14 hrs ago
Big Rock winner is 465-pound marlin
Caught on Tuesday, a 465-pound blue marlin ended up being the winner at North Carolina's annual Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament off Morehead City.
18 hrs ago
Ocracoke-Hatteras ferry back on route
Sands that clogged the normal route of the Hatteras-Ocracoke ferry have been cleared, and the ferry has resumed its normal route - good news for residents and coastal commerce.
Sat Jun 15, 2013
The Daily Advance
Hatteras-Ocracoke Ferry returns to original route
The state Transportation Department Ferry Division's Hatteras-Ocracoke route is expected to return to its original route with the start of service on Sunday morning.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
Kinston Free Press
Black sea bass catch limit doubled
Fishermen angling for black sea bass may have more time on the water this season, following a massive increase in the amount of fish that can be caught without endangering the overall population of the species.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
New leader at Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament
Wednesday afternoon Hatteras Fever II boated a blue that weighed in at 465.3 pounds to take over the top spot at the Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament.
Sat Jun 08, 2013
NCDOT cancels some weekend ferry routes
The North Carolina Department of Transportation's Ferry Division has canceled several ferry runs scheduled to take place Saturday and Sunday because of mechanical issues.
Some Ocracoke-Hatteras ferry routes canceled
The North Carolina Department of Transportation said Saturday that the 5:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. runs from the mainland to the island had been canceled, as had the 6:45 p.m. and 9:15 p.m. routes from the island back to Hatteras.
Fri Jun 07, 2013
Andrea Midday Update
The 11am update came out a little bit ago on Andrea. The National Hurricane Center has kept it as a tropical storm.
Photo Contest Finalists
On our recent trip to The Outer Banks, North Carolina, this photo brought together two common sailor beacons: a half-moon rising behind the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse.
Thu Jun 06, 2013
Wahkiakum County Eagle
Cathlamet woman's essay earns bicycle trip
Editor's note: Cathlamet resident Jan Caliman recently completed a Mothers Day Bike Ride in North Carolina.
Mon Jun 03, 2013
Fri May 31, 2013
Hatteras Island boardwalk will aid walkers, cyclists
Project supervisor Richard Wright, right, gives direction to Richard Williams about work on a 4.8-mile long pathway of concrete and boardwalk bridges in Rodanthe, Waves and Salvo, N.C. on Wednesday, May 29, 2013.
Dredging under way on Ocracoke-Hatteras route
Dredging operations are under way in the Hatteras-Ocracoke ferry channel to help return the route to its original path.
Walter Jones wants vehicle access for NC's Cape Hatteras
U.S. Rep. Walter Jones of North Carolina says nature and drivers can coexist on 26 miles of seashore at Cape Hatteras and that a National Park Service rule banning vehicles on the stretch should be lifted.
Thu May 30, 2013
NC gov. to stress hurricane preparedness today
Federal forecasters are calling for 13 to 20 named Atlantic storms, seven to 11 that strengthen into hurricanes and three to six that become major hurricanes.
Wed May 29, 2013
Scientists develop way to predict hurricanes during season
Forecasting hurricanes over a six-month span can be a complicated. Scientists in Raleigh think they have found a better way to predict what this hurricane season will be like.
Tue May 28, 2013
NC legislators debate tolls for all ferries, or none
A bill endorsed Tuesday by the House Transportation Committee would eliminate all ferry tolls while state and local leaders look for new ways to raise money.
Unseasonable storm shook the East Coast
With the beginning of hurricane season this weekend, here's a look back at a major storm that took the east coast by surprise.
Mon May 27, 2013
Mass. soldier honored 121 years after death
A Civil War sailor from Springfield who was credited for rescuing men from a sinking ship has finally been recognized with a marked grave.
NC Dot: Hatteras-Ocracoke ferry down, several runs to be missed
Several Hatteras-Ocracoke ferry runs will be missed Monday because a vessel is down, according to the North Carolina Department of Transportation.