Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.
for Coastwatch Vol. Issue , Holiday 2001
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There have been many lighthouse keepers at Hatteras. This year the families of those lighthouse keepers got together to remember them all. Generations were brought together as they reminisced and caught up on family history.
Edenton has a proud history that became particularly significant in 1774. That history is memorialized during the holidays. Special Christmas events highlight the sacrifices of women and their contributions to the history of the town.
Deep sea fishing has become a popular tourist activity on the Outer Banks. Various options for deep sea fishing are available, and some of the captains have great stories.
Tyre Lanier and Marty Martin are attempting to find a way to sell pre-marinated seafood steaks that don’t dry out from the marinade before they’re even cooked. So far tests have been promising, and they hope this will be a great stride for the seafood industry.
An invasive species of water plant is taking over lakes and ponds in North Carolina. It’s called giant salvinia or Kariba weed. Many people were, for years, distributing it and didn’t realize the harm it could do.