Storm pummels NC 12, county commissioners to discuss reopening Ocracoke

The weekend storm that pummeled the Outer Banks with two days of sustained winds of 30-plus mph and gusts much higher wreaked havoc on NC 12 and caused the ferry system to suspend operations. Monday morning the Cedar Island and Swan Quarter ferries resumed their regular schedules. The Ocracoke/Hatteras run remained shut down and the NCDOT […]

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Meet the Outer Banks SPCA Pet of the Week, Houdini

Meet the Outer Banks SPCA pet of the week,  Houdini, courtesy of their latest video produced by Dare County’s CURRENT TV. For more information on  Houdini, and the many other Outer Banks pets currently up for adoption, visit the Outer Banks SPCA website at, or their Facebook page at  

Overwash Flooding Noticeably Receding; Sand and Standing Water Remain on Roadways

Flooding that had accompanied multiple high tide cycles during this weekend’s nor’easter had noticeably receded by Tuesday morning, however, piles of sand and standing water remained on portions of N.C. Highway 12 and adjacent roadways. As of 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, standing water was reported on N.C. Highway 12 in northern Hatteras village, in sections […]

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