Sea Turtle Rescue Group’s Virtual Auction Set

Network for Endangered Sea Turtles, or N.E.S.T., is holding an online silent auction fundraiser this year instead of its annual in-person event typically held every spring. The Valentine’s virtual auction that begins Friday and ends Feb. 6 will features a variety of pieces, from restaurant gift certificates to unique fashion finds. Items only be available for pickup […]

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Burnside’s Miracle Happens in Hatteras Inlet

Coastal Review Online is featuring the research, findings and commentary of author Kevin Duffus. Last of three parts “Water, water, everywhere, Nor any drop to drink.” Who knows how many of General Ambrose Burnside’s more than 10,000 officers, soldiers and sailors could recite the words of Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s epic 1798 poem, “The Rime of […]

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Wind Advisory and Coastal Flood Advisory Issued; Ferry Operations May Be Impacted by Storm

A Wind Advisory, Coastal Flood Advisory, and Gale Warning have been issued ahead of a coastal storm that is expected to impact the Outer Banks starting on late Wednesday night, and ferry operations may be impacted, per a recent update from the North Carolina Ferry System. Per the National Weather Service Newport / Morehead City […]

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Recycling on Hatteras Island: Where Our Recycled Materials Land Once They Leave the Island

This is part 2 of a multi-part series of articles that explores the intricacies of recycling on Hatteras Island, from the initial drop off at the transfer station in Buxton, to the final transition into new materials. To read part 1 of this series, see Every day, Americans use 60 million plastic water bottles, […]

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Dare County Provides Details on Current and Future Vaccine Supply in Tuesday Update

Dare County released the following update for Tuesday, January 26, which provides details on recent Coronavirus cases, current and future vaccine allotments, and more COVID-19 information. COVID-19 Vaccine As we shared yesterday, we received very frustrating and dismal news that our vaccine allocation for this current week was cut by more than 50% and the […]

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Some Appointments for Dare County COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic Slated for Friday May Be Cancelled

Dare County released the following update for Monday, January 25, which provides details on changes to upcoming vaccine appointments within the county. North Carolina Department of Health & Human Services cut vaccine allotments this week across the state for many rural counties. Dare County’s allotment was cut in half, and as a result, approximately 300 […]

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Meet the Outer Banks SPCA Pet of the Week Rachel

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