BEAUFORT — On the heels of a merger of the Davis and Down East fire departments, the Carteret County Board of Commissioners is considering the possibility of merging the Stacy Volunteer Fire Department with Down East, as well.
NORTH RIVER — A nonprofit formed many years ago to assist residents in North River following hurricanes that caused flooding has once again come together to help its community during the coronavirus pandemic.
HARKERS ISLAND — The U.S. Coast Guard has removed the last pilings marking shoaling areas in Barden Inlet, and whether new navigation aids are installed is up to Carteret County officials.
ATLANTIC — The final bill for Carteret County’s massive Atlantic Harbor improvement project Down East came in at a total of $2,199,910.23, including engineering fees, Carteret County Shore Protection Office Manager Greg Rudolph said Thursday.
BEAUFORT — The Carteret County Board of Commissioners approved a slew of text amendments to a variety of county ordinances last week, including one removing extra buffer requirements Down East.
BEAUFORT — The Carteret County Board of Commissioners approved a merger of the Davis and Down East fire districts to take effect at the beginning of October.
CORRECTION: This article was updated at 4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020, to correctly identify a part of the replacement bridge structure as a wind wall. The update also clarified Mr. Baldwin's relationship with the CRC.
BEAUFORT — The Carteret County Board of Commissioners will consider approval of a merger between the Davis and Down East fire districts Monday during the panel’s regular monthly meeting.
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.
ATLANTIC — After months of work,theCarteret County portion of the large and complicated Atlantic Harbor improvement project is finished.
MARSHALLBERG — Months after recovering from COVID-19,a Marshallberg resident says he is still experiencing lingering side effects from the disease and is sharing his story in hopes of encouraging others to remain vigilant about preventing its spread.
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.
CEDAR ISLAND — The fire that started in the Cedar Island National Wildlife Refuge mid-afternoon Wednesday burned itself out Thursday morning after consuming 57 acres of woods and marsh.
Reporter's note: This article was updated at 2:10 p.m. Friday, Aug. 28, 2020, to add the drawbridge has been repaired.
Editor's note: A new report was developed on this fire at 11:13 a.m. Friday, Aug. 28, 2020. To see that report, visit this link.
FAYETTEVILLE — The investigation into the murder of a U.S. Army paratrooper at Cape Lookout National Seashore in late May is about to enter its fourth month, and there’s no “releasable” information, according to the Army.
CARTERET COUNTY — With another round of federal funds from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act on the way, the county’s municipalities are planning how they will spend their share of the relief money.
HARKERS ISLAND — Whether it’s a severe storm or an outbreak, Outer Banks residents are no strangers to weathering tough times.
ATLANTIC — The massive Atlantic Harbor improvement moved into its penultimate stage last week.
HARKERS ISLAND — From Shell Point in front of the Core Sound Waterfowl Museum and Heritage Center on Harkers Island, Cape Lookout Lighthouse can be spotted in the distance across Back Sound, if the weather is right.
BEAUFORT — Voters in two of Carteret County’s smaller precincts will cast their ballots at a different location Tuesday, Nov. 3 as a result of recent changes.
CARTERET COUNTY — After two years of serious, devastating hurricanes, those who hunkered down in Carteret County Monday night ahead of Tropical Storm Isaias were largely spared another blow.
HARKER ISLAND — The National Park Service at Cape Lookout National Seashore will close Saturday with the approach of Hurricane Isaias.
MERRIMON — A woods fire on Cummins Creek Road burned about 1 acre in the Down East community of Merrimon Tuesday afternoon.
HARKERS ISLAND — The National Park Service at Cape Lookout National Seashore has confirmed reports of a break-in at the Cape Lookout Lighthouse Sunday night.