New “Adopt a Sea Turtle Nest” Program Launched by Outer Banks Forever

Outer Banks Forever, the local nonprofit partner of the Cape Hatteras National Seashore, has launched a new “Adopt a Sea Turtle Nest Program,” per a recent announcement. Starting on Thursday, August 27, Outer Banks fans can symbolically adopt a sea turtle nest within the Cape Hatteras National Seashore, and receive an official adoption certificate and information about […]

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Cape Hatteras United Methodist Men’s Repetitive Loss Reduction Project in Full Swing

The Cape Hatteras United Methodist Men (CHUMM) have been hard at work in the past few weeks helping families throughout Hatteras Island protect their homes from future storms, thanks to a Repetitive Loss Reduction Project that is currently in full swing. Following Hurricane Dorian in September of 2019, CHUMM decided to look into some longer-range […]

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Cape Hatteras National Seashore sees highest July visitation in 17 years

With 451,849 recreational visits last month, the Cape Hatteras National Seashore (CHNS) experienced the highest level of July visitation since 2003, and the fourth-highest level of July visitation since the establishment of the Seashore in 1953, per a recent update from CHNS. Last month’s visitation is an increase of almost 3% over July of 2019. […]

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Jeffrey’s Seafood and Hatteras Village Featured in Video for New National Geographic Series on Storms

Local seafood market Jeffrey’s Seafood in Hatteras village had a starring role in a recently released promotional video for “A Gathering Storm,” a new six-episode series on the National Geographic Channel. Per the show’s synopsis, “A Gathering Storm” is a major global series which features a unique view of the planet’s fiercest storms, through the […]

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Fundraiser launched in honor of Thurston, the Ocracoke Lighthouse Keeper Cat

An online fundraiser has been launched in memory of Thurston, the famed Ocracoke Lighthouse keeper cat, per a recent update from the non-profit organization Ocracats. As of Friday morning, nearly $2,000 had been raised for Ocracats in honor of Thurston, via donations from at least 55 people. Thurston the cat passed away this week after […]

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4 additional COVID-19 cases reported on Friday, bringing Dare County total to 390

Dare County announced 4 additional positive COVID-19 test results on Friday, August 14, bringing the total number of cases in the county since the pandemic began to 390. The 4 additional cases consist of three non-residents and a resident, and include the following: 1) non-resident, 50-64, female, transferred isolation 2) non-resident, 25-49, female, transferred isolation […]

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