Artifacts found in the current dig include sherds from olive jars once common on ships, a gun flint and what may be a fragment of laboratory equipment from the 1585 worksite.
Dare County Waterways Commission grapple with managing the chronic shoaling in Hatteras Inlet’s South Ferry Channel.
Algal blooms have been recurring problems in the Chowan River Basin, but excess nutrients have triggered more and more, including those deemed harmful or toxic, but scientists aren’t sure exactly why.
Inspired by a pirate movie and David Stick’s Outer Banks history book, Kevin Duffus and his friends Gary Snyder and Bob Thurber rolled out of Greenville 50 years ago on a biking expedition that was brutal, exhausting and transformative.
In honor of National Aviation Day, Aug. 19, the public can purchase rides on one of the famous “Warbirds,” or World War II aircraft, the Avenger “Doris Mae.”
Cyclical variations in the moon’s orbit around Earth are nothing new, but the resulting rapid increases in tidal flooding in combination with rising sea levels will likely create myriad coastal problems in the future.
Stalled for more than a year, the collaborative research effort known as the DUring Nearshore Event Experiment, or DUNEX, is set to continue its study of coastal processes, including during extreme storms, at locations on the Outer Banks this fall and winter.
Investing in solar power along with energy storage capacity can overcome challenges that skeptics cite as renewable energy’s limitations in meeting demand.
For the first time since becoming a state museum, an appropriation of $4.2 million to implement an exhibit plan has been included in both the governor’s and the state Senate’s proposed budgets.
Shoaling threatens navigation in economically vital Hatteras Inlet, prompting frustrated fishers to dub the South Ferry Channel the “Ditch of Death.” A consultant, responding to conditions, told the Dare County Waterways Commission Monday that continuing to dredge the passage appears “futile.”
Volunteers who pick up litter along coastal NC roadways say plastic pollution is a growing part of the problem as the numbers of charges and convictions for littering dwindle.
For the first time in years, endangered red wolves, four adults and four pups, have been released into the recovery area in northeastern North Carolina.
Finding solutions for imperiled N.C. 12, including the ferry terminal at Ocracoke Island’s north end, is a “top priority,” an NCDOT official told the Coastal Resources Commission.
Officials rolled out Tuesday a pilot program at the Wright Brothers National Memorial featuring the first self-driving shuttle to be tested at a national park.
The hopper dredge Murden began work Saturday dredging the South Ferry Channel and will work on the problem shoal until April 21.
Coastal residents and the economy depend on the state’s ferry system, but disasters, shoaling, diminishing funds and an ageing fleet compound the challenge.