NCDOT provides Jug Handle Bridge updates and answers heated questions at Rodanthe community meeting

Resident project engineer Pablo Hernandez and a team of North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) representatives answered questions and provided updates on the ongoing Rodanthe Jug Handle Bridge construction in an at-times heated community meeting with residents and property owners from the Tri-villages. The meeting, which was held on Thursday afternoon at the Rodanthe-Waves-Salvo Community […]

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Frisco Free Market updates list of much-needed donations as of Wednesday afternoon

The Frisco Really, Really Free Market continues to be a central spot for depositing donations and picking up post-Dorian supplies, and organizers estimate that their long tables of free supplies fully rotate, or turnover, every 36 hours or so. Additional and similar spots for supplies are available at other locales on the island, such as […]

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Two Ministers, Two Islands, One Family: Ocracoke recovery efforts hit close to home for a Rodanthe Pastor

On the morning that Dorian made landfall on Cape Hatteras, Pastor Tim Fitch was at his Tri-villages home when his mother, Rev. Susie Fitch-Slater of the Ocracoke Methodist Church, initiated one of the most terrifying phone calls of his life. “It was the kind of phone call that you never want to hear,” he says. […]

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Frisco Fire Station is brimming with help for residents, but supplies and volunteers are still needed

It has been nearly a week since Dorian made landfall on Cape Hatteras, and visitors are trickling in, while more and more businesses on Hatteras Island are opening their doors. But on a Thursday afternoon post-Dorian, the busiest spot on the island is arguably the Frisco Fire Station. The station has been transformed over the […]

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Public asked for help in finding prosthetic leg that may have washed ashore on Hatteras Island

UPDATE: According to a Thursday evening update from The Ocracoke Observer, the missing prosthetic was found by an islander taking a walk on the beach. The Ocracoke Observer is asking for help for a local island resident who lost a prosthetic leg in the ocean on Wednesday evening. One of Islander Kelley Shinn’s prosthetic legs was […]

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Monday Update – Multiple sites offering supplies for Hatteras Island residents, Ocracoke residents can come home today

Multiple sites on Hatters Island are offering supplies for residents in need, while Ocracoke Island continues to collect and distribute donations to residents. Hatteras Island opened to non-resident property owners and employees of non-critical businesses on Sunday, and the Tri-villages will open to visitors on Tuesday, while Ocracoke Island permanent residents will be allowed to […]

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