UPDATE: Body that washed ashore on Hatteras Island believed to be man who drove off Chesapeake Bay Bridge in Dec.

The family of a delivery driver whose truck went off the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel on December 29 stated on social media that the body that washed ashore in between Avon and Salvo on April 9 was their loved one, Erik Mezick, 47, of Fruitland, Maryland. “Erik has been found in North Carolina!” read the post on […]

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CHEC Announces Winners of Annual Hatteras Island Photo Contest

The Cape Hatteras Electric Cooperative (CHEC) recently revealed the 12 winning photos of their seventh annual photo contest, which will be featured in the free-to-members and upcoming 2022 CHEC calendar. The contest, which runs from October through February every year, judges photos of Hatteras Island which are submitted by CHEC members, and Laura Ertle, ‎Director […]

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Several Hatteras-Ocracoke ferry crossings canceled on Monday

The North Carolina Ferry System announced several cancellations of scheduled crossings for the Hatteras-Ocracoke ferry route on Monday, March 29. The following Hatteras-Ocracoke departures have been canceled for Monday: From Hatteras: 7:00 a.m., 10:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m., 4:00 p.m. From Ocracoke: 8:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 2:30 p.m., 5:30 p.m. In addition, NCDOT announced last week […]

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