Cedar point — The Western Fire and EMS Department’s new ambulance arrived at the main station on Sherwood Avenue last week.
Editor's note: This article was updated at 4:55 p.m. Thursday, April 2, 2020, to add information.
EMERALD ISLE — After some town residents saw crowds they said were ignoring social distancing directives on the beach and in local stores this weekend, a petition popped up Sunday night on change.org to address the issue in the face of the spread of the novel coronavirus.
EMERALD ISLE — Town commissioners during a special meeting Wednesday night in the meeting room beside the police department on the south side of Highway 58 approved the commercial site plan for the rebuilding of the Twice the Ice ice-vending business.
EMERALD ISLE — Mayor Eddie Barber early Friday night expanded the town’s state of emergency, effective at 11:59 p.m., to place a mandatory restriction on short-term rentals.
Editor's note: This article was updated at 1:57 p.m. Thursday, March 26, 2020, with an update on the type of plane involved. EMERALD ISLE — According to a Tuesday tweet by the National Transportation Safety Board Newsroom media relations account, the plane that went down in the Atlantic Ocea…
EMERALD ISLE —Police Chief Tony Reese announced Thursday Lt. Detective Mike Panzarella has been selected to fill the position of assistant police chief in Emerald Isle.
EMERALD ISLE — Town commissioners are going to wait another month to get any final input from residents and property owners before taking action on a proposed new well at Spell-McLean Park.
emerald isle — March is observed as Women’s History Month, and Carteret County is full of women who have made an impact on the community and the country.
emerald isle — Seventeen months after Hurricane Florence in September 2018, the town is still working on repairs to damage caused by the massive storm.
EMERALD ISLE — Despite nearby residents’ opposition, the executive director of Bogue Banks Water Corp. said Thursday there’s no viable alternative to locating a new well in McLean-Spell Park.
BOGUE BANKS — In the beachside towns of Carteret County, there’s a demographic that’s helped shape the way the towns have grown, despite only living on the coast part of the year.
This article was updated at 3:36 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2020, to correct a mugshot.
emerald isle — Commissioners Tuesday night authorized Town Manager Matt Zapp to sign a contract for construction of public improvements along Islander Drive.
EMERALD ISLE — Bogue Banks Water Corp. needs a new well, and residents of Sound Drive don’t like the proposed location, which is in town-owned McLean-Spell Park.
EMERALD ISLE — Town Manager Matt Zapp rolled out a new and improved ocean safety program – including the planned hiring of an ocean safety director – during the town commission’s monthly session Tuesday night in the meeting room beside the police department on the north side of Highway 58.
This report was last updated Feb. 7 at 1:20 p.m.
BEAUFORT — The 25-year-old man accused of murder in a Jan. 9 shooting in Emerald Isle made a first appearance in Carteret County District Court Thursday.
EMERALD ISLE — As expected, the contractor for the county’s $28.2 million Bogue Banks beach nourishment project began delivering and assembling pipes and equipment last week.
EMERALD ISLE — Bad weather has delayed a first court appearance for a Havelock man accused of murder earlier this month in Emerald Isle.
EMERALD ISLE — Patrick Keith-Reich Whitley, alleged to have committed a murder in Emerald Isle Jan. 9, has waived extradition from Texas and is expected in North Carolina later this week, according to Emerald Isle Police Chief Tony Reese.
CAPE CARTERET — County school officials are concerned about the impact of residential growth in the western part of the county on schools, especially White Oak Elementary.
BOGUE BANKS — On Jan. 17, four days after the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced it had approved $281 million for beach nourishment work on Bogue Banks and in North Topsail and Surf City in Onslow and Pender counties, Raleigh’s The News & Observer ran an opinion piece.
CORRECTION: This article was updated at 10:36 a.m. Jan. 22, 2020, to update the price of the generator and add information provided by the town about cost savings.
Editor's note: This article was last updated Jan. 21 at 7:12 p.m.