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.
PINE KNOLL SHORES - The Pine Knoll Shores Tree Subcommittee will hold a special meeting at 3 p.m. Wednesday in the town hall boardroom at 100 Municipal Circle.
PINE KNOLL SHORES — The Pine Knoll Shores Board of Commissioners will hold a special joint meeting with the town's Strategic Planning Committee at 6 p.m. Wednesday in the town hall board room at 100 Municipal Circle. The meeting is open to the public.
PINE KNOLL SHORES — Although Carteret County occupancy tax revenues were down 14% percent in June and 12% percent in July compared to 2018, August collections were up 16% and county officials are hoping the upward trend will continue when September figures are in.
PINE KNOLL SHORES — The Pine Knoll Shores Board of Commissioners will hold a special meeting at 6 p.m. Wednesday in the town hall boardroom at 100 Municipal Circle. The meeting is open to the public.
PINE KNOLL SHORES — Communicating with the public and protecting remaining maritime forest seem like goals shared by the mayoral candidates in Pine Knoll Shores.
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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.
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.
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.
PINE KNOLL SHORES — Two community leaders were recognized for their contributions to the county by the N.C. Black Elected Municipal Officials during a luncheon Tuesday at the Inn at Pine Knoll Shores.
PINE KNOLL SHORES — Town officials fined two homeowners $10,000 for an environmental protection ordinance violation.
PINE KNOLL SHORES — The Maritime Woods subdivision’s final plat is going to the town board of commissioners with a recommendation for approval, which means lots could soon be put on the market.
PINE KNOLL SHORES — Cooperation between the beach towns of Bogue Banks is vital to keeping beachgoers and swimmers safe, according to Mayor Ken Jones.
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.
PINE KNOLL SHORES — In a news release around noon Tuesday, town officials identified the man who drowned Sunday off the Memorial Park beach access as Ernest Earl Foster Jr., 38, a “well respected high school teacher in Guilford County.”
BOGUE BANKS, BEAUFORT — The summer tourism season is almost here, and several towns in Carteret County are preparing their paid parking programs.
BOGUE BANKS — The summer tourism season is fast approaching, and first responders in the towns on Bogue Banks have advice on how visitors to the beaches can stay safe.
PINE KNOLL SHORES - A swimmer in distress was rescued from the ocean Sunday afternoon in Pine Knoll Shores.
PINE KNOLL SHORES — There’s a bill before the N.C. General Assembly limiting municipalities’ authority to regulate tree removal, and one Carteret County mayor thinks the state legislature is overstepping its purpose.
The Pine Knoll Shores Major Landscape Permitting Process Committee will hold a special meeting in the town hall boardroom at 100 Municipal Circle at 3 p.m. Wednesday.
BOGUE BANKS — The $20.1 million beach nourishment stalled a bit late last week because of bad weather and sea conditions, but it’s still on track for completion well ahead of schedule.
PINE KNOLL SHORES — On a bright, clear Friday, about 13 residents and town officials gathered to hold a celebration of Arbor Day and the community’s dedication to protecting its trees.
EMERALD ISLE — A bit of Irish tradition came to Carteret County’s own “Emerald Isle” Saturday during the 28th annual St. Patrick’s Festival.