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Work continues on Cape Hatteras Lighthouse restoration project

The tallest brick lighthouse in the United States is currently wrapped in 25 truckloads of scaffolding. Six months ...

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Dare committee recommends moving ahead with Buxton, Avon beach nourishment

Dare County‚Äôs Capital Improvement Plan Committee will recommend to the Board of Commissioners that the beach nourishment projects ...

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Name released for Ohio 18-year-old reported dead in Nags Head after being pulled from ocean

The 18-year-old from Columbus, Ohio who was reported dead after being pulled from the ocean in Nags Head ...


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Newly hatched chicks spotted along Cape Hatteras National Seashore

A newly hatched least tern (Sternula antillarum) chick seen south of Ramp 72 on Ocracoke Island is only ...

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Coast Guard activates AIS-ATON in Oregon Inlet bar; local mariners encouraged to provide feedback

The United States Coast Guard Sector North Carolina is requesting feedback from local mariners on the use and ...

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Ohio 18-year-old reported dead after being pulled from ocean in Nags Head

The Town of Nags Head has reported the death of an 18-year-old visitor from Columbus, Ohio who was ...


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Two leatherback turtle nests found along Cape Hatteras National Seashore

Two leatherback sea turtles have nested on Cape Hatteras National Seashore this season thus far. Since keeping record ...

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Water, boating safety stressed ahead of Fourth of July

Ahead of the Fourth of July holiday, North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey is urging everyone to take ...



Small section of beach in Rodanthe temporarily closed for exposed hazards

Cape Hatteras National Seashore announced Tuesday afternoon, June 25, 2024 that it has temporarily closed a small section ...



What’s Old is New Again: 2024-25 Outlook edition from The Coastland Times

What’s Old is New Again, the latest annual Outlook edition from The Coastland Times, is out now! View ...

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