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A stunned Puerto Rico seeks to rebuild after Hurricane Maria

Roanoke Times - 21 Sep 2017
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Rescuers fanned out to reach stunned victims Thursday after Hurricane Maria ravaged Puerto Rico, knocking out electricity to the entire island and triggering landslides and floods. The extent of the damage is unknown given ...
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No more island? Outer Banks' Shelly Island now connected to land

Roanoke Times - 19 Sep 2017
BUXTON, N.C. (AP) — A newly formed island off North Carolina's Outer Banks is now connected to land. The Virginian-Pilot reports Shelly Island now connects at low tide to Cape Point, which belongs to Cape Hatteras National Seashore. A stream of water ...
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Hurricane Jose causes ocean overwash along Outer Banks

Roanoke Times - 18 Sep 2017
The state Transportation Department said in a Facebook post Monday that ocean overwash has occurred at Pea Island, Rodanthe, Avon and Hatteras village on Hatteras Island. About 4 inches (10 centimeters) of standing water was reported on N.C. Highway ...
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A sinking island in search of a life raft

Roanoke Times - 05 Sep 2017
The island community of watermen is full of President Donald Trump voters delighted when the president called Eskridge at home this summer to reassure them Tangier would be around for centuries to come, never mind warnings about sea level rise.
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Puerto Rico devastated by Hurricane Maria

Roanoke Times - 21 Sep 2017
Rescue personnel from the Emergency Management Agency drive through a flooded road after Hurricane Maria hit the eastern region of the island, in Humacao, Puerto Rico, Tuesday, September 20, 2017. The strongest hurricane to hit Puerto Rico in more ...
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Twiddy announces bid for GOP state senate nomination

The Outer Banks Voice - 20 Sep 2017
Clark serves on the North Carolina State Board of Community Colleges, is a former Commander & active member of the Outer Banks VFW, the Roanoke Island Commission, Preservation North Carolina, the Outer Banks Community Foundation, and the NC ...
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The Failed Attempt to Reopen Roanoke Inlet

Coastal Review Online - 24 Aug 2017
ROANOKE ISLAND — For the English settlers of the Lost Colony, Roanoke Inlet was irresistible. Yet in the decades after the colonists disappeared, there never was a significant permanent population on Roanoke Island, because the island was not the ...
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Protecting the past

Roanoke Chowan News Herald - 12 Sep 2017
BERTIE COUNTY — Somewhere near the confluence of Salmon Creek and the Albemarle Sound in eastern Bertie County, archaeologists continue to uncover artifacts that may reveal clues to the 400-year mystery of the Lost Colony of Roanoke Island. Today ...
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Downriver area library programs inspire creativity

New Baltimore Voice Newspapers - 18 Sep 2017
Tour Cape Hatteras National Seashore, historic Roanoke Island, the Elizabethan Gardens, the island of Ocracoke and the restored Chicamacomico Life-Saving Station and learn how the tallest lighthouse on the eastern seaboard was moved to its present ...
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Lost then found: NC finds Lost Colony artifacts on the coast

The Daily Tar Heel - 18 Sep 2017
According to the North Carolina Coastal Land Trust, the artifacts were found at Site X, about 80 miles west of Roanoke Island, located on the junction of Salmon Creek and Albemarle Sound — leading archaeologists to believe the Lost Colony relocated to ...
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Donations needed for toy drive, Special Olympics auction

The Outer Banks Voice - 19 Sep 2017
The Dare County Center is a multi-generational facility on Roanoke Island that provides resources, programs and activities designed to enhance the lives of Dare County citizens. Conveniently located near the Dare County Administration Building and ...
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Conservation Effort Spares Ecology, History

Coastal Review Online - 08 Sep 2017
The deal secures an important archaeological site that has unearthed 16th-century artifacts that could be evidence of stragglers from the well-known Lost Colony on Roanoke Island. Located at the confluence of the Chowan River and the Albemarle Sound, ...
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Conservation group acquires land holding Lost Colony clues

BlueRidgeNow.com - 14 Sep 2017
Archaeologists call the land Site X. First Colony Foundation research has unearthed Algonkian Indian artifacts and English relics that indicate the survivors among the 117 people who disappeared from Roanoke Island in the 1580s may have relocated to ...
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Hurricane Maria hits Puerto Rico after slamming Dominica

Roanoke Times - 20 Sep 2017
Citizens rest while waiting at Humacao Arena refugee center for the imminent impact of Maria, a Category 5 hurricane that threatens to hit the eastern region of the island with sustained winds of 175 miles per hour, in Humacao, Puerto Rico, Tuesday, ...
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Long: Bringing heroes home

Roanoke Times - 21 Sep 2017
Alexander Bonnyman was a U.S. Marine who led his demolition unit against a Japanese stronghold on the island of Tarawa in 1943. Taking out that pillbox was the next step in winning the island from the Japanese, and they did it—but at high cost ...
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The Outer Banks Are a Perfect Year-Round Beach Destination

New York Magazine - 01 Sep 2017
We think having a car on the islands is a nonnegotiable point, but if you want to be fancy, hop a charter flight for up to five people with Outer Banks Air Charters. Leave from La Guardia or Teterboro and fly directly into Manteo on Roanoke Island ($2 ...
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The Latest: Worry grips families of Dominica students

Roanoke Times - 19 Sep 2017
The agency says the road north of the Pea Island Visitors Center was temporarily closed until the tide subsides. The ocean was washing over areas south of the Bonner Bridge to Cape Hatteras. The department also said Monday that ocean overwash was ...

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