Coast Guard, partner agencies to announce establishment of new North Carolina ferry route

Coast Guard, partner agencies to announce establishment of new North Carolina ferry route
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — Personnel from the U.S. Coast Guard, Army Corps of Engineers and the North Carolina Department of Transportation are scheduled to announce the establishment of the Barney Slough ferry route Monday between Hatteras Island, North Carolina, and Ocracoke Island, North Carolina at the Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum. Hatteras Inlet Channel has been subject to shifting shoals and sandbars...

Coast Guard, local agencies search for missing kite surfer near Hatteras

HATTERAS, N.C. – Coast Guard, Hatteras Island Rescue Squad and National Park Service responders are searching for a 44-year-old male kite surfer near Hatteras Island Sunday. Dare County 911 dispatchers contacted the Coast Guard at approximately 6 p.m. and reported the surfer’s board and kite was located in the shoals without him. The Coast Guard command center watchstanders issued an urgent...