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PELETIER — Town commissioners will hold their monthly board meeting Monday at 6:30 p.m. in town hall off Highway 58, but Mayor Dale Sowers said Friday it will be brief and the board will handle only necessities.

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Editor's note: This article was updated at 6:18 p.m. April 3, 2020, to add additional information from the town regarding implementation of the checkpoint and second homeowners.BEAUFORT — Beginning Sunday, residents and those doing essential business will only be able to enter the town via T…

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — There’s still time to nominate people, agencies and organizations for an award for their efforts to aid in managing natural resources for climate change.

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Raleigh — Seven new communities and 23 returning communities, including two in Carteret County, were chosen to participate in Watch for Me NC, a comprehensive pedestrian and bicycle safety program aimed at reducing bicycle and pedestrian crashes and fatalities in North Carolina.

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MOREHEAD CITY — City staff say ongoing projects like street paving and the Shevans Park playground construction will continue as scheduled amidst the novel coronavirus outbreak, but other plans may be put on hold until after the situation has improved.

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PINE KNOLL SHORES — Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Co. of Illinois is set to finish beach nourishment in Pine Knoll Shores Thursday evening and begin work in a small part of Salter Path Friday.

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MOREHEAD CITY — When business started drying up for a local clothing maker due to the novel coronavirus outbreak, rather than close up shop altogether, Booth Parker instead decided to put her skills to use by making face masks to donate to the community.

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washington, D.C. — With North Carolina under a stay-at-home order from the governor due to the coronavirus outbreak, Rep. Greg Murphy, R-N.C. assures his constituents “we will get through this.”

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BEAUFORT — Beaufort commissioners acted Monday to amend a town ordinance regarding billing late fees on town water and sewer service as officials contend with the effects of the novel coronavirus pandemic.

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CARTERET COUNTY — In a special meeting held via conference call Tuesday, the Carteret County Board of Commissioners approved a series of capital project requests for the school system to carry out while students are out of the classroom until at least Friday, May 15.

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EMERALD ISLE — After some town residents saw crowds they said were ignoring social distancing directives on the beach and in local stores this weekend, a petition popped up Sunday night on change.org to address the issue in the face of the spread of the novel coronavirus.