Dare County Schools Provides Info on Returning to School; In-Person Instruction Begins March 1

Dare County Schools (DCS) Superintendent John Farrelly provided the following information for students and their families regarding the return to in-person learning for Dare County students on Monday. “I am highly confident that we will keep our schools open for the remainder of the school year and continue on a path to easing the necessary restrictions that […]

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New CHNS web page will share progress of the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse restoration

The Cape Hatteras Lighthouse Restoration project is about to begin, and the Cape Hatteras National Seashore (CHNS) has created a new page on their website where the public can learn about the endeavor, and track the progress as the work is underway. Built in 1868-70, the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse has understandably suffered some wear and […]

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Additional Details and Lots of Questions Arise at Avon Beach Nourishment Public Meeting

Dare County Manager Bobby Outten provided more information on the upcoming details of the Avon Beach Nourishment project, and fielded dozens of questions from property owners, at a virtual public meeting held on Wednesday evening, February 24. “Earlier this month, 3,700 letters were sent to property owners in Avon to share the county’s proposed plans […]

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More Rain on the Way; Localized Flooding and Additional Standing Water on N.C. 12 Possible

After a dry and sunny break on Wednesday, more rainfall is expected along the Outer Banks with up to 2 inches of rain forecast through Friday, per a recent update from the National Weather Service Newport / Morehead City office. Rain will return on Wednesday evening and will continue through Friday, which could bring flooding […]

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Severe Overnight Weather Brought 54 MPH Wind Gusts; Standing Water Reported on N.C. Highway 12

A bout of severe weather that impacted Hatteras and Ocracoke Islands on Monday night and early Tuesday morning brought up to 54 mph wind gusts along the Outer Banks, and led to standing water and sand on N.C. Highways 12 in several locations, per multiple reports. Standing water and hazardous travel conditions were reported on […]

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