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.
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The state rules process to allow coastal towns, counties and private beachfront property owners to use portable, roll-out mats as an alternative to traditional beach walkover structures continues.
Topsail Beach commissioners Wednesday set a public hearing for September and agreed to hold a workshop to discuss possible conditions for approval of the rezoning request Raleigh software entrepreneur Todd Olson submitted last October and that the planning board voted down in May.
A public science project at Cape Lookout National Seashore is part of a bigger communication effort to have a conversation about what ghost forests represent.
Activities, information and workshops are among the tools available for the public and professionals to learn about erosion and sediment control to protect water quality.
A possible inflection point in property insurance markets, a proposed $40 million beach nourishment project, talk of a needed act of Congress — officials struggle with at-risk oceanfront homes in Rodanthe.
Officials say the exhibit, “Fish Filter Food: The Human Connection,” in the works at the N.C. Aquarium on Roanoke Island focuses on a simple but important message.
The East Coast Fisheries Mitigation Project seeks to improve upon what had been a project-by-project, state-by-state approach to address fishing industries’ concerns over offshore wind development.
The proposed deepening and widening of the Wilmington Harbor to accommodate larger ships is the latest in what Cape Fear River advocates say is a long list of threats.
FarmsSHARE, a statewide food assistance program that was meant to be temporary during the pandemic, has grown into a network that continues to feed those in need and supports small farms.
The town planning board Wednesday was unanimous in recommending that commissioners deny a request to rezone property at the south end of town now zoned conservation.
The Army Corps of Engineers will exercise a federal Coastal Barrier Resources Act emergency exception and take sand for Wrightsville Beach nourishment from the Masonboro Inlet/Banks Channel borrow source instead of an offshore borrow site.
As potential development looms, some Beaufort residents are asking the Coastal Resources Commission to extend protections for Gibbs Creek watershed in North River.
For the first time in more than a decade, the National Park Service hopes to unclog two channels that passenger ferries and private boaters use to access Cape Lookout National Seashore, and place the material that is dredged onto the soundside beach in front of the lighthouse compound.
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.
Now that the dredge Miss Katie has improved conditions in Hatteras Inlet’s Connector Channel, the Dare County Waterways Commission is looking ahead to long-discussed projects in Avon Harbor and the Stumpy Point emergency ferry harbor.