Dr. Michelle Bass, left, and Chris Bass, right, hold up a check replica Tuesday that represents the $10,500 donation their family made to the Carteret Community College Foundation to establish the Isaac Blaine Smith Commercial Driver’s License Scholarship. Standing with the couple are, secon…
MOREHEAD CITY — Students wanting to pursue a truck driver training program at Carteret Community College but wondering if they can afford it will soon be able to get financial aid thanks to a donation from the family of a late commercial truck driver.
By Heather Wilburn, Fleet Readiness Center East
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Department of Transportation announced Dec. 23 the N.C. Port of Morehead City is among the recipients of more than $241 million in federal grant funding through the Maritime Administration’s Port Infrastructure Development Program.
By Kimberly Koonce, Fleet Readiness Center East
CEDAR POINT — Cedar Point commissioners Tuesday night approved the site plan for a new medical facility at 1069 Highway 24.
RALEIGH — The N.C. Department of Insurance has ended a legal dispute with the North Carolina Rate Bureau on its proposed 24.5% homeowners’ insurance rate increase to instead settle on a statewide average rate increase of 7.9%.
MOREHEAD CITY — Because of the overwhelming amount of donations that have poured in from across Carteret County for tornado survivors in Mayfield, Ky., the man leading a relief effort is appealing for more trucks and drivers to haul the goods.
MOREHEAD CITY — For the fifth year, a unique Christmas tree at Sea Paws is helping shelter animals at the Carteret County Humane Society Animal Shelter on Hibbs Road in Newport.
NEWPORT — Former Carteret County Shore Protection Office manager Greg Rudolph recently began working for Geodynamics, the county’s Newport-based beach surveying firm, now owned by global firm NV5.
CARTERET COUNTY — The Crystal Coast has done it again: occupancy tax revenues in October broke the all-time record for the month, continuing a now 17-month streak of record collections from hotels, vacation rentals and other temporary lodgings in Carteret County that began amid the pandemic.
MOREHEAD CITY — The Carteret County Chamber of Commerce is informing members of a possible compromise to the organization’s email list.