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  • WWII ‘Battle of the Atlantic’ Shipwrecks Discovered Off North Carolina

    10/28/2014 6:00:24 AM PDT · by artichokegrower · 15 replies
    gCaptain ^ | October 21, 2014
    A team of researchers led by NOAA’s Office of National Marine Sanctuaries have discovered two significant shipwrecks from World War II’s legendary “Battle of the Atlantic” just off Cape Hatteras, North Carolina. The German U-boat 576 and the freighter it sank, named Bluefields, were found just a few hundred yards apart from each other approximately 30 miles off the coast of North Carolina, according to NOAA.
  • Southern Environmental Law Center: Stop your assault on Cape Hatteras, NC

    12/12/2013 8:34:21 AM PST · by Rebelbase · 17 replies
    Change.org ^ | 12/12/14 | Kevin Scalia, Avon NC
    Hatteras Island is arguably one of the most beautiful locations in the country. It is also of historical, cultural, and economic importance to the State of North Carolina. However, over the past 20 years this island has been held hostage by the Southern Environmental Law Center (SELC) through their continued lawsuits over the construction of a replacement to the Herbert C. Bonner Bridge which spans the Oregon Inlet. This bridge is the only link that residents and visitors have to safely and efficiently travel to and from Hatteras Island. The Bonner Bridge has been intermittently closed over the past few...
  • Confusion, chaos, and outrage reign as DOT suddenly decides to close Bonner Bridge (NC OBX)

    12/04/2013 5:26:20 AM PST · by Rebelbase · 16 replies
    Island Free Press ^ | 12/3/13 | CATHERINE KOZAK and ANNE BOWERS
    Confusion, chaos, and outrage reigned after the North Carolina Department of Transportation’s sudden decision today to close the Bonner Bridge over Oregon Inlet immediately. The decision came just days after an inspection of scouring around pilings last Friday, followed by a DOT news release on Saturday that the bridge was safe and would remain open. Hatteras residents headed north this morning for shopping or appointments and vendors and contractors headed south, unaware that their return route was about to be cut off. Hatteras Island residents waiting at the north end of the bridge this afternoon in hopes of returning said...
  • Protecting Piping Plovers. People? Not so much.

    09/30/2010 11:35:36 AM PDT · by patriotgal1787 · 8 replies
    The Radio Patriot ^ | Sept. 30, 2010 | Andrea Shea King
    God blessed them and said to them, "Be fruitful and increase in number; fill the earth and subdue it. Rule over the fish of the sea and the birds of the air and over every living creature that moves on the ground." -- Genesis 1:28Thursday night on The ANDREA SHEA KING SHOW -- 9p ET http://www.blogtalkradio.com/askshow/2010/10/01/the-andrea-shea-king-show More than 30,000 people make their home on Cape Hatteras on North Carolina's Outer Banks.  Six million more visit the barrier island each year to fish, swim, and enjoy the area's natural beauty. But for the past couple of years, the beaches of the...
  • beach access news at obx

    09/04/2010 6:16:41 PM PDT · by VaRepublican · 56 replies
    Screw you NC government.
  • Radical Environmentalists Strike Again At Cape Hatteras

    09/07/2010 4:44:01 PM PDT · by nolib1776 · 8 replies
    spectator.org ^ | 9/7/10 | Chris Horner
    The Largest Selection of Liberal-baiting Merchandise on the Net! ADVERTISEMENT ADVERTISEMENT Print Email AmSpecBlog "My tax dollars are being used to crush me" By Chris Horner on 9.7.10 @ 2:15PM No, the Gulf Coast does not have a monopoly on green policies being used to steal your freedom and bankrupt you -- to coin a phrase -- but is only (for now) the latest example. Watch this. As gut-wrenching as this is it is actually a very common tale, or at least the elements are present in every hare-brained consequence I have encountered in two decades of the vague, sweeping...
  • Unearthed photos a gift to historians on OBX

    07/18/2010 5:40:23 PM PDT · by csvset · 7 replies
    The Virginian-Pilot ^ | July 18, 2010 | Jeff Hampton
    Unearthed photos a gift to historians on OBX Manteo. N.C. A collection of old photos, some not seen before by local historians, shows wreckage in Hatteras after the big hurricane of 1899. Carol Cronk Cole, granddaughter of an employee of the Virginia Beach weather bureau office in the 1890s, has given copies of 20 photographs to the Outer Banks History Center in Manteo. Many of them depict the aftermath of the August 1899 hurricane known as San Ciriaco that killed hundreds of people along the coast and in Puerto Rico and wrecked at least 13 ships along the North Carolina...