Please support the local businesses that support the work we do at The Island Free Press with their advertising...Without them, we would not have a local newspaper...Sign up for e-mail alerts at the bottom of the Front Page......

New on Island Free Press
  • Coastal History: A new clue into the New World...On Island Features Page.
  • Day At The Docks 2014 Will Be Sept. 20 At The Hatteras Waterfront...On Local News Page.
  • EDITOR'S BLOG: Buxton restoration timeline:  Too ambitious or not ambitious enough?  On Shooting the Breeze above.
  • September's classes and activities at the Fessenden Center...On Community News and Commentary Page under Event Planner.
  • NCDMV adds dates to Hatteras mobile unit visit...On Community News and Commentary Page under News and Business Briefs.
  • NPS Weekly Resource Management and Weekly Table of Miles Open/Closed Reports...On Beach Access and Park Issues Page at top of page.
  • Learn more about shrimp at Coastal Federation dinner...On Community News and Commentary Page under Event Planner.
  • Cape Point reopens to off-road vehicles ... On Beach Access and Park Issues Page.
  • It's now official: Alternate Hatteras ferry channel is permanent...On Local News Page.
  • Rough shorebreak and rip currents forecast as Cristobal passes offshore....On Local News Page.
  • Museum plans special programs in September...On Community News and Commentary Page under Event Planner.
  • NCBBA will celebrate 50th anniversary on Oct. 4...On Community News and Commentary Page under Event Planner.
  • Island art show will be Aug. 29...On Community News and Commentary Page under Event Planner.
  • Museum will present underwater heritage symposium on Sept 5-6...On Local News Page.
  • A storm gives up some unusual treasure from the sea....On Island Features Page.

Click above

NEW....08.27.2014 2:50 pm NPS Weekly Resource Management and Weekly Table of Miles Open/Closed Reports
NEW....08.26.2014 11:50 am Cape Point reopens to off-road vehicles
It makes Turtle Sense:  Giving cell phones to turtles 08.21.2014 2:50 pm
Outer Banks not included in critical habitat for loggerheads 07.18.2014 4:30 pm
Unmanned aircraft to be prohibited in America’s national parks 06.23.2014 3:30 pm
Boyle rules against CHAPA in lawsuit to stop ORV rule 06.20.2014 6:30 pm
Who owns Bodie Island spit? 04.29.2014 5:00 pm
Circle of stones at old lighthouse site are being uncovered and prepared for a move 04.11.2014 2:15 pm
Park Service releases annual resource management reports for 2013 02.19.2014 1235 pm


Click above

NEW....08.29.2014 8:15 am Day At The Docks 2014 Will Be Sept. 20 At The Hatteras Waterfront
NEW....
08.26.2014 8:15 am It's now official: Alternate Hatteras ferry channel is permanent
NEW....
08.25.2014 4:50 pm Rough shorebreak and rip currents forecast as Cristobal passes offshore
NEW....
08.25.2014 10:55 am Museum will present underwater heritage symposium on Sept 5-6
Disturbance in the Caribbean may become Cristobal 08.22.2014 8:25 pm
Disputed resolution on immigration splits Dare County board 08.21.2014 3:10 pm
Residents not happy about two years for Buxton beach restoration 08.20.2014 6:30 pm
UPDATE: Beach nourishment project is one-third complete at S-curves....WITH SLIDE SHOW 08.15.2014 1:30 pm
State Budget Update: Now you see it... now you don't  08.14.2014 11:00 am
S
heriff's Office needs help identifying suspects in school break-in 08.13.2014 8:20 pm
UPDATE: Man's death in Frisco ruled accidental drowning 08.13.2014 8:20 pm
Body of man reported missing is found in Frisco 08.11.2014 4:40 pm
NCDOT Ferry Division embarks on late summer photo contest 08.11.2014 3:50 pm
Visitor dies after ocean rescue in Frisco 08.08.2014 3:20 pm
NOAA increases the odds that we'll have a below-normal hurricane season 08.07.2014 5:10 pm
Appeals Court affirms in part, denies in part lower court ruling on Bonner Bridge 08.06.2014 4:40 pm
DOT says budget provision would not affect Bonner Bridge replacement 08.01.2014 2:55 pm
Ferry tolling issue still unresolved as legislature nears adjournment 07.31.2014 11:50 pm
Canadian visitor drowns off Salvo 07.30.2014 4:45 pm
DOT's new plan for funding projects makes it hard for rural areas to compete 06.30.2014 4:00 pm


Click above

Community News
The Event Planner...UPDATED 08.28.2014
News and Business Briefs
...UPDATED 08.28.2014
Church Listings ...UPDATED 07.24.2014
Crime Reports from Dare Sheriff’s Office ...UPDATED 08.19.2014
Free Classified Ads ...UPDATED 08.25.2014
Obituaries ...UPDATED 08.28.2014

Commentary & Guest Columns
Guest Column: Evacuation Vacation 08.18.2014 3:00 pm
Guest Column: Houston, we have a problem! 08.11.2014 3:15 pm



