THE LATEST FROM NCDOT - N.C. 12 from the Marc Basnight Bridge (Oregon Inlet) to Rodanthe is still closed as N.C. Department of Transportation crews continue to clear the road of sand caused by dune breaches. Officials are estimating that they will reopen N.C. 12. on Wednesday, November 20 by 3 p.m. Please note that this is not absolute and is subject to change.  NCDOT will continue to provide updates on N.C. 12 as new information is available.  For real-time travel information, visit or follow NCDOT on social media.

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A SHIIP Volunteer will be able to answer your questions and do a Medicare check-up, BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. 

The Seniors' Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP) was created by the North Carolina Department of Insurance to help senior citizens obtain free and unbiased counseling on Medicare health care products. Volunteers receive specialized training on how to answer questions about Medicare and insurance related issues through an innovative statewide program.

The Seniors' Health Insurance Information Program provides information about the following:

  • Medicare

  • Medicare supplements

  • Medicare Advantage

  • Medicare prescription drug plans

  • Long-term care insurance

  • Other health insurance concerns