CAPE CARTERET — The Old Ferry Channel-Deer Creek dredging project in Bogue Sound between Cape Carteret and Emerald Isle and in interior portions of Cape Carteret is about half over, with completion expected by Thursday, April 1.
CEDAR POINT — The Western Carteret Interlocal Cooperation Agency Board of Directors voted unanimously Wednesday night to set a public hearing for Wednesday, March 17 on Western Carteret Fire and EMS Department Chief Kevin Hunter’s preliminary fiscal 2021-22 budget.
OCEAN — Broad and Gales Creek and Western Carteret emergency crews have reportedly cleared the scene of a multi-vehicle collision that occurred Tuesday afternoon near the intersection of Highway 24 and Red Barn Road in Ocean.
CEDAR POINT — The Western Carteret Interlocal Cooperation Agency Board of Directors will formally receive and review Western Carteret Fire and EMS Department Chief Kevin Hunter’s proposed fiscal 2021-22 budget during a meeting Wednesday.
CEDAR POINT — Cedar Point Mayor Scott Hatsell and town commissioners agreed Thursday night to ask Carteret County officials to change the way state-shared sales tax revenue is distributed among county municipalities.
CARTERET COUNTY — Two accidents in rainy weather Friday morning sent two people to the hospital with minor injuries.
CAPE CARTERET — Town commissioners, during their Feb. 8 meeting, approved the purchase of two new pieces of equipment to make street repairs easier and more effective.
CAPE CARTERET — As the result of action by town commissioners during their virtual meeting Feb. 8, longtime Cape Carteret Planning Board Chairperson John Ritchie and long-serving member Paxon Holz are off the advisory panel.
CAPE CARTERET — Cape Carteret commissioners Monday night voted to fund two major planning-related projects, creation of a unified development ordinance and an update of the land-use plan.
CAPE CARTERET — Cape Carteret commissioners voted unanimously Monday night to use $30,000 in motor vehicle tax money to pay for culvert replacements and repairs.
CEDAR POINT — The Western Carteret Interlocal Cooperation Agency Board of Directors met Wednesday night but tabled its planned discussion of the Western Carteret Fire and EMS Department’s budget for 2021-22.
CAPE CARTERET — Emergency responders reported to the scene of a three-vehicle accident involving multiple injuries around 5:45 p.m. Thursday at Highways 24 and 58 in Cape Carteret.
CAPE CARTERET — With the coronavirus pandemic limiting public access – and even employee access – to town hall, many people might not know it, but Cape Carteret has a new administrative assistant.
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.
CEDAR POINT — The Western Carteret Interlocal Cooperation Agency Board of Directors’ budget committee Wednesday night reviewed Western Carteret Fire and EMS Department Chief Kevin Hunter’s preliminary 2021-22 budget and forwarded it to the full board for review next week.
CAPE CARTERET — The town has issued a request for proposals for a contractor to prepare a unified development ordinance for Cape Carteret.
CORRECTION: This article was updated at 11:53 p.m. Friday, Jan. 22, 2021, after a subject was incorrectly quoted.
CAPE CARTERET — Town commissioners next month appear likely to consider dipping into a pot of local motor vehicle tax revenue that’s been sitting around, growing interest for years.
CAPE CARTERET — Town commissioners Monday night approved a budget amendment to add funds to the Cape Carteret Police Department, but not without a familiar discussion.
CAPE CARTERET — Town commissioners voted 3-2 Monday night to add a member from outside Cape Carteret corporate limits to the planning board, which currently has five voting members, all of whom live in town.
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.
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.
CAPE CARTERET — Although voters Nov. 3 narrowly defeated a referendum that would have allowed the town to sell bonds to finance completion of the Cape Carteret Trail, officials are making headway in obtaining money for the project.
CAPE CARTERET — The long-awaited Old Ferry Channel/Deer Creek dredging project approved by Carteret County commissioners last week is expected to start in earnest the first week of January.
CAPE CARTERET — Town commissioners Monday night rejected by 3-2 vote an offer for Cape Carteret to purchase three-quarters of an acre of Bogue Sound waterfront property for $304,000 over a five-year period.