“Oh deer, we missed the boat” – Video captures unusual Hatteras ferry visitors

Apparently, humans aren’t the only species that have made a late-night arrival to the Hatteras ferry, only to discover that they have missed the boat. Brian McArthur, who works nights at the Hatteras-Ocracoke ferry terminal, caught a family of deer checking out the scene of the quiet, after-hours ferry docks as they examined the boat […]

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Hatteras Island Meals’ Annual Raffle returns for 2021 with some of its biggest prize packages ever

Though canceled in 2020 due to the Coronavirus pandemic, Hatteras Island Meal’s annual raffle has returned with a bang in 2021, featuring some of the biggest and most impressive prize packages to date, thanks to the generosity of local businesses throughout the island. Hatteras Island Meals (HIM) provides nutritious meals to elderly or homebound clients […]

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Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge has a record year for sea turtle nests

The 2021 sea turtle nesting season is winding down, and the Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge, (which extends from the northern borders of Rodanthe to Oregon Inlet), recently announced that the refuge had a record-breaking year. Per a recent update from the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service in North Carolina, the Pea Island National Wildlife […]

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Stolen coins returned to museum gift shop with an apology from regretful thief

On Friday, September 24, the Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum’s gift shop received an unusual package with no return address, and a tracking number that originated in Fruitland, Maryland. Inside, Museum Administrator Josh Nonnenmocher was surprised to find a small box of gift shop coins, a $50 dollar bill, and a letter of apology from […]

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NCBBA’s Operation Beach Respect and Adopt-A-Highway will be held on September 18

On Saturday, September 18, the North Carolina Beach Buggy Association (NCBBA) will once again launch its Operation Beach Respect program, where NCBBA members station at every beach access ramp from Bodie Island to Hatteras village to hand out information packets and trash bags to beachgoers. Operation Beach Respect is held in conjunction with the organization’s […]

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