Commission for Working Watermen Reorganizational Meeting Scheduled for October 8

The recently revived Commission for Working Watermen will hold an inaugural reorganizational meeting at the Rodanthe-Waves-Salvo Community Center Building on Monday, October 8, at 7 p.m.  This meeting is the rescheduled date for the initial reorganizational meeting that was originally set for September 13, which had to be cancelled due to Hurricane Florence.  The Commission […] Fishing |  Full Article

Cape Lookout National Seashore Opens a Number of Facilities and Services for Visitors

The Cape Lookout National Seashore and its associated vendors recently announced that a number of facilities and services are reopening for visitors, after area-wide closures related to Hurricane Florence. The Cape Lookout National Seashore is located just south of Ocracoke Island, and includes a string of barrier islands and attractions that extend from Portsmouth Island […] Seashore News |  Full Article

Precautionary Advisory Lifted for Swimming Sites on Ocracoke Island

State officials announced today that bacteria levels at swimming sites on Ocracoke Island meet state and Environmental Protection Agency standards for swimming and other contact with the water. The N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries’ Recreational Water Quality Program tested all established swimming sites on Ocracoke Island and found that the bacteria levels meet the state […] Local News |  Full Article

Comments Sought on Finding of No Significant Impact for Jug Handle Bridge on Pea Island Refuge

Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge Manager Scott Lanier announced on Monday that the Draft Finding of No Significant Impact and Decision for the final environmental assessment (EA) of the NCDOT’s proposed construction of the new Jug Handle Bridge is available for public review and comment until October 15, 2018. The project will transition off the […] Local News |  Full Article