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  • Navigating Isolation At The Remote Ocracoke Health Center
    Ocracoke Health Center CEO Cheryl Ballance estimates that anywhere from 8,000-10,000 people visit Ocracoke Island on any given summer weekend. Many visitors catch a ferry back to Cape Hatteras after less than a day, but hundreds of vacation rentals and hotel rooms are consistently filled from late spring to early fall. During those months, the […]
  • Marine Scientists Explore Methane Seep Field Off The NC Coast
    Scientists with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration discovered a methane seep field off the coast of Bodie Island in 2012, but they didn’t get a look at it until this year.
  • Environmentalists Challenge Outer Banks Toll Bridge; Currituck Commissioners Push Back
    Environmental groups have filed a lawsuit challenging plans for a toll bridge on the Outer Banks. The complaint filed Tuesday from the Southern Enviornmental Law Center questions state and federal approval of the Mid-Currituck Bridge.
  • New Outer Banks Toll Bridge Has Federal Approval; Hurdles Remain
    The state Department of Transportation has the first of many approvals it needs for a new toll bridge to the northern Outer Banks.
  • Could Bonner Bridge Get A New Name?
    Dare County officials are seeking suggestions for a new name for the bridge that spans the Oregon Inlet. The current bridge is named for Herbert C. Bonner, a U.S. Congressman from North Carolina who served from 1940 until 1965. Bonner was instrumental in getting the bridge project off the ground.
  • NC 12 Reopens, Hatteras-Ocracoke Ferry Resumes
    Traffic is flowing again all along the Outer Banks' NC 12 for the first time since Hurricane Florence hit.
  • Bonner Bridge Spans Make Contact
    More than two years after breaking ground, PCL Contruction crews have connected both portions of the Bonner Bridge Replacement Project. The 2 1/2-mile bridge will allow motorists to cross Oregon Inlet on North Carolina Highway 12 in the Outer Banks.
  • Forecast Predicts Heavy Rains For North Carolina Coast
    At least 6 inches of rain has fallen on North Carolina's Outer Banks since the weekend, and forecasters predict the barrier islands are in for more of a drenching this week.
  • A Modern-Day Gold Rush
    Before 2008, western North Dakota was a faded frontier. The vast and sparsely-populated area had been steadily losing population since the Great Depression. But the discovery of the Bakken oil fields, in combination with new fracking technology, paved the way for what Maya Rao calls a modern-day gold rush.
  • Hwy 12 Closes Again Due To Ocean Over Wash
    Parts of North Carolina Highway 12 on the Outer Banks have closed again due to ocean over wash.

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  • One Time Computer Whiz Volunteer: Http 500
    You would need a good knowledge of Wordpress.  We would give you temporary access to our website. This might the beginning of a new volunteer opportunity or just a one time fix.
  • Sea Level Rise Report to Look Beyond 2050
    Relative sea level change is how the height of the ocean rises or falls relative to the land at a specific location. Absolute sea level change refers to the height of the ocean surface above the center of the Earth, without regard to whether nearby land is rising or falling, according to the Environmental Protection Agency. […]
  • Easy Registration at Currituck Extensions
    ou will now be able to register for select Extension events advertised through the Eventbrite system and pay via credit card.
  • Day of Healing at Fort Raleigh
    A special program at Fort Raleigh at 2:30pm on Sunday, August 25th that will include guest speakers and a bell ringing at 3:00pm that is being coordinated nation wide..
  • Tools for our Community
    The Community Tool Box is a free, online resource for those working to build healthier communities and bring about social change. It offers thousands of pages of tips and tools for taking action in communities.
  • Sea Change Partnership works with the Outer Banks Latino community
    A variety of learning models and engaging experiences address educational needs and challenges specific to the local Latino community. Operating under CYP’s fiscal sponsorship, Sea Change Partnership targets vital academic and social-emotional skills, provides mentoring and leadership opportunities, and promotes cross cultural understanding. S
  • More survivors than ever are reaching out to the National Hotline, with a 36 percent jump from 2017
    The NHTH works closely with service providers, law enforcement, and other professionals in North Carolina to serve victims and survivors of trafficking, respond to human trafficking cases, and share information and resources.