Stories in "Breaking news"
The first of four phases of construction is underway on the site, which was originally purchased by the town of Nags Head and the Outer Banks Tourism Board with visions of a convention center and possibly a hotel.
Outer Banks homeowners will get a rare break on the cost of coverage under a ruling by the state insurance commissioner that rejected a statewide increase and questioned how insurers calculate potential losses from hurricanes.
The Coast Guard said new rules allowing quick action were necessary because vessels routinely run between unprotected pilings south of the marked channel, which is essentially closed because of shoaling.
A surprise hearing has been scheduled for Monday in the case of Nathan Summerfield, who is accused of stabbing and strangling the mother of his child in 2012 during a July Fourth vacation on Hatteras Island.
Nathan Summerfield will serve a minimum of 30 years in prison after pleading guilty Monday to one count of second-degree murder and two kidnapping charges in the 2012 killing of Lynn Jackenheimer.
After a windy end to the weekend across the region, a strong low pressure system southeast of Cape Hatteras will intensify to start the work week and bring typical nor'easter conditions with periods of rain and continued high surf.
A strong low pressure system is forecast to run up the coast during the next few days, producing familiar nor'easter conditions -- high winds, heavy surf and possibly some flooding.
The National Weather Service says there is a possibility of severe weather moving across the Outer Banks late Sunday and early Monday, along with strong winds and rough seas on the coastal waters and sounds.
Dare County Commissioner Max Dutton, thought to be a winner election night only to have the outcome reversed after an official canvass, filed paperwork Monday for a recount of votes in his race against Republican Beverly Boswell.
A Tornado Watch for all counties in eastern North Carolina has been cancelled, after thunderstorms have diminished and moved offshore ahead of a cold front crossing the state this evening.
It doesn’t seem like nearly a decade has passed since local entrepreneur Mike Kelly and a hardy band of volunteers ran the first race to raise money for local charities and inject visitor dollars into an otherwise sluggish time of the year.
Results of early voting in Currituck County show Republicans leading in all races except Sheriff. The results are based on a little over 3,500 votes, or about 20 percent of the 17,704 ballots cast, according to the state Board of Elections.