MOREHEAD CITY — State recreational water quality officials issued an advisory Tuesday against swimming at a sound-side site in Morehead City.
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NEWPORT — The Outer Banks Wildlife Shelter wanted a special way to memorialize longtime volunteer Danny Nicely, who died June 3 of a heart attack.
ATLANTIC BEACH — U.S. Coast Guard officials will commission a 154-foot Sentinel-class cutter Friday morning bearing the name of a late Carteret County resident and World War II veteran.
MOREHEAD CITY — The Carteret County Chamber of Commerce will host its annual reverse drawing at the Crystal Coast Civic Center Saturday, Aug. 14, with food, music and prizes, including a grand prize of $10,000.
MOREHEAD CITY — Carteret County residents and others have an opportunity to voice their thoughts on a long list of commercial fishing rules and amendments, including a prohibition on repacking foreign crab meat.
MOREHEAD CITY — A two-vehicle collision Tuesday afternoon resulted in one driver being transported to Carteret Health Care in Morehead City.
PELETIER — Rapid growth is continuing in western Carteret County, as evidenced by a steady increase in fire and emergency service calls to the Western Carteret Fire and EMS Department in Cedar Point.
NEWPORT — Heavy rains may result in flooding up to 10 inches in Carteret County, according to local meteorologists.
CORE BANKS — A group of East Carolina University graduate students spent three weeks in June on Core Banks studying a shipwreck near Cape Lookout lighthouse, as well as researching the rich maritime history of Shackleford Banks.
RALEIGH — The Housing Opportunities and Prevention of Evictions, or HOPE, Program has announced changes to accept referrals of tenants from landlords and increase financial awards to North Carolina households that apply for pandemic-related rent and utility assistance.
EMERALD ISLE — Town officials have confirmed a man drowned in the ocean off Emerald Isle Monday afternoon.
CARTERET COUNTY — The governing board of the Eastern Carolina Council of Governments, a multi-county planning and development organization that helps shape priorities for the region, has dismissed the council’s executive director, Katie Bordeaux.
CARTERET COUNTY — Though the number of overall cases continues to increase, Carteret County saw a drop in active COVID-19 cases for the first time in a couple weeks Monday.
MOREHEAD CITY — The N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries is reminding potential shellfish lease applicants the 2021 application period ends Monday.
BOGUE BANKS — Many local governments have added online participation to their public meetings, but that may end alongside Gov. Roy Cooper’s ongoing state of emergency.
HARKERS ISLAND — Hunters in Carteret County can now join the duck blind lottery at Cape Lookout National Seashore for a permit.
RALEIGH — A new state law that eliminates a requirement local governments get three bids before signing a contract for large dredging projects without first readvertising for new bids got a big thumbs-up Monday from Carteret County Shore Protection Office Manager Greg Rudolph.
NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. — Commercial fishermen in Carteret County and elsewhere will have to stop harvesting blueline tilefish Sunday.
EMERALD ISLE — After discussing the issue during a town commission meeting earlier this month and receiving a state grant last week, Emerald Isle officials are seeking bids to dredge the channel in Bogue Sound at the public boat ramp at Kelly Lane.
MOREHEAD CITY — The N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries released Wednesday its annual stock overview of state managed marine fisheries species.
HARKERS ISLAND — The N.C. Department of Transportation has awarded a contract for a long-awaited project to replace the two bridges that connect Straits on the mainland to Harkers Island with a single span.
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