MOREHEAD CITY — With temperatures soaring in Carteret County, it’s critical senior residents and those with disabilities have adequate cooling.
BEAUFORT — The Carteret County-Beaufort Airport Authority last week adopted the 2020-21 fiscal year budget for Michael J. Smith Field Airport in Beaufort.
RALEIGH/CAPE LOOKOUT — State officials urge boaters in Carteret County and elsewhere to practice sobriety on the water this holiday weekend.
MOREHEAD CITY — With Fourth of July celebrations set for Saturday, Carteret County officials are encouraging residents to stay safe, wear masks in public places and practice social distancing and other precautionary measures due to the novel coronavirus pandemic.
CARTERET COUNTY — Though the global travel industry is still faltering due to the novel coronavirus pandemic, local tourism officials anticipate a bustling Fourth of July holiday weekend along the Crystal Coast.
MOREHEAD CITY — Carteret County Emergency Communications Director Brandy Osborne said Wednesday the number of accidental 911 calls the center received last weekend topped 300, double that of the same time last year.
BEAUFORT — The Republican Party Monday night selected Judge Clinton Rowe to run for the District 3B Superior Court seat formerly held by now-retired Judge John Nobles.
CARTERET COUNTY — The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Carteret County jumped by more than a dozen over the weekend, with the county reporting 92 cases as of Monday afternoon.
EMERALD ISLE — It’s been about two months since the last Bogue Banks beach nourishment project ended April 29, but Carteret County officials are moving to go out for bids for the third phase of what’s known as the post-Hurricane Florence project.
BEAUFORT — Of the more than $1.3 million Carteret County recently received in federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act funding, officials say the majority is going toward purchasing new technology to bring the county into compliance with COVID-19 safety guidelines.
EMERALD ISLE — The Carteret County Beach Commission got a briefing Monday on the pros and cons of proceeding with a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers 50-year master plan for Bogue Banks beach nourishment, but made no decision and willconsult with officials in the towns on the island.
NEWPORT — The Newport Disaster Recovery Center that has housed hundreds of work teams helping repair Carteret County homes damaged during hurricanes Florence and Dorian will close Friday, July 10.
MOREHEAD CITY — With the Fourth of July approaching, the Carteret County Health Department, in a press release Friday, encouraged residents and visitors to remain vigilant regarding safety measures to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus.
CARTERET COUNTY – County law enforcement officials Friday provided clarification to let concealed carry permit holders know they can lawfully wear a face covering while carrying a concealed weapon.
BEAUFORT — Carteret County Sheriff Asa Buck Thursday joined a growing number of North Carolina sheriffs who say they won’t enforce Gov. Roy Cooper’s executive order mandating face coverings in public.
North Carolina’s governor announced Wednesday that people across the state must wear masks or other face coverings in public as he extended other business restrictions by three weeks amid a surge in cases of COVID-19.
CARTERET COUNTY — Healthofficials confirmed four additional positive cases of COVID-19 Wednesday afternoon, bringing the total number of cases to 68.
CARTERET COUNTY — The Carteret County Sheriff’s Office announced a new, year-long undercover drug operation Wednesday and said 39 people had been charged for alleged drug offenses in connection with the program.
EMERALD ISLE — Although revenue from the county’s occupancy tax this year is down dramatically because of the novel coronavirus pandemic, the manager of the Carteret County Shore Protection Office thinks the beach nourishment fund is healthy.
BEAUFORT — While some litter cleanup efforts have been sidetracked due to the novel coronavirus pandemic, others are continuing as Carteret County strives to be clean and free of trash.
NEWPORT — HAM radio operators are accustomed to talking to others long-distance.
BEAUFORT — The Carteret County Board of Commissioners approved a new 12.25-cent special tax for the South River EMS district so Carteret County Emergency Services can provide patient transport services to the South River area.
BEAUFORT — The Carteret County Board of Commissioners adopted a 2-cent property tax increase as part of the fiscal year 2020-21 budget, approved by the board Monday evening.
RALEIGH — The N.C. Department of Public Safety recently launched the “Know Your Zone” initiative aimed at raising awareness of evacuation zones for coastal communities at risk of hurricanes and other tropical weather threats.
BEAUFORT — The Carteret County-Beaufort Airport Authority has awarded a contract for the site work for a new fuel farm at Michael J. Smith Field Airport in Beaufort.