The Latest from Beach 104
Lawmakers returned on Jan. 28 and 29 to finish some housekeeping, such as committee and seat assignments, and to file the first of what is expected to be a long list of bills over the coming months.
The Coast Guard 5th District Command Center in Portsmouth received notification at about 1:50 p.m. that the 55-foot catamaran Rain Maker out of Manhattan, New York was disabled in 40-mph winds and 13-foot seas.
The Outer Banks has a reputation for extreme and rapidly changing weather. This past week was no exception, with actual sustained snowfall, intense thick fog, and some nice days thrown in there too.
Local officials were told about the investigation Friday by the Attorney General’s deputy director for consumer protection, a Dare County statement said. It will look for evidence of price gouging, collusion or anti-trust violations.
A primary goal is to reduce fuel and the threat of damaging wildfire to the 256 houses along the National Seashore boundary. Burning dead and decaying plant life will also restore vegetation in migratory waterfowl and marsh areas.
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The North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island will feature showings of Rescue Men, a documentary chronicling the story of the all-black crew of surf men stationed on the Outer Banks from the late 1800s up to 1947.
Capt. Marty Brill provides an update every weekday morning on Beach 104 and 94.5 WCMS about what's happening with the fishing offshore, inshore, and from the beaches of the Outer Banks.
The improvement work begins Jan. 26 and is expected to be completed by May. The concrete boat ramps and finger piers will be replaced and will include one accessible floating dock.