News Briefs

  • Call for Volunteers for Cape Hatteras Cleanup

    Officials at the Cape Hatteras National Seashore and the North Carolina Beach Buggy Association are hosting drop-in volunteer cleanups Sept. 21 at several spots along the seashore’s beaches.

  • Cooper Vetoes Billboard Bill

    Gov. Roy Cooper has vetoed a bill that opponents said would have would have restricted local governments’ ability to regulate billboards.

  • Endangered Species Act Changes Challenged

    Environmental and animal protection groups sued the Trump administration Wednesday over its new regulations that the organizations say dramatically weaken the Endangered Species Act.

  • DEQ Seeks Input on Outreach Plans

    The state Department of Environmental Quality is looking for feedback on draft plans for public participation and reaching those who speak a language other than English.

  • Forum Ahead on Inner Banks Ferry Plans

    Rep. Ed Goodwin, R-Chowan, is to share Thursday in Plymouth during a special forum the most recent information on plans for the high-speed ferry system that would connect Plymouth, Edenton, Columbia, Hertford, Elizabeth City and Manteo.