Island Free Press editor Irene Nolan will interview Allen Burrus of Hatteras, vice-chairman of the Dare County Board of Commissioners, on the new Radio Hatteras interview show, 'To the Point,' which will be broadcast at 5 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 21, at FM 101.5 and FM 99.9....The audio will also be posted on The Island Free Press website early next week for folks who do not live on Hatteras Island....Sign up for e-mail alerts at the bottom of the Front Page....

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  • EDITOR'S BLOG: Waterfall Park, Part II.  On Shooting the Breeze above.
  • Beach nourishment completed at S-curves and north Rodanthe...WITH SLIDE SHOW.  \On Local News Page.
  • SHERIFF’S BLOTTER August 16 - September 15, 2014...On Community News and Commentary Page under Crime Reports from Dare Sheriff’s Office.
  • Ferry Division sets fall schedule on Hatteras-Ocracoke route...On Local News Page.
  • Ocean overwash at Pea Island may hang around for a few days...On Local News Page.
  • NPS Weekly Resource Management and Weekly Table of Miles Open/Closed Reports...On Beach Access and Park Issues Page at top of page.
  • Dream of community radio comes to Hatteras Island...On Features Page.
  • UPDATE: New concept includes 7-mile bridge into Pamlico Sound...On Local News Page.
  • What's all the noise over Seismic Survey? On Island Features Page.
  • Allen Burrus will be guest on new radio interview show...On Community News and Commentary Page under Event Planner.
  • Cancer Foundation Fun Run is Oct. 11...On Community News and Commentary Page under Event Planner.
  • Fair Haven UMC schedules “Homecoming”...On Community News and Commentary Page under Event Planner.
  • Coastal Federation will host fish fry and shrimp boil...On Community News and Commentary Page under Event Planner.
  • Coastal Federation will sponsor Gulf Stream fishing trip...On Community News and Commentary Page under Event Planner.
  • League of Women Voters will sponsor voter registration on Sept. 23...On Community News and Commentary Page under Event Planner.
  • Budget and tax analyst will speak at LWV meeting on Sept. 29...On Community News and Commentary Page under Event Planner.
  • UPDATE: DOT and SELC in 'discussions' about Bonner Bridge replacement...On Local News Page.
  • Trial will be Feb. 2 for man accused in 2012 murder on Hatteras...On Local News Page.
  • Hatteras Recycle dedicates new building...On Community News and Commentary Page under News and Business Briefs. 
  • Outer Banks Bluegrass Festival features all-star roster of performers...On Local News Page.

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NEW....09.17.2014 2:40 pm NPS Weekly Resource Management and Weekly Table of Miles Open/Closed Reports
Night driving on ORV routes reopens on Sept. 15 09.11.2014 3:45 pm
Acting superintendent talks about seashore issues on 'To the Point' radio show...WITH AUDIO 09.08.2014 4:30 pm
Newly constructed ORV Ramp 25 to open on Sept. 11 09.03.2014 1:25 pm
Coastal Primer:  A closer look at critical habitat for loggerheads 09.02.2014 12:40 pm
Cape Point reopens to off-road vehicles 08.26.2014 11:50 am
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


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NEW....09.19.2014 2:15 pm Beach nourishment completed at S-curves and north Rodanthe...WITH SLIDE SHOW
NEW....09.19.2014 11:30 am Ferry Division sets fall schedule on Hatteras-Ocracoke route
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09.17.2014 6:30 pm Ocean overwash at Pea Island may hang around for a few days
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09.15.2014 5:50 pm UPDATE: New concept includes 7-mile bridge into Pamlico Sound
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09.15.2014 4:45 pm  UPDATE: DOT and SELC in 'discussions' about Bonner Bridge replacement
DOT temporarily suspends work on new Pea Island bridge 09.09.2014 11:20 am
NEW....09.15.2014 4:35 pm Trial will be Feb. 2 for man accused in 2012 murder on Hatteras
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09.15.2014 11:20 am Outer Banks Bluegrass Festival features all-star roster of performers
Four-day bluegrass block party planned for Oct. 9-12 in Hatteras village 09.09.2014 5:00 pm
Bonner Bridge to close for brief time on Monday morning 09.12.2014 3:45 pm
First responders honor fallen brethren with 9-11 Lighthouse Climb...WITH SLIDE SHOW 09.12.2014 12:00 pm
Cedar Island-Ocracoke ferry schedule adjusted for two weeks 09.11.2014 4:35 pm
Work to resume Sept. 15 on westbound Wright Memorial Bridge 09.09.2014 2:20 pm
Are passenger ferries in Ocracoke's future? 09.05.2014 1:30 pm
Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum completion is pushed back again 09.03.2014 4:30 pm
Coast Guard rescues tangled sea turtle in Oregon Inlet 09.02.2014 9:45 am
Day At The Docks 2014 Will Be Sept. 20 At The Hatteras Waterfront 08.29.2014 8:15 am
It's now official: Alternate Hatteras ferry channel is permanent 08.26.2014 8:15 am
Rough shorebreak and rip currents forecast as Cristobal passes offshore 08.25.2014 4:50 pm
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
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


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Community News
The Event Planner...UPDATED 09.16.2014
News and Business Briefs
...UPDATED 09.15.2014
Church Listings ...UPDATED 07.24.2014
Crime Reports from Dare Sheriff’s Office ...UPDATED 09.19.2014
Free Classified Ads ...UPDATED 09.15.2014
Obituaries ...UPDATED 09.12.2014

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



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NEW....09.17.2014 10:30 am Dream of community radio comes to Hatteras Island
NEW....
09.16.2014 3:25 pm What's all the noise over Seismic Survey?
The state of the sharks
09.09.2014 12:15 pm
The Plight of the Monarchs 09.05.2014 3:00 pm
Coastal History: A new clue into the New World 08.29.2014 8:45 am
A storm gives up some unusual treasure from the sea 08.25.2014 10:00 am
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
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
Hatteras native turns her childhood memories into a series of books for young and old 02.05.2014 2:15 pm


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Outer Banks Angling:  September brings signs of what's to come 09.03.2014 10:20 am
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


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Hatteras Island Real Estate: Property management 09.04.2014 3:45 pm
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


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Destination Wedding Information
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
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


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