NCDOT Completes Dune Rebuilding Work Along N.C. Highway 12

On Wednesday afternoon, the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) announced that road crews had completed their work rebuilding the dune line between the Oregon Inlet Bridge and Rodanthe. The dune line from north Rodanthe to the bridge was severely damaged during a week-long nor’easter which lingered offshore in mid-October, and which later became Subtropical […]

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National Seashore Updates for the Week of October 23

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. News items and events related to the National Seashore for the week of October 23 include the following: Seashore Updates On October 28, the Federal Highway Administration will begin a […]

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Group Offers Aerial Views of Coastal Change

We’re waiting at the Wright Brothers Airport for our SouthWings pilot, Stu Bailey, who’s flying down from Norfolk, Virginia. SouthWings, based in Asheville with satellite offices in New Orleans, Louisiana, and Annapolis, Maryland, is a nonprofit organization that provides flights over environmentally sensitive areas. They don’t charge for their flights and the pilots volunteer their […]

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Arthur Benson Sheets

NAGS HEAD — Arthur Benson (“Bud”) Sheets, 94, passed away peacefully in his Nags Head, NC home on October 15, 2019. He was born on December 7, 1924 in Rock Island, Illinois, the son of Arthur B Sheets Sr and Gertrude Johnson Sheets, and he lived most of his life there. He married Elizabeth (Betty) […]

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Hatteras Island Announces a Wave of Fun and Family-Friendly Events for Halloween

Halloween is gearing up to be a wonderfully spooky celebration on Hatteras Island, thanks to a number of family-friendly events that are wide open to the public. Halloween-centric events scheduled for October on the island currently include the following: Trunk or Treat – Avon Village Thursday, October 31, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. The Beach […]

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Richard Joseph Skattie

March 5, 1924 – September 21, 2019 KILL DEVIL HILLS — Richard Joseph Skattie, 95, of Kill Devil Hills, NC, also known as “Dick” and “Foo”, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, September 21, 2019, with his dog Sam by his side. Born in Detroit, MI on March 5, 1924, he was the […]

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Online stores created for Ocracoke businesses; Halloween; bike campaign

Since Ocracoke Island remains closed following the devastating flooding Sept. 6 from Hurricane Dorian, the Ocracoke Civic & Business Association is creating a “Shop Ocracoke Online” landing page on visitocracokenc.com to promote and directly link off island shoppers to local businesses. To have your business featured on the page, please email your business name, URL (or link to your […]

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