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  1. Hatteras Seashore holds public hearings on beach drivingRead the original story

    Feb 26, 2016 | WLOS

    Cape Hatteras National Seashore is holding five public hearings on possible changes to beach driving rules that allow more access. Among the changes are: opening some beaches now closed at night; extending seasonable off-road routes in the fall and spring; and providing smaller buffer zones around nests of turtles and shorebirds.

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  2. National Park Service OKs permit for NC 12 project in BuxtonRead the original story

    Feb 20, 2016 | WLOS

    A project to pump sand along an area of eroding beach on Hatteras Island is one permit closer to being a reality. The National Park Service says it has approved a special use permit to Dare County for the project in Buxton to protect N.C. Highway 12 from flooding.

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  3. Ferry service suspended between Hatteras, Ocracoke islandsRead the original story

    Feb 9, 2016 | WLOS

    High water and sand have caused officials to close a portion of N.C. Highway 12 on Ocracoke Island and also to suspend ferry service to and from Hatteras Island. N.C. Department of Transportation officials say the highway is closed for three miles from the ferry terminal and heading south toward the village because water and sand cover N.C. 12 near the terminal that serves Ocracoke and Hatteras islands.

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  4. Water, sand force shutdown of NC Highway 12 on OcracokeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2016 | WLOS

    A statement from the N.C. Department of Transportation says the overwash covers the highway near the ferry terminal on the island. Officials say the road will remain closed through high tide on Wednesday morning, and as a result, ferry service between Ocracoke and Hatteras islands has been suspended.

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  5. No injuries reported after ferry grounds in Hatteras inletRead the original story

    Jan 31, 2016 | WLOS

    The U.S. Coast Guard says the incident with the Roanoke ferry happened when the watercraft was maneuvering around a dredge pipe late Saturday morning in Hatteras Inlet. Officials say the crew confirmed that none of the five passengers or six crew members were hurt.

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  6. Humpback whale found dead on beach in Hatteras IslandRead the original story

    Dec 15, 2015 | WLOS

    National Park Service spokeswoman Cyndy Holda tells the Virginian-Pilot that the juvenile male was found Monday and is 33 feet long. Holda says staffers from the Cape Hatteras National Seashore, the Marine Mammal Stranding Network and the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission are conducting a necropsy on the carcass to determine cause of death.

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  7. Ferry schedule extended for Pamlico Sound routes next yearRead the original story

    Dec 3, 2015 | WLOS

    The North Carolina Department of Transportation has announced that the summer 2016 ferry routes will be extended for the Pamlico Sound routes. The Virginian-Pilot reports a news release from the department says most of the 2015 ferry departure times will remain the same, but other changes were made based on data on passengers from past years.

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  8. Rare hawksbill sea turtle nest discovered on Hatteras IslandRead the original story

    Nov 25, 2015 | WLOS

    Biologists have confirmed that a rare hawksbill sea turtle nest on Hatteras Island is the northernmost successful hatching of that species on the Atlantic coast. The Virginian-Pilot of Norfolk reports the biologists recently got results of DNA tests to confirm two of the record 289 sea turtle nests in the park belonged to the federally endangered hawksbill species.

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  9. After busy summer, state ferries get maintenance, repairsRead the original story

    Nov 10, 2015 | WLOS

    The Virginian-Pilot reports a 26-year-old state ferry named Carteret was one of seven vessels that navigated between Hatteras and Ocracoke this summer for 20 hours a day through rough, salty seas. Last week, the North Carolina Ferry Division maintenance depot in Manns Harbor was full, with four boats that were in for scheduled overhauls and two others that needed unexpected work.

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  10. Passengers rescued after ferry runs aground off HatterasRead the original story

    Nov 9, 2015 | WLOS

    The Ferry Division of the N.C. Department of Transportation said ferry crews and U.S. Coast Guard personnel helped remove the passengers from the Roanoke on Monday. The passengers were placed on a Coast Guard response boat, which then took them to the ferry terminal at Hatteras.

