The Department of Commerce has ranked Beaufort, Gates and Pasquotank among the 40 most economically distressed counties in the state, but various county officials take issue with the criteria.
Well-known surfboard shaper Dave Rohde of Kitty Hawk is also renowned as an expert fisherman and guide, and he credits fishing for saving him from self-destruction.
The conflict between the Marine Fisheries Commission and Wildlife Resources Commission appears to have begun when the two state agencies decided to work together in 2018 on delineating jointly managed waters.
Get rigged and ready, because the best time to be fishing the beach for fall-run speckled trout is before the sun rises.
A collaboration of researchers and scientists is working to secure $160 million over 10 years from the National Science Foundation to build an innovation center that’s the ecosystems technology analog to the Research Triangle Park’s biotech boom.
Guest commentary: Duke University senior Holden Buchanan examines Beaufort’s duality as a coastal science hub and example of climate vulnerability.
Accusing town officials of “one-sided behavior,” software CEO Todd Olson and his wife Laura have withdrawn their application seeking to conditionally rezone the undeveloped parcel known as The Point.
Native Americans in North Carolina face a disproportionately higher risk for preterm birth because of exposure to mixtures of toxic metals in their private drinking water wells, according to a recent study.
Historian David Cecelski uses old newspaper clippings to show how Wilmington’s bloody takeover was not the only example of the state’s well organized and propaganda-fueled 1880s-1890s white supremacy movement.
North Carolina was recently ranked as having the seventh-worst feral swine problem in the country, but state officials say there is no solid estimate of how many of the intelligent, free-roaming, disease-carrying hogs are here.
Colonial accounts of what is now Dare County make no mention of wild cranberries, but the holiday tradition is believed to have long existed in the pocosin and reporting on the crop dates back to the 19th century.
With $6.6 million in state funds, restoration recently began on rapidly eroding Sugarloaf Island, a storm barrier that has long protected the Morehead City waterfront.
Historian David Cecelski created what he called an online history exhibit featuring 40 images illustrating the last decades of an ancient swamp forest that was once located on the North Carolina coast.
Emma Gwyn, an intern with The Nature Conservancy in Wilmington has created an interactive online StoryMap that illustrates how a wildfire earlier this year has already benefited the Green Swamp Nature Preserve.
National Park Service officials were on hand Wednesday to oversee commencement of a contractor’s work to raze two houses that erosion had long left precariously perched on the public beach.
North Carolina environmental regulators are expediting a plan to meet proposed federal limits on PFAS in drinking water and reduce related costs to consumers by addressing upstream discharges.