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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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EMERALD ISLE — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced Monday it has approved a $44 million allocation to bolster the county’s Bogue Banks Beach Master Nourishment Plan, which establishes a schedule, with federal cost-sharing, for nourishing beaches on the island over a 50-year period.

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EMERALD ISLE — The town hopes to begin work relatively soon on a project to improve the aesthetics and lighting and add parking spaces along Islander Drive, but officials are still waiting on engineers’ final designs.

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This story is part of an ongoing anniversary series on Hurricane Florence, which struck in September 2018, and the storm’s lingering effects on Carteret County and its residents.

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EMERALD ISLE - Carteret County’s next Bogue Banks beach nourishment project appears to be a go, as one of two bids opened Friday afternoon came in under the county’s estimate.

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EMERALD ISLE —The town, with help, has finished picking up construction and demolition debris from public right-of-ways near where a tornado touched down and destroyed or damaged many homes and several businesses Sept. 5 as Hurricane Dorian approached the county.

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EMERALD ISLE — Carteret County’s plan for a major Bogue Banks beach nourishment project to begin in November was bolstered financially Friday when the Federal Emergency Management Agency announced it approved $18 million in reimbursement money for the cost of replacing sand lost during Hurri…

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EMERALD ISLE — Gov. Roy Cooper paid a visit to Carteret County Saturday to observe damage from a tornado that touched down at Boardwalk RV Park and determine if the state can make a major disaster declaration following Hurricane Dorian.