A major restoration is in the works for the 1874 Chicamacomico Life-Saving Station

The upcoming 15oth anniversary of the U.S. Life-Saving Service in North Carolina has presented an opportunity for the Chicamacomico Life-Saving Station in Rodanthe to undertake a big endeavor that has been in the works for years – a restoration of the original 1874 station. The Chicamacomico Historic Site and Museum is a collection of historic structures. […]

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Donations needed for the Tri-Villages’ Free Holiday Christmas Shop

Donations from local businesses and individuals are needed for an annual Hatteras Island event that gives local children the opportunity to go “shopping” for Christmas presents for their family members. Celebrating its fifth year in 2023, the Free Holiday Christmas Shop features a room full of goodies that kids can peruse and pick up in […]

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Avon’s annual 4th of July fireworks show is in danger of being canceled

For decades, thousands of Hatteras Island visitors and residents have gathered on the beaches of Avon to catch the annual Independence Day fireworks show launched from the Avon Pier. Serving as the only 4th of July fireworks display on Hatteras Island, the event has attracted repeat visitors from Rodanthe to Hatteras Village, year after year. But […]

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Chicamacomico Life-Saving Station needs your help to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Life-Saving Service in North Carolina

The Chicamacomico Life-Saving Station is spearheading the 2024 celebration of the 150th anniversary of the Life-Saving Service in North Carolina, and the public’s help is needed to make this statewide milestone a success. The Rodanthe landmark already has support from the National Park Service (NPS) and the Black Pelican Restaurant – one of the original […]

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A new Frisco Pathway is on the horizon, as Groundbreaking Ceremony is held for the first, privately-funded stretch of the project

Though there’s a long way to go before a complete 7.6-mile pathway is installed throughout the villages of Buxton and Frisco, the owners of the Frisco Woods Campground marked an important and initial milestone by breaking ground on the first stretch of sidewalk on Monday morning, October 30. “This is something that we’re paying for […]

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New Stella Maris Chapel on Ocracoke Island will be dedicated on Tuesday, October 31

After several years of planning and hard work, the new Stella Maris Chapel on Ocracoke Island will be dedicated on Tuesday morning, October 31. Part of the Diocese of Raleigh, Bishop Luis Zarama will consecrate the Chapel, while Rev. Jack Kolodziej, OSFS, Provincial, Oblates of St. Francis de Sales, and Fr. Fred Smuda, OSFS (Pastor) […]

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