NC 12 http://wunc.org en Citizen Hub For Bonner Bridge Info http://wunc.org/post/citizen-hub-bonner-bridge-info <p>When the Bonner Bridge was closed unexpectedly earlier this week, it shocked many Outer Banks residents and tourists. The bridge links the Outer Banks with the mainland. Suddenly it seemed everyone was wondering... How will I do my shopping and my banking? When will the bridge re-open? What will happen next?<br /><br />Many locals are going to a rather unlikely place to get their news: a Facebook page called <a href="https://www.facebook.com/pages/Oregon-Inlet-Idiots/112988558787606">Oregon Inlet Idiots</a>. The page was started in 2011 as a place to poke fun at the tourists.<br /> Thu, 05 Dec 2013 21:00:38 +0000 Carol Jackson 26891 at http://wunc.org Citizen Hub For Bonner Bridge Info How They're Coping On Hatteras Without The Bridge http://wunc.org/post/how-theyre-coping-hatteras-without-bridge <p></p> Thu, 05 Dec 2013 17:45:02 +0000 Carol Jackson 26878 at http://wunc.org How They're Coping On Hatteras Without The Bridge Hatteras Island Study Shows Economic And Cultural Value http://wunc.org/post/hatteras-island-study-shows-economic-and-cultural-value <p></p><p>Backers of maintaining NC 12 along the Outer Banks have a<a href="http://www.outerbanks.org/media/914511/2013_hatteras_island_economic_impact_assessment.pdf"> new study</a> to bolster their case.&nbsp; NC 12 has seen its share of damage as storms shift the sand.&nbsp; And the price tag to fix the problem could cost millions, if not billions.</p><p>Lee Nettles is the Executive Director of the Outer Banks Visitors Bureau.&nbsp; He says the public and the legislature need to know the economic value of Hatteras Island.</p> Thu, 08 Aug 2013 11:11:46 +0000 Leoneda Inge 20386 at http://wunc.org Hatteras Island Study Shows Economic And Cultural Value