atlantic beach — The $28.2 million Bogue Banks beach nourishment project got off to a fast start this week, as sand was piped to and spread from the Circle development district to the 300 block of Ocean Ridge Road as of Friday morning.
atlantic beach — Some sand hit the town’s strand Thursday as a $28.2 million Bogue Banks beach nourishment project got underway.
EMERALD ISLE — As expected, the contractor for the county’s $28.2 million Bogue Banks beach nourishment project began delivering and assembling pipes and equipment last week.
CHERRY POINT — Four Marines were awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Medal, the highest non-combat decoration for heroism, during a ceremony Tuesday morning aboard Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point for their efforts to save a family caught in a rip current off Atlantic Beach in 2018.
CAPE CARTERET — County school officials are concerned about the impact of residential growth in the western part of the county on schools, especially White Oak Elementary.
BOGUE BANKS — On Jan. 17, four days after the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced it had approved $281 million for beach nourishment work on Bogue Banks and in North Topsail and Surf City in Onslow and Pender counties, Raleigh’s The News & Observer ran an opinion piece.
Atlantic Beach — Environmentalists and others looking to volunteer have an opportunity to join the N.C. Coastal Federation for a cleanup event at Hoop Pole Creek Nature Trail.
MOREHEAD CITY — Atlantic Beach officials are facing a dilemma: allow commercial uses along the Atlantic Beach Causeway to be phased out or provide wastewater infrastructure to the business corridor.
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.
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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.