NPS asks vehicle owners to remove vehicles from parking lot to facilitate recover efforts

Agencies, including the National Park Service (NPS), Hyde County, and the North Carolina Division of Emergency Management are requesting that all vehicles, golf carts, boats, trailers, recreational vehicles, and other equipment be removed from the NPS parking lot at the boat ramps, a.k.a Base Docks, in Ocracoke Village. The inter-agency response associated with recovery from […]

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Frisco Fire Station is brimming with help for residents, but supplies and volunteers are still needed

It has been nearly a week since Dorian made landfall on Cape Hatteras, and visitors are trickling in, while more and more businesses on Hatteras Island are opening their doors. But on a Thursday afternoon post-Dorian, the busiest spot on the island is arguably the Frisco Fire Station. The station has been transformed over the […]

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David E. Hall

KITTY HAWK – David E. Hall, 73, of Kitty Hawk, NC passed away peacefully on September 11, 2019 at his home.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Virgie and Robert Hall. David is survived by his sisters, Peggy J. Hall of Kitty Hawk, NC, Barbara M. Hall of Fredericksburg, VA and Morag D. […]

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Location on Hatteras Island for Public Comment During Commissioners Meetings Temporarily Relocated to Fessenden Center

The location for Hatteras Island citizens to provide public comment via remote videolink at Dare County Board of Commissioner meetings has been temporarily relocated from the Fessenden Center Annex to the Fessenden Center. The relocation is a result of hurricane recovery services being provided at the Annex building. The Fessenden Center is located at 46830 […]

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State EMS sets up temporary building for Ocracoke Health Center; more updates

MEDICAL–Hyde Health Department will administer free tetanus shots starting at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday (Sept. 12) at the Ocracoke Fire Department. Dr. Jeff Williams, medical director for the Wake County EMS who is one of 10 in a medical strike team on Ocracoke during the emergency, recommended that people who have not received a tetanus […]

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Dare County details county-wide services available for Hurricane Dorian recovery

Dare county recently posted an updated list of current county resources and services for residents who need assistance in the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian. The list of services available are as follows, and do not include local organization initiatives, like the recently launched Really, Really Free Market at the Frisco Fire Station, or the availability […]

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Supt. describes ‘devastation’ at Hatteras Secondary

In a briefing to the Dare County Board of Education on Sept. 10, Superintendent John Farrelly described the Hurricane Dorian damage to Cape Hatteras Secondary School as “absolute devastation.” He said district staff has been working around the clock to mitigate the situation and as for students returning to school, asserted, “We are shooting for […]

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Public asked for help in finding prosthetic leg that may have washed ashore on Hatteras Island

UPDATE: According to a Thursday evening update from The Ocracoke Observer, the missing prosthetic was found by an islander taking a walk on the beach. The Ocracoke Observer is asking for help for a local island resident who lost a prosthetic leg in the ocean on Wednesday evening. One of Islander Kelley Shinn’s prosthetic legs was […]

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