BOGUE BANKS — Many local governments have added online participation to their public meetings, but that may end alongside Gov. Roy Cooper’s ongoing state of emergency.
ATLANTIC BEACH — Electric scooters may provide an alternative to cars to get around Atlantic Beach, but town officials want to be sure safety restrictions are in place.
CARTERET COUNTY — Not even a pandemic could stop people from flocking to the North Carolina coast, and this year, visitation is still rising at several of Carteret County’s biggest tourist destinations.
ATLANTIC BEACH — The North Carolina Sheriffs’ Association will hold its annual business conference beginning Saturday at the DoubleTree by Hilton hotel in Atlantic Beach.
BEAUFORT — Motorists and residents can brace themselves for campaign signs this fall, with races set for mayoral and governing board seats in several of Carteret County’s 11 towns this November.
MOREHEAD CITY — Rising Broad Creek Middle School sixth-grader Sabrina King is interested in becoming a firefighter.
ATLANTIC BEACH — The long-vacant Showboat Motel began to come down Wednesday, as developers plan to replace it with residential housing.
The Atlantic Beach council’s work session on Thursday has been canceled. The town has not announced a rescheduled date for the session.
ATLANTIC BEACH — If there’s any doubt about the size of the crowds flocking to the county for the Fourth of July weekend, just ask Curt Edwards of Bakersville.
ATLANTIC BEACH — Town officials may sign off Monday, July 26 on providing matching funds for a grant to improve the eastern public beach access at the DoubleTree Hotel by Hilton.
CARTERET COUNTY — After a decidedly quiet Independence Day last summer, Fourth of July holiday fireworks are back, with pyrotechnic displays set for Morehead City, Beaufort, Atlantic Beach, Swansboro and MacDaddy’s Entertainment Center.
ATLANTIC BEACH — From learning water-rescue techniques to cooking up cuisine, young people are flocking to camps this summer after coronavirus shut down many programs last year.
ATLANTIC BEACH — A company is looking into bringing a new alternative mode of transportation to Atlantic Beach — electric scooters.
ATLANTIC BEACH — Developers are ready to start hashing out the details of eight duplexes to replace the former Showboat Motel along Atlantic Beach Causeway.
ATLANTIC BEACH — While cooler weather and rain may have held down beach crowds Sunday, visitors poured into Atlantic Beach over the Memorial Day weekend, the unofficial start of Carteret County’s tourism season.
ATLANTIC BEACH — A fire early that destroyed a mobile home in Atlantic Beach early Sunday remains under investigation, according to the Atlantic Beach fire chief.
ATLANTIC BEACH — Area property developers and builders will not have to meet new freeboard requirements in Atlantic Beach while officials to see if there are any changes to the town’s flood zones.
ATLANTIC BEACH — If you find yourself trapped in a rip current while swimming in the ocean this summer, safety advocates have some advice: “Float, don’t fight.”
BOGUE BANKS — It's Memorial Day weekend – the start of peak tourism season – and paid parking is in effect for many beachgoers in Emerald Isle, Atlantic Beach and Pine Knoll Shores and for visitors in historic Beaufort.
ATLANTIC BEACH — The Atlantic Beach Town Council has unanimously adopted next fiscal year’s budget, increasing property taxes by 2 cents to pay for the new public safety and administration complex.
PINE KNOLL SHORES — Drivers will need to slow down a bit going through Pine Knoll Shores as of Wednesday, as the N.C. Department of Transportation has lowered the speed limit along Highway 58 to 35 mph year-round.
BOGUE BANKS — Decades of beach nourishment have significantly altered the habitat, numbers and distribution of large and small animals on Bogue Banks, but it’s too soon to determine whether the long-term impacts will be positive, negative or neutral.
EMERALD ISLE — Despite putting close to 6 million cubic yards of sand on Bogue Banks beaches in the past three years, Carteret County still has enough sand available just offshore to nourish the strand for 12 to 15 years, barring major storms that cause huge erosion events.
ATLANTIC BEACH — Town officials have a balanced budget ready for fiscal 2021-2022, with a 2-cent ad valorem property tax rate increase.
ATLANTIC BEACH — Officials with the Atlantic Beach Police Department are investigating the cause of death of a woman whose body was found Friday morning in town.