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  • 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.
  • Coastal Flood Advisory Remains For Outer Banks
    Updated: Sept. 19, 9:07 a.m. | Posted Sept. 18, 1:03 p.m. The Outer Banks is being spared heavy rain from Hurricane Jose. But National Weather Service Meteorologist Jim Merrell says the coast is still seeing impacts from the storm roiling offshore.
  • Tropical Storm Warning Posted For Part Of North Carolina
    A tropical storm warning has been issued for part of the North Carolina coast as a potential tropical storm approaches the Carolinas. The National Hurricane Center on Monday issued the warning from Surf City north to Duck on the Outer Banks.

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  • Coastal Review Online Shares with Google Classroom.
    40 million students and educators rely on Google Classroom to stay organized and support creative teaching techniques. 30 million more use Chromebooks to open up a world of possibilities both inside and outside the classroom.
  • Hospital Awarded Accreditation
    This hospital has only 21 beds and fulfills a dire need of cancer services in this island community. The range of services that they provide is exceptional, and they strive to improve in every way, with strong support from both the hospital administration and medical community. Considering that this program has been accredited for only […]
  • OBX Pridefest Promotes 9th Year
    Organizers said they were not intimidated by the ramblings of anonymous posters on Craigslist or the online writings of a pastor  labeled the gay community "a scourge in any society that values decency."
  • Sea Turtle Nest Monitoring System
    centralized database management systems to help organizations working to conserve sea turtles to manage, organize and share their data. These include the Satellite Tracking and Analysis System (STAT), the Sea Turtle Rehabilitation and Necropsy Database (STRAND) and the Sea Turtle Nest Monitoring System(STNMS). These tools are available for use by all sea turtle organizations.
  • Summer Reading List for the Common Good
    faculty members from the Stanford Graduate School of Business to recommend books that inspired them to place the common good above their own personal interests:
  • Dare Nights at Lost Colony
    Dare County residents can come see the show for free by bringing non-perishable food for the Beach Food Pantry!
  • Collaborative Meeting
      Each person is invited to share        a. what service/s your organization provides        b. who is eligible        c. how we should send our clients to you (call first, come to office, etc)