Hatteras Island celebrates the Class of 2020 with car parade….WITH VIDEO

The Covid19 pandemic has cancelled or postponed nearly every community event for the months of april and may and this includes final activities for the high school graduating class. Sports and academic banquets, baccalaureate and other moments of recognition have all been curtailed by current state and local ordinances. The Hatteras Island community did not […]

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Island Projects Continue amid COVID-19 Closures…with Video

The COVID-19 pandemic seems to have stopped the world in its tracks and Hatteras Island is no different. The quarantine measures introduced by the state government have closed businesses and halted tourism indefinitely. Fortunately during this uncertain time there are many projects on the islands that are still moving forward. Here’s a rundown of island […]

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Ocracoke Recovery Update: NCDOT sandbag project begins…VIDEO

The N.C. Department of Transportation (NCDOT) has startedthe process of adding sand and sandbags to portions of N.C. Highway 12 on Ocracoke Island to address the lingering effects from September’s Hurricane Dorian. The project is designed to protect four segments of the roadway damaged by Dorian and a subsequent storm in November. The project involves […]

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Beachcomber: Hunting for Treasure with Kristin Hissong…VIDEO

Kristin Hissong is a North Carolina native and UNC Charlotte graduate, an Outer Banks resident of 15 years, and is a dedicated “professional beachcomber.” She has spent more 20,000 hours walking on and shorelines around the Eastern Seaboard, and has collected thousands upon thousands of items from the Atlantic Ocean. For the past five years, […]

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