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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.

NCDOT: Worker on Outer Banks bridge suffered fatal injury

A person has died while working on a new bridge on North Carolina’s Outer Banks. The Virginian-Pilot reports that the fatal injury occurred on Monday.

Shoaling near Ocracoke forces reduction in Pamlico Sound ferry schedule

The NC Department of Transportation’s Ferry Division is temporarily reducing service on Pamlico Sound between Cedar Island, Swan Quarter and Ocracoke due to critical shoaling issues in the ferry channel.

Two missing, one dead after shrimp trawler sinks in Pamilco Sound

The Coast Guard pulled two mariners from the water after their vessel sank on Tuesday night, and is currently searching for the other two crewmembers in Pamlico Sound Wednesday morning.

Coast Guard hoists man from damaged boat off North Carolina

The U.S. Coast Guard says that a helicopter crew hoisted a man to safety from a disabled sailing vessel off North Carolina.

2 men found clinging to debris 7 miles from capsized boat off NC coast

Two men who went missing after their boat capsized in the Pamlico Sound Tuesday were found safe Wednesday morning.

Study: Concerns about sharks shouldn’t be limited to beaches

Our beautiful beaches here in Eastern North Carolina bring people from around the world each year. The fear of sharks, always something of a concern, is now extending past those beaches.

DOT, researchers dive into history of Pappy’s Lane shipwreck

Recently, the DOT partnered with the University of North Carolina Coastal Studies Institute to study what is known as the Pappy’s Lane shipwreck.

Coast Guard rescues missing kayakers in Pamlico Sound

The Coast Guard rescued two missing kayakers Sunday in Pamlico Sound, south of Oregon Inlet.

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Four Cape Fear area football teams punch their ticket to the state playoffs

The high school football regular season is in the books as focus across the area shifts to the NCHSAA State Playoffs. Four Cape Fear area teams will have an opportunity to bring home the title in 2021. 

UNCW Baseball adds weekend series with UNC Asheville

UNCW has announced the addition of a three-game series this weekend when the Seahawks host UNCA beginning Friday with a 6 p.m. start at Brooks Field.

Japan to start releasing Fukushima water into sea in 2 years

The water has been accumulating at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant since its 2011 meltdown after a massive earthquake and tsunami.