New Mental Health Center in Hatteras Set to Open January 16

The new PORT Health Services on Hatteras Island is scheduled to open on Wednesday, January 16, roughly a year after the concept of an island-based mental health services center was first proposed. The new center, which is housed within the former Medical Center building in Hatteras village, will initially offer individual therapy, group therapy, psychiatric […]

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Partial Government Shutdown – What is Not Open and / or Available

The partial federal government shutdown on Saturday morning at 12 a.m. resulted in closures of all Cape Hatteras National Seashore visitors’ centers and many services, but the beaches remain open to the public. All rules and regulations apply for the Cape Hatteras National Seashore during the shutdown, and a list of what is operational during […]

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Coastal Storm Brings Rain, Winds, and Minor Coastal Flooding to Hatteras Island

A coastal storm that began on Thursday brought minor soundside flooding to portions of Hatteras Island on early Saturday morning, however N.C. Highway 12 remained passable throughout the island as of Saturday morning at 9:30 a.m. The storm also brought strong winds from Thursday through Saturday, with peak wind gusts of 48 mph recorded in […]

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