Core Creek UMC
RALEIGH — North Carolina communities interested in participating in the 2021 Watch for Me N.C. Program safety program have until Monday, Feb. 1 to submit applications to the Governor’s Highway Safety Program.
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.
Partnership board to meet
CAPE CARTERET — With the coronavirus pandemic limiting public access – and even employee access – to town hall, many people might not know it, but Cape Carteret has a new administrative assistant.
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.
NEWPORT — Carteret County residents and visitors may see a light winter mix or snow late Wednesday, according to local meteorologists.
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.
NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. — Local offshore fishermen and others in Carteret County and beyond who are interested in the management of dolphin (mahi mahi) and wahoo along the Atlantic coast are encouraged to provide comments on regulatory measures proposed for both fisheries.
MOREHEAD CITY — Despite concerns expressed by environmentalists and sea turtle experts, the state has agreed to allow the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to use hopper dredges to clean up channels at the state ports in Wilmington and Morehead City any time of the year.
MOREHEAD CITY — The Carteret Health Care Board of Directors received an audit report for the 2019-20 fiscal year Monday and learned that although the hospital was affected financially by the coronavirus pandemic, it was able to stay in good enough standing last year to result in a clean audit.
BEAUFORT — Citing health reasons, Bill Smith announced Monday night he is resigning from the Carteret County Board of Commissioners effective the end of this month.
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.
INDIAN BEACH — Town officials have received funds from the Federal Emergency Management Agency that the Indian Beach will use for several projects.
MOREHEAD CITY — Construction is continuing on schedule at the new city hall building on Bridges Street as officials say it’s on track to be fully operational by September at the latest.
EMERALD ISLE — The Emerald Isle Planning Board will meet Monday at 6 p.m. to Discussion the town’s Unified Development Ordinance and more.
NEWPORT — There are three new open positions with the Newport Fire Department, and the town council is hoping to find a funding source to pay for them to avoid raising taxes.
BEAUFORT — After 30 years, Carteret County Schools Public Information Officer Tabbie Nance is trading in her office attire for jeans, boots and horses.
MOREHEAD CITY — The city’s planning board gave the developers of a townhome complex on Radio Island the go-ahead to proceed with plans to build 61 townhome units, plus a 122-slip marina basin, clubhouse and bathhouse.
EMERALD ISLE — Emerald Isle commissioners Jan. 12 tabled for further study a proposed rewrite of the ordinance that regulates yard debris pickups by the public works department.
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.
Foundation offers grants to nonprofits
CEDAR POINT — Cedar Point commissioners Thursday night unanimously approved a special-use permit to allow Morehead City-based hospital Carteret Health Care to build a medical clinic and lab off Highway 24.
MOREHEAD CITY — After more than 30 years with the Morehead City Fire/EMS Department, Deputy Chief Chris Judy retired Friday, with battalion chief Courtney Wade set to take his place.