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.
ATLANTIC BEACH — Town planners recommend the Atlantic Beach Town Council approve an ordinance amendment to allow the redevelopment of the iconic Showboat Motel property on the Atlantic Beach Causeway, where owners are eyeing constructing townhouses.
MOREHEAD CITY —The U.S. Coast Guard medevaced two mariners and assisted another after their vessel ran aground in the vicinity of Core Creek, Wednesday.
CAPE CARTERET — The long awaited Old Ferry Channel/Deer Creek dredging project is nearly complete, Carteret County Shore Protection Office Manager Greg Rudolph said Monday.
ATLANTIC BEACH — The council has appointed a new planning board member and is considering opening membership to second homeowners, as well.
CARTERET COUNTY — In response to the Carteret County Board of Commissioners’ decision March 15 to form a committee to look into options for a hybrid sales tax distribution method, leaders from the county’s 11 municipalities share how they believe a change in the distribution method could aff…
BEAUFORT — Following a decision earlier in the month to retain the ad valorem method of sales tax distribution,the Carteret County Board of Commissioners has decided to form a committee to examine the possibility of a hybrid distribution plan instead, but any changes the committee recommends…
MOREHEAD CITY — The N.C. Division of Coastal Management plans to ask its policy-making arm to look into the fact that some local governments with paid beach access parking are not submitting reports about how fee money is used.
EMERALD ISLE — Buoyed by a string of good weather days, all three dredging and beach nourishment projects in Carteret County are reportedly making great progress.
ATLANTIC BEACH — Proposals for a freeboard requirement and protective measures for a particular neighborhood are going forward, but some Atlantic Beach town councilmen have reservations.
CARTERET COUNTY — Local governments are slated to receive millions in coronavirus relief funds thanks to the passage of a $1.9 trillion stimulus package this week, with Carteret County expecting nearly $13.5 million, in addition to funds for each of the 11 municipalities.
CAPE CARTERET — After outcry from some western Carteret County towns, the county board of commissioners will revisit its decision last week to maintain the current method of state-shared sales tax distribution to municipalities.
CARTERET COUNTY — Officials in the western Carteret County towns reacted with expressions of disappointment after county commissioners voted 4-3 Wednesday to maintain the current system of state-shared sales tax distribution.
EMERALD ISLE — After several delays, the 2-million-cubic-yard Emerald Isle beach nourishment project got underway late Friday afternoon.
NEWPORT — As town officials begin work on budgets for the next fiscal year, Newport is seeking a change to Carteret County’s sales tax distribution method.
ATLANTIC BEACH — Town officials have agreed to a draft plan for protecting and restoring water quality and reducing stormwater runoff, and the plan now goes to state officials for approval.
EMERALD ISLE — The Carteret County Beach Commission voted unanimously during its Feb. 16 to submit to Carteret County for approval a $598,136 operational budget for fiscal year 2021-22.
ATLANTIC BEACH — Although the dredge boat J.S. Chatry has been holed up in port in Morehead City since Sunday because of rough weather and mechanical issues, there was good progress prior to the delay in the port dredging and Atlantic Beach nourishment project.
EMERALD ISLE — The Carteret County Beach Commission voted unanimously Tuesday afternoon to name Jim Normile, an Emerald Isle town commissioner, its chairperson for 2021.
ATLANTIC BEACH — Town officials appear likely to raise the paid parking rate at beach access facilities in Atlantic Beach from $2 per hour to $3 this spring.
ATLANTIC BEACH — First responders Saturday morning stopped a fire from spreading at Fisherman’s Inn on the Atlantic Beach Causeway.
This article is the second of a two-part series. Read the first part, focusing on wider infrastructure goals along Bogue Banks, by clicking here.
This article is the first of a two-part series. Read the second part, focusing on sewer extension along the Atlantic Beach commercial corridor, by clicking here.
ATLANTIC BEACH — A plan to improve the local water quality is going before the Atlantic Beach Town Council for approval Friday, Feb. 22 with a recommendation from the town planning board.