Divisions arise in North Carolina over dredging funds

A North Carolina bill that would divert beach nourishment funds to pay for dredging an inlet is pitting a business community and a boating community against one another. Representatives of both camps gave their opinions on draft state legislation that would allow the Dare County Board of Commissioners to divert occupancy tax revenue, including fundsContinue reading “Divisions arise in North Carolina over dredging funds”

Boat show is a go. It started today in Virginia Beach

The 58th annual Mid-Atlantic Sports and Boat Show started today at the Virginia Beach Convention Center. No, it’s not the show it once was, when the glory days featured anything and everything related to boating and fishing filled the old Virginia Beach Pavilion and spilled over into tents outside. But it’s a darned good boatContinue reading “Boat show is a go. It started today in Virginia Beach”