BEAUFORT — The Carteret County Board of Education will meet in an emergency special meeting at 3 p.m. Thursday to discuss how high school graduations will be conducted in the county.
MOREHEAD CITY — The planning board last week recommended approval of the preliminary plat for a two-lot subdivision off Highway 70 to contain phase two of the Vinings at Wildwood development and a self-storage facility.
ATLANTIC — Down East residents waited in a long line of vehicles Friday to receive free boxes of fresh fruits and vegetables at Atlantic Missionary Baptist Church.
BEAUFORT — The Carteret County Board of Commissioners is looking into a potential merger of the county’s water and sewer system with Beaufort’s system.
BEAUFORT — With several major hurricanes over the past few years, Beaufort reports eight new properties are considered “repetitive losses” for flood insurance purposes.
PINE KNOLL SHORES — Residents and visitors from within Carteret County and beyond came to town hall Wednesday to pay their respects and celebrate the life of Mayor Ken Jones.
CEDAR POINT — After months of waiting for the right conditions, what is almost surely the biggest bonfire in town history got underway late Tuesday afternoon.
RALEIGH — With at least some amount of remote instruction a likely part of the 2020-21 school year, the State Board of Education Thursday approved a set of requirements all school districts and other public schools, including charters, must meet in drafting remote instruction plans due this summer.
BEAUFORT — Beaufort Planning Board members discussed residential development recently, forwarding a recommended change to the Beau Coast subdivision and recommending a small development proposed off Turner Street.
Reporter's note: This article and headline were updated at 2:45 p.m. Wednesday, May 27, 2020.
MOREHEAD CITY — The Crystal Coast Tourism Development Authority Board of Directors adopted the recommended 2020-21 fiscal year budget May 12.
CARTERET COUNTY — Retail businesses of all sizes noted an uptick in customers and excitement Memorial Day weekend as North Carolina moved into phase two of Gov. Roy Cooper’s gradual reopening in the midst of the novel coronavirus pandemic.
EMERALD ISLE — There were a record 2,358 sea turtle nests spotted on the state’s beaches in 2019, including 43 – the second highest number ever – in Emerald Isle.
Council to hold meeting Thursday
CARTERET COUNTY – The county received an additional confirmed positive case of COVID-19 Tuesday for 37 total confirmed cases of the disease, according to a news release issued that afternoon.
ATLANTIC BEACH — Atlantic Beach police are seeking any information on an unidentified suspect involved in an altercation with a firearm that occurred Sunday.
MOREHEAD CITY — As Gov. Roy Cooper continues phase two of the state’s plan to loosen restrictions, Morehead City has introduced its own reopening plan.
BOGUE BANKS — Pine Knoll Shores and Atlantic Beach officials announced town hall reopened with limited public access Tuesday after being closed since late March due to the novel coronavirus pandemic.
CAPE LOOKOUT – Paratroopers from Ft. Bragg Army Base near Fayetteville are scheduled to join the effort to search Tuesday for 21-year-old active duty Army Specialist Enrique Roman-Martinez, who went missing early Saturday morning on Cape Lookout National Seashore.
MOREHEAD CITY — Patients at Carteret Health Care will benefit from new laboratory technology for earlier detection of various types of infections, according to a release from the hospital.
EMERALD ISLE — Beachgoers and others spending time outdoors may notice birds low to the ground and among the dunes, and wildlife experts advise keeping a distance and avoiding disturbing them.
MOREHEAD CITY — With reports of four domestic cats and a dog recently infected with the novel coronavirus, veterinarians say don’t be alarmed, but cautious.
MOREHEAD CITY — Across the state, a line has been drawn in the sand for health and fitness facilities.
MOREHEAD CITY — Nearly 50 county residents gathered Monday for a Memorial Day ceremony at the Veterans Memorial in Bayview Cemetery to pay tribute to those who paid the ultimate sacrifice for the nation’s freedom.
MOREHEAD CITY — County human services officials have been reviewing hurricane shelter plans in light of the novel coronavirus pandemic.