Click above

NEW....08.29.2014 8:45 am Coastal History: A new clue into the New World
NEW....
08.25.2014 10:00 am  A storm gives up some unusual treasure from the sea
Science aims to save lives with better rip current forecasting 08.21.2014 3:05 pm
'Wicked Tuna: North vs. South' really is quite wicked 08.15.2014 4:50 pm
Entrepreneurs out to prove that the drones are coming -- to help us...WITH SLIDE SHOW 08.07.2014 4:15 pm
Island Living: Guilty Pleasures 08.05.2014 5:00 pm
Honoring the Last 'Old Salt' of Ocracoke 08.05.2014 2:50 pm
Democracy Honeybee-style 07.28.2014 3:00 pm
Island Music: A front man, side man, Lou Castro does it all in Ocracoke’s music scene 07.24.2014 4:50 pm
Reflections on the 'Thunder Moon' 07.22.2014 11:30 am
In his first novel, local author brings a bygone era to life 07.16.2014 2:50 pm
Looking Back: Ocracoke’s Historic Community Square 07.15.2014 3:20 pm
Outer Banks plastic bag ban turns 5 06.30.2014 10:00 am
Island History: 94-year-old Blanche Joliff remembers her childhood on Ocracoke 06.17.2014 10:10 am
Coastal Sketch: Ernie Foster, Hatteras Island waterman 06.11.2014 9:00 am
Our Coast's Food: Soft-Shell Crabs 06.09.2014 5:00 pm
‘Tale of Blackbeard’ play is being revived for the summer on Ocracoke…WITH SLIDE SHOW 05.30.2014 1:30 pm
Remembering the British sailors killed in the 1942 Battle of the Atlantic…WITH SLIDE SHOW  05.12.2014 4:30 pm
Hatteras native turns her childhood memories into a series of books for young and old 02.05.2014 2:15 pm
Has Hatteras islander found a significant Civil War-era fort in Waves?
12.26.2013 3:15 pm


Click above

Outer Banks Angling:  The wicked North vs. the glorious South 08.21.2014 5:00 pm
UPDATE:  It's time to register for NCBBA Red Drum Tournament 08.14.2014 12:00 pm
Outer Banks Angling: Where has it gone? 08.07.2014 4:45 pm
Lawsuit would force agencies to manage recreational turtle bycatch 08.06.2014 10:50 am
Marine Fisheries certifies new state record African pompano 08.04.2014 1:30 pm
Outer Banks Angling: The summer doldrums 07.21.2014 3:30 pm
Outer Banks Angling: Summer time....WITH VIDEO 06.25.2014 5:45 pm
Outer Banks Angling: Almost there 06.04.2014 3:40 pm
2013 commercial and recreational fish and shellfish harvests released 05.20.2014 1:45 pm
Ridge Anglers of Kitty Hawk take first place in Ocracoke tournament…WITH SLIDE SHOW  05.05.2014 4:15 pm
The very best guide to charter fishing on the islands….WITH SLIDE SHOW 04.21.2011 12:10 pm


Click above

Hatteras Island Real Estate:  The rising sea level debate 07.28.2014 4:00 pm
Homeowners insurance rate hearing is rescheduled 07.18.2014 4:40 pm
Hatteras Island Real Estate: Answers to frequently asked questions 06.23.2014 10:45 am
Restoration Projects: A bang for the oyster buck 06.20.2014 10:50 am
Resort Realty acquires Hatteras Island vacation rental division of Colony Realty  05.13.2014 4:15 pm


Click above

Island Wedding Stories: New Jersey couple are wed on Hatteras beach
Something old, something new, something green 

Island Living: Getting married Hatteras-style 
Island Wedding Stories: Danielle Smith and Jonathan Burruss are wed in Avon…WITH SLIDE SHOW
Dare County officials have been busy issuing marriage licenses  

A classic Hatteras wedding with a surprise guest...WITH SLIDE SHOW  
Wedding planners advise Island brides to have a weather plan

Tying the knot for Hatteras bridal couples is a labor of love for local minister
Destination wedding basics: 12 must-read destination wedding tips 
Island Weddings:  Planning a ceremony at the beach
Destination Wedding Information



Click above

About The Island Free Press
Who We Are
Support The Local Newspaper That Supports You And Your Issues
2014 Rate Card
Contact Us


Click above

Links To Local Information on the Web



Click above

Past Stories, Information and Editorials      
    

If you would like to be notified of breaking news on our islands.


Also, you may want to:


(only works in Internet Explorer)

When you subscribe to The Island Free Press e-mail list you can be assured that your e-mail address
 will not be sold or passed onto third parties and you can unsubscribe at any time.
 
We will do our utmost to keep your e-mail address private and will only use it to send you breaking news and story alerts.



Contact Us:

  Irene Nolan - Editor/Co-Owner -   editor@islandfreepress.org  •  (252) 995-5323
(For local news, community announcements, feature stories, obituaries, and weddings and engagements and anniversary celebrations)


Donna Barnett  -  Graphic Design/Web Master/Co-Owner - graphics@islandfreepress.org   •  (252) 986-2542

Kimberly Martin - Advertising Sales - 
sales@islandfreepress.org
 •  (252) 996-0919



Island Free Press, 50244 Captain's Court, Frisco, NC  27943
Mailing Address:  P. O. Box 414  •  Buxton, North Carolina  27920



Website by: Hatteras Designs