The Latest from Beach 104
A fire this morning did extensive damage to a house in Nags Head. The fire apparently broke out in the front of the house on Wrightsville Avenue, probably on the front porch, and damaged much of the front portion of the interior.
The NCDOT says projects to fix loose and crumbling patches of concrete on the underside of the bridge deck, and replace steel support structures built in 1989 near the Bait Pond are on track to be finished before the summer.
A small dredge working in shallow water has cut a path to make way for a larger vessel that will spend up to three weeks in Oregon Inlet opening up the problematic federal channel.
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The Outer Banks Hospital has named Lauren Zaritsky, case manager, the April Employee of the Month. Zaritsky joined the Quality Management Department in July of 2011 with six years of case management and social work experience.
Ocracoke Island's iconic mail boat Aleta kept the community connected with the mainland of North Carolina and the rest of the outside world for many years. Its story is being featured at the museum.
TowneBank will be the title sponsorship of the 5th Annual Couture By the Shore, a fun, festive Spring event where fashion and fund-raising unite to help the Outer Banks Relief Foundation.
A 57-year-old man from Missouri was pronounced dead Monday afternoon after a passer-by found him unresponsive on the beach north of Corolla. An eyewitness says he refused help earlier in the day after getting his car stuck.