40 New Exhibits Being Installed Along the Outer Banks National Scenic Byway

Team members of the Outer Banks National Scenic Byway project shared some good news at a virtual meeting on Tuesday, stating that 40 additional exhibits and panels were going to be installed along the coastal route within the next several months. The new exhibits, (which include orientation panels as well as community information panels), are […]

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Rodanthe Pier Opens for the 2020 Season with a New Ramp, and Same Great Fishing Conditions

Stir-crazy residents were treated to a new outlet for outdoor activity while maintaining social distance guidelines last week when the Rodanthe Fishing Pier opened to the public on Saturday, April 25, for the 2020 season. Folks who remember the post-Dorian damage will also notice some changes at the pier, thanks to the recent addition of […]

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Upgrades in Progress at Cape Hatteras Electric Cooperative’s Frisco Substation

A series of upgrades are steadily progressing at the Cape Hatteras Electric Cooperative’s (CHEC) Frisco Substation, thanks to hard work and a collaboration with contractor Lee Electrical Construction. Though the contractor is based out of Aberdeen, N.C., crew members have been staying on Hatteras Island since early March to complete the sweep of upgrades that […]

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New Hatteras Island Business Association Launches “Welcome” Ribbon Campaign

  As non-resident homeowners arrive on Hatteras Island this week, they will be greeted to a more colorful and welcoming landscape, thanks to the newly launched Hatteras Island Business Association. Created just days ago on April 29, 2020, the brand new organization was formed in an effort to generate a more positive message for homeowners […]

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Editor’s Blog: Hatred is NOT the norm, and other key takeaways from day-whatever in quarantine

On March 17, North Carolina’s bars and restaurants were shuttered to the public, per an Executive Order from the governor, marking the first big move of soon-to-come social distancing guidelines. On March 20, access to Dare County was prohibited by local officials, (which barred non-resident property owners entry to the county), and on March 27, […]

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NPS asks for the public’s input on a 20-year Sediment Management Framework

Monday marked the first installment of four webinars hosted by the National Park Service (NPS) to discuss the creation of a 20-year sediment management framework for the Cape Hatteras National Seashore (CHNS), and to solicit the public’s feedback on the endeavor. Natural accretion and erosion processes have impacted the Hatteras and Ocracoke island shorelines for […]

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Improvements planned for Frisco Bathhouse and Canadian Hole Beach Accesses

Several improvements, repairs and enhancements are planned in the months to come for two of the Cape Hatteras National Seashore’s (CHNS) more popular beach access sites – the Canadian Hole parking area in between Avon and Buxton, and the Frisco Bathhouse. Frisco Bathhouse Project Plans are being made to expand the Frisco Bathhouse parking area […]

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