Coast Guard removes buoys from national seashore

WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard removed the last of seven navigational aids from the Cape Lookout National Seashore Thursday afternoon. The buoys broke free from their moorings and washed ashore during heavy weather. Their removal will help preserve the nesting grounds of migratory birds that frequent this area, including the federally-protected Piping Plover. Removing the buoys required a coordinated...

Coast Guard medevacs 6-year-old boy in N.C.

FORT MACON, N.C. – The Coast Guard medevaced a 6-year-old boy Friday night after he fell from a ladder and hit his head aboard a 58-foot sport fisher anchored near Cape Lookout National Seashore in Lookout Bight.

Coast Guard and Marine Corps searching for two missing boaters off Cape Lookout National Seashore

FORT MACON, N.C. – The Coast Guard and the Marine Corps are searching for two missing boaters after their vessel was found capsized about 30 miles south of Cape Lookout National Seashore.