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North Carolina ferry service says it needs to hire more crew

The North Carolina ferry service that carries passengers to the Outer Banks is facing a shortage of deck hands, seamen and captains.

Humpback whale washes ashore on North Carolina’s Outer Banks

A dead humpback whale has washed ashore on North Carolina’s Outer Banks.

Coastal Virginia and North Carolina prepare for tourists

Business owners in Virginia Beach and North Carolina’s Outer Banks are looking forward to a tourist season that is expected to rebound from the losses suffered during the pandemic last year.

NCDOT conducts first bridge inspection using drone

The N.C. Department of Transportation has another new tool to help make our roadways safer: Drones.

Outer Banks beach nourishment projects total $99M in 1 year

The cost of beach nourishment projects along North Carolina’s Outer Banks will total $99 million.

Rare sea turtle found dead on North Carolina’s Outer Banks

A species of sea turtle that is rarely seen on North Carolina’s Outer Banks has been found dead in a Frisco marsh near the Pamlico Sound.

Rare coins found on Outer Banks to be displayed at museum

A museum in North Carolina plans to exhibit a collection of coins that were found on the Outer Banks.

Cargo ship rescues sailors off North Carolina’s coast

The crew of a cargo ship is being credited with rescuing two sailors who were caught in rough seas hundreds of miles off North Carolina’s coast.

Scientists study cause of endangered whale calf’s death on NC coast

The National Park Service says scientists are trying to discover the cause of death of a whale calf belonging to “one of the rarest marine mammals” on earth after it was found stranded on a beach on North Carolina’s Outer Banks.

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UNCW, NHRMC stop administering J & J vaccine due to reaction concerns

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