Frisco Bathhouse reopens after completing renovation project

On Wednesday morning, May 18, the Cape Hatteras National Seashore reopened Frisco Beach Access to the public after contractor T.D. McGhee Co. from Wilmington, N.C., finished an extensive renovation project that initially launched in late 2021. The Frisco Bathhouse is located just south of Frisco village, and is one of the most popular oceanside beach accesses […]

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Bateman, Sanderson, Cruden, Moreland win primaries

Gaskins to face Murphy in 3rd Congressional District contest Incumbent Dare County Commissioner Ervin Bateman will return for another term while the county’s current state senator, Bob Steinburg, was defeated in a redrawn district in the May 17 Republican primary election. At the same time, two Dare County Republicans were defeated a three-way race to become […]

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Bacteria level testing reveals ocean waters near Rodanthe, Buxton meet state and federal standards

State recreational water quality officials today notified the public that testing of ocean waters along parts of Cape Hatteras National Seashore showed bacteria levels that meet state and federal standards for swimming and water play. Test results of ocean water samples collected on May 16 in areas of Rodanthe and Buxton showed bacteria levels well […]

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Hampton Ross Wolfe III

September 5, 1956 – May 8, 2022 KILL DEVIL HILLS — Hampton Ross Wolfe III, 65, of Kill Devil Hills, NC died Sunday, May 8, 2022, at Chesapeake Regional Medical Center. Born in Portsmouth, VA on September 5, 1956, he was the son of the late Florence and Hampton Wolfe, Jr. Having served his country […]

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After houses collapse, contractors, volunteers, and NPS clean miles of shoreline

After last week’s collapse of two unoccupied houses in Rodanthe, N.C., significant debris removal efforts are underway. Owners of the collapsed homes have contracted debris removal activities. Additionally, numerous volunteers and National Park Service employees, joined together to clean many miles of beach at Cape Hatteras National Seashore (Seashore). Due to the extensive amounts of […]

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Herbert Leon Holleman

MANTEO — Herbert Leon Holleman, 73, of Manteo, NC died Thursday, May 12, 2022, at Chesapeake Regional Medical Center. Born in Durham, NC on December 3, 1948, he was the son of the late Catherine M. Williams and Herbert Holleman. Leon devoted his life to education. He began his career as a middle and high […]

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Susan Renee Belvin

COLINGTON — Susan Renee Belvin, 60, transitioned from this world naturally at her Colington home May 14, 2022.  She was predeceased by her husband Rick Belvin, and by her daughter, Destiney Akers- both formerly of Colington. Renee, as she was best known, was born and raised in Portsmouth, VA although she considered Colington home since […]

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