The three National Park Service sites on the Outer Banks combined to host a record number with nearly 4 million visits last year.
A house collapsed into the ocean Wednesday in an erosion-prone area near Rodanthe and debris has washed up miles down the beach.
The message a South Dakota family put in a bottle and tossed in Corolla waters in 2016 was not an SOS, but a note asking to be contacted when and where the bottle washed up, which Steve Jarvis with Kitty Hawks Woods Reserve was happy to oblige.
Dare County Emergency Management hosted the Outer Banks Regional Oil Spill Tabletop Exercise to encourage area representatives to discuss plans and procedures to address an oil spill off the coast.
The N.C. Department of Transportation is asking the Coastal Resources Commission to grant a variance to allow construction of a sandbag wall that officials say will protect a dead-end turnaround after the “jug-handle” bridge construction is complete.
“Freedmen, Surfmen, Heroes,” about the Pea Island Life-Saving Station, is Feb. 26 at the Museum of the Albemarle in Elizabeth City.
The Southern Environmental Law Center, on behalf of the N.C. Wildlife Federation and the group, No Mid-Currituck Bridge, has appealed a federal judge’s ruling in December that found state and federal agencies had complied with the law in their environmental and costs analysis.
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. As of Feb. 18, the registration for the event is full.
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.