Clyde Wood

FRISCO — On Sunday, Feb. 6, 2011, our beloved Mother peacefullycompleted her life’s journey.  We were by her side as shetransitioned from this world to the next. The end of her journey began right before Christmas as she began torefuse to eat.  She was placed under hospice care in January,andthe plan was to keep her […]

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Access advocates are exploring all options to soften NPS selected alternative

Advocates of more reasonable beach access at Cape Hatteras National Seashore are anxiously waiting for the National Park Service?s proposed rule for off-road vehicles at the seashore. They are probably going to have to wait a while longer. The Park Service released its 2010 annual reports this week, as it is required to do under […]

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Hagan, Burr, and Jones ask for more reasonable beach access

Three members of North Carolina’s Congressional delegation are pushing the secretary of the Department of the Interior and the director of the Office of Management and Budget to decide on a “more appropriate” balance between public access and environmental stewardship in the proposed rule for off-road vehicles at the Cape Hatteras National Seashore. On Jan. […]

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DOT awards contracts for $1.9 million for resurfacing in Dare County

The North Carolina Department of Transportation Chief Operating Officer Jim Trogdon has announced that 20 contracts totaling $159 million have been awarded for highway and bridge projects across North Carolina, including one project funded through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act and $1.9 million for resurfacing roadways in Dare County. NCDOT awarded the contracts to […]

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Park Service releases its 2010 annual reports on protected species

By IRENE NOLAN By IRENE NOLAN The Park Service has released the Cape Hatteras National Seashore 2010 annual reports for protected species and a report on the status of its off-road vehicle management. The following 2010 reports have been posted on the park planning (PEPC) website under the Interim Protected Species Management Strategy project: Piping […]

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