News Briefs

  • Isaias: 1 Dead, Thousands Without Power

    There was at least one fatality and thousands remained without power Tuesday morning, but officials along the N.C. coast said damage from Hurricane Isaias, which made landfall Monday night near Ocean Isle Beach, was minimal.

  • Isaias Continues to Approach Eastern NC

    In addition to the continued threat of rip currents through early next week, forecasters warn of the increased threat of tornadoes as Tropical Storm Isaias approaches the North Carolina coast.

  • New Academy Serves NC Shellfish Farmers

    There will be a second chance in September for those interested in mariculture to take the North Carolina Shellfish Farming Academy, which launched in June with its inaugural sessions at Carteret Community College.

  • NC Coast In Hurricane Isaias’ Forecast Track

    An increasing threat of rip currents from Hurricane Isaias is expected on the N.C. coast as early as Friday afternoon, but the storm’s arrival time and intensity as it approaches are less certain than its forecast track.

  • Colonial Boat Replica in Beaufort for Repairs

    Staff at the North Carolina Maritime Museum’s Harvey W. Smith Watercraft Center are refurbishing the replica Periauger, designed after a type of Colonial-era boat of the same name that was built there 15 years ago.

  • Tropical Storm Isaias Forms Overnight

    While the coast will likely see swell and rip current risk from Tropical Storm Isaias starting Friday, its track and intensity forecast remained uncertain Thursday morning.