The N.C. Board of Transportation’s Road, Bridge and Ferry Naming Committee recommends naming the new bridge over Oregon Inlet for former Senate President Marc Basnight.
A recent assessment determined it would cost between $9 and $13.5 million to widen the full length of the beach in Southern Shores if done in 2022, when neighboring towns will re-nourish their shorelines.
The Dare County Board of Commissioners is asking the public their thoughts on a name for the new bridge that is to replace the Bonner Bridge.
The Dare County Oregon Inlet Task Force selected EJE Recycling of Greenville as the contractor for the public-private partnership to build and operate a dredge to maintain Oregon Inlet.
Nags Head officials during a meeting released a statement Wednesday assuring visitors and property owners that the town is taking steps to mitigate flooding of streets and private property.
Nags Head Board of Commissioners approved Wednesday moving ahead with the $42.7 million re-nourishment project, the first since 10 miles of beach were widened in 2011.
A representative of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals has sent an appeal to the town of Nags Head to use methods other than trapping and killing to control the growing coyote population.
Nags Head hired a licensed trapper who caught eight male and nine female coyotes on town-owned property within the 13-week season that ended in February.
Gov. Roy Cooper visited on Monday the site where the company building the Bonner Bridge replacement drove a steel casing early Thursday morning into underground cables that supply electricity to Hatteras and Ocracoke.
Town officials in Southern Shores have set a date for a forum to gauge public opinion on a proposed beach re-nourishment project that will likely require a tax increase.
Nags Head officials are set to hold a public hearing on whether to close a portion of a town street lost to erosion or assess property owners to pay for its upkeep.
Contractors say this Outer Banks town should be planning for a jetty at its south end, three years after an unprecedented 10-mile beach re-nourishment project.
The town passed a resolution opposing the use of air guns to test for oil and natural gas below the sea floor off the N.C. coast.
Gov. Pat McCrory welcomed a new federal environmental review that opens the N.C. coast to seismic testing for oil and natural gas, but a number of groups and hundreds people at town meetings disagree.
Though a possible beach widening project is still months off, the Dare County town has begun considering a taxing plan to pay for it.
What the federal government refused to fund, towns on the Outer Banks have committed to tackling, and more — pumping sand onto beaches in Duck and from Kitty Hawk to South Nags Head. All to the tune of $42.6 million.