News Briefs

  • Tryon Palace, History Center to Reopen

    Tryon Palace and North Carolina History Center in New Bern will reopen to the Public Sept. 14, after being closed since March 17 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Outer Banks Park Service Sites to Reopen

    Cape Hatteras National Seashore and Wright Brothers National Memorial museums and the Fort Raleigh National Historic Site visitor center reopened this weekend after being closed since March 17 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Trump Expands Offshore Drilling Moratorium

    President Trump signed an order Tuesday to expand a moratorium on offshore drilling off Florida’s Gulf Coast to include the Atlantic coasts of Florida, Georgia and South Carolina.

  • Seafood Company Treasurer Pleads Guilty

    Jeffrey A. Styron, treasurer of the corporate board of officers for Garland F. Fulcher Seafood Co. Inc., pleaded guilty Thursday to directing his company to falsely label hundreds of thousands dollars’ worth of foreign crabmeat as “Product of USA.”

  • NC Aquariums to Reopen Sept. 14

    The North Carolina Aquariums at Fort Fisher, Pine Knoll Shores and Roanoke Island will reopen to guests Sept. 14 after being closed since March 17 as a precaution to slow the spread of COVID-19.

  • Moores Creek to Reopen Visitor Center

    Moores Creek National Battlefield, the site of the first significant victory for the Patriots in the Revolutionary War, will reopen its visitor center Tuesday .

  • Cape Hatteras Extends Lifeguard Season

    Cape Hatteras National Seashore will continue stationing lifeguards through the end of September at Coquina Beach Access on Bodie Island, Frisco Beach Access on Hatteras Island and Ocracoke Beach Access.