News Briefs

  • CRC Renews Vegetation Line Exception Rules

    The Coastal Resources Commission has approved the reauthorization static vegetation line exception for Atlantic Beach, Pine Knoll Shores, Indian Beach and Emerald Isle for five more years.

  • Neuse Oyster Restoration Study Underway

    A study is underway to determine the feasibility of reintroducing the eastern oyster, once a native species, back into a section of the Neuse River near Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point.

  • DCM Seeks Contractors for Resilience Effort

    Private planning and engineering firms, councils of government, nongovernmental organizations and academic institutions can apply to help coastal governments meet the requirements of a new state resilience program.

  • Reserve Advisory Committees to Meet

    The N.C. Coastal Reserve and National Estuarine Research Reserve local advisory committee meetings will be held next month by web conference.

  • Hertford ‘S-Bridge’ to Close Saturday

    The “S-bridge” over the Perquimans River on U.S. 17 Business in Hertford will be closed between 6 a.m. and 5 p.m. Saturday while contractors pump concrete for the new bridge currently under construction.

  • Learn How to Get Grants for Car Chargers

    Stakeholders and applicants can attend a webinar Dec. 11 on applying for funding for zero-emission vehicle charging station projects, available through the NC Volkswagen Mitigation Settlement Program.

  • OBX Parks to Celebrate 3 Anniversaries

    Three anniversaries will be celebrated virtually in December by Cape Hatteras National Seashore and Wright Brothers National Memorial, both national parks on the Outer Banks.

  • NC New Home to Dueling Dinosaurs Fossil

    Dinosaur enthusiasts will be able to join online or in-person paleontologists researching the fossilized remains of a T-rex and Triceratops gifted Tuesday to the N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences in Raleigh.