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Governor Roy Cooper spent some quality time with middle school students in Wrightsville Beach. We also got his take on some pressing local issues.
It was a busy night for Brunswick County commissioners who had a packed meeting room filled with protesters of offshore drilling.
As Brunswick County commissioners discuss offshore drilling, fishermen and environmentalists are weighing the potential impacts on the fishing industry.
Some coastal states opposed to President Donald Trump's plan to allow oil and gas drilling off most of the nation's coastline are fighting back with proposed state laws designed to thwart the proposal.
At the top of the Harrelson building, North Carolina DEQ secretary Michael Regan wanted to let everyone know: offshore drilling can not happen here.
Back in January the Interior Department announced almost all coastal areas under federal control will be opened to offshore drilling.
Hundreds of environmentalists opposed to the Trump administration proposal to expand offshore drilling in the Atlantic and other ocean waters converged Monday to press their case at the federal government's only public meeting for input in North Carolina.
The Democratic governor says residents of North Carolina need to make their opposition clear to the federal government.
North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper said he had a good conversation Saturday with a top Trump administration official over plans to expand drilling for gas and oil off the state's coast, but added that residents need to continue to be loud to make sure their opposition is noted.