Breaking News

  • Dare County, Towns Issue Further Guidance

    Based on the CDC guidance, Dare County officials and towns in the county have outlined further restrictions and guidelines for those who seek to enter the county or do business with staff.

  • Cape Lookout Visitor Centers to Close

    All Cape Lookout National Seashore visitor centers will be closed Thursday until further notice to help reduce transmission of the novel coronavirus but the islands of North Core Banks, South Core Banks and Shackleford Banks will remain open.

  • Coastal Environmental Projects Get Funding

    Attorney General Josh Stein’s office has announced awards of Environmental Enhancement Grants, the first round of EEG grant awards since 2016, including several recipients on the coast.

  • CRC Cancels Meeting Over Virus Concerns

    The state Coastal Resources Commission meeting scheduled for April 8-9 in Manteo has been canceled based on the current guidance to minimize the spread of COVID-19.

  • National Parks Close Visitor Centers

    While the grounds of many of the coast’s National Parks remain open, the visitor centers will be temporarily closed to minimize potential spread of the coronavirus disease.

  • Dare County Restricts Visitor Access

    Dare County officials announced that visitor access to the county will be restricted beginning at 2 p.m. Tuesday in response to updated federal guidelines to avoid discretionary travel to limit the spread of COVID-19.

  • Coast Guard Crew Releases 30 Turtles

    Crew members from Coast Guard Station Hatteras Inlet recently released 30 sea turtles back into the ocean after the turtles made a full recovery at the NEST Rehabilitation Center at the N.C. Aquarium on Roanoke Island,

  • Indian Beach Opposes Offshore Drilling

    Indian Beach commissioners have unanimously adopted a resolution opposing offshore oil and gas exploration and offshore seismic testing, joining 44 other coastal communities in opposition.

  • NTB Kicks off Sea Oats Cost-Share Program

    North Topsail Beach will begin accepting orders Monday for this year’s sea oats cost share program, when the town covers half the cost of the plants used to help protect the existing dunes and berms with vegetation.