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New education program to advance shoreline protection

January 27th, 2023  · Real Estate  · TECH  · Weather
New education program to advance shoreline protection

A collaborative effort to protect North Carolina shorelines is underway. North Carolina Sea Grant, East Carolina University and Carteret Community College are working together to develop a framework for coastal protection design and siting, as well as living shoreline training courses and a certification program, Sea Grant announced Thursday. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s…Read More from New education program to advance shoreline protection

Deadline extended to Feb. 28 for Mediacom World Class Scholars scholarship program

January 20th, 2023  · TECH
Deadline extended to Feb. 28 for Mediacom World Class Scholars scholarship program

Mediacom Communications is extending the application deadline for its scholarship program, Mediacom World Class Scholars. In its 22nd consecutive year, the program will award $1,000 World Class Scholarships to 60 high school seniors planning to obtain further education. Scholarship applications must be submitted by February 28, 2023. The deadline was extended from an earlier date and high…Read More from Deadline extended to Feb. 28 for Mediacom World Class Scholars scholarship program

Gov. Cooper signs order banning TikTok, WeChat on N.C. state government devices

January 12th, 2023  · GOV  · TECH
Gov. Cooper signs order banning TikTok, WeChat on N.C. state government devices

Governor Roy Cooper has signed an Executive Order prohibiting the use of certain applications and websites on state devices including computers and mobile phones. The Order directs the state Chief Information Officer (CIO) and the North Carolina Department of Information Technology (NCDIT) to develop a policy within 14 days that prohibits the use of TikTok,…Read More from Gov. Cooper signs order banning TikTok, WeChat on N.C. state government devices

Over 600 Mediacom customers in northeast N.C. saving $30/month on internet through federal program

January 10th, 2023  · BIZ  · TECH
Over 600 Mediacom customers in northeast N.C. saving $30/month on internet through federal program

Mediacom Communications reported Monday that it has enrolled more than 40,000 customers in the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP), a new federal program which provides eligible households $30 per month off their internet bills.    Among Mediacom customers receiving the ACP benefit, over 600 are northeastern North Carolina residents living in smaller communities and towns where the…Read More from Over 600 Mediacom customers in northeast N.C. saving $30/month on internet through federal program

Coastal Review: Restoration firms show off living shoreline tech

December 28th, 2022  · Real Estate  · TECH
Coastal Review: Restoration firms show off living shoreline tech

To keep up with how the shoreline stabilization industry is evolving, a team of shoreline restoration specialists during its recent meeting invited a handful of companies to talk about their proprietary techniques to build the alternative for hardened bulkheads and seawalls. Living shorelines are made of materials such as salt marshes, sand, rock or oysters,…Read More from Coastal Review: Restoration firms show off living shoreline tech

College of the Albemarle’s Surgical Technology Program class of 2022

December 27th, 2022  · News  · TECH
College of the Albemarle’s Surgical Technology Program class of 2022

College of The Albemarle (COA) held a pinning ceremony for the 2022 Surgical Technology Program on Monday, December 12, 2022. COA celebrated six graduates during the ceremony, which included the presentation of pins and reciting of the Surgical Technologist Pledge. Special recognition was given to Ashlyn Bailey and Faith Sershen for achieving the highest GPA,…Read More from College of the Albemarle’s Surgical Technology Program class of 2022

Another “First in Flight”: First Flight High School first in N.C. to offer aircraft construction class

December 19th, 2022  · TECH  · Top Stories
Another “First in Flight”: First Flight High School first in N.C. to offer aircraft construction class

The Outer Banks will be home to another First In Flight, as First Flight High School’s new aviation course will be the first in North Carolina to offer students the opportunity to build a FAA-certified airplane utilizing Tango Flight’s hands-on curriculum. Registration for this two-year pilot program will open to juniors and seniors at First…Read More from Another “First in Flight”: First Flight High School first in N.C. to offer aircraft construction class

Updated reports available to help better understand offshore wind development impacts on fishing

December 8th, 2022  · BIZ  · TECH
Updated reports available to help better understand offshore wind development impacts on fishing

NOAA Fisheries has updated existing analyses and reports to help the public better understand the impacts of offshore wind development on commercial and recreational fisheries along the U.S. Atlantic Coast. The new reports complement the previously developed analyses and include updated fishing operations data, project areas, and data outputs for existing lease areas and approved…Read More from Updated reports available to help better understand offshore wind development impacts on fishing

Power to Hatteras, Ocracoke now running along Jug Handle Bridge line

December 7th, 2022  · TECH  · Top Stories  · Weather
Power to Hatteras, Ocracoke now running along Jug Handle Bridge line

The final major piece of construction of the new Jug Handle Bridge on Hatteras Island was completed Tuesday, several months ahead of schedule, when contractors for Cape Hatteras Electric Cooperative finished connection of the transmission cable along the span over Pamlico Sound. “The reliability of electric service to Hatteras and Ocracoke islands will be greatly…Read More from Power to Hatteras, Ocracoke now running along Jug Handle Bridge line

Power to Hatteras, Ocracoke will transfer to the new Jug Handle Bridge on Tuesday

December 5th, 2022  · TECH  · Top Stories
Power to Hatteras, Ocracoke will transfer to the new Jug Handle Bridge on Tuesday

