N.C. Board of Transportation votes to name new Oregon Inlet Bridge after Marc Basnight

At their meeting on Thursday morning, March 7, the North Carolina State Board of Transportation unanimously voted to name the new bridge across Oregon Inlet the “Marc Basnight Oregon Inlet Bridge.” The segment of the old bridge that will become a pedestrian walkway will retain the Herbert C. Bonner name. The resolution also rescinds the 1983 […]

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Cape Hatteras National Seashore Announces 2019 Camping Season Dates

The 2019 Cape Hatteras National Seashore camping season at the Oregon Inlet, Cape Point, Frisco, and Ocracoke campgrounds will begin on Friday, April 12. Water and electric services are available at 23 camping sites at Oregon Inlet Campground. All campgrounds accommodate tents, trailers, and motorhomes up to 35 feet. Each campground also provides restrooms, potable […]

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Prescribed Burn at Dare County Bombing Range Draws Attention on Hatteras Island

A prescribed and intentionally scheduled burn at the Dare County Bombing Range garnered attention form northern Hatteras Island residents on Tuesday afternoon, as smoke from the Dare County mainland fire was clearly visible across the Pamlico Sound roughly 20-25 miles away. Per the Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge, (which also schedules prescribed burns at its […]

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