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Hatteras, North Carolina is located in Dare County. Zip codes in Hatteras, NC include 27943. The median home price in Hatteras is $329,000.

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Local news for Hatteras, NC continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

Monday | Jacksonville Daily News

Hatteras: The lighthouse that was chased by the sea

Lens: Originally a first-order fresnel lens. This was damaged by vandals after World War II and is now lighted by an aero beacon.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

WMBF

Security drills involve Hatteras-Ocracoke ferries

Officials with the state Transportation Department say the drills being held Sunday will assist in evaluating and enhancing ferry system security.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Sun Journal

River lighthouses: The smaller siblings

Throughout the past few weeks we've looked at the majestic coastal towers known as North Carolina's lighthouses a from the humble and quaint Ocracoke to North America's tallest, Cape Hatteras.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

WLOS

Mechanical issues impact Ocracoke-Hatteras ferry

The Virginian-Pilot of Norfolk reports three trips to Hatteras and four runs to Ocracoke were canceled on Friday.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

Mechanical problems halt some N.C. ferry runs

The Hatteras runs canceled are at 11:20 a.m. and 1:40, 4 and 6:30 p.m., the North Carolina Department of Transportation's Ferry Division noted on Twitter.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

Fishing Forecast: Dolphin are dominating offshore action at Outer Banks

The ocean appears alive with dolphin, or tasty mahi mahi, off the Outer Banks as fishing parties generally are returning to dock with limit catches when weather conditions are favorable for trolling.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

Ocracoke, N.C., afternoon ferry run, return canceled

The 12:15 p.m. departure from Hatteras to Ocracoke was canceled along with the 1:25 p.m. return trip, the North Carolina Department of Transportation's Ferry Division announced through its Twitter account.

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Jacksonville Daily News

Ocracoke's whitewashed beacon still shines

The only thing lacking is a mall. The Outer Banks have a history of lighthouses built after the failures of their predecessors, and Ocracoke wasn't the first to be built in this area.

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WLOS

NC plans Outer Banks road repairs after Arthur

North Carolina road workers are warning that traffic could be slowed this week on a key Outer Banks highway as work begins in earnest to repair damage caused by Hurricane Arthur.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

Switched

Seahorses Growl When Stressed, Study Reveals

For the first time, researchers have recorded seahorses growling, a tiny, deep sound not easily detectable by the human ear.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

WRAL.com

Full moon in full view during lighthouse tours

Hillary Harrison, who works for the National Parks Service, leads the 30-minute trek up the tall, tight, dark, humid tower at Bodie.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

WLOS

Channel for Hatteras-Ocracoke ferry still not safe

The Ferry Division of the N.C. Department of Transportation says the channel used for the Hatteras-Ocracoke ferry is still unsafe, meaning the run will continue to use the alternate route.

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Jacksonville Daily News

Upcoming season to help researchers

The N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries will collect red snapper carcasses from recreational fishermen during the mini-season scheduled for two weekends this month, according to a division news release.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

Fishing report: Coastal activity picking up after Arthur

Angling action along the Carolinas coast resumed quickly in the wake of Hurricane Arthur, a relatively minor storm, or "stinger," that swept by last week.

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LiveScience

Whoa! Seahorses Don't Neigh - They Growl

For the first time, researchers have recorded seahorses growling, a tiny, deep sound not easily detectable by the human ear.

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News Observer

Rodanthe beach nourishment contract awarded

The state Department of Transportation requested the two-mile beach nourishment project to provide a buffer for N.C. 12 the Outer Banks highway, frequently washed out by hurricanes and other ocean storms at Rodanthe.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

WAVY-TV Portsmouth

Dredging project will help protect OBX beaches

The Army Corps of Engineers awarded a contract worth more than $20 million to an Illinois-based company, to help protect beaches north of Rodanthe on Hatteras Island.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Burlington Times News

Season off to a fast start

Yes, annually the Atlantic hurricane season starts on June 1, but it really doesn't begin to churn for the North Carolina coast until September.

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The Washington Post

CNN weather guy on dire Arthur forecasting: a We at least scared those people out of the watera

All those who relied exclusively on CNN for their weather news had reason to be very concerned about Hurricane Arthur.

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Jacksonville Daily News

Visiting North Carolina's iconic lighthouses

If seven is the perfect number, then spending a few days this summer to visit North Carolina's lighthouses will be a vacation of perfection.

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