Meet the Outer Banks SPCA Pet of the Week, Octavius

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

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers provides update on upcoming actions for former Buxton Naval Facility

The following press release was issued by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on Monday afternoon, April 29. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, will take further action on the former U.S. Navy facility at Buxton, North Carolina, under the Formerly Used Defense Sites Program, removing a pipe and sampling the surrounding soil to […]

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Outer Banks named one of the top July destinations in Travel+Leisure magazine

From Travel+Leisure magazine has released its international list of the “15 Best Places to Travel in July,” and includes the Outer Banks among some very elite company. Using their own research and experience, along with suggestions from local experts, they rounded up the best places to travel this July in the United States and […]

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North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality demands action on Buxton Beach issues

On April 17, 2024, the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality (NCDEQ) sent letters to the U.S. Coast Guard, the Navy, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) demanding immediate action to remediate the environmental and public safety issues that have plagued a 500-yard section of Buxton Beach since September 2023. The NCDEQ is […]

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Three Cape Hatteras Secondary students move on to International DECA competition

By Mary Ellen Riddle for Three Cape Hatteras Secondary School students in the DECA club were state finalists at a March competition in Greensboro, vying against more than 5,000 students. As a result, they are headed to Anaheim, California this month to compete in the DECA International Career Development Conference Competitive Events program. Emma Riggs, Ann […]

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