Daniel Pullen, Hatteras Island Photographer, Focuses on Story Telling

Daniel Pullen’s Hatteras Island photographs are remarkable for their diversity: iconic images of the Hatteras Lighthouse or a fisherman on the beach early in the morning baiting his hook. There is a photo of a Jeep stuck on the beach, fantails of sand flying into the air as the driver struggles to free himself. There […]

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Letters Regarding Hurricane Florence Assistance Mailed to Commercial Fishermen

Many North Carolina commercial fishermen will soon receive letters asking them to verify their landings for a Hurricane Florence Commercial Fishing Assistance Program. Last week, Gov. Roy Cooper signed a bill that appropriates $10 million to the Division of Marine Fisheries to compensate commercial fishermen and shellfish harvesters for income losses from harvest reductions due […]

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Authorities Surveying Fishermen, Others About Hurricane Damages

Fishermen, for-hire boat captains, and others associated with North Carolina’s marine fishery may get a phone call from federal or state authorities asking about impacts from Hurricane Florence. The National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA-Fisheries) is working with the N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries to evaluate fisheries damages from the storm. The survey is in response […]

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