EMERALD ISLE — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ dredge vessel Merritt is set to begin dredging a critical part of the Bogue Inlet channel between Emerald Isle and Onslow County on Thursday, Feb. 2.
EMERALD ISLE – A small project is underway to extend a right-turn lane on N.C. 58 (Emerald Drive) that will help ease congestion on the Emerald Isle bridge.
EMERALD ISLE — After months of work by the planning department – encompassing work by current director Michelle Eitner and former director Josh Edmondson – and other town staff, town commissioners Tuesday night voted 5-0 to adopt changes in the Unified Development Ordinance.
EMERALD ISLE — The fourth annual Emerald Isle Fall Fishing Tournament, held Sept. 17 was so successful the tournament committee was able to present $15,000 to the town and will also award $18,000 in scholarships later this spring to six deserving high school seniors ($3,000 each).
EMERALD ISLE — Emerald Isle commissioners Tuesday night honored recently retired state Rep. Pat McElraft for her service to the town, county and state.
EMERALD ISLE — Emerald Isle officials are reminding property owners and residents that they have not and will not receive a separate tax bill from the town for 2022.
EMERALD ISLE — The Bogue Banks Chapter of the Surfrider Association is collecting Christmas trees to be used to help build dunes along the ocean beach in Emerald Isle.
EMERALD ISLE — Emerald Isle resident Jerry Plum’s “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation” fundraiser for Misplaced Mutts exceeded his $15,000 goal.
EMERALD ISLE — Emerald Isle has hired a new law firm to represent the town, replacing Richard Stanley, who is retiring from the practice of law effective Dec. 31.
EMERALD ISLE — Emerald Isle commissioners Tuesday night unanimously turned thumbs down to a dog park in McLean-Spell Park, a 30-acre natural area behind the recreation center and police department on the south side of Highway 58.
EMERALD ISLE — The N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries (NCDMF) is accepting public comment on proposed temporary measures to manage the striped mullet fishery.
EMERALD ISLE — After months of discussion and debate among residents, Emerald Isle commissioners could vote Tuesday night on a consulting firm’s master plan for McLean-Spell Park.
EMERALD ISLE — Emerald Isle resident Jerry Plum hopes to raise $15,000 for Misplaced Mutts this year with his unique and fun Christmas season fundraiser, based on the movie “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation,” the 1989 classic starring Chevy Chase as the hapless Clark Griswold, a suburba…
EMERALD ISLE — Thousands of people from all over eastern North Carolina and beyond lined both sides of Highway 58 Saturday for the annual Emerald Isle Christmas Parade.
EMERALD ISLE — Carteret-Craven Electric Cooperative will conduct right-of-way maintenance along Coast Guard Road and Highway 58 (from Joel Lane to Pier Point Drive) in Emerald Isle beginning Monday, November 28.
EMERALD ISLE — The N.C. Department of Transportation contractor working to preserve the high-rise bridge between Emerald Isle and the western Carteret County mainland will begin instituting daytime one-lane closures on Monday, Nov. 28.
EMERALD ISLE — The N.C. Marine Fisheries Commission voted 9-0 Friday to go to a public comment period soon with a temporary measure that would close the striped mullet fishery from Nov. 7 through Dec. 31 of 2023.
EMERALD ISLE — Bids for Emerald Isle’s planned project to improve drainage along Lee Avenue, Reed Drive and Cedar Street came in well over the cost estimated by the town’s engineering firm, so the town approved bids for only three of the five projects on the three streets.
EMERALD ISLE — Emerald Isle commissioners will hold a special meeting Tuesday, Nov. 15 at 5 p.m. to discuss awarding a contract for drainage improvements along Lee Avenue, Reed Drive and Cedar Street.
EMERALD ISLE — The Emerald Isle Marathon and Half-Marathon races, run Saturday, Oct. 22, were a huge success, in terms of participation and fundraising.
EMERALD ISLE — Emerald Isle commissioners Tuesday night took no action to approve, alter or reject a consulting firm’s master plan for McLean-Spell Park, but five residents used the public comment section of the agenda to oppose locating a dog park within the 30-acre natural area.
EMERALD ISLE — The next meeting of the N.C. Marine Fisheries Commission (MFC) will take place Nov. 16-18 at the Islander Inn in Emerald Isle. This is another important moment in the ongoing fight for fisheries management reform led by Coastal Conservation Association of N.C.
EMERALD ISLE — One of the area’s most festive and scenic Christmas parades is set for Saturday, Nov. 26
EMERALD ISLE — Emerald Isle commissioners Tuesday night will receive and discuss a long-awaited master plan for 30-acre McLean Spell Park behind the recreation center and along Archers Creek.
Workforce development along with port operations needed to support wind energy development off the N.C. coast were the focus of the North Carolina Taskforce for Offshore Wind Economic Resources (NC TOWERS) quarterly meeting at Carteret Community College on Tuesday, Nov. 1.