Newly established ORV corridor allows for continued Cape Point access

Cape Hatteras National Seashore officials established an off-road vehicle corridor near Cape Point at 7 a.m. this morning to allow drivers to bypass a handful of American oystercatchers that are engaged in nesting behavior. This is the first time that the seashore has used the new buffer regulations for bird-nesting activity. The regulations were enacted […]

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Sheriff’s Office sets up secure ‘meeting place’ for online transactions

The Dare County Sheriff’s Office has just established a safe and secure “meeting place” for residents who are conducting transactions with individuals they have met online. With the rise of commonplace sales via online platforms — such as eBay, Craigslist and Facebook-based yard sales — more and more people are meeting virtual strangers to complete […]

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A “who’s who” of state and Dare County officials and a large crowd of community residents gathered on the northern tip of Hatteras Island on a warm and sunny Tuesday morning to welcome Gov. Pat McCrory and witness the official groundbreaking for the Herbert C. Bonner Bridge replacement. The project to replace the aging span […]

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