Weekly Avon Farmers Market returns for the 2024 season on Tuesday, June 11

The Avon Farmers Market is returning for the 2024 season on Tuesday, June 11, at their new-in-2023 location next to the Vacasa office along N.C. Highway 12. The market is sponsored by the Avon Property Owners Association, and will feature a variety of local artists, craftsmen, regional farmers, and other homegrown entrepreneurs stationed on the […]

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Hatteras boat wins more than $1.7 million on day one of 66th Annual Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament

Captain Rom Whitaker and the crew of the Hatteras Village-based Release made a big splash on the first day of the 66th Annual Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament by winning the Fabulous Fisherman’s category and landing a cash prize of $1,729,750 in the process. The Level V Fabulous Fisherman’s category awards a winner-take-all prize to the first […]

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Ocracoke Island is hosting a wave of Independence Day events from July 2-4, 2024

Independence Day is on the horizon, and the festivities on Ocracoke Island begin on July 2 and last through July 4. A detailed look at all Independence Day celebrations on Ocracoke Island, including the annual fireworks show on Tuesday, July 2, is listed below. Tuesday, July 2 7 pm: Pre-fireworks gathering. Ocracoke Island deejay Tommy […]

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Buxton Civic Association will hold public meeting on June 6 to discuss recent Buxton Beach developments

The Buxton Civic Association (BCA) will hold its monthly public meeting on Thursday, June 6, at 6:30 p.m. at the old Buxton Volunteer Fire Department Building next to Burrus Field. The public meeting is an opportunity for the community to learn about recent updates and developments for the ongoing environmental and public safety issues at […]

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Old Lighthouse Road in Buxton, Frisco VFD among grant recipients for 2023 Disaster Relief and Mitigation Fund

The North Carolina Emergency Management recently (NCEM) announced the first round of grant recipients for the 2023 Disaster Relief and Mitigation Fund (DRMF), which included awards for upcoming projects in Buxton and Frisco Villages. The DRMF was authorized by the 2023 Appropriations Act (S.L. 2023-134, § 5.6(f)), providing $30 million in funding availability to support the […]

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New Cape Hatteras Lighthouse Pathway expected to open in late summer/fall of 2024

The first 1.25-mile-long phase of the new Cape Hatteras Lighthouse pathway is expected to be open to the public by late summer or early fall, 2024. “The Buxton multi-use pathway project is approximately 40% complete,” said Mike Barber, Public Affairs Specialist for the Cape Hatteras National Seashore (CHNS). “There is approximately 3,500 linear feet of […]

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Cape Hatteras National Seashore fully reopens Rodanthe beach after last week’s house collapse

The Cape Hatteras National Seashore (CHNS) has reopened the beach from S. Holiday Boulevard to the north end of Ocean Drive in Rodanthe, which means that all temporary closures associated with last week’s home collapse have been lifted. The unoccupied home at the end of Ocean Drive in Rodanthe collapsed into the ocean at approximately 2:35 […]

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