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...

Hyde County further restricts non-resident property owners from Ocracoke

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Hyde County has further restricted nonresident property owners (NRPO) from traveling to Ocracoke during Gov. Roy Cooper's stay-at-home order issued Friday to slow the...

CDC issues guidance against gatherings of 50 or more persons

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Editor's note: This guidance announcement is expected to have an impact on many planned spring events on Ocracoke and the rest of the Outer...

Cooper orders public schools closed for two weeks, bans gatherings of...

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Saturday, March 14, 2020. 5:53 p.m. This coronavirus story continues to unfold. From our news sources RALEIGH--Gov. Roy Cooper today ordered all K-12 public schools in...