Coastal Development Projects Receive Stewardship Award

On Thursday, February 19, the federation and other members of the Lower Cape Fear Stewardship Development Coalition recognized development projects in Brunswick, New Hanover and Pender Counties for their environmental stewardship at the 2015 Annual Lower Cape Fear Stewardship Development Awards Luncheon. Civic leaders, development professionals, planners and community members gathered at the Terraces on…

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Fixing the Coast is Good for Economy

The benefits of restoring North Carolina’s coastline extend beyond the state’s environment, infusing millions of dollars into local economies, according to a recent report that will be unveiled in Raleigh on Tuesday. Coastal Restoration and Community Economic Development in North Carolina, a study of RTI International, examined the economic effects on local economies of four…

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Hatteras Island Oyster Roast

The second annual Hatteras Island Oyster Roast that took place Saturday, February 21, was a huge success! Over 300 people attended the event, including many Dare County Commissioners. Everyone was thankful for a clearing in the weather and enjoyed all the festivities on the waterfront at Oden’s Dock.

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UNC Honors Bland Simpson

Bland Simpson We’re proud to have the wildly talented Bland Simpson, UNC Kenan Distinguished Professor of English and Creative Writing, on our Board of Directors. He writes and sings of our N.C. coast, evoking its sights, sounds and smells, its people, culture and mysteries. On January 16, 2015 he was honored by the University GAA’s…

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