The 7-4 vote to reinstate Renee Cahoon came after new commission member Jordan Hennessy’s motion to delay a vote on the chair until after the entire board had been seated.
More than a mere seafood delicacy, oysters are key to the coastal environment, and North Carolina Oyster Month includes festivities and events that spotlight their importance to the entire state.
Town commissioners said Monday they want more information, including professional architectural, engineering, environmental and other assessments, before deciding on the conditional rezoning request for The Point.
It’s hard to know what plants are best for your garden, but a new guide from the Coastal Landscapes Initiative offers alternatives to potentially harmful and invasive ornamentals.
Those who spoke during a ceremony held Saturday to dedicate markers designating Portsmouth as a port of entry for captive Africans said recognizing our troubled past can bring understanding, hope.
James Anthony Bunn has notified numerous beachfront property owners in Atlantic Beach that he now owns the dunes in front of their properties and that their continued access to the beach amounts to trespassing.
From the editor: Our work in 2022 and promise for the New Year.
The legislature appropriated $2 million to restore Morehead City’s Sugarloaf Island, a barrier protecting waterfront attractions from coastal storms that has been rapidly eroding for decades.
American Rivers, which had previously called the Neuse one of the country’s most endangered, hailed progress made.
President Biden signed the bill Tuesday, promising millions of new good-paying, clean energy jobs and repealing the previous administration’s 10-year pause on wind energy leasing off the East Coast.
The Dynamics of Extreme Events, People and Places project is a collaboration of social and environmental scientists and engineers working to understand how flooding disasters disrupt people’s lives in coastal North Carolina and how communities respond and rebuild.
The latest wastewater sampling data on the state’s COVID-19 dashboard show that detection of the virus has significantly increased over the past 15 days .
Artist Max Dowdle and numerous assistants are in the process of creating a three-story mural on the UNC Institute of Marine Sciences building in Morehead City, a university project to communicate the significance of the research and researchers here.
The owners of the oceanfront house that collapsed in Rodanthe last week have hired a contractor to clean up the site and the miles of Cape Hatteras National Seashore beach, temporarily closed because of the widespread, dangerous debris.
Coastal residents whose homes were damaged or destroyed by hurricanes Matthew and Florence say they’re frustrated with long delays, caseworker turnover and unfulfilled promises from Rebuild NC.
The report released Monday by the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change paints a dire picture, but North Carolina is bucking its reputation for climate change denialism and slowly moving toward.