EMERALD ISLE — In 2001, Buck Fugate, then-mayor of Indian Beach and the first chairperson of the newly formed Carteret County Beach Commission, met Greg “Rudi’ Rudolph.
BEAUFORT — A civil complaint involving a decision made by the Carteret County Board of Commissioners in May to rezone 156 acres of undeveloped land off Highway 58 near Peletier for a recreational camper park is slated to go before a judge Monday.
MOREHEAD CITY — In the midst of National Women’s Small Business Month, Carteret County held the first Crystal Coast Women in Business conference this month as a networking and professional development opportunity for women in the workforce.
BEAUFORT — In a 4-2 vote, the Carteret County Board of Commissioners Monday approved the execution of a contract with Carolina Water Service of North Carolina to move forward the sale of the county-owned and maintained water system to the private company.
BEAUFORT — More business development could be coming soon to the Highway 24 corridor with the Carteret County Planning Commission’s recommendation to rezone roughly 10 acres of land to make way for a proposed boat storage facility.
EMERALD ISLE — After nearly 20 years working to place sand on beaches and get inlets and creeks dredged, Carteret County Shore Protection Office manager Greg Rudolph has resigned, effective Friday, Nov. 12.
MOREHEAD CITY — The Carteret County Economic Development Department has a new leader at its helm, one who is no stranger to the worlds of workforce and financial development and who hopes to guide the region through a period of growth.
MOREHEAD CITY — As the county health department continues to administer COVID-19 vaccines, Health Director Nina Oliver reminded residents it’s also time to get flu shots.
MOREHEAD CITY — Morehead City is honing in on the model and specs of a new ladder truck for the fire department, but with prices coming in higher than originally anticipated, officials hope to partner with Carteret County to help fund the major capital purchase.
BEAUFORT — The results of the 2020 census show Carteret County’s population is generally shifting westward, a change that’s reflected in the recently adopted electoral district maps that will be in effect for the next 10 years.
BEAUFORT — The state Board of Transportation recently approved $360,000 in state funding for a runway rehabilitation project in its early planning stages at Michael J. Smith Field Airport in Beaufort.
BEAUFORT — After rejecting multiple offers to purchase county-owned properties acquired by tax foreclosures, the Carteret County Board of Commissioners directed staff to set a minimum bid equal to the amount owed in back taxes, plus related fees, for future offers to buy tax-foreclosed properties.
CEDAR POINT — Cedar Point has joined the growing number of municipalities involved in “Coffee with a Cop,” an event, sometimes held monthly, in which residents discuss law enforcement issues and concerns with those who serve.
EMERALD ISLE — Dredging of the new, deeper-water connector channel to link Bogue Inlet and the ocean to the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway could end this weekend or, at the latest, early next week.
BEAUFORT — Carteret County officials and members of the public recently gathered to unveil a portrait of the late Claud Roberson Wheatly Jr., a lawyer, to hang in the Carteret County Superior Courtroom.
EMERALD ISLE — Carteret County’s proposed project to dredge east Taylor’s Creek and use the sand to nourish the public beach and other areas on Radio Island is almost surely a “go.”
BEAUFORT — With 86 Carteret County children currently in the custody of the County Department of Social Services, child welfare workers and foster care families play a critical role in caring for the youngest and most vulnerable residents.
BEAUFORT — It’s still far from being a done deal, but the Carteret County Board of Commissioners last week gave the green light for the town of Newport to pursue establishment of a new emergency medical services tax district to help raise additional revenue for the town’s fire and EMS department.
PINE KNOLL SHORES — Pine Knoll Shores residents and others have an opportunity to get their flu shot in mid-October, courtesy of town officials and Broad Street Pharmacy of Morehead City.
BEAUFORT — At the request of Sheriff Asa Buck, county commissioners agreed to raise salaries for Carteret County Sheriff’s Office employees by 10% across the board as a way to address recruitment and retention issues affecting the agency, a move the county manager hopes the board considers f…
EMERALD ISLE — After months of discussion and planning, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is set to begin dredging Bogue Inlet.
BEAUFORT — The Carteret County Board of Commissioners narrowly voted Monday evening to accept an offer from Carolina Water Service of North Carolina to purchase the county-owned water system for $9.5 million.
BEAUFORT — The Carteret County Planning Commission recommended denial of a rezoning request that, if later approved by county commissioners, could turn around 4 acres of waterfront property on George Taylor Road into the site of a boat marina.
MOREHEAD CITY — The Carteret County Solid Waste Division is encouraging residents to dispose of unwanted household hazardous materials in a safe and environmentally conscious way at an upcoming collection event.
BEAUFORT — With all the grant requirements nearly finalized, officials with the Michael J. Smith Field Airport expect construction to begin in early October on 28 airplane hangars to replace hangars those damaged or destroyed during hurricanes Florence and Dorian.