Coastal Flood Advisory, High Surf Advisory issued due to distant Hurricane Fiona

A Coastal Flood Advisory, High Surf Advisory, and Gale Warning are in effect beginning on Thursday afternoon due to indirect impacts expected from distant Hurricane Fiona. While Fiona is expected to remain well offshore as it moves up the East Coast, strong long-period swells from the hurricane will result in a period of dangerous rip […]

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UPDATE: Fire at Salvo surf shop on Wednesday night extinguished; Residents unharmed

THURSDAY UPDATE: A fire that occurred at the Duck Village Outfitters in Salvo on Wednesday, August 3, was extinguished overnight, and the residents and employees of the unoccupied structure were unharmed, according to a recently launched GoFundMe campaign for the building’s owners, Bob and Tanya Hovey, as well as the residents living above the store. “We must […]

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House collapses overnight in Rodanthe

An unoccupied oceanfront house located at 24235 Ocean Drive in Rodanthe has collapsed overnight, per a Tuesday morning update from Chicamacomico Banks Fire & Rescue and the Cape Hatteras National Seashore. “Unfortunately, there may be more houses that collapse onto Seashore beaches in the near future,” said David Hallac, Superintendent for the National Parks of Eastern North […]

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“Portsmouth Rises” at 2022 Homecoming…With Slide Show

Every two years, deserted Portsmouth Island comes alive with hundreds of descendants, friends, and visitors during a springtime event that honors the once-thriving village’s roots, and rekindles the island’s sense of community This event is the Portsmouth Island Homecoming, and photographer Don Bowers was at this year’s celebration to capture the action throughout the day. […]

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Disco ball to be installed at Cape Hatteras Lighthouse as part of restoration project

Project officials recently announced that a giant disco ball will be installed at the top of the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse as part of a years-long renovation project to restore the historic structure to its former glory. Replacing the light at the top of the tower was always part of the multi-faceted restoration project, but initially, […]

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