Shrimp Amendment 2 management measures implemented

New shrimp management measures will go into effect May 15 in North Carolina state waters. The N.C. Marine Fisheries Commission approved the measures to reduce bycatch and protect habitat with the adoption of the Shrimp Fishery Management Plan Amendment 2 at its February business meeting. Division of Marine Fisheries Director Kathy Rawls implemented the new […]

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It’s Burrus vs. Bateman for Dare Commissioner’s seat

Political newcomer Mike Burrus of Wanchese is challenging incumbent Ervin Bateman of Kitty Hawk for the Dare County Board of Commissioners at-large seat in the upcoming May 17 Republican primary election. Democratic candidate Heather Euler of Buxton will face the winner of that primary in November. Burrus, 38 and a native of Wanchese, works as […]

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Volunteers being recruited for upcoming breach clean-up in Rodanthe

Volunteers are currently being recruited for an upcoming beach clean-up in Rodanthe and northern Hatteras Island, per a recent announcement from the non-profit organization Outer Banks Forever “As you may have seen in the news, two unoccupied houses collapsed into the ocean in Rodanthe yesterday, creating a large debris field along Cape Hatteras National Seashore,” […]

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