News Briefs

  • Relief Team Offers Links to Help Ocracoke

    Ocracoke relief workers said that because of overwhelming response they have turned to organizations with the resources to coordinate volunteer forces and donations for the village wrecked by Hurricane Dorian.

  • Carteret Gets $18M to Restore Beaches

    FEMA and the state announced Friday that more than $18 million will go to reimburse expenses restoring Bogue Banks beaches damaged during Hurricane Florence.

  • Dare OKs Zoning for ‘Essential Housing’

    Dare County Board of Commissioners approved four zoning amendments as part of a continuing effort to generate what is now called “essential housing” to increase more affordable options in the county.

  • GEST Expands to Include High Schoolers

    Girls Exploring Science & Technology, initially for middle schoolers, is being offered Oct. 12 to ninth through 12th grade girls for them to learn about science, technology, engineering and math opportunities.

  • Carteret Big Sweep Joins Worldwide Cleanup

    Carteret Big Sweep has organized cleanups across the county Saturday morning as part of the Ocean Conservancy’s 34th International Coastal Cleanup, the world’s largest single-day volunteer effort.

  • Celebrate Estuaries at Morris Landing

    The North Carolina Coastal Federation is celebrating National Estuaries Week 2019, which kicked off Saturday, with a shoreline-monitoring volunteer event Friday at Morris Landing Clean Water Preserve.

  • Brunswick Hazardous Waste Drop-off Set

    Brunswick County Solid Waste and Recycling is hosting a hazardous household waste collection event Saturday, when county residents can properly dispose of old or unused stains, insecticides, household cleaning products and more.

  • Coastal Plants Focus of Sept. 18 Program

    ECU Integrated Coastal Programs and the Coastal Studies Institute will host a lecture Wednesday on seacoast plants of the Carolinas as part of its “Science on the Sound” monthly lecture series.