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Hatteras Inlet channel is realigned; now a federal channel for dredging

Just after noon on Friday, Dec. 2, 2022, Steve Coulter, chairman of the Dare County Waterways Commission, called ...

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Commercial fishermen needed for recovery of lost fishing gear

The North Carolina Coastal Federation is set to begin its ninth year of the Lost Fishing Gear Recovery ...

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Net rules changed in Albemarle Sound area

North Carolina Marine Fisheries Proclamation M-26-2022 removed attendance requirements for anchored small mesh net attendance in the Albemarle ...

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Coastland Gold 2022 People’s Choice Awards – Winners and Finalists

Winners and finalists in the 2022 Coastland Gold People’s Choice Awards have been announced. Congratulations to all! READ ...



Possible dredging project a win for agencies, Hatteras Island

At the beginning of each meeting of the Dare County Waterways Commission, Chairman Steve Coulter calls on the ...

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Cherry Branch-Minnesott Beach ferry route to run limited schedule during ramp repairs

The North Carolina Department of Transportation’s Cherry Branch-Minnesott Beach ferry route will be running a limited schedule for ...

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Outer Banks Coast Guard Auxiliary raises more than $13,000 for Coast Guard Mutual Assistance

Outer Banks Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 16-07 recently capped off its successful “Guardian” open golf tournament by presenting ...


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Aquarium Scholars from enjoy day of fun, fishing and learning at Jennette’s Pier

Jesse Overton, right, an eighth grader at Perquimans Middle School and his mom Melitta Smith, a science teacher, ...


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Two people rescued from sinking fishing boat five miles from Engelhard

The Coast Guard has reported that two people were rescued from a sinking commercial fishing vessel Thursday, November ...


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Coast Guard comes to rescue of disabled sailboat participating in Salty Dawg Caribbean Rally

The Coast Guard rescued two people from a disabled sail boat Tuesday, November 15, 2022 approximately 218 miles ...

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