Stories Tagged "Outer Banks news"

Bill to expand wild mustang herd clears U.S. House

A bill that would allow an expansion of the management plan of the Corolla wild horse population has been passed unanimously by the U.S. House. full story »

Feb 7


Ocracoke-Cedar Island ferry schedule change

Two departures have been canceled for Wednesday, Feb. 8, due to a Coast Guard inspection of a vessel used on the route. full story »

Feb 7


More controlled burning set on Bodie Island

A prescribed burn will take place today of approximately 662 acres north of the Bodie Island Lighthouse to south of the Navy radio tower. full story »

Feb 7


State Sen. Stan White will seek another term

State Sen. Stan White announced Monday at a Democratic gathering that he will run for election to the seat he was appointed to a year ago. full story »

Jan 31


Filing sheds some light on chief’s suspension

Police officer Andy Ennis says in an affidavit that he had filed a complaint against Kill Devil Hills Chief Gary Britt with District Attorney Frank Parrish. full story »

Jan 24


Video: Three hoisted from water near Stumpy Point

Three people were hoisted into a Coast Guard helicopter after their sailboat ran aground near a small island south of Stumpy Point over the weekend. full story »

Jan 23


Hatteras access rules to go into effect Feb. 15

Final management rules controlling access to the Cape Hatteras National Seashore will be published in the Federal register Monday and go into effect Feb. 15. full story »

Jan 22


More erosion control needed for temporary bridge

Rocks and walls will be added over the next four to six weeks to protect the southern landing of the temporary N.C. 12 bridge, requiring temporary lane closures. full story »

Jan 17


One arrested in Roanoke Island drug bust

Dare County Sheriff's deputies arrested Jeffrey Wade Midgett on Friday in connection with the discovery of marijuana plants at a Roanoke Island home. full story »

Jan 6


November unemployment ticks up locally

Almost three-fourths of North Carolina's counties saw a drop in their jobless rates from October to November, but Dare and Hyde counties have now moved into double-digits. full story »

Jan 4


Gas prices are up more than double tax increase

Gasoline prices across the region have jumped by as much as a dime since a week ago, more than twice the 3.9-cent increase in the state's gas tax. full story »

Jan 3


Denying carnival was the right call

Use of the publicly owned Windmill Point property by a carnival company would create unfair competition for local businesses.

Jan 2