BEAUFORT — With 86 Carteret County children currently in the custody of the County Department of Social Services, child welfare workers and foster care families play a critical role in caring for the youngest and most vulnerable residents.
RALEIGH — COVID-19 booster shots have now been recommended for thousands of eligible North Carolinians, and an initiative supported by the N.C. Department of Transportation and the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services is making sure everyone who needs it can get their shot.
CARTERET COUNTY — The Carteret County Health Department announced certain residents can make appointments for a booster shot of the Pfizer-BioNTtech COVID-19 vaccine beginning Monday, the same day health officials reported the county’s 79th COVID-related death of a resident.
BEAUFORT — A high-profile special-use permit application for a gas and convenience station along a residential stretch of Lennoxville Road was swiftly denied by the Beaufort Board of Commissioners Monday night, ending weeks of testimony and public back-and-forth over the business proposal fr…
BEAUFORT — It’s still far from being a done deal, but the Carteret County Board of Commissioners last week gave the green light for the town of Newport to pursue establishment of a new emergency medical services tax district to help raise additional revenue for the town’s fire and EMS department.
NEWPORT — Hurricane Sam, now a major storm, is making its way over the Atlantic Ocean, but local meteorologists forecast clear skies for Carteret County for the several days.
PINE KNOLL SHORES — Pine Knoll Shores residents and others have an opportunity to get their flu shot in mid-October, courtesy of town officials and Broad Street Pharmacy of Morehead City.
MOREHEAD CITY — The N.C. Department of Environmental Quality is accepting public comment on the draft Coastal Habitat Protection Plan 2021 amendment and appendix.
CEDAR POINT — The new picnic shelter in Cedar Point’s waterfront park should be ready for use in a few weeks.
CARY — State officials Sept. 11 honored Dr. Matthew Godfrey of Beaufort as North Carolina Wildlife Conservationist of the Year during the state Wildlife Federation’s 57th annual Governor’s Conservation Achievement Awards banquet.
EMERALD ISLE — TransImpact, a shipping spend-management company based in Emerald Isle, is seeking donations to help victims of catastrophic flooding and wind damage in the area of Houma, La.
Cedar Point board to meet Tuesday
MOREHEAD CITY — There are still at least 254 Carteret County families waiting for home repairs three years after Hurricane Florence devastated the Crystal Coast with flooding rains and wind, according to a nonprofit group assisting with recovery efforts.
MOREHEAD CITY — Coastal Carolina Riverwatch has completed drafts for three of five assessments on priority water quality concerns and is working on the next one, plastic pollution.
BEAUFORT — At the request of Sheriff Asa Buck, county commissioners agreed to raise salaries for Carteret County Sheriff’s Office employees by 10% across the board as a way to address recruitment and retention issues affecting the agency, a move the county manager hopes the board considers f…
EMERALD ISLE — The Emerald Isle Police Department is searching for a teenager who was reported missing this week.
PINE KNOLL SHORES — Town residents and others have an opportunity to learn about the ongoing work on living shorelines along the sound-side shoreline of Pine Knoll Shores.
EMERALD ISLE — Emerald Isle officials are considering stormwater management, increasing spaces and other improvements at nine golf cart parking locations in town.
CARTERET COUNTY — The number ofactive COVID-19 cases and related hospitalizations went down in Carteret County Friday, though the test positivity rate remains higher than the stated 5% goal.
BEAUFORT — A white pickup truck ran off Highway 101 Thursday night and ended up in a nearby canal, resulting in injuries to the driver.
BEAUFORT — Carteret County Sheriff’s Office officials confirmed Friday they have charged a second individual in connection to an ongoing child abuse probe.
MOREHEAD CITY — For 29 years, Arnold Adams touched thousands of students’ lives while directing the award-winning East Carteret High School Marching Mariners band.
MOREHEAD CITY — One person was taken to Carteret Health Care with reportedly minor injuries following a traffic collision Thursday evening on Highway 24 near the entrance to Walmart.
OTWAY — The Carteret County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of a 48-year-old Otway man as a homicide.