NCDOT releases passenger ferry study

Summer congestion on the North Carolina Ferry Division’s Hatteras-Ocracoke route could be significantly relieved by two passenger-only ferries, according to the results of a study done for the state. The Ferry Division unveiled those results today at the Board of Transportation’s Multi-Modal committee meeting in Raleigh. The study by infrastructure engineering company Volkert recommends two […]

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Seashore launches multiagency approach to storm water issues

By CATHERINE KOZAK Persistent stormwater drainage issues in Cape Hatteras National Seashore between Cape Point and Frisco will be addressed in a cooperative arrangement with federal and state agencies to determine how to effectively manage the hydrology in the wetlands around the popular beach area. “We’re going to invite every state and federal partner and […]

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State certifies new record skipjack tuna

The North Carolina Division of Marine Fisheries has certified a new state record for skipjack tuna. Timothy Ray Street of Valdese hooked the 32-pound, 8-ounce fish on May 24 at the Rock Pile, a series of rock ledges in the Gulf Stream, about 23 miles out of Hatteras Inlet. The fish measured 37 inches fork […]

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