make WWAY your homepage  Become a fan on facebook  Follow us on twitter  Receive RSS Newsfeeds  MEMBERS: Register | Login

Outer Banks

Search for tall ship captain goes into its 3rd day

READ MORE:
The search for the captain of a tall ship that sank in the Atlantic during Sandy is in its third day. Coast Guard Petty Officer 1st Class Brandyn Hill said Wednesday morning that a cutter searched for Robin Walbridge overnight and two C-130 planes would join the search during the day. Full story...
»

A look at Hurricane Sandy's damage from the sky

READ MORE:
video The United States Coast Guard is hard at work in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. The storm may have passed but the job of the Coast Guard is just beginning. WWAY's Holden Kurwicki took to the skies for a bird's eye view of the storm's damage. Full story...
»

Wife of tall ship captain awaits word on his fate

READ MORE:
The wife of the captain of a ship that sank off the North Carolina coast is awaiting news on her husband, who is missing at sea after the Bounty was overcome by Hurricane Sandy. Full story...
»

Outer Banks begins clean up after Hurricane Sandy

READ MORE:
People on North Carolina's Outer Banks are facing some flooding and damage from Hurricane Sandy, but emergency management officials say it could have been worse. Full story...
»

HMS Bounty captain missing at sea, one rescued crewmember has died

READ MORE:
videoThe captain of the HMS Bounty is still missing after 16-crew members abandoned ship Sunday night. 14 survivors were rescued and one other has died according the Bounty's website. Full story...
»

Outer Banks weighs Sandy's flooding, wave damage

READ MORE:
People on North Carolina's Outer Banks are bracing for more flooding and damage caused by Hurricane Sandy. Full story...
»

Currituck County wants to limit horse visits

READ MORE:
Officials in Currituck County are considering reducing the number of trips allowed to watch the wild horses on the Outer Banks of North Carolina. Full story...
»

Pennsylvania man dies while swimming in NC

READ MORE:
A Pennsylvania man has died while swimming in the Atlantic Ocean in North Carolina. Full story...
»

Irene's legacy on NC Outer Banks remains with road

READ MORE:
A year after Hurricane Irene and the storm's only visual remnant on the road linking most of North Carolina's Outer Banks to the mainland is a prefab bridge crossing a breach scoured between Pamlico Sound and the Atlantic. Full story...
»

Land donated for proposed NC hiking trail

READ MORE:
About 500 miles of the planned 1,000-mile trail are complete. Plans call for the hiking trail to stretch from Clingmans Dome in the Great Smoky Mountains to Jockey's Ridge on the Outer Banks. Full story...
»

NC 12 in Outer Banks to reopen tonight

READ MORE:
The road that links the mainland to Hatteras Island is ready to reopen, more than a month after damage from Hurricane Irene blocked land access to that portion of the Outer Banks. Full story...
»

NC beach sees unusual jump in stingray strikes

READ MORE:
Ocean rescue workers along one Outer Banks beach say swimmers have suffered an unusual number of injuries from stingrays that lurk in the sand below their feet. Full story...
»

NC asks judge to toss lawsuit on Bonner Bridge

READ MORE:
The state Department of Transportation is asking a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit over the current plan to replace the deteriorating bridge connecting Hatteras Island to the rest of North Carolina's Outer Banks. Full story...
»

Dare issues mandatory evacuation for all residents

READ MORE:
Dare County officials have ordered all residents to move inland beginning at 8 a.m. Friday as Hurricane Irene approaches. Full story...
»

Outer Banks counties to decide on evacuation

READ MORE:
Officials in two counties that include most of North Carolina's Outer Banks are deciding whether they'll give evacuation orders because of Hurricane Irene. Full story...
»