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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.

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MOREHEAD CITY — A recent study of Highway 24 through Carteret and Onslow counties revealed there are a number of potential fixes to improve safety and mobility along the corridor, but not everyone in the county is on board with the recommended projects.

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CEDAR POINT — Residents and business owners in Cedar Point and nearby communities contributed an estimated 5,000 to 6,000 toys and other items to the U.S. Marine Corps’ Toys for Tots drop-off point in town hall.

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CEDAR POINT — It was a family affair in town hall Tuesday night as longtime Commissioner David Winberry stepped down and his nephew, Frankie Winberry, was chosen as mayor pro-tem after being reelected Nov. 5.

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CEDAR POINT — In the face of protests from residents, the planning board voted 5-2 Tuesday night to recommend town commissioners approve a request to rezone a 0.4-acre lot on the northeast side of the intersection of Highway 24 and Dolphin Bay Estates from R-15 (residential) to B-1 (general …

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CEDAR POINT — It’s been almost a month since the N.C. Department of Transportation acquiesced to the town’s request to lower the speed limit to 35 mph on all of Highway 24 through town, and officials think it’s going well.

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CEDAR POINT — Town commissioners Thursday night expressed serious concerns about an N.C. Department of Transportation feasibility study that could eventually result in the virtual elimination of the center turn lane on Highway 24 and change the highway’s major intersection with Highway 58.

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CEDAR POINT — After months of delay caused mostly by tree damage from Hurricane Florence, the town’s new park along the White Oak River will open to the public at 8 a.m. Friday, Nov. 8.

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CEDAR POINT — The town received notice Tuesday it will get a $500,000 grant from the N.C. Parks and Recreation Trust Fund to help pay for the 56-acre tract it bought in April for a new park along the White Oak River.

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CEDAR POINT — Town commissioners Tuesday night voted 4-0 to authorize Interim Town Administrator and Town Clerk Jayne Calhoun to formally apply for a $150,000 state grant for a kayak launch, dock and permeable parking lot for the new park on the White Oak River.

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CEDAR POINT — The N.C. Clean Water Management Trust Fund awarded the town a $1,011,756 grant Friday to help pay for 56 acres of land it purchased in April for a park along the White Oak River.

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CAPE CARTERET — As Thursday morning turned into afternoon and Hurricane Dorian continued to move up the Atlantic Coast toward Carteret County, folks were hunkering down in the western towns.

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CEDAR POINT — Kevin Hunter, chief of the Western Carteret Fire and EMS Department, said Wednesday his crews are as ready and prepared as they can be to deal with any emergencies that arise during Hurricane Dorian over the next few days.

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CEDAR POINT — Town commissioners Tuesday night agreed with a standing-room-only crowd of residents and unanimously voted down a request to rezone a 1.2-acre tract at the intersection of Highway 24 and Dolphin Bay Estates Road from residential to business.

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CEDAR POINT — The master plan for the new park on the White Oak River is taking shape, and officials hope to have it posted on the town website soon for public comment.

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CEDAR POINT — Town commissioners didn’t vote Thursday night on a controversial request to rezone a 1.2-acre tract at the intersection of Highway 24 and Dolphin Bay Estates Road from residential to business.

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CEDAR POINT — Town officials announced Friday they have hired David Rief, an attorney and a former town planning director, permit officer and building inspector for Cape Carteret, as the new town administrator.

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CEDAR POINT — Town commissioners have set Tuesday, Aug. 27 as the date for a public hearing on a controversial request to rezone a 1.2-acre tract at the intersection of Highway 24 and Dolphin Bay Estates Road from residential to business.

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CEDAR POINT — Despite opposition from more than 20 nearby residents in attendance, the planning board Tuesday night recommended town commissioners approve rezoning a 1.2-acre tract at the intersection of Highway 24 and Dolphin Bay Estates Road from residential to business.

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CEDAR POINT — In the culmination of a year-long process, town officials closed Thursday on the $2.8 million purchase of 56 acres of land from the N.C. Masons for a park along the White Oak River off Masonic Avenue.

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CEDAR POINT — Commissioners voted 4-0 Tuesday night to adopt a resolution to approve a $2.25 million bank loan to pay most of the cost of a $2.8 million purchase of 56 acres of land along the White Oak River for the town’s first park.