DOT’s new plan for funding projects makes it hard for rural areas to compete

Citizens who want to understand what projects the state Department of Transportation is proposing to fund or not fund under its new Strategic Mobility Formula might need to first hone their mastery of puzzles and mazes. What residents of northeastern North Carolina may miss in NCDOT’s unfathomable document posted online for review is that most […]

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John R. Winnicki

FRISCO– John Robert Winnicki, 82, passed away on June 29, 2014 in Neptune,N.J., surrounded by his family. He succumbed to lymphoma after a three-month battle. Before entering treatment for his lymphoma in March, Johnwas living at his house in Frisco, enjoying his beloved Cape Hatteraslifestyle. Surviving John are his three children, John James,Sara Rae, and […]

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UPDATE:  Park Service closes more beach in north Avon for tern breeding activity

The National Park Service has expanded the resource closures for least terns in front of oceanfront houses in north Avon. The newest closure includes two 75-meter buffers for least terns that are making “scrapes” in the sand, which is considered breeding activity.  There are no new nests yet. The park also established two “corridors” to […]

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