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The Cape Hatteras lighthouse is getting a $19.2 million facelift, including new LED lights and repairs to the exterior and interior.
WITN Web Team
Tar Heel Traveler honors a man who passed away and dedicated his hobby to building lighthouses.
Tar Heel Traveler hosts Scott Mason take viewers on a journey along the North Carolina coast, showcasing the state's many lighthouses.
A Sanford man builds a six-foot-tall lighthouse as a symbol of hope. The lighthouse has been a beacon of hope for him for 20 years, even after doctors gave him a terminal diagnosis.
Ahead of the Tar Heel Traveler's lighthouses special on WRAL, Scott Mason traveled to Beaufort to meet boatmakers with a view of the Cape Lookout Lighthouse.
North Carolina lighthouses guide: Including how to get tickets, what days they are open and how to get there.
Heather Leah, WRAL multiplatform producer
May 18, 2023, marks is the 200th anniversary of the Ocracoke Lighthouse. That 75-foot-tall island landmark opened in 1823.
On April 14 in 1912, the Titanic famously sent a distress telegram to the Weather Bureau Station in Hatteras.
It may not be North Carolina's tallest lighthouse at 153 high, or even the prettiest, but the Oak Island Lighthouse has many distinct and unusual features. The light system itself, for example, unlike any other in the country.
The National Park Service has closed the Cape Lookout Lighthouse on the North Carolina coast for 2021 because of structural problems that could create a safety hazard, officials said Friday.
As the Atlantic Ocean eroded the Outer Banks, North Carolina made a difficult decision: Move the Cape Hatteras lighthouse back to preserve it for future generations. WRAL was there every day of the multi-month process and looks back on the decision and the technology that made it possible.
Bill Leslie, WRAL reporter, and Jodi Leese Glusco, WRAL.com director of content
In Florida, the U.S. Coast Guard wants to give some of them away.
The National Park Service planned for years and worked for months to save the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse from rising tides and the migrating shoreline along the Outer Banks as the ocean crept closer to its base in Buxton. Most of the Cape Hatteras Park Rangers from 1999 have since moved on.
Summer 2019 will mark 20 years since the historic, hotly debated, widely watched and ultimately successful move of the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse on the coast of North Carolina. (Video from WITN)
Authorities are investigating after the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse was vandalized.
Janine Bowen, WRAL.com editor