Here’s a look at animals ready for adoption through the Carteret County Humane Society on Hibbs Road near Newport. Selenite, a 2-month-old female kitten, needs a loving home, as does Lilly, a 5-year-old female hound mix. (Cheryl Burke photos)
ATLANTIC BEACH — Atlantic Beach Town Manager David Walker announced Monday night he will retire in spring 2023.
MOREHEAD CITY — Morehead City is losing a restaurant icon today as the Hardee’s staff at the Morehead Plaza restaurant flip the last burger and hand out the last soft drink or milkshake at 2 p.m. this afternoon.
MOREHEAD CITY — American Legion Post 46 and Veterans Coalition of the Crystal Coast will sponsor two Memorial Day observances.
ATLANTIC BEACH — The Atlantic Beach Town Council voted unanimously Monday night to approve the 2022-23 budget.
OCEAN — The nonprofit North Carolina Coastal Federation unveiled Friday the final design plans for the new Center for Coastal Protection and Restoration to be built on Bogue Sound waterfront property off Highway 24 in western Carteret County.
EMERALD ISLE — About 60 people participated in Hands Across the Sand, an annual event to show support for clean oceans and beaches and renewable energy sources Saturday at the Bogue Inlet Fishing Pier in Emerald Isle.
MOREHEAD CITY — The N.C. Marine Fisheries Commission, policymaking arm of the N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries, will meet in-person Wednesday and Thursday, May 25-26 at the Beaufort Hotel, 2440 Lennoxville Road, Beaufort.
MOREHEAD CITY — The top three health concerns in Carteret County are chronic disease, equitable access to health care and substance misuse, according to a recent community health assessment.
MOREHEAD CITY — Morehead City officials turned to West Carteret High School students Friday to learn more about what students would like to see for the future of the city.
CEDAR POINT — Cedar Point commissioners voted Thursday night to approve for public hearing Tuesday, May 24 a proposed $1.57 million 2022-23 budget that calls for no fee increases and no increase in the property tax rate of 14.75 cents per $100 of assessed value.
MOREHEAD CITY — The VA Community-Based Outpatient Clinic, formerly located in Newport, has moved to a newly renovated and larger facility at 2900 Arendell St.
NEWSPORT — Facing an overflow audience in the Newport Town Board room Thursday evening, the Newport Board of Adjustments voted to deny a special-use permit for the establishment of a temporary residence for recovering addicts in the town’s Lakeview Drive neighborhood. The decision by the fou…
RALEIGH — State Sen. Norm Sanderson, R-Pamlico, said Thursday he’s not sure how the legislature will react to Gov. Roy Cooper’s proposal to add $20 million in reserve funds to the state’s 2022-23 budget for development of wind energy-related projects on Radio Island.
NEWPORT — Gramercy Christian School students took top awards during the Southeast Regional Mathematics Contest, held April 7 at Coastal Carolina Community College in Jacksonville.
CAPE CARTERET — Cape Carteret’s proposed 2022-23 budget is ready for public hearing with no increase in the property tax rate, thanks to tweaks in expected revenue and expenditures by Town Manager Zach Steffey.
There is beach music, and then there is Beaufort music.
BEAUFORT — Old Crow Medicine Show is touted as one of the shining lights of the new musical genre dubbed "Americana." Following is a Q&A session with OCMS member Mason Via in advance of a 9:30 p.m. show at the 2022 Beaufort Music Festival.
MOREHEAD CITY — The Carteret Community College Board of Trustees, during its May 10 meeting, celebrated the accomplishments of students who placed at the state level in SkillsUSA and robotics competitions.
EMERALD ISLE — Emerald Isle officials announced Wednesday they have hired Atlantic Beach Planning Director Michelle Eitner as the town’s new planning director, replacing Josh Edmondson, who resigned last month after serving in the post since April 2015.
BEAUFORT — Carteret County Assistant Manager and Finance Officer Dee Minshew presented a recommended 2022-23 budget to county commissioners Monday night, totaling about $149,000,000 across all funds.
WASHINGTON, DC — The Biden administration announced Monday that eight more free Covid-19 test kits are now available to U.S. households as part of a program that delivers at-home antigen tests through the mail.
BEAUFORT — Incumbent County Commissioner Chris Chadwick swept to victory in the Down East district, and David Quinn topped Tim Quinn to replace longtime Commissioner Robin Comer in the Western Carteret district in Republican primary elections Tuesday.
BOGUE — The Bogue town council adopted a $267,970 budget for 2022-23 after hearing no comments regarding the proposed plan during a public hearing Monday in town hall.
BEAUFORT — William P. Kane summed it up in four terse words: “COVID ruined our momentum.”