Passenger Ferry Delayed After Construction Issues; NCDOT Seeking Rental Boat for 2019

Although work has resumed building the “Ocracoke Express” passenger ferry, the N.C. Ferry Division is looking into the possibility of a rental boat for the upcoming visitor season. N.C. Ferry Division spokesman Tim Hass said Friday (March 29) that work stopped on Feb. 19 after a report from Elliott Bay Design Group, Seattle, Wash., who […]

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Fishing Interests to Get Say On Offshore Wind

Federal officials say North Carolina will benefit from a new partnership that brings together local and regional fishing interests with federal regulators to collaborate on the science and process of offshore wind energy development. The National Marine Fisheries Service announced Tuesday that it had signed an agreement with the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, and […]

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NPS Presents Overview of 2018 National Seashore Activity, and What’s Next for 2019

National Parks of Eastern North Carolina Superintendent David Hallac presented an overview of recent activity within the Cape Hatteras National Seashore at a Wednesday evening presentation that attracted roughly 25 locals and visitors. 2018 was a banner year for the National Seashore in terms of visitation, and a number of other categories which ranged from […]

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