03/27/09

Dare County Large Item Trash Pick-up

The Dare County Sanitation Department will be conducting a large household pick-up for residential customers only during April. No commercial business debris will be picked up. Continue reading


03/27/09

Easter Sunday Sunrise Services

Easter is around the corner, and for Hatteras Island vacationers, there are a number of Sunday morning church services to celebrate the holiday. Best of all, visitors can enjoy a sunrise service in an amazing and truly inspiring location: adjacent to the Atlantic Ocean. Continue reading


03/18/09

Online Ferry Reservations are available for Ocracoke Island ferry routes

Beginning March 18, North Carolina Department of Transportation ferry customers coming to Hatteras Island via to southern route through the Cedar Island or Swan Quarter ferries to Ocracoke Island will have the convenience of ordering advanced tickets for toll ferries online. Tickets can be purchased online under “Advance Ticket Purchase/Reservations.” Continue reading


03/17/09

Avon Theater Re-Opening

R/C Theatres will reopen its Avon venue on May 1, just in time for summertime visitors. The Avon theater is expected to remain open for four months through Labor Day, seven days a week, with matinee and evening showings. Continue reading


03/13/09

Picture of the Week

The Salvo Day Use Area is a great place for watersports and family fun on Hatteras Island. You can enjoy a day outdoors exploring the nature trails, enjoying a family picnic or trying out kayaking or kiteboarding in the Pamlico Sound. Photo by Joy Crist of Surf or Sound Realty.


03/12/09

Statewide Steps Taken Against Beach Plan

All Hatteras Island and Dare County property owners are affected by the impending changes to the Beach Plan, and as such, the local and statewide communities have been carefully watching the developments in the fight against the Beach Plan changes.

On Wednesday, March 4, Representative Tim Spear introduced House Bill 426 and Senator Julia Boseman introduced Senate Bill 428 as a response to the impending changes to the Beach Plan. Continue reading


03/6/09

Picture of the Week

The Canadian Hole is a great attraction for kiteboarders and windsurfers on Hatteras Island. This is a public soundside beach located between the villages of Avon and Buxton. Photos by Lisa Latham of Surf or Sound Realty.


03/5/09

2nd Annual Seal Swim will be March 7

Summer is just around the corner, but cold tolerant locals and visitors have a chance to enjoy a dip in the ocean well before the temperatures heat up.

Local non-profit organization Locomotion, the Cape Hatteras Teen Association, will be hosting its Second Annual Seal Swim on Saturday, March 7, starting at 10 a.m. on the oceanfront behind the Outer Banks Motel on Highway 12 in Buxton. The fundraising event is open to everyone in the community, and both young people and adults can sign up to take the frigid dip in the ocean. Continue reading