BEAUFORT — In a virtual meeting last week, the Beaufort Planning Board recommended three rezoning requests, two along the redeveloping Cedar Street corridor.
BEAUFORT — The Beaufort Board of Adjustment voted unanimously Monday night to grant a variance for an addition to a house at 124 Ann St. in the historic district.
BEAUFORT — The Harvey W. Smith Watercraft Center in downtown Beaufort will be closed to visitors through Thursday, March 4 due to a recent COVID-19 exposure at the facility.
BEAUFORT — Carteret County commissioners agreed to a $7 million offer from Aqua North Carolina to purchase the county-owned and maintained water system serving around 1,200 customers.
BEAUFORT — In honor of Black History Month, the town of Beaufort is celebrating its own rich Black history in a series of informational videos highlighting some people and places critical to making the coastal community what it is today.
BEAUFORT — As part of an ongoing effort to overhaul the town’s Comprehensive Coastal Area Management Act Land Use Plan, officials launched an online survey this week to collect feedback to help shape future Beaufort.
BEAUFORT — A man accused of exchanging gunfire with a Carteret County sheriff’s deputy during a Jan. 15 incident Down East will remain in jail in Beaufort under a $1 million bond.
BEAUFORT — After a summer of free parking in Beaufort’s bustling downtown corridor, town commissioners and leaders with the business association are looking at options for the 2021 tourism season.
BEAUFORT — Although Thursday marks the 35th anniversary of the explosion of the space shuttle Challenger, a local airport memorializes the shuttle’s pilot each day.
BOGUE BANKS — As the coronavirus pandemic continues with no signs of letting up any time soon, municipal officials throughout Carteret County have learned to adjust to virtual meetings and other changes designed to limit in-person contact with the public.
Reporter's note: This headline was updated at 1:53 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021.
HARKERS ISLAND — The majority of Shackleford Banks horses are female, according to a 2020 annual report released Tuesday by National Parks Service officials with Cape Lookout National Seashore and the Foundation for Shackleford Horses.
BEAUFORT — Crews working for Beaufort are set to close portions of Cedar Street beginning Tuesday as they work to repair and replace utilities beneath the road.
MOREHEAD CITY — Organizers of Empty Bowls of Carteret County said Thursday the event will happen this year, even with changes due to the coronavirus pandemic.
BEAUFORT — At its Monday virtual meeting, the Beaufort Board of Commissioners will consider a request from Preservation North Carolina to delay collection of an outstanding bill for asbestos abatement at the historic Godette Hotel.
BEAUFORT — David Aiken Wheatly Sr., a well-known local business owner and former Beaufort and Carteret County commissioner, died at his home in Merrimon early Friday morning at the age of 72.
CARTERET COUNTY — 2021 is upon us, but last year the News-Times covered challenges ranging from major redevelopment, to a feral cat trapping program, to a ban on ocean recreation, to rough weather and everything in between, all while covering a pandemic that transformed nearly everything.
HARKERS ISLAND/BEAUFORT — Cape Lookout National Seashore remains open to visitors throughout the year, and the National Park Service said there are a number of activities available during winter.
BEAUFORT — Donning masks as a coronavirus safety precaution, members of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church were rushing Friday to load vehicles with wrapped gifts and bicycles for delivery to children and families in time for Christmas.
MOREHEAD CITY — With the coronavirus pandemic causing a decline in donations for numerous nonprofits, many organizations are hoping for a rush of last-minute giving as the end of 2020 quickly approaches.
BEAUFORT — Ann Street United Methodist Church has changed its Christmas Eve service location after town commissioners opted not to provide electricity for a sound system at Grayden Paul Park, citing concerns over attracting a crowd amid the coronavirus pandemic.
BEAUFORT — Students at two elementary schools received early Christmas gifts Friday.
BEAUFORT — Town officials said Circle Drive in Beaufort will be closed Tuesday for a water main repair.
BEAUFORT — Oh to be a child again.
BEAUFORT — Despite some setbacks at various stages of construction, the fuel farm project at Michael J. Smith Field Airport is on schedule to be complete by mid-February.