Ocracoke debris removal operations begin on Saturday

Hyde County’s debris removal contractor has completed an initial assessment to determine debris volumes and equipment needs. Ocracoke debris removal operations will begin on Saturday September 14, 2019 and will conduct 3 passes of disaster debris removal consistent with FEMA guidance. Mainland Citizens may transport vegetative storm debris to the designated mainland convenience sites or you can place it […]

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Gov. Cooper makes formal request to help counties pay for debris removal, protective measures

Following a request earlier this week for federal help for residents and businesses, Gov. Roy Cooper has asked President Donald Trump to issue a major disaster declaration so that counties can get help to pay for their costs associated with Hurricane Dorian. Meeting with the President on Air Force One in Fayetteville, Cooper on Monday […]

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Cape Hatteras National Seashore to reopen portions of Frisco Campground on Saturday

With water service restored, a portion of the Frisco Campground will reopen at 8:00 a.m. on Saturday, 9/14/19. The Federal Highway Administration has initiated a paving project within the Frisco Campground, so at this time, only the “A-loop” and a portion of the “P-loop” will be opened. As the paving project is completed, additional portions […]

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OBCF Announces Rapid-Response Grants Cycle for Nonprofits after Dorian

The Outer Banks Community Foundation has announced an emergency, rapid-response grants cycle to support nonprofit organizations after Hurricane Dorian. Applications are due by Friday, September 20. To apply, call Lorelei Costa at 252-455-1404. Grant Purpose First Priority: The primary goal of these grants is to enable nonprofits to provide immediate disaster relief and short-term recovery […]

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