People

  • Chamber Class Joins Marine Debris Cleanup

    An annual leadership program of the Carteret County Chamber of Commerce recently wrapped up for 2019, after giving participants a lasting, hands-on lesson in coastal restoration.

  • Retired Outer Banks Historian Tells His Story

    Doug Stover, who recently retired from his position as cultural historian with Cape Hatteras National Seashore, is now a consultant for the United Nations reviewing protection of world heritage sites.

  • Craft Brewers Go to 11 in Charitable Giving

    Jud and Amber Watkins of Wrightsville Beach Brewery created a line of “give-back beers” to help meet their founding goals of supporting nonprofits with 11 percent of proceeds.

  • Native Returns to Revive Down East Industry

    Susan Fulcher Hill, a native of Williston with biology and food science degrees, and her husband, Robert, have launched an oyster hatchery in the former Willis Brothers Seafood building.

  • Sturgeon Business A New Kind of Family Farm

    The operators of a Down East aquaculture business launched about 10 years ago and now producing sturgeon meat and caviar say their long, challenging journey began with a vision for sustainable family farming.

  • Our Coast’s People: Rachel Noble

    She’s a coastal scientist who developed a quick test for bacteria that health officials use to gauge the safety of shellfish waters and swimming areas and that can also be used for other foods, meet Rachel Noble.

  • Our Coast’s People: Ocracoke’s Two Blanches

    Named after the late Blanche Howard Joliff of Ocracoke, the handcrafted fishing boat Blanche has changed hands many times since 1934 and is now an outdoor exhibit at the Ocracoke Preservation Society Museum.

  • Our Coast’s People: Angie Wills of YouthBuild

    Angie Wills of the River City Community Development Corp. YouthBuild Program in Elizabeth City has been helping young people discover opportunity in part by rebuilding oyster reefs and planting rain gardens.