Dare County commissioners voted Monday to move forward on a proposal to create a special tax district to help pay for a planned beach-renourishment project later this year.
Tropical Storm in May? Really?
Computer models forecast a possible tropical storm could threaten the N.C. coast with nasty weather by week’s end, almost a full month before the official beginning of the hurricane season.
A Celebration of Watermen
The annual Day at the Docks festival in Hatteras is a confirmation of the strength of community, heritage and the living traditions of the island’s watermen.
What to Do About the Circle of Stones?
The foundation stones that were left behind when the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse was moved 15 years ago have become almost sacred ground on the Outer Banks, but they are now threatened by storms and erosion.
The Albatross Fleet
Seventy-five years ago, Ernal Foster of Hatteras had a notion that sportsmen might actually pay to go fishing. The three elegant boats that arose from that simple idea are still taking folks fishing and are now a part of Outer Banks lore.
State Issues CAMA Permit for New Bonner Bridge
The N.C. Division of Coastal Management yesterday issued a Coastal Area Management Act major permit to the state Department of Transportation to build a replacement for the 50-year-old Herbert C. Bonner Bridge in Dare County.
Proposed Ecology Center Makes Strides
While another busy tourist season has been underway on Hatteras Island, a project that has the potential to be one of the largest visitor attractions on the island has been moving forward.
Fishing Pier, Ocean Center Planned in Hatteras
Eric Kaplan has been a busy man since last fall when he announced his ambitious plan to build a new fishing pier in Hatteras village – one that would be much more than a fishing pier.