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Nov 30

NC12 on Ocracoke closed, additional overwash possible on Monday

NCDOT NC12 11/30/20/at 8:20 am: Due to ocean overwash, NC12 on Ocracoke has been CLOSED between the ferry terminal and the NPS Pony Pens. Overwash is expected to continue through…


Dare County reports 15 new cases of COVID-19

Just one day after announcing only 3 new cases, the Dare County Department of Health and Human Services reported 15 new cases of COVID-19 on Nov. 29. Eleven of the…

NWS warns of severe weather starting Nov. 29

  NWS Newport/Morehead In an update issued on the evening of Nov. 28, the US National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC is warning of the threat of severe weather that could…

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Winter Lights brighten the night at Elizabethan Gardens

 Elizabethan Gardens WinterLights It’s a sure sign of the holiday season. Stroll along enchanted garden paths and discover the joy of the season with holiday lights, sights and sounds transforming…

Child care offered to Dare school employees

Citing it as an important resource for teachers with young children as they again teach remotely, the Dare County Schools are offering child care services for employees with children in…

Tundra Swans Return to Hatteras Island for the Holidays

By Joy Crist | Island Free Press The Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge is arguably one of the most crowded attractions on Hatteras Island right now, but it’s not due…

How COVID is changing some holiday plans

With the number of COVID-19 cases surging across the country, the Centers for Disease Control last week urged people not to travel over the Thanksgiving holiday and recommended that celebrating…

A busy week for Outer Banks visitors

Outer Banks roads are again filled with out-of-state license plates, there are lines at the grocery stores and rental homes from Hatteras to Corolla are again filled with visitors. Despite…

A note of thankfulness

(Publisher’s Note: On Oct. 18, U.S. Park Ranger Valerie Streiff, dove into the waters near Bodie Island Lighthouse to save a father and son who were in distress. This letter,…

Kitty Hawk Kites 1902 Wright Glider experience

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