Charleston http://whqr.org en Governor McCrory Tours Wilmington Port http://whqr.org/post/governor-mccrory-tours-wilmington-port <p>Wilmington Ports Authority officials are working to boost storage capacity for niche products such as local produce, pork and wood pellets. Yesterday, Governor McCrory toured the port and announced he’ll work to make it competitive with neighboring port cities Savannah, Charleston and Norfolk. McCrory also announced plans to improve education.</p> Tue, 28 Jan 2014 18:43:52 +0000 Katie O'Reilly 49639 at http://whqr.org Governor McCrory Tours Wilmington Port Fish and Wildlife Reexamining Critical Habitat Proposal for Loggerhead Turtles http://whqr.org/post/fish-and-wildlife-reexamining-critical-habitat-proposal-loggerhead-turtles <p>Carteret County’s public officials may be even more opposed to designating their beaches as critical habitat for endangered loggerhead turtles than Cape Fear-area leaders. Thursday night’s Morehead City public hearing on the <a href="http://www.fws.gov/">U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service</a>’s proposed rule drew more than 100 citizens—compared to around 30 who attended Tuesday’s hearing in Charleston, and Wilmington’s 80 on Wednesday. Fish and Wildlife will now draft another version of the rule.</p> Fri, 09 Aug 2013 18:16:30 +0000 Katie O'Reilly 41222 at http://whqr.org Fish and Wildlife Reexamining Critical Habitat Proposal for Loggerhead Turtles