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 >
Some say sharks are endangered, others that great whites are on the surge. We take you on a shark research ship to learn what's happening to our coast's top predators. More >
Outer Banks fishermen are pitted against Yankee rivals in the chase for bluefin tuna, the most valuable fish in the world and maybe the most vulnerable. More >
A good crab boil starts with a chicken-necker. That's someone who uses a dip net, a piece of string, a fishing weight and a chicken neck to catch blue crabs. We tell you how. More >