NC Hazard Mitigation Team to assist with FEMA documentation

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Staff members of the North Carolina Department of Safety’s Emergency Management/Hazard Mitigation Branch will be on Ocracoke Island for three days starting Monday to...

Free remote learning conference slated for teachers, parents

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From our news services Raleigh-- All North Carolina teachers and parents are invited to attend a free virtual conference on Wednesday, Oct. 28, to help...

New state program opens for rent, utility assistance from COVID-19 hardships

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From our news services RALEIGH--The state will now accept applications for the N.C. Housing Opportunities and Prevention of Evictions (HOPE) Program, which will assist eligible...

Offshore moratorium includes wind energy

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Reprinted courtesy of Coastal Review Online Oct. 2, 2020 By Jennifer Allen On Sept. 8, President Donald J. Trump signed an order prohibiting offshore leasing for...

Company seeking to conduct offshore seismic testing for oil and gas...

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September 10, 2020 By Sam Walker, courtesy of OBX Today In a surprise move, the company that was seeking to conduct a seismic survey...

Marine Fisheries Commission seeks advisers

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To catch up on Ocracoke news and much more, click here MOREHEAD CITY – The N.C. Marine Fisheries Commission is looking for commercial and recreational fishermen,...

Gov. Cooper declares emergency as North Carolina prepares for Hurricane Isaias

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Governor Cooper declares emergency as North Carolina prepares for Hurricane Isaias Plans include considerations to keep people protected from COVID-19   RALEIGH: North Carolina is preparing...

New law addresses abandoned boats

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Reprinted courtesy of Coastal Review Online July 2, 2020 by Jennifer Allen A new law gives the state Wildlife Resources Commission authority and funding to remove abandoned...

Trump administration overrules NC, approves offshore seismic testing for oil and...

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Originally published June 22, 2020, in NC Policy Watch. Reprinted by permission By Lisa Sorg Buffeted by breaking waves and a brisk ocean breeze, the town...
Dune repair/nourishment at the north end of Ocracoke is a continuing NCDOT project. Photo: C. Leinbach

Plummeting revenues for NCDOT to delay most projects, impact programs and...

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RALEIGH – As people across North Carolina have taken lifesaving measures to stop the spread of COVID-19, traffic volumes have plummeted, causing at least a...