BEAUFORT - A sexual harassment suit initiated in March 2021 by former Beaufort Police Sgt. Angela O’Neal against the town’s police department was recently amended to add the town’s Police Chief Paul Burdette Jr. and Capt. Joel Marino as defendants.
BEAUFORT - In the wake of Superintendent Dr. Rob Jackson announcing his resignation Thursday, the Carteret County Board of Education will hold a special meeting at 4 p.m. Monday in the school system’s central office in Beaufort.
On September 14 at No Name Pizza in Morehead City, the Carteret County Retired School Personnel (CCRSP) met to conduct its first business meeting of the school year. Retired East Carteret teacher President Julia Thorn presided.
Beach Driving is closed until further notice.
CARTERET COUNTY — Carteret County Sheriff’s deputies have charged two more Newport residents with open counts of murder in the death of Daniel Andrew Brisson, 46, whose body was discovered March 20 in the roadway in the 100 block of Harris Street in Morehead City.
BEAUFORT — Citing family reasons, Superintendent Dr. Rob Jackson announced late Thursday his resignation from the Carteret County public school system to accept a position as the leader of the Buncombe County school system in his hometown of Asheville.
JACKSONVILLE - A Newport man was recently arrested for stealing a car in Onslow County.
PINE KNOLL SHORES — The central Bogue Banks town of Pine Knoll Shores has banned ocean swimming, possibly into the weekend, as Hurricane Fiona passes well offshore but sends large, long-period swells ashore and creates conditions for dangerous rip currents.
CARTERET COUNTY — The Beaufort Lions Club will host three upcoming events in the county.
MOREHEAD CITY — City Manager Christopher S. Turner announced Thursday the appointment of Interim Police Chief Bryan Dixon to permanent police chief of the Morehead City Police Department.
NEWPORT — Crystal Coast Habitat for Humanity, serving Onslow and Carteret counties, will host a groundbreaking ceremony for the organization’s 102nd local Habitat Home Build project, to be built in Carteret County.
BEAUFORT — Carteret County is late mailing out property tax bills, a problem that is resulting in municipalities being late to get theirs out and reducing the flow of revenue into town coffers.
MOREHEAD CITY — Citing concerns regarding homosexuality and scriptural interpretation in the United Methodist Church, a majority of members from First UMC in Morehead City, one of the largest churches in the county, voted Sept. 18 to disaffiliate from the conference.
CHERRY POINT — Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Cherry Point will conduct a full-scale sudden crisis training exercise from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 11.
SMYRNA — The Crab Pot Christmas Tree by Fisherman Creations, based Down East in Smyrna, has moved on to the final round of voting in the N.C. Chamber of Commerce’s annual “Coolest Thing Made in NC” contest.
OCEAN — The N.C. Coastal Federation has received a $200,000 grant from the Golden Leaf Foundation to help fund construction of a mariculture hub on county-owned property beside the boat ramp at Straits in North River off Harkers Island Road.
EMERALD ISLE — Rev up your car’s engine to make sure it runs, polish the chrome and paint and get ready to head to Emerald Isle in November for a car show that will raise money for the town’s “Shop with a Cop” program, which helps bring holiday cheer to those in need.
BOGUE — Bogue town council members gave the green light Sept. 19 for the town clerk to request a change in a grant currently earmarked for the acquisition of property for a town park.
BEAUFORT - The issue of election integrity again reared its head Monday evening as several concerned citizens presented their views on the 2020 election before the Carteret County Board of Commissioners.
The Carteret Partnership for Children Board of Directors will meet on Thursday, Oct. 6, at 8:30 a.m. The meeting will be held at the Carteret Partnership for Children offices on 3328 Bridges St., Morehead City NC 28557.
CAPE CARTERET — Months after adopting changes that increased the fees for use of the town’s boat ramp at the end of Manatee Street, Cape Carteret has increased the fine for unauthorized of the facility from a maximum of $200 to $1,000 per violation.
MOREHEAD CITY — The 2022 American Cancer Society Relay for Life of the Crystal Coast is set for 2:30 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22 at Carteret Community College (CCC), and registration is currently underway for participants, especially cancer survivors.
PINE KNOLL SHORES — Town commissioners voted unanimously Wednesday night to purchase a new ladder truck for the fire department, using reserve funds.
CARTERET COUNTY - The North Carolina State Board of Elections has been asked to investigate possible violations of finance and electioneering laws by local political committee TEA NC PAC.
BEAUFORT — The Beaufort Police Department hired Officer Scott Bullock as the new school resource officer for the Tiller School, a public charter elementary school in the town.