The Bonner Bridge Replacement Timeline: A Look at the Many Obstacles Along the Way

The Bonner Bridge replacement project is an endeavor that has spanned decades. With the current Bonner Bridge passing its 30-year lifespan in 1993, the road to reach a new bridge was crowded with red tape, lawsuits, and unexpected obstacles during the building process – which included runaway barges and an island-wide power outage. Take a […]

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Cross that Washes Ashore in Florida Believed to be Part of a 2016 Hatteras Memorial

A 20-foot wooden cross that washed ashore outside of the Ocean Manor Beach Resort in Fort Lauderdale, F.L. on Saturday made waves throughout the Sunshine State, but days after the cross appeared, the significance of the discovery hit close to home. Family members and friends in Hatteras village believe that the wooden cross, which was […]

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NPS Takes Stock of Violations in National Seashore After Government Shutdown Ends

Representatives from the National Park Service conducted a thorough examination of the Cape Hatteras National Seashore (CHNS) after the end of the 35-day government shutdown to identify cases of vandalism, violations, and other instances of misuse of the National Seashore’s facilities. During the government shutdown, the Cape Hatteras National Seashore (CHNS) had 7-10 staff members […]

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Vote to Name the New Bridge the “Marc Basnight Oregon Inlet Bridge” Not Unanimous

The Dare County Board of Commissioners (BOC) voted to name the bridge across Oregon Inlet the “Marc Basnight Oregon Inlet Bridge,” at their February 4 meeting, however, they were unable to reach this decision unanimously, and an official name change is not a certainty. The motion received three out of five votes, with Ervin Bateman, […]

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Local and State Officials Hear Updates on Passenger Ferry During Hatteras Village Tour

Representatives from local and state government offices headed to Hatteras Village on Saturday afternoon for an inside look at the new facilities for the Hatteras / Ocracoke passenger ferry, which is set to launch to the public on May 14, 2019. The assembled group included members of the Dare County Board of Commissioners, N.C. House […]

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