Bald Head Island’s $11.7 million beach renourishment project, which should be completed by the end of the month, is expected to protect a rock groin as well as add material to South Beach.
Maintenance dredging on the Dismal Swamp Canal is expected to begin early next week, which is a year ahead of schedule because of residual effects of the 2016 Hurricane Matthew.
State Environmental Management Commission committees are scheduled to meet March 13 with the full commission meeting March 14 in Raleigh.
Local governments and environmental groups are taking a new, more strategic approach to address the problem of rubbish, derelict fishing gear and abandoned vessels along the N.C. coast.
Work on the 2.4-mile “jug handle” bridge connecting Rodanthe to the southern edge of the Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge is on schedule to open in late 2020.
The North Carolina Board of Transportation Thursday morning voted to name the newly constructed Bonner Bridge replacement over Oregon Inlet for former state Sen. Marc Basnight.
Peletier commissioners voted 3-2 in favor of a request to rezone Silver Creek Golf Course for residential use, one short of the four needed for approval. The board will hold in April a second vote on the request.
It wasn’t an earthquake and meteorologists say they can’t explain it but a powerful boom was felt along much of the North Carolina coast late Wednesday.
North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein along with eight other state attorneys general joined Wednesday a case filed in December in South Carolina seeking a motion for a preliminary injunction to block seismic testing off the East Coast.
NCDOT representatives will be on hand March 20 in Morehead City for a drop-in meeting on proposed project to extend Bridges Street Extension to U.S. 70 near the Wildwood community in Carteret County.
Dare County commissioners have approved spending $1.9 million from DEQ for the Shallowbag Bay dredging project to help move the 16th century replica vessel Elizabeth II, that’s been stranded near the Manteo waterfront.
As of March 1, more than $1.2 billion in federal assistance has been approved to assist North Carolinians since Hurricane Florence struck six months ago.
The Coastal Land Trust and the Cedar Hill/West Bank Heritage Foundation announced Monday the trust’s purchase of Reaves Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Navassa.
The next public information meeting about the Kerr-McGee Chemical Corp. – Navassa Superfund Site in Navassa will take place the evening of March 26 in the town’s community center.
The North Carolina Department of Transportation seeks volunteers for a statewide spring litter sweep set for April 13-27.
Carteret County’s North River Wetlands Preserve will be closed to the public through the summer during the the final stages of restoring the 6,000-acre site from farmland to forested and tidal wetlands.