Hatteras Island Angel Gift Program Details Announced

The coalition that implements the Hatteras Island Angel Gift program is seeking sponsors, donors and applicants for the upcoming holiday season.  The program is provided in collaboration with individuals, businesses, churches and other organizations committed to providing Christmas joy for children on Hatteras Island.  Dare County Department of Health and Human Services works with these […]

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CHEC Awards Bright Ideas Grants to Local Educators

Bright ideas are coming to a classroom near you! This month CHEC is awarding $3,000 in Bright Ideas education grants to exceptional educators in local schools. These grants are awarded each year to teachers for innovative classroom-based projects that enhance student learning. Congratulations to Kristin Gray of Cape Hatteras Elementary School (CHES) for your winning […]

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Outer Banks Shipwrecks: The Tale of the Storm-Tossed Ario Pardee, And How a Day-long Trip Turned into a 152-Hour Odyssey

A great many folks, past and present, celebrate year’s end around the holidays with the feasts of Thanksgiving and the joy of giving at Christmas. Then, it is topped off with the late-night parties of New Year’s Eve. The crew of the schooner Ario Pardee certainly must have anticipated this joyous time when they set […]

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