Cooper: State continues support for Ocracoke’s recovery from Hurricane Dorian

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Sept. 19, 2019. The following was issued today from Gov. Roy Cooper: "Nearly two weeks after Hurricane Dorian’s storm surge inundated Ocracoke Island, the state...

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

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COVID-19 cases from March to Oct. 12 From our news services RALEIGH--The state will now...

Tine introduces bill to eliminate ferry tolls, fund replacement ferries from...

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By Connie Leinbach Rep. Paul Tine (U-Kitty Hawk) has introduced a bill to fund new ferry vessels from the general transportation budget and eliminate all...

Is NC ready for Coronavirus? What health officials have learned from...

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Editor's note: As of March 3, There have been confirmed cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in 15 states. North Carolina is not one of...

Groups move to block start of seismic tests

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Reprinted courtesy of Coastal Review Online  02/21/2019 by Mark Hibbs CHARLESTON, S.C. – A group of conservation organizations this week asked a federal judge to block the...

Redistricting reform would help all North Carolinians

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Gerrymandering creates partisan environment that's not conducive to compromise By Bob Phillips It may be the off-season for Ocracoke but in Raleigh things are about to...

Groundbreaking scheduled for new Bonner Bridge construction

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Raleigh--The North Carolina Dept. of Transportation will hold a groundbreaking for the Herbert C. Bonner Bridge replacement at 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 8, in the parking...

Offshore moratorium includes wind energy

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The Walney Offshore Windfarm in the United Kingdom. Reprinted courtesy of Coastal Review Online Oct. 2, 2020

Dates set for third Congressional district special election

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Editor's note: This map has replaced an earlier version of the district boundaries that was obtained from Wikimedia Commons.  Twenty-six candidates are running in the...

Rep. Murphy visits Ocracoke; Cooper to return Monday

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By Peter Vankevich Saturday was certainly a breaking news day. Ocracoke's newly elected Congressman Rep. Greg Murphy (R-Pitt County) was officially sworn in to the 116th...