More Outer Banks News

RSS Outer banks

  • 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.
  • Ocracoke and Hatteras Island Residents Await Power
    UPDATE: Officials now estimate between six and 10 days for power to be fully restored for Hatteras and Ocracoke Islands. Governor Roy Cooper ordered a mandatory evacuation of tourists on the islands after a contractor sliced through a line carrying electricity from mainland Dare County late last week. The islands are now running on alternative […]

RSS Outer banks Sentinel

  • Beach Food Pantry Volunteer
    Beach Food Pantry and their community partners believe that no child should ever have to go hungry. So, they came together to create the Summer Food for Kids program in order to bridge the service gap.
  • The Marine Corps Veterans Association Outer Banks
    The Outer Banks Platoon was formed in 2018 and services the needs of veterans in Dare and Currituck Counties in northeastern North Carolina as a subordinate unit of the Marine Corps Veterans Association.
  • Foundation offers strategic planning workshop for nonprofits April 24
    The seminar will be held from 8:30 am until 4:00 pm at the College of the Albemarle at 132 Russell Twiford Road in Manteo. This workshop is offered for $11 per person, which includes a boxed lunch and morning coffee.
  • Outer Banks Seafood Festival Board of Directors is accepting applications
     The Outer Banks Seafood Festival Grant Program was introduced in 2015 as a way to give back to the seafood community. Grants are awarded to eligible organizations whose mission and purpose align with the purposes of the festival.
  • Telemedicine: What is it? May 1
      On May 1, the League of Women Voters will sponsor at  KDH Town Hall at 7 PM,  a Health Panel Presentation on Telemedicine - What is it and can I trust it?   
  • NC MedAssist’s Free Mobile Pharmacy and Health Care Resources
    NC MedAssist will hold Mobile Free Pharmacy Events in Dare County, NC on Thursday, May 9 (in Buxton) and Friday, May 10 (in Manteo).  The events, which are in collaboration with The Outer Banks Hospital, are open to any individual or family needing over-the-counter medications.
  • Coast to Host Range of Earth Day Activities
    Earth Day is Monday, April 22, and Earth Day Network has kicked off a nationally coordinated volunteer cleanup for Earth Day 2019.