EMERALD ISLE — Emerald Isle commissioners Tuesday night will officially receive town manager Matt Zapp’s proposed fiscal 2021-22 budget and may lease a long-considered site in McLean-Spell Park to Bogue Banks Water Corp. for a new well.
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.
EMERALD ISLE — From businesses to the military, about 30 people gathered to pray for topics of concern Thursday at Encounter61 Church in Emerald Isle.
EMERALD ISLE — Officials with the town of Emerald Isle said Tuesday the investigation into a house fire off Seabreeze Drive is ongoing.
EMERALD ISLE — Eighth-grader Noah Swindell of Raleigh, whose family has a summer home in Emerald Isle, was concerned about the effects of plastics on the beaches and sea life.
EMERALD ISLE — Crews from multiple departments reported to the scene of a working structure fire at 10013 Seabreeze Drive in Emerald Isle Friday afternoon.
EMERALD ISLE — After almost exactly three months, the 9.4-mile-long Emerald Isle beach nourishment projected ended early Monday morning, with the exception of planting vegetation on new dunes, which is set to commence next week.
EMERALD ISLE — Emerald Isle commissioners last week renewed an agreement that allows the town to clean up debris from Highway 58 after major storms and get the cost reimbursed by the Federal Emergency Management Agency through a state agency.
EMERALD ISLE — The Emerald Isle beach nourishment project is in the home stretch and could be complete by Monday, several days before the contractual deadline.
EMERALD ISLE — Town officials have asked the N.C. Department of Transportation to decrease the speed limit from 45 mph to 35 mph on Highway 58 from just east of Seagull Road to just east of Black Skimmer Road.
EMERALD ISLE — Emerald Isle commissioners April 13 unanimously approved a plan for improvements designed to alleviate traffic congestion on Highway 58 near Emerald Isle Realty at peak arrival and departure times for weekend vacationers.
EMERALD ISLE — Emerald Isle commissioners April 13 voted 5-0 to adopt an amendment to the town’s ordinance that regulates yard waste pickup.
CAPE CARTERET — The in-water portion of the Old Ferry Channel/Deer Creek dredging project ended Thursday, which was the deadline.
EMERALD ISLE — Emerald Isle commissioners Tuesday night voted unanimously to increase the beach driving permit fee for non-Carteret County residents from $100 to $175.
EMERALD ISLE — Emerald Isle commissioners voted unanimously Tuesday night to cancel the annual Fourth of July fireworks show and beach music festival, citing budgetary concerns.
EMERALD ISLE — Volunteers with Beach Bird Stewards of Emerald Isle spent most of a day last week doing their best to protect a tiny, federally protected shorebird, the least tern.
CEDAR POINT — To help relieve congestion at a busy Carteret County intersection, the N.C. Department of Transportation will install a temporary traffic management tool this week at Highway 24 and Highway 58.
EMERALD ISLE — The emerald Isle Board of Commissioners will hear a report Tuesday from Police Chief Tony Reese on complaints about horses on the beach, including suggestions on how to deal with them.
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.
EMERALD ISLE — The N.C. Department of Transportation is scheduling multiple overnight lane closures on the Emerald Isle high-rise bridge beginning Sunday.
EMERALD ISLE — Easter weekend under the town’s new, privately managed ocean access parking system went well, Emerald Isle Parks and Recreation Director Alesia Sanderson said Tuesday.
EMERALD ISLE — The beach driving season in Emerald Isle, currently on hiatus for Easter, will resume Monday and continue through the end of the month.
EMERALD ISLE — The $31.6 million Emerald Isle beach nourishment project continued over the long Easter weekend, and officials are urging beachgoers to stay away from equipment and off the new dunes.
EMERALD ISLE — Lifeguards will be on duty at Emerald Isle’s eastern and western ocean regional access facilities beginning Thursday.
EMERALD ISLE — Carteret County’s debate over sales and use tax distribution methods could make its way to the state level in the form of one of two local bills introduced by Rep. Pat McElraft Monday.