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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Hatteras Village Gearing up for Inaugural Waterfowl Festival

The first ever Hatteras Village Waterfowl Festival is just hours away from launching, and the inaugural event is already generating ample buzz, as well as ticket sales. Despite its early popularity, day passes for Saturday, (which features the bulk of the festival’s events and activities), are still available, and can be purchased on-site at the […]

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EDITOR’S BLOG: History of the Bonner Bridge, and a Look Back at Decades of Controversy

There has always been a public fascination with the bridge that spans Oregon Inlet. Hundreds of stories have been written about the new bridge’s construction since the project broke ground on March 8, 2016, and when the county and state celebrated the imminent completion of the replacement bridge via a February “Community Day,” an estimated […]

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