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NCDOT reports six positive COVID tests among Pamlico Sound ferry staff

The N.C. Department of Transportation has reported that six employees on the Pamlico Sound ferry route between Cedar Island and Ocracoke have tested positive for COVID-19.

Storm, ocean waves cause closure of North Carolina coastal road

A strong low pressure system that raised the threat of severe weather in eastern North Carolina whipped up ocean waves that forced the closure of a flood-prone coastal highway.

New school planned on North Carolina island hit by Hurricane Dorian

A new school is set to be built on a North Carolina barrier island that was hit by a hurricane last year, leaving the former building heavily damaged.

Homes sales soar on North Carolina’s Outer Banks

Home sales on North Carolina’s Outer Banks are booming in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic and low-interest rates.

Vandals strike lighthouse on North Carolina’s Outer Banks

Park rangers with the Cape Hatteras National Seashore say they are investigating vandalism to the oldest operating lighthouse in North Carolina.

Shoaling near Ocracoke forces reduction in Pamlico Sound ferry schedule

The NC Department of Transportation’s Ferry Division is temporarily reducing service on Pamlico Sound between Cedar Island, Swan Quarter and Ocracoke due to critical shoaling issues in the ferry channel.

Outer Banks island ravaged by storms and virus restrictions

A secluded tourist destination on North Carolina’s Outer Banks is having an extremely tough year.

Bill directs NCDOT to restart Outer Banks ferry service

North Carolina’s General Assembly has passed a bill that would restart an Outer Banks passenger ferry that had been scrapped because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Two North Carolina beaches named top 10 best in the country

For the second year in a row, an eastern North Carolina beach has been named the second best in the country.

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Sailing from ENC to Europe, the new adventure starts this summer

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Timely hitting leads Pender softball past rival Heide Trask

The Pender High School softball team battled back not once, but twice on Monday night to take down rival Heide Trask, 3-2. 

Four Cape Fear area football teams punch their ticket to the state playoffs

The high school football regular season is in the books as focus across the area shifts to the NCHSAA State Playoffs. Four Cape Fear area teams will have an opportunity to bring home the title in 2021.