MOREHEAD CITY — Both young and old Boy Scouts across the land are saddened and maddened by what is happening at the national level, with the apparent meltdown of a once-esteemed organization that stood tall and proud for more than a century.

MOREHEAD CITY — Connor Marsh, an eighth-grader at Morehead City Middle School, was recognized as an Eagle Scout during a service March 14 at First United Methodist Church in Morehead City.

The artistic duo of Bonnie and Chris Hunter are displaying their artwork at 806 Arendell St. in Morehead City, the outreach location for the Core Sound Waterfowl Museum and Heritage Center.

Boy Scout Troop 252 recently conducted its Winter Court of Honor and Family Night at the Down East Scout Center in Davis. Members of the troop’s leadership corps conducted the program.

The Carteret County Master Gardener Volunteer Association will offer a $1,000 scholarship to a resident of the county who is enrolled in or planning to attend a college or university to pursue a field of study in horticulture, botany, agriculture or related plant science.

Fresh, locally grown seafood, craft beer, wine and live music await those who plan to attend Carteret Community College’s annual Shuck, Rattle & Roll.

Cape Lookout National Seashore, in partnership with the International Fiber Collaborative, is hosting the third annual student art exhibition, “Connect with the Rhythms of Nature on the Southern Outer Banks.”  

Getting the boat ready for the summer boating season is an exciting time for America’s nearly 12 million recreational boaters, according to Boat Owners Association of the United States.