Three adults and one teen rescued from disabled sailboat 98 miles off of Cape Hatteras

The Coast Guard rescued three adults and a 15-year-old from a sinking sailing vessel Thursday approximately 98 miles from Cape Hatteras, North Carolina. The 41-foot sailboat Rojodan crew contacted Coast Guard Sector North Carolina at approximately 6 p.m. Wednesday, stating that they had lost the use of both their engines and jib. The Coast Guard […]

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Outer Banks Forever raises $24,500 for ‘Pathways to Your National Parks’ on Giving Tuesday

Outer Banks Forever, the official nonprofit partner of Cape Hatteras National Seashore, Fort Raleigh National Historic Site and Wright Brothers National Memorial, in partnership with REAL Watersports and Carolina Brewery, is thrilled to announce that $24,500 was raised for “Pathways to Your National Parks” on Giving Tuesday, Nov. 29! In just 24 hours, Outer Banks […]

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Hatteras Island Community Strings will host a Winter Recital and Concert on December 3

Hatteras Island Community Strings will host a Winter Recital on December 3 at 2:00 p.m. and the public is welcome to attend this fundraising event at the Cape Hatteras Secondary School (CHSS) auditorium. The recital will feature the twenty-seven students who are receiving free music lessons at St. John United Methodist Church (UMC) with musician […]

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Sheriff’s Blotter November 2022

November 3, 2022 Breaking and Entering and Larceny. 46000 block of Old Lighthouse Road, Buxton. Household items reported stolen from a residence. Under investigation. November 7, 2022 Larceny of Firearm. 900 block of Bernice Ave, Roanoke Island. Handgun reported stolen from a residence. November 8, 2022 Larceny. 47000 block of Buxton Back Road, Buxton. Larceny […]

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Outer Banks, northeast N.C. avoid major issues from 2022 hurricane season

While the 2022 Atlantic hurricane season will be remembered for the devastation in Florida and Puerto Rico, the Outer Banks and northeastern North Carolina were spared any major issues from what turned out to be an average year for tropical cyclone activity. The season that ended November 30 produced 14 named storms with winds of […]

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Island Real Estate: New mortgage limits announced for 2023

Homebuyers are getting some relief in 2023, thanks to the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) raising the conforming loan limits substantially. Commonly referred to as “conventional” loans, these are mortgages that are backed by one of two government agencies, (Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac), and this typically allows for a smoother loan process and lower […]

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Hatteras Island will ring in the holidays with two Holiday Tree Lighting celebrations

While there is a long list of holiday-themed events on the horizon, like the Elf the Musical Jr. debut and the annual Hatteras Village Christmas Parade, Hatteras Islanders can get a jumpstart on their Christmas celebrations with two tree lighting events that will occur in the not-so-distant future, and on opposite sides of the island. […]

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Cape Hatteras United Methodist Men share 2022 achievements in a “Year in Review” update

The Cape Hatteras United Methodist Men (CHUMM) recently detailed the organization’s achievements during its 44th year of operation in a “Year in Review” update sent to members, friends, and supporters. Per the announcement, highlights from the past 12 months include the following: Emergency Financial and Food Assistance: CHUMM helped many families with food, rent, utilities, medical […]

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Buxton water leak repaired; Water System Pressure Advisory issued for customers in northern Buxton

The Dare County Water Department has announced that repairs have been completed for the water line leak that occurred earlier today in the village of Buxton. Approximately 50 customers were without service while repairs were made. Now that repairs are completed, that area of the water system will be flushed and returned to normal operation. […]

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