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News September 22nd, 2022

Part of Neptune Drive in Kill Devil Hills closed Friday for sewer repairs

The Town of Kill Devil Hills will have a temporary road closure beginning at 8:30 a.m. on Friday, September 23, 2022 for Neptune Drive at the west side of its intersection with S.Memorial Blvd. for wastewater utility repairs by Basnight Construction. Through traffic on Neptune Drive at the intersection will be prohibited during this closure….Read More from Part of Neptune Drive in Kill Devil Hills closed Friday for sewer repairs

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News September 13th, 2022

Lane closure underway on U.S. 158 in downtown Elizabeth City for sidewalk project

The right, westbound lane of U.S. 158 in downtown Elizabeth City will be closed for the next month for a sidewalk replacement project that begins Thursday. The lane closure on Elizabeth Street will be from Martin Luther King Jr. Drive to North Road Street/U.S. 17 Business. Pasquotank-Camden Emergency Management said right turns from Elizabeth Street…Read More from Lane closure underway on U.S. 158 in downtown Elizabeth City for sidewalk project

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News September 5th, 2022

UPDATED: Elizabeth City water tower repainting complete, nearby parking lots reopen

UPDATED, Sept. 5: The iconic water tower that dominates the skyline in Elizabeth City has received a much-needed new coat of paint, and the work has been completed sooner than expected. Parking lots and spaces adjacent to the tower that were closed in late August have reopened. That includes the entire lot near the corner…Read More from UPDATED: Elizabeth City water tower repainting complete, nearby parking lots reopen

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News September 2nd, 2022

Carova Beach Volunteer Fire Department celebrates 40th anniversary on Sunday

The Carova Beach Volunteer Fire Department will celebrate its 40th anniversary on Sunday, September 4, beginning at 4 p.m. with some good old fashioned fun, filled with lots of excitement and entertainment. Live music by “The Love Monsters”, special guest Grave Digger’s Dennis Anderson and lots more. Bring your lawn chairs or a blanket and…Read More from Carova Beach Volunteer Fire Department celebrates 40th anniversary on Sunday

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GOV News August 29th, 2022

Section of West Main Street Extended in Elizabeth City closed Tuesday for pipe replacement

A section of West Main Street Extended in Elizabeth City will be closed all day Tuesday for replacement of a pipe under the roadway. The closure will be in the 1400 to 1500 block of West Main Extended, between Jackson and Jessup lanes. Traffic will be detoured using Forest Park Road to Church Street Extended….Read More from Section of West Main Street Extended in Elizabeth City closed Tuesday for pipe replacement

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News August 14th, 2022

Section of eastbound U.S. 64 between Robersonville and Williamston closed on Monday

The N.C. Department of Transportation will be closing a five-mile section of eastbound U.S. 64 in Martin County between Robersonville and Williamston at 6 a.m. on Monday to perform bridge maintenance and repair. A detour will be in place at Exit 502, taking eastbound traffic onto N.C. 903 South, then to Alternate U.S. 64 East,…Read More from Section of eastbound U.S. 64 between Robersonville and Williamston closed on Monday

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News August 12th, 2022

NOAA proposes expanding right whale protections including speed limits for more vessels

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is asking for public comment on proposed changes that would expand mandatory speed restrictions for vessels to reduce the likelihood of collisions with north Atlantic right whales. Ship collisions are a leading cause of North Atlantic right whale injury and death. The proposed changes would expand mandatory speed restrictions…Read More from NOAA proposes expanding right whale protections including speed limits for more vessels

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News August 7th, 2022

N.C. Aquarium Society President and CEO Jay Barnes announces retirement

Following a forty-year career with the North Carolina Aquariums, including twenty years as Director of the NC Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores and the past four years as President and CEO of the North Carolina Aquarium Society, Jay Barnes has announced his plan to retire early next year. North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural…Read More from N.C. Aquarium Society President and CEO Jay Barnes announces retirement

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News August 4th, 2022

UPDATED: Swimming advisory lifted for section of beach near Ramp 55 off Hatteras village

UPDATE: The advisory was lifted on Wednesday, August 10. EARLIER STORY: An advisory against swimming was issued today at an oceanside site in Hatteras village, where state recreational water quality officials found bacteria levels in the water that exceed the state’s and Environmental Protection Agency’s recreational water quality standards. The advisory is for an area…Read More from UPDATED: Swimming advisory lifted for section of beach near Ramp 55 off Hatteras village