Worker fatally injured at ‘Jug Handle Bridge’ project on Hatteras Island

A worker on the ‘Jug Handle Bridge’ project in Rodanthe was fatally injured Monday morning. Work at the project on Hatteras Island has been stopped while an investigation is underway, said Michael Swenson, spokesman for Flatiron Corp., the main contractor on the project. The worker killed was a Flatiron employee, Swenson said. No details have […]

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Hatteras Island Cancer Foundation thanks Outer Banks Hospital for recent grant funds

The Hatteras Island Cancer Foundation (HICF) expressed their gratitude to the Outer Banks Hospital in a recent announcement, citing the hospital’s continued generosity through the Vidant Community Health Benefit Program. Per the recent update, HICF was awarded grant funds via the program to assist Hatteras Island residents with costs incurred when travelling on and off […]

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Amid unique circumstances, Dare County prepares to protect voting in the 2020 election

As the nation heads into a crucial 2020 election in the midst of a once-in-a-century pandemic, Dare County officials are confident that they are prepared to protect the integrity of the process, regardless of how heavy the turnout is. Voting is a relatively simple process — a matter of indicating preference for the candidates or […]

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Cape Hatteras United Methodist Men’s Repetitive Loss Reduction Project in Full Swing

The Cape Hatteras United Methodist Men (CHUMM) have been hard at work in the past few weeks helping families throughout Hatteras Island protect their homes from future storms, thanks to a Repetitive Loss Reduction Project that is currently in full swing. Following Hurricane Dorian in September of 2019, CHUMM decided to look into some longer-range […]

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A Safe New Way to Sail the Sound

August 21, 2020 | Sponsored | Phillips Boatworks

Fall Sailing Tours from Avon are getting great reviews from Vacationers! For centuries people have been sailing up and down the shores of the beautiful Outer Banks. Known as the “Graveyard of the Atlantic,” the oceanside of Hatteras Island, in particular, is not for the inexperienced sailor. I have a replica map of some of […]

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Surfalorus Film Fest kicks off with online screenings, a drive-in, and appearances from the cast of Netflix series “Outer Banks

Come Hear NC presents the 9th annual Surfalorus Film Festival – back for another session of amazing, surf-inspired films certain to delight and intrigue surfers and ocean-minded types of all ages. This year’s festival kicks off Thursday, September 24th at 7pm with a Drive-in event at the North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island, a unique […]

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