Councilwoman Teresa Batts has been appointed mayor and was sworn in following Tuesday’s meeting.
Pender County brings on Andrews as manager
David Andrews was most recently manager of Boiling Springs Lakes.
Group opposes Beaufort project; preliminary plat OK’d
Coastal Carolina Riverwatch says the proposed 47-lot Salt Wynd Preserve development threatens Gibbs Creek, the only creek in Beaufort not permanently closed to shellfishing.
Chad McEwen to leave Pender manager post
Pender County Manager Chad McEwen has resigned and commissioners have begun the search for his replacement.
Dare County to collect household hazardous waste in May
Dare County Public Works Department will collect in May household hazardous waste collection at three different sites in the county.
OBX officials, agencies look to improve oil spill response
During the recent Outer Banks Regional Oil Spill Tabletop Exercise, officials and emergency managers worked together on plans to quickly respond to oil spills that could threaten the coasts of Hyde, Currituck and Dare counties.
Leland Planning Board OKs riverfront mixed-use district
The board voted 4-3 in favor of creating a new Riverfront Urban Mixed-Use District and recommends annexing 8 acres for a proposed development on the Cape Fear River’s west bank in New Hanover County.
Manteo elevates Dickerson to full-time town manager
Melissa Dickerson, who has been interim manager for Manteo since December, has been selected to serve as full-time town manager.
Mike Rose to retire as Topsail Beach town manager
Rose informed the town council in January of his decision, which was announced publicly last week.
Beaufort schedules meeting on resiliency strategy planning
Beaufort officials are hosting Jan. 27 a virtual meeting to go over the first phase of the “Resilient Beaufort” initiative, a project through the state’s Resilient Coastal Communities Program.
Brunswick County deputy manager to transition to new role
Steve Stone, who has been serving as Brunswick’s deputy county manager, is to begin as county manager in January.
Manteo town manager gives 60-day notice
James Ayers announced Tuesday his plans to leave the position he has held since January 2019.
Former Duck manager gets probation in assault case
Former Duck Manager Chris Layton gets six months probation for the assault case that lead to his resignation last summer.
Nags Head Hires New Town Manager
Nags Head commissioners have selected North Carolina native Michael C. Silverman as the Outer Banks town’s next manager.
Duck Hires New Town Manager
Duck town council voted unanimously Thursday to appoint Drew Havens as the new town manager starting Feb. 15.
Cedar Point Toughens Flood Ordinance
Under a mandatory new Federal Emergency Management Agency map, some properties built in Cedar Point will have to use piers or pilings instead of solid-wall foundations.