key House and Senate committees said they will try again to reach a broad agreement on the path forward for the state’s mariculture industry. A bill that would have established a new leasing program and new rules to encourage mariculture in state waters failed in the final days of last […] Local News | Full Article
The Outer Banks lost a friend and icon this past weekend. John Hunter passed away Saturday at his home on Raymond Ave. in Kill Devil Hills. John has been on the Outer Banks since the 1970s, and was a real estate appraiser, sailor, aspiring writer and actor, a lover of music, food and good friends. He will be missed.