Seismic Firm Moves to Override NC Decision

A company recently denied state permits to conduct seismic surveys for oil and natural gas off the North Carolina coast is appealing to the U.S. Secretary of Commerce to override the decision. The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality’s Division of Coastal Management found in June that WesternGeco’s proposal to conduct geological and geophysical surveys […]

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USCG Finds Federal Fisheries Violations on Five Recreational Fishing Vessels Near Oregon Inlet

The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Rollin Fritch found five recreational vessels fishing for highly migratory species without Federal Fisheries Permits, a violation discovered during the routine boarding process over the weekend near Oregon Inlet, N.C. Recreational fishing in federal waters without the appropriate permit violates the Magnuson-Stevens Act. Fishermen found in violation of this […]

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Saunders (Sandy) Payne Gray

December 15, 1949 – July 12, 2019 AVON — Sandy went to be with the Lord, Friday July 12, 2019, with his loving wife Jackie, by his side. Sandy was the son of the late Saunders Payne Gray and Minnie Bird Gray of Kinnakeet, he was preceded in death by his beloved son, Chaps Gray, […]

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Dare County Urges Hatteras Island Residents to Complete Flooding Survey

Dare County Emergency Management is asking residents in towns and communities throughout Hatteras Island to complete a survey about flooding. The survey takes less than 10 minutes to complete and will be used to explore ways to enhance citizen alerting and notification during weather events. The survey is available online at through Friday, July […]

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