Help Still Available for North Carolinians with Homes Damaged by Hurricane Matthew

North Carolinians whose homes were damaged by Hurricane Matthew should apply for help through application centers, state emergency management officials urged on Tuesday. With more than $650 million already spent on Hurricane Matthew recovery – and more help on the way – North Carolinians whose homes were damaged by the storm are encouraged to complete […]

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After Years of Efforts, Salvo Day Use Cemetery’s Protective Barrier is Complete

After years of efforts, the formation of a protective bulkhead and armor rock barrier along the Salvo Day Use Cemetery was finally completed, providing much-needed protection for the vulnerable site that has been battered and eroded by sound flooding during storms. Engineer John DeLucia of Albemarle & Associates, Ltd. has been a point person for […]

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Passenger Ferry Hull Flipped; Construction Enters Final Stages ….WITH TIME-LAPSE VIDEO

Workers at US Workboats successfully “flipped” the 48,000-pound hull of the M/V Ocracoke Express Monday, moving construction of the N.C. Ferry Division’s first passenger-only vessel into its final stages. The aluminum catamaran-style hull was assembled upside down over the past several months while the passenger cabin and pilot house were constructed separately. Now that the […]

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