The Cape Hatteras Electric Cooperative will complete the final steps to transfer power to the new transmission lines on the Jug Handle (or Bridge at Rodanthe on Tuesday, December 6. A brief power outage will occur on Tuesday morning in the villages of Rodanthe, Waves, Salvo, and Avon at 7:00 a.m., and a second power…Read More from Power to Hatteras, Ocracoke will transfer to the new Jug Handle Bridge on Tuesday

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Real Estate TECH Weather January 27th, 2023

New education program to advance shoreline protection

A collaborative effort to protect North Carolina shorelines is underway. North Carolina Sea Grant, East Carolina University and Carteret Community College are working together to develop a framework for coastal protection design and siting, as well as living shoreline training courses and a certification program, Sea Grant announced Thursday. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s…Read More from New education program to advance shoreline protection

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TECH January 20th, 2023

Deadline extended to Feb. 28 for Mediacom World Class Scholars scholarship program

Mediacom Communications is extending the application deadline for its scholarship program, Mediacom World Class Scholars. In its 22nd consecutive year, the program will award $1,000 World Class Scholarships to 60 high school seniors planning to obtain further education. Scholarship applications must be submitted by February 28, 2023. The deadline was extended from an earlier date and high…Read More from Deadline extended to Feb. 28 for Mediacom World Class Scholars scholarship program

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GOV TECH January 12th, 2023

Gov. Cooper signs order banning TikTok, WeChat on N.C. state government devices

Governor Roy Cooper has signed an Executive Order prohibiting the use of certain applications and websites on state devices including computers and mobile phones. The Order directs the state Chief Information Officer (CIO) and the North Carolina Department of Information Technology (NCDIT) to develop a policy within 14 days that prohibits the use of TikTok,…Read More from Gov. Cooper signs order banning TikTok, WeChat on N.C. state government devices

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BIZ TECH January 10th, 2023

Over 600 Mediacom customers in northeast N.C. saving $30/month on internet through federal program

Mediacom Communications reported Monday that it has enrolled more than 40,000 customers in the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP), a new federal program which provides eligible households $30 per month off their internet bills.    Among Mediacom customers receiving the ACP benefit, over 600 are northeastern North Carolina residents living in smaller communities and towns where the…Read More from Over 600 Mediacom customers in northeast N.C. saving $30/month on internet through federal program

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Real Estate TECH December 28th, 2022

Coastal Review: Restoration firms show off living shoreline tech

To keep up with how the shoreline stabilization industry is evolving, a team of shoreline restoration specialists during its recent meeting invited a handful of companies to talk about their proprietary techniques to build the alternative for hardened bulkheads and seawalls. Living shorelines are made of materials such as salt marshes, sand, rock or oysters,…Read More from Coastal Review: Restoration firms show off living shoreline tech

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News TECH December 27th, 2022

College of the Albemarle’s Surgical Technology Program class of 2022

College of The Albemarle (COA) held a pinning ceremony for the 2022 Surgical Technology Program on Monday, December 12, 2022. COA celebrated six graduates during the ceremony, which included the presentation of pins and reciting of the Surgical Technologist Pledge. Special recognition was given to Ashlyn Bailey and Faith Sershen for achieving the highest GPA,…Read More from College of the Albemarle’s Surgical Technology Program class of 2022

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TECH Top Stories December 19th, 2022

Another “First in Flight”: First Flight High School first in N.C. to offer aircraft construction class

The Outer Banks will be home to another First In Flight, as First Flight High School’s new aviation course will be the first in North Carolina to offer students the opportunity to build a FAA-certified airplane utilizing Tango Flight’s hands-on curriculum. Registration for this two-year pilot program will open to juniors and seniors at First…Read More from Another “First in Flight”: First Flight High School first in N.C. to offer aircraft construction class

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BIZ TECH December 8th, 2022

Updated reports available to help better understand offshore wind development impacts on fishing

NOAA Fisheries has updated existing analyses and reports to help the public better understand the impacts of offshore wind development on commercial and recreational fisheries along the U.S. Atlantic Coast. The new reports complement the previously developed analyses and include updated fishing operations data, project areas, and data outputs for existing lease areas and approved…Read More from Updated reports available to help better understand offshore wind development impacts on fishing

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TECH Top Stories Weather December 7th, 2022

Power to Hatteras, Ocracoke now running along Jug Handle Bridge line

The final major piece of construction of the new Jug Handle Bridge on Hatteras Island was completed Tuesday, several months ahead of schedule, when contractors for Cape Hatteras Electric Cooperative finished connection of the transmission cable along the span over Pamlico Sound. “The reliability of electric service to Hatteras and Ocracoke islands will be greatly…Read More from Power to Hatteras, Ocracoke now running along Jug Handle Bridge line

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TECH Top Stories December 5th, 2022

Power to Hatteras, Ocracoke will transfer to the new Jug Handle Bridge on Tuesday

The Cape Hatteras Electric Cooperative will complete the final steps to transfer power to the new transmission lines on the Jug Handle (or Bridge at Rodanthe on Tuesday, December 6. A brief power outage will occur on Tuesday morning in the villages of Rodanthe, Waves, Salvo, and Avon at 7:00 a.m., and a second power…Read More from Power to Hatteras, Ocracoke will transfer to the new Jug Handle Bridge on Tuesday