N.C. Highway 12 remained open between Rodanthe and Oregon Inlet on Tuesday morning, after closing for roughly three hours on Monday afternoon due to ocean overwash, however, sand and water remain on the roadway, per an update from the North Carolina Department of Transportation.
National Park Service officials advise caution while traveling through or using Cape Hatteras National Seashore grounds.
Division of Marine Fisheries officials will reopen the commercial flounder season Sunday, Oct. 9, for gigs and hook-and-line in internal coastal waters statewide.
Forecasters warn the threats of dangerous storm surge, flash flooding and high winds remain.
A tropical storm warning extends from Little River Inlet in South Carolina to Duck, including Pamlico Sound as the storm’s strength increased to 75 mph.
As plant officials offered assurances Wednesday that the move would not increase emissions, people who live in the lower Cape Fear region vented their anger during an open house in Leland.
The meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday in Swan Quarter is to cover the latest efforts to restore the lake’s water quality and reduce flooding.
The Coastal Resources Commission Thursday directed Division of Coastal Management staff to craft proposed amendments to address issues associated with houses on the public beach as a result of erosion.
Lewis, who joined Coastal Carolina Riverwatch earlier this summer, has a master’s in coastal and ocean policy from the University of North Carolina Wilmington.
The Southport-Fort Fisher, Swan Quarter-Ocracoke, and Cedar Island-Ocracoke ferry routes are affected.
Proposed action would include new rules for septic tank siting and repairs on ocean beaches.
The Corps is reevaluating the Topsail Island town’s proposed 50-year federal project now that North Topsail Beach has backed out of the partnership.
The sights, smells and other signals are there, but some folks just seem to have an innate sense for catching fish.
Duke University environmental scientists urge communities to begin long-term planning for the increase in flooding and resulting pollution during extreme storms made worse by climate change.
Gov. Roy Cooper’s lawsuit contends that the legislature-appointed commission that reviews and approves — or rejects — rules adopted by state agencies is unconstitutional.
More than 14,000 supporters voted online and in-person at the aquarium over a two-week period, choosing the names Stella, Mae and Selene.