BEAUFORT — Visitors and residents can access the National Park Service’s Cape Lookout National Seashore Visitor Information Center in Beaufort starting Thursday.
NEWPORT — Two local business owners want to help keep interest in the Newport Pig Cookin’ Contest alive while waiting for the annual event to return in 2022.
CAPE CARTERET — In separate motions Monday night, Cape Carteret commissioners agreed to spend money to improve the incomplete kayak launch facility on Pettiford Creek and to buy a small piece of property along Bogue Sound off Lejeune Road.
BEAUFORT — Area students can help Carteret Big Sweep clean up Carteret County this summer through its Solo Clean-Up Program.
NEWPORT — Newport law enforcement officials are investigating a suspicious device left outside of Bojangles restaurant at 7085 Highway 70 Sunday night.
BEAUFORT — Citing a decline in calls for COVID-19 vaccination appointments, Carteret County officials announced Monday they would discontinue mass vaccination clinics that have been offered in Morehead City.
BEAUFORT — Carteret County Consolidated Human Services Director Cindy Holman announced Monday Jessica Adams has been named the new County Department of Social Services director.
MOREHEAD CITY — The city has postponed the public hearing for a contentious rezoning request that had been scheduled for Tuesday.
ATLANTIC BEACH — Town officials are considering a property tax rate increase of up to 2 cents to pay for the new public safety and administration complex under construction.
CEDAR POINT — Friends of a family that lost its home and possessions in a fire March 16 held a fundraiser Saturday to help with the expenses of rebuilding.
MOREHEAD CITY — It’s been more than a year since Tommy and Barbara Sewell have been able to enter the doors of the Leon Mann Jr. Enrichment Center for activities after the facility that caters to Carteret County senior residents shut down due to the coronavirus pandemic.
RALEIGH — State legislators are tweaking a fisheries management bill that outlines and streamlines the creation of management plans, eliminating some proposed requirements for state fisheries managers, while adding others.
CARTERET COUNTY — The Carteret County Health Department issued a release Monday announcing the county’s 51st COVID-19-related death.
CEDAR POINT — To help relieve congestion at a busy Carteret County intersection, the N.C. Department of Transportation will install a temporary traffic management tool this week at Highway 24 and Highway 58.
NEWPORT — Beginning Tuesday, crews with Piedmont Natural Gas will be in the area performing routine pipeline maintenance that may result in a tall flame being visible to nearby neighborhoods and businesses.
EMERALD ISLE — The emerald Isle Board of Commissioners will hear a report Tuesday from Police Chief Tony Reese on complaints about horses on the beach, including suggestions on how to deal with them.
MOREHEAD CITY — An eastern North Carolina foundation has issued a $50,000 matching grant challenge to help Carteret Community College build a walking trail on campus.
BEAUFORT — North Carolina’s new leader of the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources Reid Wilson visited several sites in Carteret County for the first time as secretary last week, including stops Friday at the N.C. Maritime Museum and Gallants Channel site, where the museum is plannin…
BEAUFORT — Carteret County Schools Superintendent Dr. Rob Jackson will review how the implementation of students returning to in-person instruction is proceeding in county schools next week.
CEDAR ISLAND — The state’s ferry service is facing a shortage of workers that could affect schedules on certain routes this summer, but officials with the service say it won’t impact the Cedar Island route in Carteret County.
EMERALD ISLE — The Emerald Isle beach nourishment project is nearing the halfway point, with 4.1 of 9.4 miles complete as of the end of the day Thursday.
BEAUFORT — Carteret County school officials are encouraging parents and guardians to preregister their children for prekindergarten and kindergarten.
Board to meet in person Monday
CAPE CARTERET — As fiscal year 2021-22 budget deliberations approach,Cape Carteret commissioners will hear a presentation Monday on the possibility of leasing vehicles for the town fleet instead of buying them.