EMERALD ISLE — Bogue Banks’ next beach nourishment project is ready to roll, with dredging and pumping of sand set to begin the first week of February, a little earlier than originally planned.
ATLANTIC BEACH — After taking a few weeks off for the holidays, N.C. Department of Transportation crews resumed work on the Atlantic Beach Causeway bridge last week.
ATLANTIC BEACH — At its first meeting of 2020, the town planning board is scheduled to take action on a suite of Unified Development Ordinance changes.
atlantic beach — There’s a growing pile of natural Christmas greenery at the Fort Macon State Park Visitor Center’s parking lot as visitors drop their undecorated trees off.
atlantic Beach — A large crowd dashed into 2020 in a chilly way Wednesday during the 17th annual Penguin Plunge.
EMERALD ISLE/ATLANTIC BEACH — U.S. Coast Guard personnel from both ends of Bogue Banks were called to a stranded fishing vessel near Browns Inlet.
ATLANTIC BEACH — The Showboat Motel on the Atlantic Beach Causeway has been sold, and town officials are hopeful it will be demolished before the end of the year.
Editor's note: This article was last updated Sept. 7 at 4:10 p.m.
Editor's note: This article was last updated Sept. 7 at 3:44 p.m.
BOGUE BANKS — Hurricane Dorian is passing by Myrtle Beach, S.C., and will soon arrive along the North Carolina coast, though its effects have already been seen in Carteret County.
ATLANTIC BEACH — With Hurricane Dorian on its way, Atlantic Beach officials will put a curfew in place beginning at 7 p.m.Thursday, as well as restrict access to town.
CARTERET COUNTY — Morehead City resident Chris Morey said he hasn’t gotten back in his home yet because of damage from Hurricane Florence, but he and many other county residents find themselves once again preparing for the possible effects of Hurricane Dorian.
ATLANTIC BEACH — Atlantic Beach Fire Chief Mike Simpson confirmed that ABFD first responders were dispatched to the beach strand in the area of Henderson Boulevard at 2:38 p.m. Saturday for a person pulled from the water with CPR in progress.
ATLANTIC BEACH — The town council is in favor of reducing the speed limit on the Atlantic Beach high-rise bridge and the Atlantic Beach Causeway from 45 to 35 mph.
ATLANTIC BEACH — Police are investigating an unattended death that occurred Thursday at Anchorage Marina.
ATLANTIC BEACH — The town council gave architects the go-ahead recently to move forward on plans for the new public safety and administration complex to be located off West Forth Macon Road.
EMERALD ISLE — Town resident Danny Shell kicked off his “Know Before You Go” ocean safety education and hazard awareness campaign Wednesday, handing out cards with safety information and talking to 20 beachgoers on an oceanfront deck at the Holiday Trav-L Park.
ATLANTIC BEACH — Summer is heating up around the Crystal Coast, and there is no shortage of activities to keep visitors and locals busy.
ATLANTIC BEACH — One man was pulled from the ocean by bystanders Saturday afternoon near the Beaufort Avenue beach access, according to the Atlantic Beach Fire Department.
ATLANTIC BEACH — With multiple water rescues, including seven drowning deaths, reported in the county since April, the Atlantic Beach Fire Department knows the importance of having trained lifeguards ready to aid swimmers in distress.
ATLANTIC BEACH — A well-known restaurant in Atlantic Beach has seen its last customer. The Channel Marker restaurant in Atlantic Beach has been demolished.
PINE KNOLL SHORES — Cooperation between the beach towns of Bogue Banks is vital to keeping beachgoers and swimmers safe, according to Mayor Ken Jones.
RALEIGH — The father of a 17-year-old girl who was attacked by a shark off Fort Macon State Park earlier this month shared the dramatic story of how he rescued his daughter by punching the shark repeatedly until it let go.
Update, 9 a.m. June 7 - The North Carolina teenager who lost her left leg in a shark attack is getting a prosthetic leg free of charge, the Associated Press reports.
PINE KNOLL SHORES — Mayor Ken Jones wants to continue to inform and educate the public about the beach warning flag system in order to prevent future drownings.