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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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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