EMERALD ISLE — Crews from EarthBalance, a Florida-based company, began hand-planting the first of about 500,000 pieces of vegetation Thursday on new dunes created in the recently completed $31.6 million Emerald Isle beach nourishment project.
MOREHEAD CITY — With the county’s mass vaccination clinics winding down to second doses only, Carteret Health Care and the County Health Department report they have administered more than 35,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses through the clinics and other vaccination efforts.
NEWPORT — Local weather forecasters warn there’s a chance of severe thunderstorms Monday evening.
MOREHEAD CITY — As a few more people trickled in Friday afternoon to get their shot, the volunteers who have been running Carteret County’s mass COVID-19 vaccination clinics gathered for a brief celebration to mark, what is hopefully, the end of an era.
BEAUFORT — The Carteret County Board of Commissioners considered a funding request from The Bridge Downeast last week, the first the program’s nearly decade-long history, but commissioners did not immediately agree to a contribution.
BEAUFORT — The Carteret County Board of Commissioners put an end to a months-long dispute last week when it granted a rezoning request for a former church property on Highway 24 that some neighbors hoped to keep residential.
BEAUFORT — With a unanimous vote from the Carteret County Board of Commissioners April 19, the Peer Recovery Center will be placed under the umbrella of Hope Mission Ministries moving forward.
BEAUFORT — Reports of child abuse in Carteret County more than doubled in March compared to February, causing concern among county social services and health officials.
BEAUFORT — The Carteret County Board of Commissioners has once again put its support behind an application to the N.C. Department of Transportation requesting the state agency rename the North River bridge after late Commissioner Jonathan Robinson.
BEAUFORT — A group of residents who want to keep the Carteret County water system under local ownership voiced their concerns to county commissioners Monday night, though no final decision was made on the matter.
CAPE CARTERET — The in-water portion of the Old Ferry Channel/Deer Creek dredging project ended Thursday, which was the deadline.
BEAUFORT — Water will once again be a hot topic of discussion this month at the Carteret County Board of Commissioners meeting.
BEAUFORT — The Carteret County Consolidated Human Services Board endorsed 2021-22 county budget requests Monday for the Department of Social of Services and Health Department, both reflecting the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic.
BEAUFORT — Citing a decline in calls for COVID-19 vaccination appointments, Carteret County officials announced Monday they would discontinue mass vaccination clinics that have been offered in Morehead City.
BEAUFORT — Carteret County Consolidated Human Services Director Cindy Holman announced Monday Jessica Adams has been named the new County Department of Social Services director.
MOREHEAD CITY — It’s been more than a year since Tommy and Barbara Sewell have been able to enter the doors of the Leon Mann Jr. Enrichment Center for activities after the facility that caters to Carteret County senior residents shut down due to the coronavirus pandemic.
CEDAR ISLAND — The state’s ferry service is facing a shortage of workers that could affect schedules on certain routes this summer, but officials with the service say it won’t impact the Cedar Island route in Carteret County.
EMERALD ISLE — The Emerald Isle beach nourishment project is nearing the halfway point, with 4.1 of 9.4 miles complete as of the end of the day Thursday.
BEAUFORT — Carteret County Sheriff Asa Buck was one of 29 North Carolina sheriffs to sign on to a letter sent to President Joe Biden about his administration’s policies regarding the number of migrants entering the U.S. through the Southern border.
MOREHEAD CITY — After three-and-a-half years in the position,Carteret County Economic Development Director Don Kirkman is retiring from his post effective Wednesday, June 30.
MOREHEAD CITY — Carteret County Aging Services at the Leon Mann Jr. Enrichment Center in Morehead City will reopen with modified services, limited hours and added safety precautions Monday.
CAPE CARTERET — The completion date for the Old Ferry Channel/Deer Creek dredging project has been pushed back until Thursday, April 15, upsetting some Cape Carteret residents who are tired of heavy trucks and other equipment plying their Bayshore Park streets hauling spoils.
BEAUFORT — The Carteret County-Beaufort Airport Authority approved changes to hangar rental rates at Michael J. Smith Field Airport in an effort to simplify the rate structure and provide an avenue for yearly increases.
CARTERET COUNTY — Now more than a year into the coronavirus pandemic, Carteret County announced the death of a 46th resident, the second reported this week.
BEAUFORT — The Carteret County-Beaufort Airport Authority has selected Talbert & Bright to continue serving as the engineer of record for the Michael J. Smith Field Airport in Beaufort.