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Evacuation ordered for island on North Carolina's Outer Banks

...said. Officials ordered a mandatory evacuation of Hatteras Island starting at 5 a.m. Thursday. The island is a narrow...storm."Back on North Carolina's storm-tested Hatteras Island, one longtime resident said she had stocked up on...
Emergencies declared ahead of Eastern superstorm

...the island could be washed out again, severing the only road off Hatteras Island.In Ship Bottom, N.J., Russ Linke was taking no chances Saturday...year could be washed out again, cutting off the only road out of Hatteras Island.
Fort Raleigh was home to earliest colonists

...speculation about their fate. Some theories say the members of the pre-Jamestown settlement may have ended up on Hatteras Island and mixed with the Indians there. The mystery has served as the basis of the oldest outdoor symphonic drama in the...
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Shipwreck stories galore at graveyard museum

...he likely found acceptance on Hatteras Island, where locals are known on the left at the end of Hatteras Island. Or, take the ferry from Cedar...and then from Ocracoke to Hatteras Island (40 minutes, free ferry, information...
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Tourists begin leaving Ocracoke Island so residents can repair damage

...hours, until repairs were made and power restored late Wednesday. The storm also flooded several communities on Hatteras Island to the north, including Hatteras, Frisco and Buxton. Water from the Pamlico Sound washed across the slender islands...
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Men take on radio quest

...The five men leave today for a trek that begins on Hatteras Island, N.C., and ends on Amelia Island, Fla. The...with each new adventure. The newest trip starts on Hatteras Island on Thursday and moves daily to Bogue Banks, N.C...
Turtles mandate changes

...expire June 2, Mr. Hoffman said. About 280 dead turtles, most of them threatened loggerheads, have washed onto Hatteras Island beaches since mid-April. The total is more than the average number of stranded loggerheads found on all North Carolina...
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N.C. sea turtle deaths puzzle scientists

...unable to determine what killed 71 turtles that washed up between April 14 and April 17 on beaches on Ocracoke and Hatteras Islands. "Those turtles were in better condition generally than this last batch, but there were no indications at all...
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What is it?

...than 25 miles per gallon overall. "On the flat, smooth span of U.S. Highway 12 which runs north and south along Hatteras Island, the minivan actually broke the 30 miles-per-gallon threshold. Quite an amazing feat considering how big and...
Across the southeast

...Isabel. The new inlet, 10 feet deep and about 2,000 feet wide, has cut off the village on the southernmost tip of Hatteras Island. The storm scoured three cuts across N.C. Highway 12 - the Outer Banks' main road - destroying the road and cutting...