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The National Park Service says a 17-year-old boy was attacked by a shark on North Carolina's Outer Banks, the second such attack in as many days and the sixth attack in the past two weeks.
With scientists expecting the seas to rise about 3 feet over the next 100 to 150 years, a new study says the two national seashores on North Carolina's Outer Banks risk losing buildings and other National Park Service assets worth more than $2 billion.
Repairs on the Bonner Bridge across Oregon Inlet on North Carolina's Outer Banks have been completed.
Part of the Rodanthe Pier on the Outer Banks has fallen into the ocean because of high winds.
A state House member from the Outer Banks announced Wednesday he's switching his voter registration from Democrat to unaffiliated and hopes to caucus with the Republican majority beginning with the new legislative session starting this month. Second-term Rep. Paul Tine of Kitty Hawk disclosed his decision Wednesday, a week before lawmakers return to Raleigh to elect new chamber leaders.
One day, parks officials say hikers will be able to take an off-road trail from one of Appalachia's highest peaks and follow it through North Carolina to the Atlantic Ocean.
Transportation officials in North Carolina are considering a car-free ferry to Ocracoke Island on the Outer Banks. Each car ferry takes about 30 vehicles to the north end of Ocracoke Island.