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  • Land Trust Completes Fifth Croatan Purchase

    The Coastal Land Trust announced this week its fifth acquisition in two years using a portion of the $7.3 million awarded in April 2018 as part of the Havelock bypass settlement.

  • Get Counted Wednesday on Census Day

    Census Day is Wednesday, the day that determines who is counted in the 2020 census and where they are counted, and the Census Bureau is encouraging the public to to respond to the census online.

  • DEQ Enforcement On Case-By-Case Basis

    Amid the Environmental Protection Agency’s recent rollback attributed to the COVID-19 pandemic, North Carolina’s environmental enforcement actions will continue on a case-by-case basis, officials said Monday.

  • Cooper Prohibits Utility Disconnections

    Gov. Roy Cooper signed Tuesday an executive order prohibiting utilities such as electric, gas, water and wastewater services from disconnecting those who are unable to pay because of the pandemic.

  • Ferries Adjust Schedules for COVID-19 Order

    State ferry schedules will change beginning Tuesday as the North Carolina Department of Transportation’s Ferry Division responds to Gov. Roy Cooper’s statewide stay-at-home order.

  • EPA Relaxes Enforcement Citing Pandemic

    The Environmental Protection Agency announced Thursday it will stop enforcing certain environmental laws during the COVID-19 outbreak, a move the former EPA administrator described as giving industry license to pollute.

  • Transportation Commission Calls for Ideas

    NC FIRST is encouraging the public to submit comments by either video or online before April 14 with suggestions and ideas on future transportation investment strategies.

  • Comments Sought on Terrapin Management

    The state Division of Marine Fisheries is accepting until April 23 comments on two diamondback terrapin management areas in the southeast and for the Southern Regional Advisory Committee by April 6 before the April 8 teleconference meeting.