Home Tags Outer Banks

Tag: Outer Banks

NC beach sees unusual jump in stingray strikes

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.

NC asks judge to toss lawsuit on Bonner Bridge

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.

Dare issues mandatory evacuation for all residents

Dare County officials have ordered all residents to move inland beginning at 8 a.m. Friday as Hurricane Irene approaches.

Outer Banks counties to decide on evacuation

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.

NCDOT plans for likely closure of island lifeline

North Carolina transportation officials planning for the arrival of Hurricane Irene say they are prepared for damage to the main highway and bridge serving the Outer Banks.

NC to proceed with plans for bridge

North Carolina's transportation department will proceed with plans to build a bridge connecting Hatteras Island to the northern Outer Banks despite a lawsuit filed by environmentalists to halt the process.

Currituck Co. may limit visits to wild horse herds

Complaints against tour operators in Currituck County may lead to tighter regulations on visitor access to the wild horses of Corolla on North Carolina's Outer Banks.

NE Coastal roads still icy after half-foot of snow

The heaviest amounts from Saturday's storm came along the beaches north of Wilmington and the Outer Banks. Seven inches of snow fell at Atlantic Beach and Emerald Isle, while 6 inches of snow was reported along the Outer Banks south of Oregon Inlet.

Latest news

Subscribe to WWAY's Daily News Email