BOGUE BANKS — A referendum for a quarter-cent hike in local sales and use taxes failed again Nov. 3, meaning local governments still have to chip in on dredging projects.
BEAUFORT — The Board of Commissioners Monday night approved an amendment to the town’s covenant with Homer Smith Docks and Marina to allow the business to construct more boat slips, as well as expand its parking lot using right-of-way land at the end of Cedar Street that the N.C. Department …
Editor's note: This story was updated at 10:35 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2020, to add more information and to reflect that the Beaufort Board of Commissioners approved the settlement agreement.
BEAUFORT — The owners of the commercial building at 400 Front St. have the go-ahead from the Beaufort Historic Preservation Commission to continue work on the building’s exterior.
BEAUFORT — EastCare airflifted a Beaufort woman to Vidant Health in Greenville after a single-vehicle wreck Sunday night.
BEAUFORT — As several projects to upgrade facilities at Michael J. Smith Field Airport get underway, airport officials hope to attract new customers with a marketing plan that includes a soon-to-be-launched website.
BEAUFORT — Town commissioners Monday unanimously rescinded their previous approval of the November Beaufort Pirate Invasion, citing increasing cases of COVID-19 and concerns about activities that draw a crowd.
CARTERET COUNTY — As Carteret County’s towns gear up for Halloween activities, County Health Department Director Stephanie Cannon urges safety precautions due to the coronavirus pandemic.
EMERALD ISLE — Emerald Isle is one of five towns in Carteret County that will participate Saturday with the County Sheriff’s Office in theannual “Operation Medicine Drop” and “Pills Can Kill” prescription drug takeback program.
BEAUFORT — Town planners advanced a special-use permit application to allow an outdoor dog run as part of the expansion of a local veterinary clinic.
BEAUFORT — Visually impaired resident Peter Crumley uses a white cane or a leader dog to safely cross streets in his town.
RALEIGH — Several Carteret County municipalities were among more than 40 local governments in North Carolina to receive grants and zero-interest loans through the N.C. Office of Recovery and Resiliency.
BEAUFORT — The Beaufort Firemen’s Association, a nonprofit, is coordinating a hurricane relief effort for Louisiana, according to a press release from the town of Beaufort.
BEAUFORT — The Beaufort Police Department is requesting assistance locating a missing Carteret County teen who officers believe may be in the Charlotte area.
BEAUFORT — The Carteret County-Beaufort Airport Authority has awarded a contract to Crystal Coast Aviation to remain the fixed-base operator at Michael J. Smith Field Airport for at least another five years.
MOREHEAD CITY — State recreational water quality officials Thursday lifted a water quality swimming alert at a sound-side site in Carteret County.
BEAUFORT — Demolition crews began tearing down hurricane- damaged hangars at the Michael J. Smith Field Airport this week, kicking off a more than $4 million project to replace the structures.
Editor's note: This article was updated at 3:34 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 1, 2020, with more information.
BEAUFORT — Emotions were stronger than the blustery northeast wind Sunday afternoon as several hundred people gathered for the unveiling and dedication of the Carteret County Gold Star Family Monument on the grounds of the Carteret County Courthouse.
BEAUFORT — Like countless others, Richard Johnston of Sanford is planning a trip to Carteret County this Sunday.
BEAUFORT — No injuries were reported after a jet slid off the runway at the Michael J. Smith Field Airport in Beaufort Thursday afternoon.
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BEAUFORT — Despite the coronavirus pandemic eating into sales tax revenues this spring March, revenues from certain fees have been rising for areas of Carteret County.
BEAUFORT — Local officials and meteorologists encourage residents and visitors to prepare well ahead of tropical storms and hurricanes.
BEAUFORT — The Carteret County-Beaufort Airport Authority last week approved a budget ordinance laying out income and expenses for a more than $4 million hangar replacement project at the Michael J. Smith Field Airport.