UPDATE: Cape Hatteras Lighthouse fixed after fuse replaced

UPDATE: The Cape Hatteras Lighthouse has been fixed after being examined on Monday morning by the U.S. Coast Guard.  U.S. Coast Guard Electrician’s Mate 1st Class James Harper identified that the issue stemmed from a blown fuse, and made the appropriate replacement. The lighthouse should be rotating once again starting Monday evening, per the Cape Hatteras […]

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Meet the Outer Banks SPCA Pet of the Week, Mr. Tipps

Meet the Outer Banks SPCA pet of the week, Mr. Tipps, courtesy of their latest video produced by Dare County’s CURRENT TV. For more information on Mr. Tipps, and the many other Outer Banks pets currently up for adoption, visit the Outer Banks SPCA website at https://www.obxspca.org/, or their Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/obxspca/. Video to embed: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PQpJcdFo3zU&feature=youtu.be

Bodie Island hunt blind and wildlife-viewing platform project starting this week.

A project to construct a new Architectural Barrier Act (ABA) accessible hunt blind and wildlife-viewing platform within an authorized Cape Hatteras National Seashore (CHNS) waterfowl hunting area on Bodie Island is scheduled to begin this week. Green Dream International LLC (Erie, PA) was selected as the contractor for the $167,000 project, which is expected to […]

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Cape Hatteras National Seashore hosting multiple volunteer beach cleanups on September 21

On September 21, from 8:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m., Cape Hatteras National Seashore (Seashore) 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 Access on Bodie Island (meet park staff at the bathhouse) Old Cape […]

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Dare Board hears proposals for ‘essential housing’

Dare County’s initiative to encourage more reasonably priced housing for year-round workers is more than a year old. But the search for exactly what to call it continues on. In June 2018, the Outer Banks Chamber of Commerce made a presentation to the Dare County Commissioners asking them to consider zoning changes, including allowing accessory […]

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Emily Noel Ritenour

December 27, 1995 – August 23, 2019 KILL DEVIL HILLS — It is with great sadness that the family of Emily Noel Ritenour, 23, of Kill Devil Hills, NC announce her passing in Greenville, NC on Friday, August 23, 2019. Emily was the cherished daughter of the late David Ritenour and Karen Ritenour, and beloved […]

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