CARTERET COUNTY — The Carteret County Sheriff’s Office has released the name and image of a 27-year-old woman who is presumed lost at sea after her boat capsized in Ocracoke Inlet between Portsmouth and Ocracoke Island.
OCRACOKE INLET — The U.S. Coast Guard suspended the search for a 27-year-old woman in the water in the vicinity of Portsmouth Island in Ocracoke Inlet late Monday.
OCRACOKE INLET — The U.S. Coast Guard continues to search Monday for a 27-year-old woman in the vicinity of Portsmouth Island in Ocracoke Inlet after the canoe she was in capsized Saturday.
MOREHEAD CITY — As sunshine glistened on the rippling waves of Bogue Sound, 36 commercial fishing boats from across eastern North Carolina slowly processed by the N.C. Port of Morehead City.
HARKERS ISLAND — The pace for replacing two bridges to and from Harkers Island is ramping up with night work starting Sunday.
CEDAR ISLAND — Ferry ridership was up this summer compared to the previous year, with some routes even exceeding pre-pandemic numbers despite the ongoing COVID-19 precautions in place.
OTWAY — The Carteret County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of a 48-year-old Otway man as a homicide.
HARKERS ISLAND — An outside fire Sunday spread to a camper at the Cape Lookout RV Park, causing significant damage.
CARTERET COUNTY – It’s the height of sea turtle hatching season, with Cape Lookout National Seashore and Emerald Isle leading the way in Carteret County.
SEA LEVEL — A 140-year-old house has been restored and is now being cared for by its new owners.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Numerous speakers during a virtual public hearing Wednesday night urged the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to carry through with a plan to designate critical habitat — including all of oceanfront Bogue Banks — for the rufa red knot.
CARTERET COUNTY — The U.S. Census Bureau released results from the 2020 census Thursday, and the numbers show Carteret County has grown slightly since the last count was conducted in 2010.
RALEIGH — A Carteret County man was recently arrested and charged with insurance fraud, a felony, N.C. Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey announced Thursday.
CARTERET COUNTY — Sea turtle nest numbers are up in Carteret County compared to last year, and there’s still a little less than a month left in the season.
ATLANTIC BEACH — Family members of late World War II and U.S. Coast Guard veteran Glen Harris of Stacy were on hand Friday to watch officials commission a 154-foot Sentinel-class cutter bearing his name.
ATLANTIC BEACH — U.S. Coast Guard officials will commission a 154-foot Sentinel-class cutter Friday morning bearing the name of a late Carteret County resident and World War II veteran.
CORE BANKS — A group of East Carolina University graduate students spent three weeks in June on Core Banks studying a shipwreck near Cape Lookout lighthouse, as well as researching the rich maritime history of Shackleford Banks.
HARKERS ISLAND — Hunters in Carteret County can now join the duck blind lottery at Cape Lookout National Seashore for a permit.
HARKERS ISLAND — The N.C. Department of Transportation has awarded a contract for a long-awaited project to replace the two bridges that connect Straits on the mainland to Harkers Island with a single span.
BEAUFORT — The Carteret County Board of Commissioners has agreed to deed about 5 acres of county-owned land in Mariners Park in Sea Level to the Down East Fire Department so the agency can pursue a federal grant to construct a new station there.
CARTERET COUNTY — Not even a pandemic could stop people from flocking to the North Carolina coast, and this year, visitation is still rising at several of Carteret County’s biggest tourist destinations.
HATTERAS — Ocracoke Island’s charm stems from its isolation, but that isolation brings challenges. Especially when storms hit, it can be difficult to get vital supplies onto the island, but it may soon become a little easier thanks to successful drone trial flights conducted Thursday.
BEAUFORT — A state Department of Transportation committee has preliminarily approved Carteret County’s application to rename the new bridge over North River after the late, longtime County Commissioner Jonathan Robinson.
MOREHEAD CITY — During a visit to Carteret County Monday, North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey presented an award recognizing longtime insurance agent Dick Lewis for his 50 years of outstanding service in the industry.
OTWAY — A black bear was struck and killed by a vehicle Wednesday morning in the Otway area.