ATLANTIC BEACH — Ginger Mickelson of Woodbridge, Va. and her family spent Labor Day enjoying the picture-perfect weather on the beach at Fort Macon State Park.
EMERALD ISLE — Bogue Banks beaches are in good shape, nowhere near erosion levels that would “trigger” the need for beach nourishment.
EMERALD ISLE — Wednesday evening, beachgoers in Emerald Isle got the rare chance to see a loggerhead sea turtle laying her eggs.
ESSEX, Vt. (AP) — Before the pandemic, there was no room in the budget for Kate Murphy’s children to buy lunch at school. She and her husband would buy in bulk and make bag lunches at home. So the free school meals that were made available to students nationwide amid the crisis have brought …
MOREHEAD CITY — With summer approaching and more people coming to the coast for a vacation, the N.C. Division of Water Resources reminds coastal residents and visitors to watch out for algal blooms.
EMERALD ISLE — Chris Freeman of Geodynamics, the county’s beach surveying firm, said Monday the search for offshore sand to use for future beach nourishment projects so far is going well.
BEAUFORT — Carteret County Shore Protection Officer Ryan Davenport said Thursday the dredging of east Taylors Creek in Beaufort is about 35% complete.
NEWPORT — Beach tourism in Carteret County usually picks up as the weather gets warmer, and the National Weather Service and its partners want to make sure beachgoers are informed and aware of beach safety hazards.
EMERALD ISLE — Crews from a Florida company this week are scheduled to begin planting up to 300,00 pieces of vegetation to help stabilize oceanfront dunes in Emerald Isle.
EMERALD ISLE — Emerald Isle commissioners on Wednesday, March 30 voted 4-0 to approve an agreement with the town’s engineering firm, Moffatt & Nichol, to perform alignment studies and surveys for a future realignment of the Bogue Sound channel that leads to and from the Wildlife Resource…
EMERALD ISLE — Returning Emerald Isle lifeguards began training on the strand and in the water last month and began work, in modified numbers and on a modified schedule, Friday, April 1.
ATLANTIC BEACH — Both the town planning board and council moved quickly Monday to approve adjustments to the Tackle Box Tavern site plan.
EMERALD ISLE — Carteret County Beach Commission Chairperson Jim Normile said Tuesday the county and panel are making progress in finding a replacement for County Shore Protection Office manager Greg Rudolph, whose last day on the job was Friday.
ATLANTIC BEACH — Coastal towns in North Carolina may soon need to create beach management plans, but towns on Bogue Banks are one step ahead.
INDIAN BEACH — Town officials created a new permitted use for the town business district as a longtime commissioner prepares to depart the board.
EMERALD ISLE — Emerald Isle commissioners voted 5-0 Tuesday night to offer financial incentives for full-time firefighters, police officers and emergency medical service department workers to get certified by the U.S. Lifesaving Association, as are all of the town’s lifeguards.
EMERALD ISLE — Tuesday night, Emerald Isle commissioners will consider authorizing town manager Matt Zapp to apply for state funds for a dredging project to improve the channel to and from the regional boating access facility on Bogue Sound, just east of town hall.
CARTERET COUNTY — Visitation during the 2021 summer tourism season either increased or maintained course at two of Carteret County’s biggest attractions.
EMERALD ISLE — The Carteret County Beach Commission is poised to make a major decision Monday — whether to switch from local and state funding to federal funding and management for Bogue Banks beach nourishment projects.