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elizabeth ii

Elizabeth II sails home to Roanoke Island Festival Park

The Elizabeth II sailed back home to Roanoke Island Festival Park in Manteo last week after annual scheduled maintenance below the waterline and plank repair. The ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Summer Stevens.

cedar island

Alternate Pamlico Sound ferry schedule extended, dredging continues

The North Carolina Department of Transportation’s Ferry Division is extending the alternate schedule on the Pamlico Sound between Cedar Island, Swan Quarter and Ocracoke due ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Abandoned

Abandoned vessel removal begins this month

Once-seaworthy vessels now damaged or sunk along the coast are slated for removal beginning in March. Working with state and local partners, the North Carolina ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Surfalorus

Surfalorus Film Festival seeks new films

NC Aquariums is presenting the 10th Annual Surfalorus Film Festival, a four-day event showcasing the year’s best surf films with a series of sunset screenings, ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

mariner

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing boat off Oregon Inlet

The Coast Guard medevaced a 28-year-old male mariner from a 57-foot fishing vessel approximately 17 miles off of Oregon Inlet on Saturday, according to a ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Rodanthe Harbor to get new boat ramp and parking

Improving the Rodanthe Harbor boat launch has been on Dare County’s “to do” list since 2017. On March 9, 2021, the county announced that building ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Mary Helen Goodloe-Murphy.

cedar island

Pamlico Sound ferry schedule altered due to shoaling near Ocracoke

The North Carolina Department of Transportation’s Ferry Division will be running an alternate schedule on the Pamlico Sound between Cedar Island, Swan Quarter and Ocracoke ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

mariner

Coast Guard, Dare EMS rescue injured mariner south of Oregon Inlet

U.S. Coast Guard 5th District Mid-Atlantic has reported the rescue of a 37-year-old male mariner who sustained a leg injury approximately 17 miles south of ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Washington Baum Bridge Boating Access Area to be renovated

The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission’s Washington Baum Bridge Boating Access Area will soon be renovated to include a section of permeable parking to soak in ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

dredging

Dare commissioners discuss dredging

Commissioner Jim Tobin announced at the Monday, March 15 meeting of the Dare County Board Commissioners that construction of the special purpose dredge, the Miss ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Mary Helen Goodloe-Murphy.

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