The state’s Secretary of Environmental Quality Michael Regan met with Dare and Currituck leaders Tuesday to discuss battling the Trump Administration’s efforts to engage in exploration for offshore oil and natural gas.
Nags Head’s chronic flooding problems, a factor of the topography and an outdated drainage system, have been made worse by sudden downpours during recent freak storms.
Two artifacts from the Battle of the Atlantic have washed up on a Hatteras Island beach in less than a week.
The North Carolina Department of Transportation plans have been approved by the National Park Service to build a system to support the Hatteras-Ocracoke Passenger Ferry scheduled to start running in 2018.
Linda Adkins has been named the new executive director of the Corolla Wild Horse Fund, which manages the herd of roughly 120 colonial Spanish mustangs that roam the northern Currituck Outer Banks.
Measures to repeal the Outer Banks ban on plastic shopping bags and to cut the two at-large seats from the Marine Fisheries Commission have advanced in the General Assembly.
The Outer Banks Marine Mammal Stranding Network seeks the public’s help in locating a sick and emaciated humpback whale spotted Saturday north of Oregon Inlet.
Dare County will pay for about half of the proposed Southern Shores beach nourishment project, capping the county’s share of the amount at $500,000.
Five committees that advise the state Marine Fisheries Commission voted Tuesday to recommend denying rules proposed in a North Carolina Wildlife Federation petition calling for new limits on shrimp trawling.
The Southern Environmental Law Center has filed a lawsuit against the state transportation secretary, seeking access to emails related to the proposed mid-Currituck bridge.
The most recent estimates of all damage caused by Hurricane Matthew in Currituck County stand at about $2.5 million.
The Southern Environmental Law Center says a state study shows decreased demand for the proposed Mid-Currituck Bridge between the mainland and Corolla, as state transportation officials dispute the group’s claim that the project has been delayed.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has announced coming changes in the way it manages its red wolf recovery program in northeastern North Carolina, scaling back the area where wolves roam wild.
N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries director Louis Daniel’s recent resignation remains unexplained, but elected officials had raised issues of fairness and transparency.
Work to replace and extend a 50-year-old stormwater drain pipe into the Atlantic Ocean in Nags Head is now expected to be completed by the end of the month.
Two of three requirements set forth in the deal to replace the aging Herbert C. Bonner Bridge in Dare County have been met, including approval of the “jug-handle” bypass of Mirlo Beach.