Coast Guard rescues Pinterest investor and crew from sailboat off Hatteras….WITH VIDEO

The U.S. Coast Guard made international news this weekend with the Friday rescue of five people from a disabled sailboat about 220 miles off Hatteras. One of those rescued has been reported by national and international media as prominent millionaire Brian Cohen, an original investor in Pinterest. Some of the other four rescued were said […] Local News |  Full Article

Dare County says Attorney General will investigate Outer Banks gas prices

Dare County announced today that the North Carolina Attorney General’s Office has launched an investigation into high gas prices along the Outer Banks, as formally requested by the county Board of Commissioners last week. According to the county’s news release, the Attorney General’s Deputy Director for Consumer Protection called county officials Friday morning and said […] Local News |  Full Article

Feds announce Atlantic drilling plan

The Obama Administration did the expected Tuesday and announced plans to potentially open portions of the Atlantic coast, including offshore North Carolina, to oil and natural gas drilling for the first time in almost three decades. In keeping with Obama’s all-of-the above approach to energy development, the federal Bureau of Energy Management, or BOEM, yesterday […] Local News |  Full Article