Oyster harvest season opened in North Carolina this week, and officials think it will be a good one for several reasons. More >
There's a working waterfront for fishermen in Manns Harbor, thanks in part to this guy's leadership. Find out why the N.C. Coastal Federation presented Troy Outland with a Pelican Award. More >
Autumn officially started last night, and soon the fishermen of Salter Path will latch their dories to the old tractors and head out to the beach in search of jumping mullet. More >
A great hurricane drove the Ca'e Bankers from Shackleford Banks to Harkers Island, Salter Path and a place they called the Promise Land, but not before they took the most famous whale in N.C. history. More >
Old photos and artifacts, like an old whale gun, tell the story of the hardy fishing families who once lived in Diamond City and the other settlements near the Cape Lookout Lighthouse. More >
While the debate over drilling for oil and natural gas off the N.C. coast rages on, one thing appears certain: seismic survey is starting soon. More >
The annual Day at the Docks festival in Hatteras is a confirmation of the strength of community, heritage and the living traditions of the island's watermen.
A request to reclassify a portion of the lower Cape Fear River as swamp is drawing sharp criticism from some members of the organization asking for the change because it would lower a key water-quality standard. More >