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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Another tugboat goes into the deep for the Outer Banks’ newest Artificial Reef…WITH VIDEO

On Thursday, April 9, another decommissioned tugboat was purposely sent to the bottom of the ocean in a continuing effort to boost the Outer Banks’ newest artificial reef, AR-165. The new artificial reef is sponsored by the Outer Banks Anglers Club, and the ensuing reef, (which is located roughly 7.5 miles off of Oregon Inlet), will […]

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Hatteras Island Meals seeking volunteers to keep high-risk residents home, safe and fed

Hatteras Island Meals (HIM) is seeking new volunteers to help with delivery service to high-risk residents throughout the island community, and particularly in the Tri-villages area, per a recent social media announcement. The all-volunteer organization, which provides nutritious lunches to Hatteras Islanders in need, has recently received a financial boost thanks to funds from the […]

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Project to elevate the Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge’s Visitor Center in full swing

An ongoing project to elevate the Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge’s visitor center took a big step forward in recent days, as the center was raised roughly five feet above ground in an effort to protect it from oceanside flooding that regularly accompanies storms. The project was spearheaded by the Coastal Wildlife Refuge Society, a […]

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Gov. Cooper signs Executive Order to prohibit utility companies from shutting off service for nonpayment

Gov. Roy Cooper announced at a briefing on Tuesday afternoon that he recently signed an Executive Order to prohibit utility companies from shutting off services for people who are unable to pay. The order comes on the cusp of April 1, when many bills are due, and targets utility companies that provide electric, gas, water, […]

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Coastal low will produce gusty winds, rough surf and possible coastal flooding starting Tuesday night

An area of low pressure is forecast to strengthen off the North Carolina coast Tuesday night and Wednesday, producing gusty winds, rough surf and possibly minor coastal flooding, per a Monday afternoon update from the National Weather Service Newport / Morehead City office. Minor coastal flooding 1-2 ft. above ground level is possible for soundside […]

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Governor Cooper issues a Statewide Stay-at-Home Order Starting Monday at 5 p.m.

Governor Roy Cooper issued a statewide Stay at Home Executive Order at a Friday afternoon briefing from the state’s Coronavirus Task Force. The order follows Dare County’s “Stay Home – Stay Healthy” declaration, which was also issued on Friday afternoon. For any discrepancies between the two orders, the more restrictive version of the guidelines applies. The […]

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