Edna Earle Coddington Schultz

November 19, 1933 – March 29, 2024 Edna Earle Coddington Schultz, 90, passed away peacefully on March 29, 2024. Edna Earle lived in Richmond, Virginia, until moving to Cocoa Beach, Florida, where she spent over 30 years. She moved to Hatteras in 2021, where her daughter, Donna, cared for her until a higher level of […]

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Cape Hatteras National Seashore’s Frisco Campground reopens for 2024 season

The National Park Service’s Frisco campground reopened for the 2024 season on Saturday, March 30, per an update from the Cape Hatteras National Seashore (CHNS). Hatteras Island’s other seasonal CHNS campground, the Cape Point Campground in Buxton, remains temporarily closed due to flooding of low-lying campsites from the recent heavy rains. The Frisco and Cape […]

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Night Sky: the Pons-Brooks Comet, a partial eclipse, and more highlights for April

Watch Out for the Devil Comet! This is the Devil Comet 12P/Pons-Brooks on the night of March 11. It’s called the Devil Comet because it tends to change its shape and brightness rather abruptly! Some researchers believe this is caused by volcanic eruptions which release internal gases from its core. Currently, the Devil Comet is […]

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Homecoming: Portsmouth Island descendants set to gather

From CoastalReview.org Now uninhabited and listed on the National Register of Historic Places and part of Cape Lookout National Seashore, the 250-acre Portsmouth Village established in 1753 was the largest settlement on the Outer Banks by 1770. As the former port town’s bustling industry declined and the Civil War forced islanders to leave, the island’s […]

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Cape Hatteras National Seashore announces two-week public comment period for Flowers Ridge Road paving project

The Cape Hatteras National Seashore (Seashore) invites public review and comments on a proposed project to pave a small section of road at the intersection of Lighthouse Road and Flowers Ridge Road in Buxton. Public comments will be accepted from March 28 through April 10, 2024. The current roadbed at the Seashore’s boundary is gravel […]

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Coastal Flood Advisory in effect until Friday afternoon; Soundside flooding reported on Hatteras Island

Soundside flooding was reported on Hatteras Island on Thursday afternoon, (particularly in Hatteras Village and in the Tri-Villages region of Rodanthe, Waves, and Salvo), as a second low pressure system continues to impact the Outer Banks. A Coastal Flood Advisory has been issued for Hatteras and Ocracoke Islands until 2:00 p.m. on Friday due to […]

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