High winds have halted some N.C. ferry routes
The runs between Ocracoke and Cedar Island, Swan Quarter and Hatteras are on hold, according to the North Carolina Department of Transportation's Ferry Division.
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Tue Mar 11, 2014
Shipbuilding far from shore
A boat that was born in the piney woods of Warren County will be launched in waters of Oregon Inlet later this spring.
A&R Marine Unveils its Ferry
Say hello to the M/V Herbert C. Bonner . It's a 112-foot long vessel that will hold 22 cars and could be a regular site as it ploughs the waves between Prudence Island and Bristol.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Shelf Clouds: One of Nature's Most Alarming and Awesome Phenomena
Shelf clouds are a stunning feature of many spring and summertime thunderstorms that often pack more bark than bite.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Report: Outer Banks hosted more visitors in 2012
More visitors spent more money at national parks in the Outer Banks in 2012 than the previous year.
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Lost Years of Sea Turtles Uncovered: Photos
After hatching, sea turtles spend a minimum of 1-2 years at sea, but it's been a mystery as to what they do and where they go during this time.
Winter weather gives county a pass
Despite an ominous forecast on Monday, Robeson County dodged any debilitating weather on Monday night and this morning, although a few folks gleefully reported on Facebook that they saw a snowflake or two.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
NC 12 on Outer Banks reopens after culvert fix
The main highway along North Carolina's Outer Banks is open again after road workers replaced a crumbling culvert underneath.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Wind, High Seas Suspend Hatteras-Ocracoke Ferry Runs
Those wishing to go between Hatteras and Ocracoke on Friday morning have to jump on an early ferry or wait thanks to weather conditions.
Sun Feb 23, 2014
Cape Hatteras National Seashore
Park Offers Temporary Route for Weekend Closure of NC12
Superintendent Barclay Trimble announced today that Cape Hatteras National Seashore will offer a temporary route for off-road vehicles on the weekend of February 28, 2014, as a detour to a North Carolina Dept.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
Off-road vehicles can use beach during NC 12 work
Officials with the N.C. Department of Transportation say off-road vehicles will be able to drive on the beach to detour around culvert repairs on N.C. 12. NCDOT plans to close the highway at 7 p.m. Feb. 28 and reopen it by 6 a.m. March 3. Crews are replacing a culvert just south of Timber Trail.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Jacksonville Daily News
Oyster Shellebration to toast to a healthy coast
On Feb. 28 and March 1, the N.C. Coastal Federation along with communities in Swansboro, Hatteras, Raleigh and Wilmington will celebrate healthy coastal waters and the strong communities they breed with an Oyster Shellebration.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
The State, 1942
"Look at your map of the state and you'll observe the location of Ocracoke, a long, narrow strip of sandy land, timbered in some places, with Hatteras at its northern end and Portsmouth to the south.
What to expect the next time you visit Freeman Park
CAROLINA BEACH, NC Several changes at Freeman Park should be ready by the busy tourist season this year in Carolina Beach.
Mon Feb 17, 2014
NC 12 work will cut off locals in Frisco
Dare County and the state Department of Transportation are trying to figure out how to create access for emergency personnel from 7 p.m. Friday, February 28 until 6 a.m. Monday, March 3. NCDOT is replacing a culvert pipe just south of Timber Trail.
NCDOT holds more public hearings on ferry tolls
The state Transportation Department is holding more public hearings on a proposal to apply tolls on previously free ferry routes and raise prices on others.
Sat Feb 15, 2014
NC 12 in Frisco to close for several days
A portion of N.C. 12 on Hatteras Island will be closed for several days later this month, but this time Mother Nature isn't to blame.