Outer Banks Community Foundation Awards $241,800 in Scholarships

The Outer Banks Community Foundation awarded $241,800 in scholarships this year to help Outer Banks students achieve their educational dreams. Thirty-four graduating seniors from Cape Hatteras Secondary School, First Flight High School, Manteo High School, Ocracoke School, and the N.C. School of Science and Math have been awarded $119,500 in scholarships for the 2024-2025 academic […]

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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 up to the official October […]

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Local, regional, and national organizations send joint letter to Congress asking for action at Buxton Beach

Nearly a dozen local, regional, and national organizations came together to send a detailed letter to Congress that requested immediate remediation for a roughly 500-yard section of Buxton Beach. The letter, dated June 5, outlines the history of the former military base, which has been an area of concern since two offshore hurricanes brushed the […]

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