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  11. Hatteras Lighthouse foundation stones now form amphitheaterRead the original story

    Nov 7, 2015 | WLOS

    The massive stones that once held up the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse are being dedicated as the new Keeper of the Light Amphitheatre. The dedication ceremony will be held Saturday in Buxton.

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  12. NC to start storm damage repairs of NC 12 in Kitty HawkRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2015 | WLOS

    A part of the beach road that rolls along the Outer Banks is getting repairs, but it's not the lonely section regularly torn up by storms. The North Carolina Transportation Department says work could start as soon as Tuesday to plug a breech in the dunes with sandbags and rebuild North Carolina Highway 12 in Kitty Hawk.

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  13. The Latest: Ocracoke Island to be reopened to visitorsRead the original story

    Oct 7, 2015 | WLOS

    A statement from the county says the island will be open to visitors starting Thursday. In addition, N.C. Highway 12 on Ocracoke will reopen on Thursday as well.

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  14. The Latest: Ocracoke Island remains closed to visitorsRead the original story

    Oct 6, 2015 | WLOS

    Officials in Hyde County say they believe the worst of the flooding created by a low pressure system has passed, although high water continues to create hazardous driving conditions. A statement from the county on Tuesday said all ferry routes serving Ocracoke Island are suspended due to inundated roads.

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  15. Ban on visitor access to Ocracoke Island continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2015 | WLOS

    Hyde County will continue its ban on visitor access to Ocracoke Island until further notice because of the heavy rain and strong northeast wind that are forecast. County officials said Sunday only emergency personnel, utilities, vendors, residents and property owners with proper identification are allowed on the island.

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  16. The Latest: NC 12 closed on Ocracoke due to floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2015 | WLOS

    French Broad River At Marshall affecting Madison County Swannanoa River In Nc At Biltmore affecting Buncombe County Saluda River At West Pelzer affecting Anderson and Greenville Counties Saluda River Near Greenville affecting Greenville and Pickens Counties French Broad River At Blantyre affecting Henderson and Transylvania Counties *High Wind Watch*: Friday evening through Sunday Night for Alexander, Avery, Buncombe, Burke Mountains, Caldwell Mountains, Eastern McDowell, Eastern Polk, Greater Burke, Greater Caldwell, Greater Rutherford, Henderson, McDowell Mountains, Mitchell, Polk Mountains, Rutherford Mountains and Yancey counties.

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  17. The Latest: Flood warning in effect for southeastern NCRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2015 | WLOS

    FLASH FLOOD WATCH Friday morning until 8AM Monday. Flash flooding will become more likely as rainfall rates exceed 1 to 2" per hour by late-day Friday.

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  18. Approaching storm cancels Buxton beach nourishment planRead the original story

    Oct 1, 2015 | WLOS

    A meeting about a beach nourishment plan for Buxton on Hatteras Island has been postponed because of the approaching storm. Earlier this month, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released the environmental assessment for public review.

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  19. Heavy rain on Outer Banks closes NC 12, suspends ferryRead the original story

    Sep 26, 2015 | WLOS

    Heavy rains on the Outer Banks have closed North Carolina Route 12 and forced the suspension of ferry service between Hatteras and Ocracoke islands. The North Carolina Department of Transportation said Saturday the highway, the main route along the Outer Banks, is closed between the Pony Pen and the Hatteras-Ocracoke Ferry Terminal.

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  20. Ferry Division says wind, rain could disrupt serviceRead the original story

    Sep 23, 2015 | WLOS

    The N.C. Ferry Division is warning that windy and rainy conditions caused by a storm off the Outer Banks could disrupt ferry schedules over the next several days. A statement from the N.C. Department of Transportation said some ferry runs between Ocracoke and Hatteras already have been cancelled as water became too rough for travel.

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