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Stranded North Carolinians take stock of Dorian’s damage

As the sky cleared and floodwaters receded Saturday, residents of North Carolina's Outer Banks began to assess the damage wrought by Hurricane Dorian.

More ferries mark springtime trips for Ocracoke-Hatteras run

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

Debris found on NC coast is from SpaceX rocket

A large sheet of metal found on a North Carolina beach has been identified as debris from a SpaceX rocket.

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.
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.

NASA satellite images show Hatteras, Ocracoke power outage

Images from a NASA satellite show before and after the lights went out in the southern Outer Banks due to a massive power outage.

Class-action lawsuit filed over Outer Banks blackout

A class-action lawsuit has been filed against the construction company behind the Outer Banks blackout that sparked the evacuation of about 50,000 people.

Parts of Outer Banks go dark, ending vacation for thousands

Officials have ordered visitors to leave parts of the Outer Banks Friday because a power outage that could last days or perhaps weeks.

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