EMERALD ISLE — TransImpact, a shipping spend-management company based in Emerald Isle, is seeking donations to help victims of catastrophic flooding and wind damage in the area of Houma, La.
RALEIGH — The N.C. Department of Transportation’s Division of Highways, in partnership with its Office of Civil Rights, is inviting small, historically disadvantaged businesses to learn more about contracting opportunities with the agency.
BEAUFORT — Jarrett Bay Boatworks was one of 15 semifinalists to move on to the next round of voting in the N.C. Chamber’s second annual Coolest Thing Made in North Carolina contest.
By Heather Wilburn, Fleet Readiness Center East
WILMINGTON — North Carolina Ports has reached an agreement with Sun Valley, Idaho-based Cold Summit Development to further expand its cold chain and cold storage capabilities at the Wilmington port.
RALEIGH — Two Carteret County based businesses are in the running to be named the Coolest Thing Made in N.C., with voting open now for the second annual competition.
EMERALD ISLE — Carteret County’s June occupancy tax numbers are in, and they shattered the collection record for the month by more than $600,000.
By Kimberly Koonce, Fleet Readiness Center East
EMERALD ISLE — After several years of planning and more than a year of construction, most of the townhouses and all of the retails store spaces in the Village West mixed-use development off Islander Drive in Emerald Isle are ready for occupancy.
BEAUFORT — After hours of testimony, the Beaufort Board of Commissioners requested more information on traffic impacts, zoning restrictions and more, thereby delaying a decision on whether to issue a special-use permit for a gas station and convenience store on Lennoxville Road.
MOREHEAD CITY — The Carteret County Chamber of Commerce will host its annual reverse drawing at the Crystal Coast Civic Center Saturday, Aug. 14, with food, music and prizes, including a grand prize of $10,000.
CARTERET COUNTY — The governing board of the Eastern Carolina Council of Governments, a multi-county planning and development organization that helps shape priorities for the region, has dismissed the council’s executive director, Katie Bordeaux.