High Wind Warning, Storm Warning, and Coastal Flood Warning Issued for the Outer Banks

Confidence has increased that a slow-moving, strong, and potentially life-threatening coastal storm will impact the Outer Banks through this weekend into early next week, and a High Wind Warning, Storm Warning, and Coastal Flood Warning have been issued ahead of the storm, per a Friday morning briefing from the National Weather Service (NWS) Newport / […]

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Hatteras Island CERT Team Gives Thanks for Over 4,000 Hours of Volunteer Work Following Dorian

On Thursday night, volunteers with the Hatteras Island Community Emergency Response Team (CERT), the Cape Hatteras United Methodist Men, local fire stations, and other partner organizations came together at the Avon Fire Station to give thanks for the wave of support and hard work in the wake of Hurricane Dorian. Hatteras Island CERT President Larry […]

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Bald Eagle Released After a Brief Visit with Hatteras Island Wildlife Rehabilitation

Lou Browning of Hatteras Island Wildlife Rehabilitation has roughly 16 years of experience providing emergency care and treatment for the wild animals who find themselves in trouble on the Outer Banks. So when he received a late-night intake of a bald eagle that had suffered injuries in lower Currituck County, it wasn’t an entirely unusual […]

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Couldn’t Attend the First-Ever Cape Hatteras Surf Fishing Heritage Celebration? Here’s What You Missed…

On Saturday, November 2, the first-ever Cape Hatteras Surf Fishing Heritage Celebration was launched at the Fessenden Center in Buxton, and an estimated 200 attendees drifted in and out of the transformed gym to attend a dozen presentations that focused on varying aspects of fishing, and its Outer Banks roots. Hosted by the Cape Hatteras […]

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Hatteras Island Hosting Three Trunk-or-Treat Events on Halloween Night

Hatteras Island’s youngest candy connoisseurs will have ample opportunities to fill their bags on Halloween night, thanks to three Trunk-or-Treating events that are taking place throughout the island. These community events are being held in the villages of Rodanthe, Avon, and Hatteras, and everyone is welcome to attend. All three events begin at 5 p.m. […]

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Fair Haven UMC Offering Free Pumpkins for Tri-Village Kids at Two Upcoming Fall Events

Families in the northern communities of Rodanthe, Waves and Salvo on Hatteras Island will have several opportunities to pick up a free pumpkin – just in time for Halloween carving. The Fair Haven United Methodist Church (UMC) in Rodanthe is offering free pumpkins for local children at two upcoming events: The Fall Festival at the […]

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