News & Features

  • Boosting Local Efforts Key In Resiliency Plan

    The N.C. Climate Change Interagency Council has wrapped up its review of the recently released report on risks and plan for climate resilience, highlighting the need to assist community-level decision making statewide.

  • Questions Linger on Offshore Drilling, Seismic

    While the president has yet to confirm Sen. Tillis’ announcement that North Carolina had been added to a moratorium on offshore drilling, permits for seismic exploration appear to be moving forward.

  • Clean Energy Advocates Tout Opportunity

    An economy powered by renewable-based, more secure grid will be more resilient and provide new economic opportunity, according to a group of clean energy entrepreneurs.

  • That Seafood May Not Be What You Think

    Recent convictions for seafood mislabeling reflect a larger, persistent and long-term problem that has public health, environmental and economic consequences.

  • No Agreement in Conservation Deed Dispute

    A land owner seeking to remove conservation deed restrictions on their undeveloped property in Morehead City and the state attorney general’s office failed to reach agreement during recent mediation.

  • NTB Weighs How to Pay $3M Yearly For Sand

    North Topsail Beach aldermen say a tax increase, new fees could be tapped to pay for a 50-year plan to renourish its beaches, as the town continues to pay for a sand project completed five years ago.

  • Move On to Change Manteo School Mascots

    A group of Manteo school alumni have submitted a petition with more than 12,000 signatures to the Dare County school board urging that its schools’ Native American mascots be retired.