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.
CARTERET COUNTY — The Carteret County Economic Development Foundation Board of Directors has announced the release of a comprehensive, countywide broadband plan called Connecting Carteret – A Plan for Digital Inclusion.
BEAUFORT — Carteret County school officials continue to prepare for facilities improvement projects included in a $42 million school bond voters approved in November.
BEAUFORT — The Carteret County Board of Commissioners has approved adding a new, permanent full-time public health nurse to the payroll as the health department continues its response to the coronavirus pandemic.
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.
EMERALD ISLE — The Carteret County Beach Commission voted unanimously during its Feb. 16 to submit to Carteret County for approval a $598,136 operational budget for fiscal year 2021-22.
CARTERET COUNTY — The number of active COVID-19 cases in Carteret County dropped over the weekend, with officials reporting 35 new confirmed cases Monday afternoon.
BEAUFORT — Carteret County commissioners agreed to a $7 million offer from Aqua North Carolina to purchase the county-owned and maintained water system serving around 1,200 customers.
RALEIGH — Carteret County was added to a bill making its way through the N.C. House of Representatives that would allow local governments to post public notices to their websites instead of publishing them in the newspaper.
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 — Carteret County health officials reported 20 additional COVID-19 cases were confirmed Thursday, bringing the overall total number of cases identified in the county up to 4,283 since the onset of the pandemic last March.
BEAUFORT — County officials announced Thursday it has hired a new health director to join the Carteret County Consolidated Human Services Division beginning in March.
ATLANTIC BEACH — Although the dredge boat J.S. Chatry has been holed up in port in Morehead City since Sunday because of rough weather and mechanical issues, there was good progress prior to the delay in the port dredging and Atlantic Beach nourishment project.
EMERALD ISLE — The Carteret County Beach Commission voted unanimously Tuesday afternoon to name Jim Normile, an Emerald Isle town commissioner, its chairperson for 2021.
NEWPORT — The Newport Town Council said goodbye last week to a long-standing member as he leaves to take a new position on the Carteret County Board of Commissioners.
CARTERET COUNTY — The COVID-19 vaccination clinic that was scheduled for Thursday at the Kmart building in Morehead City has been canceled.
BEAUFORT — Chuck Shinn was sworn in to the Carteret County Board of Commissioners Monday evening, taking over the seat recently vacated by former Commissioner Bill Smith, who resigned at start of the month.
CARTERET COUNTY — An individual in their 80s is the latest Carteret County resident to die of COVID-19, marking the 43rd death reported by county officials since the pandemic first swept North Carolina last March.
MOREHEAD CITY — With the first-time inclusion of COVID-19 in Carteret County’s 2020 annual Communicable Disease report, cases more than quadrupled from 2019.
MOREHEAD CITY — The old Kmart store on Arendell Street has opened back up for a new kind of business — COVID-19 vaccination clinics.
EMERALD ISLE — The record-setting year for tourism and occupancy tax revenue continued through the end of 2020, Carteret County Shore Protection Office Manager Greg Rudolph said in an email Wednesday.
EMERALD ISLE — With the Emerald Isle beach nourishment project scheduled to begin Saturday, Feb. 20, the Carteret County Shore Protection Office wants oceanfront property owners to know what to expect.
MOREHEAD CITY — Carteret County health officials will begin hosting COVID-19 vaccination clinics Friday in the old Kmart building.
BEAUFORT — The Carteret County Planning Commission approved the preliminary plat for a proposed 54-lot subdivision to be located near the intersection of Cagle Road and Highway 24 in Newport.