RALEIGH — Thousands of North Carolina parents with school-age children will soon begin receiving additional assistance to purchase food through the Pandemic Electronic Benefits Transfer Program, or P-EBT, which has been renewed for the 2020-21 school year.
OCEAN — With Gov. Roy Cooper vetoing a bill Friday that would have allowed all students to return to in-person instruction five days a week in schools, Rep. Pat McElraft, R-Carteret, and Carteret County Board of Education Chairperson Clark Jenkins say they will continue an effort to get all …
CARTERET COUNTY — The county’s percentage of positive COVID-19 tests ticked up slightly for the week ending Feb. 20, but other key metrics reported by the Carteret County Health Department Friday indicate cases and hospitalizations continue to trend downward.
MOREHEAD CITY — Carteret Health Care has launched a new virtual care clinic to monitor and treat people infected with COVID-19 from afar.
CARTERET COUNTY — Health officials reported Thursday the county has added 20 more confirmed COVID-19 cases to its total, with active cases going up by 15.
CARTERET COUNTY — The county reported 14 additional confirmed cases of COVID-19 Wednesday,the same day Gov. Roy Cooper announced he is lifting his modified stay-at-home order and easing some restrictions on businesses and gatherings.
MOREHEAD CITY — Offerings offace masks and hand sanitizer may have replaced the usual selection of soups and chowders at this year’s Empty Bowls fundraiser, but organizers made sure the annual event benefitting several local food charities went on despite the coronavirus pandemic.
BEAUFORT — The Harvey W. Smith Watercraft Center in downtown Beaufort will be closed to visitors through Thursday, March 4 due to a recent COVID-19 exposure at the facility.
CARTERET COUNTY — County health officials reported 17 new COVID-19 cases Tuesday, bringing the overall total number of cases confirmed since last March to 4,352.
BEAUFORT — The Carteret County Board of Commissioners has approved adding a new, permanent full-time public health nurse to the payroll as the health department continues its response to the coronavirus pandemic.
CARTERET COUNTY — The number of active COVID-19 cases in Carteret County dropped over the weekend, with officials reporting 35 new confirmed cases Monday afternoon.
BEAUFORT — With Gov. Roy Cooper announcing Thursday he is likely to veto a bill that would allow all students to return to in-person instruction five days a week, one Carteret County parent and school officials are lobbying to have the governor sign Senate 37, which passed the House and Sena…
CARTERET COUNTY — The percentage of positive COVID-19 tests in Carteret County dropped below 5% for the week ending Feb. 13, the lowest rate the county has seen since September.
CARTERET COUNTY — Carteret County health officials reported 20 additional COVID-19 cases were confirmed Thursday, bringing the overall total number of cases identified in the county up to 4,283 since the onset of the pandemic last March.
CARTERET COUNTY — The COVID-19 vaccination clinic that was scheduled for Thursday at the Kmart building in Morehead City has been canceled.
CARTERET COUNTY — An individual in their 80s is the latest Carteret County resident to die of COVID-19, marking the 43rd death reported by county officials since the pandemic first swept North Carolina last March.
MOREHEAD CITY — With the first-time inclusion of COVID-19 in Carteret County’s 2020 annual Communicable Disease report, cases more than quadrupled from 2019.
CARTERET COUNTY — Health officials reported Monday there have been 45 additional COVID-19 cases confirmed in Carteret County since Friday, though the number of active cases declined by 75.
CARTERET COUNTY — Individuals who missed the mid-December open enrollment deadline to sign up for coverage through the federal Health Insurance Marketplace may be eligible to sign up during a special enrollment period opening Monday through Saturday, May 15.
MOREHEAD CITY — The old Kmart store on Arendell Street has opened back up for a new kind of business — COVID-19 vaccination clinics.
EMERALD ISLE — The record-setting year for tourism and occupancy tax revenue continued through the end of 2020, Carteret County Shore Protection Office Manager Greg Rudolph said in an email Wednesday.
CARTERET COUNTY — The Carteret County Health Department announced Friday it received another report of a resident who died from complications associated with COVID-19.
MOREHEAD CITY — Carteret County health officials will begin hosting COVID-19 vaccination clinics Friday in the old Kmart building.
CARTERET COUNTY — Health officials reported 19 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Carteret County Wednesday afternoon as the coronavirus pandemic continues on.
CARTERET COUNTY — Hospitalizations and active COVID-19 cases in Carteret County both ticked up slightly Tuesday as health officials reported 16 additional confirmed cases of COVID-19.
