Jug Handle Bridge opens to the public

The Jug Handle Bridge officially opened to traffic on Thursday, July 28, after several delays that prolonged its expected completion in the spring of 2022. The first southbound vehicles began moving across the structure at 11:40 a.m. on Thursday, and northbound lanes were opened at 12:20 p.m. The opening of the Jug Handle Bridge was originally postponed due to a […]

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Reminder: St. John’s UMC in Avon will host 2nd annual all-day bazaar with food, music, kids’ activities, and more

The St. John United Methodist Church (UMC) in Avon is hosting an all-day community bazaar on Thursday, July 21, starting at 8:00 a.m., and continuing until 7:00 p.m. The full-day event features kids’ activities, live music, three homemade meals offered throughout the day, and much more. The United Methodist Women will be selling homemade biscuits […]

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Updates on Miss Katie dredge & federal realignment project presented at Waterways Commission meeting

There was a steady stream of good news at the July 11 Dare County Waterways Commission meeting, with updates on the proposed federal realignment of the Hatteras Ferry Channel/Rollinson Channel, as well the Dare County-managed Miss Katie dredge. Chairman Steve “Creature” Coulter started the meeting by noting that the channels through Hatteras Inlet have remained […]

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