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CARTERET COUNTY — A Morehead City resident was recently crowned the 2020 North Carolina Watermelon Queen during the first-ever virtual North Carolina Watermelon Association Queen Scholarship Pageant.     

The Arts Council of Carteret County is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2020 ACCC Scholarships. This year, six area students have been selected to receive the $1,000 ACCC Scholarship.

The Crystal Coast is becoming known as a destination for experiencing extreme sports. Among them is kiteboarding, the infusion of multiple other sports such as kite flying, wakeboarding and windsurfing,which is a fascinating combination of man’s eternal dream of flying. But like any extreme …

CARTERET COUNTY — The SECU has awarded the Carteret County Domestic Violence Program’s SAFE Shelter with a general-purpose grant in the amount of $100,000.00 for the purpose of providing the shelter with COVID-19 relief and operational support.

CARTERET COUNTY — Beginning today and for a limited time, the American Red Cross is testing all blood, platelet and plasma donations for COVID-19 antibodies, providing donors insight into whether they have been exposed to this coronavirus. At the same time, there continues to be an urgent ne…

In its January 1923 issue, Forest and Stream magazine ranked the U.S. presidents on the basis of their interests and abilities as “outdoorsmen.” Editors determined that almost all of the first 29 commanders in chief were “devotees of the rod and the gun.”

BEAUFORT — The Mattie King Davis Art Gallery at the Beaufort Historic Site is excited to welcome artist Lynda Harris. Harris is a Raleigh, North Carolina-based artist who paints primarily with oils and acrylics, with an exquisite skill of catching the beautiful landscapes of Coastal North Carolina.