MOREHEAD CITY — The Carteret County Consolidated Human Services Board will consider accepting two grants to help with COVID-19 mass vaccination planning and implementation and prevention.
MOREHEAD CITY — A mid-fiscal-year review of the city’s finances show the coronavirus pandemic has not had as significant of an impact on the budget as originally expected, but officials still want to plan conservatively for the 2021-22 fiscal year ahead.
CARTERET COUNTY — The Carteret County Health Department Monday confirmed another county resident has died from complications associated with COVID-19, bringing the number of COVID-related deaths in Carteret County up to 41.
CORRECTION: This article was corrected at 11:45 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2021. The original mistakenly reported a 10-person limit on beaches at Cape Lookout was still in effect; this was based on oudated information.
CARTERET COUNTY — Health officials reported 30 more new cases of COVID-19 Friday, bringing the total number of cases confirmed in Carteret County since the onset of the pandemic last March to 4,081.
CARTERET COUNTY — The Carteret County Health Department is reminding residents who are scheduled to receive a second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine Monday, Feb. 8 to report to the Crystal Coast Civic Center in Morehead City at the time specified on their COVID-19 vaccination record card.
CARTERET COUNTY — The Carteret County Health Department confirmed Wednesday two more residents have died from complications related to COVID-19, bringing the county’s death toll to 40 since the onset of the pandemic last year.
BEAUFORT — After N.C. Gov. Roy Cooper’s Tuesday press conference urging local school districts to reopen, Carteret County Superintendent Dr. Rob Jackson shared frustrations that he had hoped all students would be allowed to return to class, but for the time being will not.
CARTERET COUNTY — Officials Tuesday afternoon confirmed a 38th Carteret County resident has died from COVID-19.
BEAUFORT — Carteret County public school officials will discuss reopening plans Tuesday night after state officials urged wider in-person instruction across North Carolina districts.
CARTERET COUNTY — Health officials reported active cases of COVID-19 and hospitalizations fell over the weekend in Carteret County.
CARTERET COUNTY — Health officials announced Monday the Carteret County Health Department has received reports of two additional confirmed COVID-19 resident deaths, bringing the total to 37 since the onset of the pandemic last March.
BEAUFORT — Jury trials are back on the docket at the Carteret County Courthouse and in-person proceedings have begun again, thanks to an order from N.C. Supreme Court Chief Justice Paul Newby.
CARTERET COUNTY — County health officials reported 27 additional confirmed cases of COVID-19 Friday, though hospitalizations and other key metrics are holding steady or declining.
CARTERET COUNTY — The county added 28 more confirmed COVID-19 cases to its count Thursday for 3,768 total cases reported in Carteret County since the onset of the pandemic last March.
MOREHEAD CITY — As a national nursing shortage continues, Carteret Community College nursing students will rise to the challenge when called upon to administer COVID-19 vaccines.
CARTERET COUNTY — Health officials confirmed 27 more COVID-19 cases in Carteret County Wednesday, with active cases increasing by the same amount to 334.
CARTERET COUNTY — The N.C. Department of Health and Human Services launched a new online tool Monday to help North Carolinians know when they will be eligible to get their vaccine, according to a press release posted on the Carteret County Health Department’s Facebook page.
BEAUFORT — Jury trials will resume soon at the Carteret County Courthouse, and the County Sheriff’s Office is working to keep things running safe and orderly during proceedings.
BEAUFORT — With changes to the state’s COVID-19 vaccine allocation plan announced this week, Carteret County health officials say they are doing what they can with the limited supply of vaccines they’ve been provided to get through an extensive waitlist of residents who want the shot.
CARTERET COUNTY — Officials in Carteret County reported an additional 47 cases of COVID-19 Tuesday afternoon, though the number of active cases the county is tracking fell slightly over Monday’s figures.
CARTERET COUNTY — Active COVID-19 cases are on the rise in Carteret County again as health officials reported 38 additional cases Monday, bringing the overall total to 3,666 cases confirmed since last March.
BOGUE BANKS — As the coronavirus pandemic continues with no signs of letting up any time soon, municipal officials throughout Carteret County have learned to adjust to virtual meetings and other changes designed to limit in-person contact with the public.
CARTERET COUNTY — Health officials reported 15 new confirmed COVID-19 cases in Carteret County Friday, with hospitalizations and other key metrics beginning to trend downward.
RALEIGH — The N.C. Department of Transportation and N.C. Department of Health and Human Services announced a new partnership Thursday helping get residents to and from COVID-19 vaccination sites.