Sens. Cook, Sanderson File Resolution for Revisions to Federal Shellfish Regs

Senator Bill Cook (R-District 1) and Senator Norman W. Sanderson (R-District 2) recently filed Senate Joint Resolution 205, which encourages the Wilmington District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to allow shellfish cultivation and aquaculture activities in North Carolina waters containing submerged aquatic vegetation (SAV). “The Corps of Engineers overprotects North Carolina’s submerged aquatic vegetation,” […]

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Coast Guard medevacs man near Hatteras Inlet

The Coast Guard medevaced an injured 19-year-old man near Hatteras Inlet Thursday. Watchstanders at Station Hatteras Inlet received notification Thursday morning that a crew member aboard the 75-foot fishing vessel Little Jesse had suffered injuries to his shoulder and arm. A 47-foot Motor Lifeboat crew launched from Station Hatteras Inlet with local EMS aboard and […]

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Local officials frustrated by new state rep

A number of local officials are not only perplexed by some legislative initiatives from newly elected District 6 State Rep. Beverly Boswell, they say their new representative in Raleigh has been inaccessible and failed to consult with them. Two bills that Boswell has sponsored – H271, that proposes repealing a ban on plastic bags in […]

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William Aubrey Harris

March 2, 1937 – March 18, 2017 KITTY HAWK  – WilliamAubrey “Bill” Harris, 80, of Kitty Hawk, passed away peacefully atSentara Heart Hospital in Norfolk, Saturday, March 18, 2017. A nativeof Kitty Hawk, he was the son of the late Aubrey Alonzo Harris and EdnaBaum Harris. He graduated from Elizabeth City High School, and GuilfordCollege […]

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