News Briefs

  • Fort Raleigh to Hold Special Program

    Fort Raleigh National Historic Site will commemorate Sunday the 400th anniversary of the first landing of enslaved Africans in English-occupied North America.

  • Taste of Core Sound Set for Friday

    The summer Taste of Core Sound, a fundraising event featuring a five-course meal, program with Crook’s Corner chef Bill Smith and auction, will be Aug. 23 at Core Sound Waterfowl Museum and Heritage Center on Harkers Island.

  • NOAA Recommends NC Project for Grant

    A project to restore the Roanoke River basin in North Carolina is one of 19 new coastal and marine habitat restoration projects recommended for federal funding.

  • Horse Sense and Survival Tour Ahead

    Reservations are required for the Cape Lookout National Seashore’s next Horse Sense and Survival Tour Aug. 24 with the park’s resource manager.

  • Wanchese Boatbuilder Seeks to Fill Wetlands

    The Army Corps of Engineers is seeking public comment on a proposed project to fill a quarter-acre of wetlands in Wanchese to allow the planned expansion of a boatbuilding business.

  • Meeting Set For Artificial Reef Project

    The state Division of Marine Fisheries’ Artificial Reef Program has scheduled a meeting Aug. 29 in Manteo to provide information on a proposed project near Roanoke Island.

  • Hurricane Preparedness Program Thursday

    Jacksonville is hosting a hurricane preparedness awareness program at 6 p.m. Thursday with a National Weather Service meteorologist, first responders and town representatives.

  • Dare Watermen to Host DMF Director

    State Division of Marine Fisheries Director Steve Murphey is the invited guest for the Dare County Commission for Working Watermen’s meeting Wednesday in Rodanthe.

  • Environmental Justice Board Meeting Aug. 21

    The NCDEQ Secretary’s Environmental Justice and Equity Board is set to meet in Cherokee Aug. 21, when they will hear updates on public involvement, community mapping and Gov. Roy Cooper’s Executive Order 80.