Expect brief delays on N.C. Highway 12 near Pea Island; Soundside flooding reported in Hatteras, Ocracoke

Travelers between Rodanthe and Oregon Inlet should expect brief delays along N.C. Highway 12 due to standing water and sand, as well as ongoing work by North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) personnel to repair the dunes near the Pea Island Visitor Center, per multiple reports. A dune breach occurred near the Visitor Center on […]

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Dare County Tourism Board seeking applications for Special Committee; Residents, non-resident property owners encouraged to apply

Dare County residents and non-resident property owners are invited to apply for consideration to serve on a Special Committee of the Dare County Tourism Board, to help with the implementation of the Outer Banks Long-Range Tourism Management Plan (LRTMP). The intent of this committee will be to evaluate the strategic goals in the LRTMP, make recommendations to the […]

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Contract awarded to make repairs to structures at Ocracoke Light Station and raise Double Keepers’ Quarters

The National Park Service awarded a $3.6 million contract to Terra Site Constructors LLC (Front Royal, Virginia) on Sept. 25, 2023, to raise and make repairs to the Double Keepers’ Quarters and other structures at Cape Hatteras National Seashore’s Ocracoke Light Station. Built in 1823, the Ocracoke Light Station is comprised of the historic Ocracoke Lighthouse, Double […]

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Twiford’s Funeral Home to hold Free Estate Planning Seminar on October 18

Twiford’s Funeral Home is excited to invite the public to their FREE Estate Planning Seminar on October 18, 2023, at 10:00 am. It will be held at the Baum Center in Kill Devil Hills.  Learn valuable insights on estate planning, wills, and trusts from Attorney Jay Wheless. Don’t miss this opportunity to ask an attorney your questions and gain knowledge that can benefit you […]

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Deadline extended to October 2 for public comment on NOAA Fisheries’ Proposed Amendment 15

The deadline to voice concerns and express opposition to Draft Amendment 15 to NOAA Fisheries’ “2006 Consolidated Highly Migratory Species Fishery Management Plan: Spatial Fisheries Management and Electronic Monitoring Cost Allocation”—a proposed federal fisheries amendment that could adversely affect the commercial fishing industry Dare County—has been extended to Monday, October 2, 2023. Understanding Draft Amendment […]

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Contracts awarded to repair the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse and build a multi-use pathway in Buxton

The National Park Service recently awarded two contracts for work in Cape Hatteras National Seashore’s Hatteras Island District in Buxton, North Carolina. Construction activities along Lighthouse Road and at the Cape Hatteras Light Station are expected to begin in the coming months. Cape Hatteras Lighthouse A $19.2 million contract was awarded to Stone & Lime Historic […]

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