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Reopening NC Highway 12 delayed by storm repairs

The North Carolina Department of Transportation says the only state highway on Ocracoke Island will not reopen at the end of the week as originally planned.

Someone’s slashing tires at NC coast, mainly Jeep Wranglers

Authorities in North Carolina say a tire-slasher has rolled into Cape Hatteras National Seashore and is apparently targeting Jeep Wranglers.

More ferries mark springtime trips for Ocracoke-Hatteras run

Transportation officials are making easier to reach a popular North Carolina barrier island this spring.

Crew survives shrimp trawler wreck off North Carolina coast

Three crew members of a shrimp trawler that wrecked off the coast of North Carolina have been found alive.

Company blamed for OBX blackout to pay $10 million to settle lawsuit

The company blamed for the Outer Banks blackout that sparked the evacuation of about 50,000 vacationers from Hatteras and Ocracoke islands will have to pay a lawsuit settlement of more than $10 million.

Georgia team studying currents off coast of Outer Banks

The UGA Skidaway Institute of Oceanography is working on the project, which studies the relationship between the continental shelf and deep ocean.

Man found dead in waters off North Carolina island

Attempts to revive the 64-year-old man were unsuccessful after he was found floating face down near the Frisco Pier on Sunday, shortly before 4 p.m.
Visitors tailgate as they wait to get to Hatteras Island after it reopened following a week-long power outage on Aug, 4, 2017. (Photo: Jonah Kaplan/WTVD/Twitter)

North Carolina islands expect busy Saturday after outage

By JONATHAN DREW, Associated Press RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Rental houses and condos were expected to fill up Saturday on two North Carolina islands where a...

Power restored to Hatteras, Ocracoke islands

All the work was completed Thursday afternoon and testing confirmed power had been restored. Electricity conservation appeals have been lifted and people can begin to return to both locations.

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