Accusing town officials of “one-sided behavior,” software CEO Todd Olson and his wife Laura have withdrawn their application seeking to conditionally rezone the undeveloped parcel known as The Point.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has reversed its approval for Chemours to import GenX into North Carolina.
Nick Pulfer has been selected to serve as the new chief of visitor and resource protection for the Cape Lookout National Seashore.
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.
Rising juniors, seniors and graduate students attending the state’s historically Black colleges and universities and minority institution of higher education have until Jan. 8, 2024, to submit their application for the summer internship through the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources.
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.
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.
The former superintendent at Falls Lake State Recreation Area in Durham and Wake counties fills the role after longtime superintendent Chris Helms’ retirement in April.
The 7-4 vote to reinstate Renee Cahoon came after new commission member Jordan Hennessy’s motion to delay a vote on the chair until after the entire board had been seated.
North Carolina State University’s Wild Sourdough Project is contributing to a global collaboration to better understand the world’s various sourdough starters and the natural microorganisms that give rise to flavor.
The meeting is set for 9 a.m. at the Beaufort Hotel, 2440 Lennoxville Road. A public comment period is scheduled for 11:45 a.m.
Recently exposed petroleum contamination at the old site of the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse, where the Navy and later the Coast Guard formerly operated, is but one nasty aspect of the abandoned installations’ environmental legacy.
Shrimp imports are overwhelming domestic shrimp producers and driving prices for locally sourced shrimp to record lows, prompting demands that the federal government declare a fishery resource disaster.
The steamboat scuttled at Cobb Point near Elizabeth City by its Confederate captain during winter 1862 had previously served as a Union vessel.
Vessels are required to reduce speed to help reduce the threat of collisions with endangered North Atlantic right whales, of which NOAA says there are fewer than 350 remaining.