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Bodies of two missing men from reported helicopter crash recovered

The bodies of two missing men from a reported helicopter crash have been located, according to the Tyrrell County Sheriff’s Office. On July 19, 2021, ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Reports.

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Coast Guard suspends search for missing men from reported helicopter crash

On Wednesday, the Coast Guard suspended the search for two men after their helicopter was downed near the Albemarle Sound, according to a press release ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Reports.

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Willets on the water’s edge

Those who have walked along the beach on Pea Island Refuge or other beaches of the Outer Banks, have probably seen willets (Tringa semipalmata).  They are ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Reports.

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Helicopter crash reported in Albemarle Sound, search is on for two people

The Coast Guard and partner agencies are searching for two people from a reported downed helicopter in the vicinity of the Albemarle Sound, according to ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Reports.

‘Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks’ Season 8 premieres Sunday

Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks Season 8 premieres Sunday, July 18 at 7:30 p.m. on the National Geographic channel. “promises to be the most dangerous and ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Reports.

Win a weeklong stay in Corolla with summer vacation (or staycation) photos

The Coastland Times has partnered with Brindley Beach Vacations & Sales to present the Summer Vacation Photo Contest. The winner will receive a complimentary seven ... Read more

7 days ago by Staff Reports.

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Gator gazing at Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge

On Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge, the growth rate of the American alligator (Alligator mississippiensis) is slow. It can take 15 or more years for a gator to reach 6 feet ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

Nags Head beach walkover project completed just in time for summer season

A newly-constructed walkover was completed just before the onset of the summer season in the Town of Nags Head. The 130-ft. pedestrian walkover now resides ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Danielle Puleo.

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What a catch! Ten-plus pound bluefish reeled in at Nags Head Fishing Pier

Scott Smith of Kill Devil Hills holds a 10-plus pound bluefish caught on his pin-rig at Nags Head Fishing Pier recently. READ ABOUT MORE NEWS ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Piers of the Outer Banks: Avon Pier

“It’s a special pier. It’s got character. It’s been reworked and reworked and reworked for the last 58 years,” said Earl Johnson, who has worked ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Summer Stevens.

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