Hatteras Island Attractions Offering Close-to-Home Educational Resources

Outer Banks fans now have the ability to add a little local flavor to their newly established at-home classrooms, thanks to a wealth of online materials, resources, videos, and activities that are popping up online. Though temporarily closed to in-person visitors, Hatteras Island’s landmarks, historic sites, and parks have been hard at work creating unique […]

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Editor’s Blog: “So, Quick Question, What the Hell is Going On?”

Hatteras and Ocracoke islanders are unfortunately used to emergency situations. We’re used to seeing empty grocery store shelves, adjusting to business closures, and essentially dealing with a landscape where everyone is hunkering down at home, waiting for an approaching storm. We’re used to shutting off access to our islands before or after a catastrophic event, […]

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N.C. COVID-19 case count reaches 255 with more than 6,400 tests completed; Still no cases on Outer Banks

The statewide COVID-19 case count rose to 255 in 39 counties as of Sunday morning, however, there were still no cases reported on the Outer Banks in Dare or Currituck counties. Per the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services, 6,438 tests have been completed across the state as of Sunday morning. A COVID-19 case […]

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UPDATE: Traffic resumes on N.C. 12; Structural fire at Avon Kitty Hawk Kites extinguished

As of 2:45 p.m., traffic on N.C. Highway 12 had resumed as volunteer firefighters extinguished a fire that occurred at the Kitty Hawk Kites store in Avon on Saturday afternoon. Volunteer Fire Department crews from Avon, Buxton, Frisco and Hatteras reported to the scene, as well as personnel from the Dare County Sheriff’s Office and […]

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Islanders weigh in on Outer Banks closures, and an uncertain future

There’s a cloud of uncertainty hanging over Hatteras and Ocracoke islands. It’s vague, and not as frantic as the days leading up to a hurricane, (or even the 2017 week-long power outage that occurred during the height of the summer season), but it’s there, and it’s palpable. Mid-March is traditionally when seasonal restaurants and businesses […]

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