Island History: A spotlight on stories from the Outer Banks’ Life-Saving Service

The Chicamacomico Life-Saving Station (CLSS) is celebrating its 150th anniversary this year, as one of the seven original Life-Saving Stations to be built in North Carolina in 1874. As such, the Chicamacomico Life-Saving Station and Historic Site in Rodanthe will be sharing stories about the seven 1874 Outer Banks stations in the months ahead, leading […]

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Meet the Outer Banks SPCA Pet of the Week, Donny

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

Hatteras Island community is encouraged to contribute to Estuaries Magazine: A Visual Arts and Literary Review

Submissions are still being accepted for Estuaries: A Visual Arts and Literary Review, and while the January 31 deadline is imminent, Editor Jill Lettieri hopes that the Hatteras Island community will contribute, and contribute in earnest. Estuaries is an annual visual arts and literary journal featuring poetry, fiction, non-fiction, photography, and art that is created by […]

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Construction work begins at Ocracoke Light Station; limited visitor access to site expected over next 12 months

Construction work is proceeding for a $3.6 million project to raise and make repairs to the Double Keepers’ Quarters (DKQ) and other structures at Cape Hatteras National Seashore’s Ocracoke Light Station. Terra Site Constructors LLC has been contracted to complete the project. During the 12-month project, access to the boardwalk and lighthouse will mainly remain open, though there will be temporary […]

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Ronald Jack Abernathy

KILL DEVIL HILLS — Ronald Jack Abernethy, 91, passed away peacefully at home on January 24, 2024, with family by his side. Jack was born in Lincoln County NC to Clyde and Willie Abernethy on May 1, 1932. He is survived by his beloved wife of 64 years, Corinne Abernethy. PopPop also leaves behind their […]

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