EMERALD ISLE — From businesses to the military, about 30 people gathered to pray for topics of concern Thursday at Encounter61 Church in Emerald Isle.
MOREHEAD CITY — The bids are in for the city’s neighborhood revitalization project that will rehabilitate or rebuild at least five homes damaged by Hurricane Florence in September 2018.
PELETIER — Peletier commissioners Monday night received Mayor Dale Sowers’ proposed fiscal 2021-22 budget, which totals $176,950, up $8,100 from the current fiscal year total of $168,850.
BEAUFORT — From a summer school to additional teacher assistants, the Carteret County Board of Education approved a spending plan Tuesday for $20 million in federal funds being allocated to public schools to offset the effects of the coronavirus pandemic.
MOREHEAD CITY — Commercial and recreational fisherman have new rules to follow, as of May 1.
CARTERET COUNTY — Health officials in Carteret County have confirmed 23 new cases of COVID-19 since Monday, with active cases ticking up by seven to 46 as of Wednesday afternoon.
EMERALD ISLE — Officials with the town of Emerald Isle said Tuesday the investigation into a house fire off Seabreeze Drive is ongoing.
RALEIGH — Deer harvest in Carteret County and elsewhere went up in the most recent hunting season, according to the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission.
EMERALD ISLE — Eighth-grader Noah Swindell of Raleigh, whose family has a summer home in Emerald Isle, was concerned about the effects of plastics on the beaches and sea life.
CCC to hold graduation
MOREHEAD CITY — With the county’s mass vaccination clinics winding down to second doses only, Carteret Health Care and the County Health Department report they have administered more than 35,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses through the clinics and other vaccination efforts.
NEWPORT — Atlantic hurricane season is approaching in less than a month, and meteorologists are calling for above-average activity.
National Day of Prayer
MOREHEAD CITY — More than $5.2 million in financial assistance is on its way to more than 30 eligible members of the fishing industry in Carteret County who sustained income losses last spring due to the coronavirus pandemic.
CARTERET COUNTY — A 53rd Carteret County resident has died as a result of COVID-19.
RALEIGH — N.C. Department of Transportation crews, contractors and volunteers have collected more than 5 million pounds of litter from roadsides this year as part of the agency’s statewide litter removal efforts.
CARTERET COUNTY — Strawberry fields in Carteret County opened about two weeks ago to public picking, and farmers say there are plenty of people taking advantage of what appears to be a bumper crop.
CARTERET COUNTY — Active cases of COVID-19 in Carteret County fell over the weekend from 51 reported Friday down to 39, despite health officials adding 12 new cases to the overall count Monday.
NEWPORT — Local weather forecasters warn there’s a chance of severe thunderstorms Monday evening.
ATLANTIC BEACH — Officials with the Atlantic Beach Police Department are investigating the cause of death of a woman whose body was found Friday morning in town.
PINE KNOLL SHORES — Water rates are set to remain the same in Pine Knoll Shores next fiscal year, but officials may need to consider an increase later.
RALEIGH — For the third time in the past eight months, N.C. Commissioner of Insurance Mike Causey is warning residents to be on alert for insurance scams.
BEAUFORT — Superintendent Dr. Rob Jackson will present a proposed budget on how to spend an estimated $6.1 million in federal funds being allocated to Carteret County Schools to offset the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic.
MOREHEAD CITY — As a few more people trickled in Friday afternoon to get their shot, the volunteers who have been running Carteret County’s mass COVID-19 vaccination clinics gathered for a brief celebration to mark, what is hopefully, the end of an era.