CHEC announces no rate increases in 2023 at Annual Members Meeting

The Cape Hatteras Electric Cooperative (CHEC) shared recent accomplishments and upcoming projects at their 78th annual members meeting in Buxton on Monday, May 22. Among the good news announced by Susan Flythe, CHEC Executive Vice President and General Manager, was the fact that, despite higher fuel prices, rates would not increase in 2023. “According to […]

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Expanded schedule of ranger-led educational programs begin at Cape Hatteras National Seashore

An expanded schedule of ranger-led educational programs began this weekend at Cape Hatteras National Seashore, Fort Raleigh National Historic Site and Wright Brothers National Memorial. The additional programs run from Memorial Day through much of the summer, and there is no cost to attend any of the ranger-led programs. The schedule of weekly programs is […]

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High wings, heavy rains, and possible coastal flooding forecast for this weekend

A slow-moving, developing low pressure system is forecast to come ashore into the Carolinas on Saturday or Sunday, bringing heavy rains, strong northeasterly winds, and possible coastal flooding per an update from the National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City office. Periods of moderate to heavy rainfall are expected Friday night into Saturday night and additional rainfall […]

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More than $602,000 in scholarships and awards presented to CHSS’ Class of 2023 at Senior Celebration

The Cape Hatteras Secondary School’s (CHSS) Class of 2023 was honored at a special evening event sponsored by the Rodanthe-Waves-Salvo Civic Association and held at the Hatteras Village Civic Center on Tuesday, May 23. The event featured the presentation of awards, honors, and scholarships to the graduating class, with Principal Beth Rooks noting that the […]

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Cape Hatteras students discover a 17th-century wedding ring while visiting the new Lost Colony Museum

A group of Cape Hatteras Elementary third-grade students made a remarkable and unexpected discovery of a 17th-century wedding ring while on a field trip to the new Lost Colony Museum and Gift Shop in Buxton. Scott Dawson, museum owner and author of The Lost Colony and Hatteras Island, engaged the 18 students and their teacher Jordyn […]

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More than 500 visitors celebrate the Ocracoke Light Station’s 200th anniversary

More than 500 visitors attended Ocracoke Light Station’s 200th-anniversary event on Thursday, May 18, which featured representatives and speakers from the National Park Service, the U.S. Coast Guard, the Outer Banks Lighthouse Society, and more. During the event, the grounds surrounding the Ocracoke Lighthouse were open for the public to explore, with the Outer Banks […]

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