U.S. Cellular recently announced the top 10 drawings in the company’s fifth annual Black History Month Art Competition with the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Coastal Plain Sunshine Lady Club are now on display in local retail stores.

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BEAUFORT – Extra, extra, read all about it: the production “Newsies” is headed to the stage at East Carteret High School.

The Professional Photographers of America organization recently completed the final stages of the International Photographic Competition at its national convention, Imaging USA in Nashville, Tenn., and Morehead City photographer Carolyn Temple received high honors.

Emerald Isle Garden Club’s annual Card and Games Party fundraiser  is from 1-4 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 26 at the Emerald Isle Community Center, 7500 Emerald Drive.

At the recent Change of Watch Ceremony of the New Bern area U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, Karl Mielenhausen of Fairfield Harbour was named commander of Flotilla 20-04.

January Brown, director of Craven County’s sixth annual Veterans Stand Down, received clothing and personal care items from the Torchbearer Zeta chapter of Beta Sigma Phi members Sandy Chambers, Jackie Gitthens, Carol Robinette and Colly Beck recently.


Several county students were awarded in a big way when they received an Eastern/Central North Carolina Scholastic Art Award.


The American Music Festival of Carteret County will present Volante Winds in concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at First Presbyterian Church in Morehead City.