OCEAN — The N.C. Coastal Federation’s plans to build a new headquarters and boat ramp on recently acquired land bordering Bogue Sound in Ocean encountered a setback with the Carteret County Planning Commission’s decision this week to partially table a rezoning request for the property.
CARTERET COUNTY — Following a record-breaking summer for tourism in Carteret County, the Crystal Coast Tourism Development Authority is trying to keep the momentum going through the fall and holiday seasons and beyond.
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MOREHEAD CITY — A superior court judge will decide whether a conservation deed restriction on more than a dozen acres of land in Morehead City should be removed so the property may be developed after the land owner and state attorney general’s office could not reach a settlement agreement in…
MOREHEAD CITY — As well as encouraging residents to remain vigilant about coronavirus safety precautions, Carteret County Health Department Director Stephanie Cannon also urges residents to get their flu vaccinations by the end of October.
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.
CAPE CARTERET — Cape Carteret commissioners will meet Monday at 6 p.m. in town hall off Dolphin Street, and the main item on the agenda will be continued discussion of a Carteret County proposal to dredge a portion of Deer Creek.
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MOREHEAD CITY — Hundreds of motorcyclists and car enthusiasts came together Saturday to honor the fallen heroes of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks during the Morehead City-Beaufort Elks Lodge 9/11 Memorial Ride.
CARTERET COUNTY — Carteret County Parks and Recreation announced Fort Benjamin Recreation Center in Newport and Western Park Community Center in Cedar Point will reopen to the public Monday.
The Elks Lodge #1710, PAWS and Military Order of the Purple Heart are holding their annual 9/11 Memorial Ride Saturday, Sept. 12.
BEAUFORT — The Carteret County Board of Elections earlier this month walked back an August decision to combine several precincts ahead of the Tuesday, Nov. 3 presidential election.
EMERALD ISLE — Town commissioners Tuesday night adopted two resolutions necessary to proceed with a major beach nourishment project in early 2021.
EMERALD ISLE — Occupancy tax revenue for July “blew away” the previous one-month record, Carteret County Shore Protection Office Manager Greg Rudolph said Tuesday.
CAPE CARTERET — Carteret County officials hope to begin dredging Old Ferry Channel, in Bogue Sound between Cape Carteret and Emerald Isle, and probably at least some of Deer Creek in Cape Carteret in December.
BEAUFORT — The Carteret County Department of Social Services has seen a nearly 11% increase in those requesting food assistance.
BEAUFORT — The largely quiet office off Live Oak Street in Beaufort was abuzz with temporary help and activity Thursday as Carteret County Board of Elections officials prepared for the start of absentee-by-mail voting.
BEAUFORT — Beginning Tuesday, the Carteret County Public Library system will offer limited in-person services at each branch.
CARTERET COUNTY — As summer winds down along the Crystal Coast, local tourism officials expect visitation to remain high not only through the upcoming Labor Day weekend, but for the rest of September, as well.
MILL CREEK — When Mill Creek Assistant Fire Chief Doug Ford saw the devastation caused by Hurricane Laura in Lake Charles, La., he wanted to help.
CARTERET COUNTY — It’s been nearly two months since the Carteret County Library System began its restructuring, and the results so far have garnered mixed results from local governments and the public.
BEAUFORT — With funding fully secured and executed contracts in hand, officials have laid out a timeline for the new fuel farm at the Michael J. Smith Field Airport to be completed by the end of February.
CARTERET COUNTY — The Carteret County Economic Development Foundation has been awarded a $5,000 grant to develop a comprehensive, countywide digital inclusion plan that will help guide future expansion of broadband technology.
EMERALD ISLE — Although it might seem counterintuitive, the coronavirus pandemic appears to have increased beach visitation to Carteret County this summer, at least in June, the latest month for which 2020 figures are available.
CEDAR ISLAND — Carteret County is partnering with Hyde County and the North Carolina Ferry Division to provide local matching funds toward a critical dredging project for the ferry channel between Cedar Island and Ocracoke.