Last week, the U.S. Coast Guard Station Hatteras Inlet launched an inaugural Partners in Education program with the Cape Hatteras Elementary School (CHES) to assist students and teachers with a variety of activities throughout the busy school day. Orchestrated by BM1 Pete Tomlin of Station Hatteras Inlet, (who managed a similar program when he was […] Local News | Full Article
KILLL DEVIL HILLS — Betty Lou Lester Walton, 80, of Kill Devil Hills, NC died Friday, March 1, 2019. Born in Norfolk, VA on May 22, 1938, she was the daughter of the late Molly Virginia Midgett and Lundy Earl Lester.
At their meeting on Thursday morning, March 7, the North Carolina State Board of Transportation unanimously voted to name the new bridge across Oregon Inlet the “Marc Basnight Oregon Inlet Bridge.” The segment of the old bridge that will become a pedestrian walkway will retain the Herbert C. Bonner name. The resolution also rescinds the 1983 […] Local News | Full Article
North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein joined a current effort in South Carolina on Wednesday to seek a preliminary injunction to block seismic testing on the Atlantic Coast until a pending lawsuit has been resolved. Attorney General Stein was joined in filing by the attorneys general of Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New […] Local News | Full Article
As Hurricane Florence headed to Eastern North Carolina last September, residents from Dare County all the way down to South Carolina had their personal Category 4 level of anxiety. Although Ocracoke and points further north were largely spared, it was not the case for those to the south and communities on the mainland that dealt […] Local News | Full Article
The N.C. Department of Transportation needs volunteers to help clean up trash along roads during the Adopt-A-Highway Spring Litter Sweep from April 13-27. Each April and September, NCDOT calls on volunteers from across North Carolina to help remove litter from roadsides. Volunteers from local businesses, schools, non-profits, churches and community groups play an important role in keeping […] Hatteras Features | Full Article
A petition aimed at the N.C. Board of Transportation and orchestrated by the recently formed group “KEEP it Bonner” has generated an estimated 1,350 signatures in favor of keeping the Bonner Bridge name for the new bridge. The page and petition are in response to a resolution that was passed at the February 4 meeting […] Local News | Full Article
MANTEO — Gina Marie Godfrey, 64, passed away quietly in her home Sunday March 3, 2019, in Pirates Cove, Manteo, NC. Born in Baltimore, MD, she was an accomplished author and sailor. Gina was known for her love of sailing and being near to mother nature and for her tagline of having dropped anchor in […] Obituaries | Full Article
With the Bonner Bridge replacement open, and work on demolishing the old bridge imminent, crews are busy focusing on the new Jug Handle Bridge, which will extend for 2.4 miles from Rodanthe to the southern edge of the Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge.
Divers have always been drawn to the mysteries of the deep. But on at least one day a year, there’s even more to discover topside. The Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum in Hatteras is gearing up to host the sixth annual Underwater Heritage Symposium to showcase a wide array of underwater and maritime experiences. The […] Hatteras Features | Full Article