Fireworks to Launch Coastal Holiday Season at Wrightsville Beach, NC

Three long-running traditions launch the coastal holiday season on Thanksgiving weekend at Wrightsville Beach – Airlie Gardens’ Enchanted Airlie, North Carolina Holiday Flotilla, and world-renowned Zambelli Fireworks.

Airlie Gardens’ 17th annual Enchanted Airlie begins Friday and S read more…

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Great Overnight Stop: Selma, NC (I-95, Exit 97)

What makes Selma, North Carolina a great overnight stop? Consider this… you’ve traveled all day, you’re tired, hungry, the kids are wired… you get the picture. What you really need right about then is that perfect overnight stop… an exit where you feel safe and comfortable… an exit with a good mix read more…

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North Carolina DOT Awards Contract for I-95 Resurfacing Project in Selma

Approximately 2.5 miles of Interstate 95 in Selma will be resurfaced under a $7.3 million contract the North Carolina Department of Transportation awarded this week.

S.T. Wooten Corp. of Wilson will replace the pavement on the interstate between Exit 97 and just south of the Lizzie Mill Road read more…

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I-95 Will Be Widened North of Lumberton, Construction Starts November 1

An eight-mile section of Interstate 95 north of Lumberton will be widened, after the North Carolina Department of Transportation awarded a $247 million contract this week.

Flatiron Constructors Inc. of Morrisville will widen the interstate from its present four lanes into eight lanes from just read more…

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North Carolina DOT: Avoid Travel When Tropical System Ian Hits

North Carolina State transportation officials are prepared for Ian and are urging people to avoid any unnecessary travel starting Friday into the weekend.

“This storm could make travel treacherous in North Carolina,” said J. Eric Boyette, North Carolina’s Transportation Secretary. “Please monit read more…

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I-95 Widening in Lumberton Begins This Week

The North Carolina Department of Transportation reports that construction on widening Interstate 95 through Lumberton begins this week.

A contractor for the N.C. Department of Transportation will widen the interstate to a total of eight lanes between Exit 13 (I-74 junction) and just north of read more…

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Explore the North Carolina Marshlands ‘Where the Crawdads Sing’

Surprise twists await travelers searching for “Where the Crawdads Sing.” Instead of Barkley Cove, the fictional North Carolina setting for the Delia Owens novel and its film adaptation, they’ll find Swansboro, New Bern and other towns within reach of wetlands. They’ll want to check the map before read more…

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North Carolina DOT Removing Lane Closures for Independence Day Holiday

North Carolina Department of Transportation contractors across the state will remove nearly all lane closures to reduce traffic congestion over the Independence Day holiday weekend.

Crews will remove lane closures and open all lanes where possible on interstates and highways on the morning of read more…

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Top Five Reasons to Visit Duplin County, North Carolina

Duplin County is located in eastern North Carolina, between Raleigh and Wilmington along Interstate 40. While many discover this area on their way to North Carolina’s popular beaches, more than ever, it is becoming a destination in itself. Here are some top reasons to visit this picturesque North read more…

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Coastal Fun in North Carolina’s Onslow County

Onslow County is a coastal playground on the shores of central North Carolina. Visitors are welcomed here with a host of activities and attractions that allow fun on land and on water. Near I-95, north of Wilmington and east of Raleigh and I-40, Onslow offers easy access for read more…

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