Hatteras Island Oyster Roast in Pictures: A Chilly but Festive Shell-ebration

As estimated 500 locals and visitors headed to the edge of Oden’s Dock in Hatteras village on Saturday afternoon to take part in a shell-ebration that has been going strong for seven years. The North Carolina Coastal Federation’s annual Hatteras Island Oyster Roast has become one of the most highly anticipated events of the traditionally […]

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Nearly 100 Cold-Stunned Sea Turtles Rescued After Recent Cold Spell

  Nearly 100 cold-stunned sea turtles were found and transported to the Network for Endangered Sea Turtles (NEST) Rehabilitation Center at the N.C. Aquarium on Roanoke Island, after two days of cold temperatures that led to approximately 89 sea turtles being rescued on Tuesday alone. The coordinated effort by local and northern Outer Banks volunteers, […]

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CHEC Replacing Transmission Pole at Canadian Hole; No Highway Closures or Outages Expected

Travelers driving past Canadian Hole may have noticed some unusual activity in recent days, as Cape Hatteras Electric Cooperative (CHEC) and contractor Carolina Power and Signalization (CPS) are working to replace a transmission pole along the soundside in the area. The work is taking place during the week of January 6, and the existing wooden […]

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More than 40 Cold-Stunned Sea Turtles Rescued on Friday Morning After Temperatures Drop

More than 40 cold-stunned sea turtles were found and transported to the Network for Endangered Sea Turtles (NEST) Rehabilitation Center on Friday morning after Pamlico Sound temperatures throughout Hatteras Island significantly dropped overnight. The coordinated effort by local and northern Outer Banks volunteers is a regular endeavor during the winter months, when the occasional freeze […]

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Island Community Invited to Breakfast with Santa and Free Holiday Shopping Spree

Hatteras Island’s youngest community members are invited to a special breakfast with Santa Claus himself followed by a free holiday shopping spree this Saturday, December 21, at the Salvo Fire Station. The full-morning event kicks off with breakfast at 8 a.m., and Santa will arrive at 9 a.m. to hear last-minute Christmas wishes and to […]

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