Two federal agencies are investigating whether managers at North Carolina State University’s 79,000 acre forest in Jones and Onslow Counties illegally drained wetlands. Jared Brumbaugh reports.
It’s estimated that 6,700 acres of the wetlands in Hoffman Forest were impacted. Project Manager for the US Army Corp of Engineers Wilmington Regulatory Field Office Mickey Sugg says it appears excavating equipment was used to create ditches for water to exit the property.
This week on the Down East Journal, we talk about the Ghost Walk, which takes place in New Bern this weekend. And, we hear disembodied voices from the past as paranormal investigators present evidence from investigations conducted in eastern North Carolina.