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  1. Six Hatteras Island homes deemed unsafe for occupancyRead the original story

    Friday Apr 24 | WLOS

    Dare County officials say the encroaching tide has damaged six houses on the ocean in Buxton so badly that they're now considered unsafe structures. County planning director Donna Creef says problems include septic tanks and pilings.


  2. Beach driving advocates criticize lack of Cape Point accessRead the original story

    Monday Apr 20 | WLOS

    Beach driving advocates are challenging the buffer set up to protect Hatteras Island's first oystercatcher nest of the season, which also blocks traffic to an area known as one of the best fishing spots on the East Coast. The Virginian-Pilot of Norfolk, Virginia, reported that the advocates object to the closing of Cape Point, saying it's contrary to a federal law passed in December.


  3. Deadline approaches for Hatteras Inlet priority passesRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 11 | WLOS

    The N.C. Department of Transportation is advising businesses and vendors to send in their applications for 2015 Priority Passes for the Hatteras Inlet ferry. Vendors and businesses must verify that they are a provider of a service to Ocracoke and may apply for a priority pass if their company travels to Ocracoke at least twice a week, every week.


  4. Man reported missing at sea 66 days ago found by Coast GuardRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 2 | WLOS

    The U.S. Coast Guard says a South Carolina man whose family reported him missing at sea more than two months ago has been rescued off the North Carolina coast. In a statement, Coast Guard officials in Portsmouth said they received word from a German-flagged ship about 1:30 p.m. Thursday indicating they spotted a man and his sailboat approximately 200 miles east of Cape Hatteras.


  5. Some Hatteras, Ocracoke beaches close to vehicles for seasonRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 31 | WLOS

    The beaches in front of the seven villages along Hatteras Island and along Ocracoke Island are closing to off-road vehicles for the season. Cape Hatteras National Seashore Superintendent David Hallac says the beaches are closing Wednesday to vehicles through Oct. 31. The areas remain open to pedestrians.


  6. Hatteras-Ocracoke ferries increase for Easter, spring breakRead the original story

    Mar 26, 2015 | WLOS

    The Ferry Division of the N.C. Department of Transportation is increasing its ferry runs on the Hatteras-Ocracoke route during spring break and the Easter holiday. The temporary spring schedule will increase the number of daily round-trip runs between Hatteras and Ocracoke from 18 to 26, with half-hour departures for most of the morning and afternoon hours.


  7. DOT board member says state should pay for sand removalRead the original story

    Mar 2, 2015 | WLOS

    A Board of Transportation member says the state should pay for removing sand from beach highways the same way it pays for removing snow and ice after a winter storm. Malcolm Fearing told The Daily Advance of Elizabeth City that he wants a state-level discussion about the differences in hopes of changing how North Carolina pays for removing sand from highways such as N.C. 12 on Hatteras Island.


  8. Bitter cold grips NC, more snow possible in mountainsRead the original story

    Feb 20, 2015 | WLOS

    The National Weather Service reported that temperatures early Friday ranged from 4 below zero in Jefferson in Allegheny County to 14 in Wilmington and Hatteras. A winter weather advisory is in effect in the mountains.


  9. Bitter cold across North CarolinaRead the original story

    Feb 19, 2015 | WLOS

    The National Weather Service reported temperatures early Thursday ranged from 4 below zero in Boone to 23 in Southport, Beaufort and Hatteras. Wind chill advisories and warnings are in effect for the entire state.


  10. Mediator to help resolve impasse on NC Outer Banks bridgeRead the original story

    Feb 13, 2015 | WLOS

    HIGH WIND WARNING: 6PM Tonight to 9AM Sunday. NW'ly winds 25-35 mph, with gusts up to 65 mph possible in higher elevations.


  11. 5 boaters rescued from sailboat 200 miles off NC coastRead the original story

    Jan 30, 2015 | WLOS

    The U.S. Coast Guard says it rescued five people from a sailboat after the boat's mast broke about 200 miles off the coast of North Carolina. A statement from the Coast Guard says watchstanders at a command center in Portsmouth, Virginia, were notified Friday afternoon that the 55-foot catamaran Rain Maker suffered a broken mast in 40 mph winds and 13-foot seas.


  12. Ferry division to test passenger-only Hatteras-Ocracoke runRead the original story

    Jan 16, 2015 | WLOS

    The Ferry Division of the N.C. Department of Transportation plans a test run in May of a passenger-only vessel to travel across Hatteras Inlet to Ocracoke. The Virginian-Pilot of Norfolk reports division spokesman Tim Haas said the 149-passenger boat typically runs in the Caribbean in the winter and Boston during the summer.


  13. Motel owners: State responsible for Buxton erosion, floodingRead the original story

    Jan 5, 2015 | WLOS

    A hearing is scheduled this week on a claim that the state Transportation Department is to blame for the impact of flooding that occurs along N.C. Highway 12 in Buxton on Hatteras Island. The N.C. Industrial Commission hearing will be held Wednesday in Williamston on the claim filed by Dave and Carol Dawson, who own the Cape Hatteras Motel in Buxton.


  14. Nor'easter flooding closes NC 12 north of RodantheRead the original story

    Dec 8, 2014 | WLOS

    The only road connecting Hatteras Island to the mainland has been reopened after a combination of high tide and a storm pushed water onto the road. The North Carolina Department of Transportation said NC Highway 12 north of Rodanthe was back open Monday afternoon.


  15. Nor'easter flooding closes NC 12 north of RodantheRead the original story

    Dec 8, 2014 | WLOS

    The only road connecting Hatteras Island to the mainland has been closed after a storm pushed water onto the road. The North Carolina Department of Transportation said Monday morning that NC Highway 12 has been shut down north of Rodanthe because a combination of high tide and strong onshore winds from a Nor'easter moving off the coast has flooded the road.


  16. Atlantic hurricane season ends, NC took only hitRead the original story

    Nov 29, 2014 | WLOS

    The end of the Atlantic hurricane season is here as North Carolina was the only state to have a storm hit the U.S. mainland. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says the six-month season which ends Sunday saw only one hurricane making landfall along the East Coast.


  17. Off-road vehicle routes open on Hatteras, OcracokeRead the original story

    Nov 3, 2014 | WLOS

    Acting Superintendent Kym Hall says the routes reopened over the weekend, although some may be closed for sea turtle nests. She says those roads will reopen as soon as the few remaining nests hatch.


  18. Wrecks of merchant ship, U-boat found off NC coastRead the original story

    Oct 22, 2014 | WLOS

    In the aptly named Graveyard of the Atlantic off the North Carolina coast, researchers have found the wrecks of a Nazi U-boat and the ship it sank during a World War II convoy. Joe Hoyt of NOAA was the chief scientist for the expedition that discovered the U-boat 576 and the merchant ship Bluefields in about 700 feet of water off Cape Hatteras.


  19. NC considers car-free ferry to Ocracoke IslandRead the original story

    Oct 14, 2014 | WLOS

    Severe T-Storm Warning: Until 11:45 A.M. for Avery, Burke, McDowell, Mitchell, Abbeville, Anderson, Greenville, Greenwood, Laurens and Spartanburg Counties. Damaging winds, seek shelter.


  20. Work completed on 'S-Curves' on NC Highway 12Read the original story

    Sep 19, 2014 | WLOS

    The N.C. Department of Transportation has completed work on a project which replaced sand on a stretch of N.C. Highway 12. NCDOT says Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co. of Oak Brook, Illinois.


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