2 hrs ago
New and increased ferry tolls delayed - for now
Proposed new toll and toll increases on coastal ferry routes are unlikely to be implemented July 1 as originally planned, officials said Tuesday.
9 hrs ago
Reader objects to global warming post, says consensus was against Galileo
This 2011 file photo shows a flooded road on Hatteras Island, N.C., after Hurricane Irene swept through the area the previous day cutting the roadway in five locations.
Sat May 18, 2013
Ocracoke ferries to begin summer schedule
The number of trips between Ocracoke and Cedar Island will increase from four to six a day in each direction, according to a news release from the North Carolina Department of Transportation.
Thu May 16, 2013
Sealevel City Gourmet to open on Kerr Ave.
Chef Nikki Spears, best known locally as the namesake behind Nikki's Fresh Gourmet , is back in Wilmington and preparing to open her third eatery.
Thu May 09, 2013
Lawsuit filed against NY owner of ship that sank
The mother of a woman who died during the sinking of a ship during Superstorm Sandy has filed a lawsuit against the owner of the vessel.
Tue May 07, 2013
Hatteras-Ocracoke Ferry on summer schedule
The NCDOT Ferry Division's Hatteras-Ocracoke ferry run switches to its summer schedule on Tuesday, May 7, going to 30 trips each way.
War of 1812
Quite a few visitors to Ocracoke, and even many residents of the island, are unaware of the role Ocracoke played in the War of 1812.
Mon May 06, 2013
Part 3 of 4
It's probably too big to fail too many people have come to rely on it. Going back in time, to an island without easy access to the mainland, is unacceptable to most.
Sun May 05, 2013
Nature's Toll Road | The promise and plight of N.C. 12
On the lower Outer Banks, a national park and wildlife refuge own a little more than half of Dare County's 85 miles of ocean shoreline.
Sat May 04, 2013
Rebuilding N.C. 12 threatens the Outer Banks' existence
Highway 12 down North Carolina's Outer Banks isn't much to look at: 110 miles of asphalt with sand or buildings pressed up against it.
Wed May 01, 2013
2012 law could send flood insurance premiums soaring
Just after low tide ocean water reaches up to the damaged section of N.C. 12 just north of the Mirlo Beach area of Rodanthe on Hatteras Island on Monday, Nov.
Hatteras Inlet still clogged, and NC ferries continue their long detour
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers last week wrapped up a four-month dredging project that was supposed to clean out the clogged-up navigation channel across Hatteras Inlet, but shifting sands have kept the state Ferry Division from restoring regular service on the four-mile route that was closed in January.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Anna Maria Islander Newspaper
Cortez fans voting for village in online contest
More than 1,500 fans of Cortez have kept the fishing village in the running in the "ultimate fishing town" contest sponsored by worldfishingnetwork.com. Cortez, on April 29, about a week after the voting began, was on the leaderboard with more than 1,500 votes.
'Ocracoke: The Pearl of the Outer Banks'
Ray McAllister sent along a copy of his latest book, "Ocracoke: The Pearl of the Outer Banks" . You'll remember Ray.
Forecasters warn of rip currents along NC coast
The National Weather Service is warning of rip currents and shore breaks along the northern end of the North Carolina coast.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
NOAA: Water temps reach a 150-year high in northeast
The four subregions of the Northeast Shelf Large Marine Ecosystem, extends from Cape Hatteras, N.C. to the Gulf of Maine.
Sat Apr 27, 2013
Bangor Daily News
Ocean surface temperatures off Northeast coast highest in 150 years
Dating back to the Civil War, when official data began to be collected, the waters along the Northeast coast of the United States have never been so warm as they were in 2012, according to federal officials.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
Sea surface temperatures reach highest level in 150 years
Sea surface temperatures in the Northeast Shelf Large Marine Ecosystem during 2012 were the highest recorded in 150 years, according to the latest Ecosystem Advisory issued by NOAA's Northeast Fisheries Science Center .
Wed Apr 24, 2013
SBA seed money plan goes begging
By Scott Blake A federal program to provide seed money for small businesses through investment fund partners has gotten off to a slow start.