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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