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Hurricane Irene: A look back 3 years later Video included

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Wednesday marked three years since Hurricane Irene did quite a bit of damage in eastern North Carolina. More>>

NCDMV adds mobile unit dates to Beaufort and Dare Counties

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The North Carolina Division of Motor Vehicles will open up more mobile unit sites in Beaufort and Dare counties next month. More>>

Dare County to expand receding shoreline at Buxton

Officials in Dare County are planning to expand the shoreline at Buxton in hopes it will keep hurricanes and winter storms from eating away at N.C. 12. More>>

Longer Hatteras-0cracoke ferry route now permanent Video included

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The U.S. Coast Guard says the longer, alternative ferry route between Hatteras and Ocracoke will become the permanent course because of continued shoaling in the traditional channel.
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School funding: Where does your county rank? Video included

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School districts all across the East continue to face state and federal budget cuts. More>>

Suspects caught on camera during OBX school break-ins

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Deputies need your help to identify the suspects caught on tape in an Outer Banks break-in. More>>

Feds reduce area in Atlantic Ocean for wind farms

The U.S. Department of Interior has reduced the areas of the Atlantic Ocean where turbines can be built, dealing a potential blow to North Carolina's hopes for wind farms off the coast. More>>

Missing man located in surf near Frisco Woods Campground

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Deputies along the Outer Banks say that they've located a person reported missing this weekend. More>>

NCDOT Ferry Division sponsors photo contest

Photographers of all skill levels are being asked to show their best work in capturing the link between eastern North Carolina and the ferries that take people to the coast. More>>

Infectious diseases that concern doctors in the East Video included

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Infectious diseases are one of the things that challenge doctors around the world. More>>

National Lighthouse Day draws attention to OBX landmarks Video included

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August 7th is National Lighthouse Day and North Carolina is home to some of the best known lighthouses, including Bodie Island Lighthouse in Nags Head. More>>

Some NC areas reopening after Arthur leaves Video included

The location for the Emerald Isle fireworks celebration. The location for the Emerald Isle fireworks celebration.

Officials in some coastal communities and counties in North Carolina are reporting few problems after Hurricane Arthur passed through the state. More>>

NWS: EF2 tornado struck eastern Carolina on Monday

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An EF2 tornado tracked across several counties in the east Monday afternoon, destroying homes and damaging others. More>>

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  • Know Your Location campaign in NC

    Know Your Location campaign in NC

    Tuesday, June 24 2014 2:45 PM EDT2014-06-24 18:45:50 GMT
    A new public service campaign on the North Carolina coast is encouraging vacationers to know the address of where they're staying. "Know Your Location" was created by Lora Nock, assistant director of Dare County 911, for tourists who vacation in the area. In May, when a fire broke out at the Slash Creek condos in Hatteras, the caller was unable to communicate her location. The caller told the dispatcher, "There's a ...
    A new public service campaign on the North Carolina coast is encouraging vacationers to know the address of where they're staying. "Know Your Location" was created by Lora Nock, assistant director of Dare County 911, for tourists who vacation in the area. In May, when a fire broke out at the Slash Creek condos in Hatteras, the caller was unable to communicate her location. The caller told the dispatcher, "There's a ...
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