Seasonal ORV routes in front of villages close on April 15

Seasonal off-road vehicle (ORV) routes in front of Hatteras Island villages and the Ocracoke Campground become pedestrian-only starting this Saturday, April 15. These routes, which run parallel to the towns of Hatteras, Frisco, Avon, and the Tri-villages, open to ORVs annually in the winter months when the visitor population is low, and close from April […]

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Judy Ann Manor

NAGS HEAD — Judy Ann Manor, age 81, of Nags Head, NC passed away on Easter Sunday, April 9, 2023.  Born in Washington, DC on November 26, 1941 Judy was the daughter of the late Charles and Frances Fleet. She was also predeceased by her eldest daughter, Kathleen Gray. A long-time resident of Nags Head, […]

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The Hatteras Island Cancer Foundation needs your help completing their new cookbook

The Hatteras Island Cancer Foundation recently announced that they are publishing a new “Cooking for a Cause, Vol. 4” cookbook, and they need your help filling it with your tried and true favorite recipes. The Vol. 3 cookbook was a huge hit and featured a collection of recipes from Hatteras Island residents and friends who love cooking. […]

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Meet the Outer Banks SPCA Pet of the Week Frankie

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

Researcher to talk about ocean data collection program

Dr. Albert Plueddemann, senior scientist with Massachusetts-based Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, will discuss the new research ocean observing array to be relocated offshore of the Outer Banks during this month’s “Science on the Sound” lecture series. The program, “Relocation of the Ocean Observatories Initiative Pioneer Array,” is at 6 p.m. April 20 at the Coastal Studies Institute […]

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Ocracoke ferries resume operations on Monday; N.C. Highway 12 remains open

All Ocracoke ferry operations resumed service on Monday morning, and N.C. Highway 12 remained open and free of ocean overwash after an Easter weekend nor’easter that impacted the Outer Banks. “NC12 is open and passable, with NO ocean overwash issues last night,” stated the North Carolina Department of Transportation in a Monday morning update. “Our […]

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