Lending a Helping Pan: CHSS Foods Class Shows Support for Town Damaged by Florence

It was less than two weeks ago that Hurricane Florence loomed over the East Coast with weather models predicting disaster for cities across three states. When Florence made landfall, it laid waste to southeastern North Carolina, especially areas around Wilmington, New Bern, and the Down East region. Though the storm may have not had a […] Island Features |  Full Article

Portsmouth Island Suffers Minor Damage from Hurricane Florence

Portsmouth Village suffered no major damage from the passage of Hurricane Florence Sept. 13. Cape Lookout National Seashore Superintendent Jeff West visited the village last week after the storm to assess the historic site. “We lost three structures–the Armtech (a modern building), a modern fishing shed and one of Henry  Pigott’s out buildings,” West, said. […] Local News |  Full Article

Despite Ocean Overwash, Hatteras-Ocracoke Ferry Still Scheduled to Open Friday By JOY CRIST

Despite some additional ocean overwash due to a low pressure system looming off the coast, the NCDOT North Carolina Ferry System reported on Wednesday afternoon that plans are still in place to reopen the Hatteras-Ocracoke ferry to the public on Friday, September 28. “Weather and tides permitting, we still hope to have the road open […] Local News |  Full Article

Images from NASA Show how Coastal Waters are Affected by Florence; Dare County Waters Safe for Swimming By JOY CRIST

An aerial image recently taken by a NASA satellite shows how excessive flooding may be impacting sound and ocean waters all along the coast of North Carolina. Captured on September 19, the satellite image shows how the inland flooding has affected water quality in the White Oak River, New River, Adams Creek, as well as […] Local News |  Full Article