Morehead City NC News
One of the state’s signature road projects, the Linn Cove Viaduct on the Blue Ridge Parkway in North Carolina, as it was being constructed on the flank of Grandfather Mountain. You probably knew or suspected much of what is in a UNC-TV special about how North Carolina developed its transportation web – how highways followed old buffalo trails and Indian paths, why the state was so backward when it came to developing roads, how the state’s unnavigable, shallow rivers put it at a disadvantage compared with its neighbors.
Candidates for the North Carolina Supreme Court are discussing their differences on experience and fairness and the effect outside money has on appellate races. Seven of the eight people seeking four seats to the state’s highest court took questions at a forum Wednesday evening in downtown Raleigh sponsored by a conservative-leaning group.
The N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries is accepting public comments on issues fishermen and others would like to see addressed in upcoming amendments to the Oyster and Hard Clam Fishery Management Plans. State law requires the division to prepare a fishery management plan for adoption by the N.C. Marine Fisheries Commission for all commercially and recreationally significant species or fisheries that comprise state coastal waters.
Morehead City resident Chris Davies has owned Boat’s INC on Highway 70 in Morehead City for 43 years. A proposed median in the middle of the highway is a project he’s been following since 2012.