vacationers on two of north carolina's outer banks islands were forced to evacuate due to power outages that have put a damper on the area's summer vacation season.the problem worsened after a construction company damaged underground power cables while building a bridge in the area. according to a statement by the cape hatteras electric cooperative, pcl construction drove a steel casing into transmission cables on july 27. since, the electric cooperative has been working to splice the cables back together and build a new, overhead transmission line. it is pursuing both options at once in order to get work done as quickly as possible.north carolinagenerators arrive as 10,000 tourists evacuate north carolina islandsnorth carolinagenerators arrive as 10,000 tourists evacuate north carolina islands`depending on which solution turns out to be the most practical, the timeline for a complete repair could vary from one to two weeks,` the cooperative said in a statement.north carolina'a man-made disaster.' 10,000 tourists forced to evacuate north carolina's outer bankscomparecardssponsoredcrimethe cops got called to break up a slip 'n slide party. watch their hilarious responsecrimea teenager missing for a year was just found alive in georgianorth carolinaa new island just appeared off the coast of north carolinanorth carolinaschool withholds student's diploma after he gives un...