Carteret County

Monday numbers: Climate change likely to cost NC $34.8 billion – and that’s just for seawalls

BY: - June 24, 2019

In 2016, Hurricane Florence moved so slowly – more like a mosey, instead of a sprint – that it emptied trillions of gallons of rain over the same places for hours, even days. "At times I could have outrun" the storm, said scientist  Jessica Whitehead, chief resilience officer for the state's Office of Resilience and Recovery, at a climate change summit in Havelock earlier this month.

Constitutional Convention resolution, wave of election bills passes late night Senate committee

BY: - April 26, 2017

The Senate Select Committee on Elections passed a wave of bills Tuesday night that would change numerous election processes in the state. They also passed a resolution calling for a Constitutional Convention to make changes to the U.S. Constitution. Republicans outnumbered Democrats 6 to 2 at the meeting, and there was little input from the […]