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North Carolina launches five-year plan to restore salt marshes

North Carolina’s salt marshes, crucial for climate protection and ecosystem health, are under threat from rising sea levels, saltwater intrusion, and intensified storms, prompting the North Carolina Coastal Federation to release a five-year action plan aimed at preserving and restoring these vital habitats.

Off-Duty Firefighter Rescues Boy at High Rock Lake

Off-duty Miller’s Ferry Fire Captain Adam Parnell saved an 11-year-old boy injured by a boat propeller on High Rock Lake, highlighting the importance of boating safety ahead of Memorial Day Weekend.

Biden administration touts NC investments to kick off “Infrastructure Week”

The Biden administration’s significant infrastructure investments are transforming North Carolina, highlighted by projects such as the $110 million replacement of the Alligator River Bridge and the $1 billion high-speed rail line connecting Raleigh to Richmond. However, with only 17% of the allocated $1.1 trillion spent to date, the administration faces challenges in demonstrating these impacts to voters before the upcoming November election.

Don’t Miss the Charlotte Bike Tour

Join the Historic Landmarks Commission and Charlotte Spokes People this Saturday at 10 a.m. for a historic Uptown Charlotte bike tour, exploring six significant landmarks and 13 additional historic sites.