The Ferry Division is running an alternate schedule between Cedar Island, Swan Quarter and Ocracoke due to critical shoaling issues in the ferry channel near Ocracoke.
Meeting Thursday on Hatteras bridge replacement
The public can drop in anytime between 5 and 7 p.m. Thursday during the informal open house on plans to replace bridge No. 8 on N.C. 12.
Monthly talk to focus on Algonquians of the Outer Banks
Dr. Chris Oakley will share his research Thursday at The Coastal Studies Institute on coastal Algonquians native to the region in a presentation entitled “Maritime Indians: The Coastal Algonquians of the Outer Banks.”
Author traces family’s boatbuilding history in new book
LeVern Davis Parker shares her family’s boatbuilding legacy in her new book, “Our Family, Its History Their Boats: Six Generations of Boat Builders in Dare County.”
Paths project aims to make Outer Banks national parks safer
Over the next few years, new paved multiuse paths are to be installed in Cape Hatteras National Seashore, Fort Raleigh National Historic Site and Wright Brothers National Memorial.
NCDOT to begin removing old N.C.12 ‘S-curves’ Monday
NCDOT crews are to begin Monday removing pavement and sandbags from the S-curves, a 2-mile section of road formerly part of N.C. 12.
Miss Katie dredge to be christened Oct. 13 in Wanchese
Community day is from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 13, followed by a christening ceremony at 4:30 p.m. at Wanchese Harbor.
Input needed to steer Dare salt marsh conservation effort
Dare County landowners with salt marsh on their property are being asked to compete an online survey by Friday, Oct. 14.
Flooding, winds expected at Cape Hatteras Seashore
National Park Service officials advise caution while traveling through or using Cape Hatteras National Seashore grounds.
Ocracoke passenger ferry seasonal service ends Wednesday
Because of strong winds heavy rains forecast for this weekend, officials are ending the seasonal service and expect other ferry routes to be impacted.
Science on the Sound talks to resume Sept. 29
Dr. Reide Corbett is set to discuss beach nourishment on the Outer Banks Thursday at the Coastal Studies Institute, ECU Outer Banks Campus, in Wanchese.
Island Farm to greet fall with 11th annual Pumpkin Patch
There will be historic games, doll crafting, candle making, blacksmith shop giveaways and other activities the first four Saturdays in October at the 1850s living history site on Roanoke Island.
N.C. 12 to return Thursday to off-season speed limits
Officials recommend travelers stay cautious as visitor traffic will remain steady through the fall.
New program to fund stormwater management projects
The deadline is 5 p.m. Sept. 30 for towns and counties to apply for a new state-run program that offers funding opportunities for stormwater management projects.
GOP leaders tap O’Neal for vacant seat in 6th District
Former Currituck Commissioner Paul O’Neal has been nominated to fill the vacant seat in North Carolina’s 6th House District.
Ceremony postponed for Bodie Island Lighthouse’s 150th
Update Sept. 27: The event to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the first lighting Oct. 1 of the Bodie Island Lighthouse is postponed due to the potential for heavy rainfall and flooding late this week. A new date and time for the event will be announced in the coming weeks, officials said.