Welcome to the 59th episode of Carteret COnnects Podcast with your hosts Mike McHugh from Coastal Daybreak and Richard Clark, news director for the Carteret News-Times.

News-Times Publisher Lockwood Phillips talks to Eric Trump about the final 2020 Presidential debate, his father's recovery from COVID-19 and the significance of North Carolina in the 2020 Presidential Election.

Carteret County Gold Star mothers Trish Slape and Maria Myers talk about unveiling the Gold Star Family Monument in Beaufort Sept. 20. They helped raise more than $60,000 to build the monument on the grounds of the Carteret County Courthouse. (Cheryl Burke video)

Devin Counts, a student with special needs, had a hard time finding a job. Thanks to his mom, Alana Counts, and Laura and Patrick Conneely, he was able to find the right team to join.