2nd Annual Waterfowl Festival: Birds of a Feather Flock Together

The 2nd Annual Waterfowl Festival was held this past weekend, February 21 to 23. This year, the festivities were held at three locations in Hatteras Village: the Hatteras Civic Center, which was the main hall with vendors, demos, and a snack counter; Hatteras Island Ocean Center, where children’s activities, and educational events were set up; […]

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Starry Nights Hatteras: Mars Explorer Mission Launches from Hatteras Village

The 5th annual Starry Nights returned to our wintery island on Saturday, February 15, at the Hatteras Village Community Building. This year, organizers were seeking volunteers of all ages to participate in astronaut training for the 2020 theme, “Mars Explorer Mission.” The event was sponsored by the Hatteras Village Civic Association, and spearheaded by Alana […]

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CERT recognizes community members who were instrumental in Dorian response at annual meeting

The annual Hatteras Island Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) meeting was held on Thursday night, January 9, at the Avon Volunteer Fire Department. During the meeting, CERT formally recognized several members of their organization, as well as members from the community, for their efforts and donations before, during, and after Hurricane Dorian. Larry Ogden, CERT […]

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The Blended Roots of a Historic Hatteras Island Christmas

The history of Christmas on Hatteras Island is as rich and diverse as the history of the residents on the island themselves. European Elizabethan Christmas traditions were introduced to Hatteras not that long after the Italian explorer Giovanni da Verrazano discovered the tiny island and its friendly inhabitants, the Hatterask, Coree, and Croatoan Native Americans […]

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