State issues emergency permit to address shoreline erosion at Ocracoke ferry...

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To catch up on Ocracoke news and much more, click here MOREHEAD CITY –The N.C. Division of Coastal Management today issued an emergency permit to the...

Dare County moves ahead in securing money for a dredge

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To catch up on Ocracoke news and much more, click here Reprinted courtesy of the Outer Banks Voice  By Russ Lay on May 6, 2019 Dare County took the first...

Special primary election for 3rd Congressional district tomorrow

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By Peter Vankevich A special primary election primary to fill the remaining term of the late Rep. Walter Jones in North Carolina’s 3rd Congressional District...

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...

NC Transportation Board names new Oregon Inlet bridge after Marc Basnight

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March 7, 2019 Reprinted courtesy of the Island Free Press By Joy Crist The North Carolina State Board of Transportation today unanimously voted to name the new...

Citizen science program seeks help observing the weather

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Have you ever wondered how much rainfall fell during a recent thunderstorm? How about snowfall during a winter storm? If so, an important volunteer...

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...

Calling rate request excessive, insurance chief sets hearing

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Reprinted courtesy of  Outer Banks Voice Feb. 22, 2019 A hearing has been set for the end of summer on a proposed increase in homeowners insurance rates...

Medicaid changes will become more visible to beneficiaries, providers

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Reprinted courtesy of North Carolina Health News  Now that the providers for a privatized Medicaid managed care system have been chosen, HHS Secretary Mandy Cohen...

Congressman Walter Jones dies at 76

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By Peter Vankevich  Congressman Walter B. Jones died today, his 76th birthday,  according to a statement on his congressional website. In failing health beginning last...