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 […] Local News |  Full Article

Southern Hatteras and Ocracoke Islands Accidently Go Offline During Sunday Roadwork

Sunday’s replacement of aging drainage culverts under N.C. Highway 12 in Frisco caused an interruption in cell and internet service for southern Hatteras Island and Ocracoke Island that lasted roughly 12 hours. While working at the site in between Delmer Willis Road and Sunset Strip in Frisco, a Century Link fiber optic cable was accidentally […] Local News |  Full Article

Working Watermen Commission Takes on Timely Issues

The revitalized Dare County Commission for Working Watermen held their inaugural meeting on Wednesday, March 21, and tackled several pressing issues that are connected to the local fishing industry. The commission originally formed in 2008, but quietly ceased meeting in December of 2012 without formally disbanding. After public comments made by journalist and researcher Susan […] Local News |  Full Article

Photoshoot and Presentation Provide More Local Voices Against Offshore Drilling

A photoshoot and presentation aimed at garnering more local voices for the fight against offshore drilling and seismic testing was held in Hatteras village on Tuesday night, attracting roughly 40 community members who posed for the camera. The photoshoot is part of a years-long campaign orchestrated by Not the Answer NC, which showcases the faces […] Local News |  Full Article

Critics Say N.C. Marine Fisheries Commission Emergency Meeting Could Set Troubling Precedent

On Wednesday, March 13, the North Carolina Marine Fisheries Commission (NC MFC) held an Emergency Meeting in Kinston, N.C. to discuss directing the Division of Marine Fisheries Director, Steve Murphey, to issue a proclamation restricting the use of gill nets in the Neuse and Pamlico Rivers. The meeting stemmed from a similar request made by […] Fishing |  Full Article