Ahead of a planned public hearing on the matter, town officials in Southern Shores are asking for public input on a proposed beach renourishment project in 2022.
Students Share Experiences Of Florence
The following is a series of essays by students at Brunswick Early College High School in Bolivia on their personal experiences during Hurricane Florence in 2018 and their perceptions of climate change. This is part of a series for the Pulitzer Center’s nationwide Connected Coastlines reporting initiative. For more information, go to pulitzercenter.org/connected-coastlines. A State… [Read More]
Experience Outer Banks Parks From Home
Visitors can discover Cape Hatteras National Seashore, Wright Brothers National Memorial, and Fort Raleigh National Historic Site online through a number of ways.
Audio: Shrimper Mulls Future Amid COVID-19
Melvin Dunn, a Carteret County shrimper lost a shrimp season because of Hurricane Dorian and now faces further effects with COVID-19 putting the seafood industry in a near standstill.
Coast Guard Crew Releases 30 Turtles
Crew members from Coast Guard Station Hatteras Inlet recently released 30 sea turtles back into the ocean after the turtles made a full recovery at the NEST Rehabilitation Center at the N.C. Aquarium on Roanoke Island,
Duck HOA Appeals Beach Access Ruling
The Sand Dollar Shores Homeowners Association is appealing a Feb. 14 ruling by a Camden County Superior Court Judge that sided with plaintiff Bob Hovey’s claim that a beach access in Duck belongs to the public.
Town Calls For Votes For Shoreline Project
Kitty Hawk is asking for votes to help its Moore Shore Road living shoreline project win a state Department of Transportation Mobi Award.
NC Counties See Benefit From Va Wind Farm
Economic developers in northeastern North Carolina counties expect to benefit from Dominion Energy’s plan for an offshore wind farm off the coast of Virginia Beach.
Life-Saving Station to Host Holiday Events
The Chicamacomico Life-Saving Station Historic Site & Museum in Rodanthe is hosting special events and activities this week as part of their annual Season’s End Festivities.
FEMA Denies Individual Assistance Request
The Federal Emergency Management Agency has denied North Carolina’s application for individual assistance in North Carolina counties with damage from Hurricane Dorian.
Relief Team Offers Links to Help Ocracoke
Ocracoke relief workers said that because of overwhelming response they have turned to organizations with the resources to coordinate volunteer forces and donations for the village wrecked by Hurricane Dorian.
Hatteras Reaches 400-Plus Sea Turtle Nests
Cape Hatteras National Seashore reported to that as of as of Wednesday, there were 414 sea turtle nests with about 16,504 eggs, breaking the previous record from 2016 of 325 nests.
Diabetic Moms Pass More PFAS to Babies
Newly published research shows that polyfluoroalkyl substances move from mom to fetus at higher rate in women with gestational diabetes.
Legislators Call For Action on Lake Sutton
Rep. Deb Butler and Sen. Harper Peterson, both New Hanover Democrats, presented Tuesday a plan for responding to a recently published study indicating a long-term process of coal ash contamination at Lake Sutton.
Avangrid Mulls Solar Project Near Wind Farm
An Avangrid Renewables official told an Elizabeth City group that it’s considering construction of a solar project near the company’s 104-turbine Amazon Wind Farm.
EPA Weakens Proposed PFAS Standard
After objections from the Defense Department, the Environmental Protection Agency has significantly weakened a proposed standard for per- and polyfluorinated substances in groundwater.