Scientists expect to see dramatic changes after a vulnerable segment of the Outer Banks highway is bypassed later this year and vehicles are rerouted via the nearly completed Rodanthe bridge.
The 5-mile and 5K race is tentatively set for March 5, depending on when the “jug-handle” bridge officially opens.
The totals are now in from when dozens of birders flocked to Ocracoke in late December to join in the annual nationwide Christmas Bird Count.
Cape Hatteras National Seashore officials are asking residents and visitors to keep an eye out for cold-stunned turtles.
Dare County Board of Commissioners Chairman Bob Woodard highlighted last year’s projects and outlined what’s to come in the year ahead Wednesday during the annual State of the County.
National Weather Service and state officials warn residents that significant ice and freezing rain are expected Friday evening into Saturday morning.
The Outer Banks county has a rich history of agriculture, political leadership and intriguing people, writes historian Eric Medlin.
Ocracoke residents, property owners, and other stakeholders are being asked to attend a meeting Jan. 27 and fill in a short survey on ways the community can be more resilient.
The diamond terrapin population, which has not fully recovered from the turtle soup trend of the late 19th century, faces a new challenge to its survival: phragmites.
A subcommittee of the N.C. 12 Task Force has cited five areas of concern for the vulnerable roadway: Ocracoke, Sandy Bay between Frisco and Hatteras Village, Buxton, Avon and the canal zone around the Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center
The Outer Banks town was selected for federal funding for its proposed living shoreline and highway resiliency project.
Southern Shores town council is taking some short-term steps to push along the proposed mid-Currituck bridge, which has been the held up in a yearslong legal battle.
NCDOT has awarded a $20 million contract for safety and operational improvements to Colington Road in Dare County.
Dare County commissioners have entered into a contract for beach nourishment projects in Duck, Southern Shores, Kitty Hawk and Kill Devil Hills.
While the Rodanthe Pier is closed for the winter, work is taking place to repair the damage from a November storm.
Gypsy moths have been found in new locations along the Outer Banks, with the state planning to treat the affected areas in late spring 2022.