EMERALD ISLE — About 60 people participated in Hands Across the Sand, an annual event to show support for clean oceans and beaches and renewable energy sources Saturday at the Bogue Inlet Fishing Pier in Emerald Isle.
EMERALD ISLE — Emerald Isle officials announced Wednesday they have hired Atlantic Beach Planning Director Michelle Eitner as the town’s new planning director, replacing Josh Edmondson, who resigned last month after serving in the post since April 2015.
EMERALD ISLE — Emerald Isle officials Friday announced the hiring of Chad Edwards as the new assistant police chief, effective June 1.
EMERALD ISLE — U.S. Coast Guard officials said one man was found dead about one mile outside of Bogue Inlet after a boat was reported going in circles in the ocean.
EMERALD ISLE — Emerald Isle Town Manager Matt Zapp gave town commissioners a proposed $12.7 million proposed 2022-23 budget Tuesday night that includes a 1-cent increase in the property tax rate and a $10 hike in the annual garbage pickup fee.
EMERALD ISLE — Emerald Isle commissioners voted 4-0 to appoint former town Commissioner Jim Normile to fill the vacant seat on the panel left by the resignation last month of Candace Dooley to become the town’s parks and recreation director.
CAPE CARTERET — After a closed session Monday night, Cape Carteret commissioners voted 5-0 to hire former longtime Emerald Isle Manager Frank Rush as interim town manager.
EMERALD ISLE — Coastal Dredging LLC of Sneads Ferry began work Monday to dredge the channel to and from the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission boat launching facility east of the Emerald Isle Town Hall off Highway 58.
EMERALD ISLE — Hands Across the Sand will return to Emerald Isle on Saturday, May 21 after a two-year absence because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
EMERALD ISLE — Emerald Isle commissioners Tuesday night will consider appointing a new commissioner to replace Candace Dooley, who resigned last month.
EMERALD ISLE — After enduring months of traffic delays because of lane closures on the high-rise bridge from mainland western Carteret County to Emerald Isle, the end is in sight for residents and visitors to the town until fall.
EMERALD ISLE — Josh Edmondson has resigned as Emerald Isle planning director.
EMERALD ISLE — The dune vegetation planting project that began early in April along parts of the oceanfront in Emerald Isle is complete.
EMERALD ISLE — With sea turtles increasing in area waters as nesting season approaches, one female turtle will have a chance to reproduce in the future despite being hooked by an angler Sunday on Bogue Inlet Pier in Emerald Isle.
EMERALD ISLE — Chris Freeman of Geodynamics, the county’s beach surveying firm, said Monday the search for offshore sand to use for future beach nourishment projects so far is going well.
EMERALD ISLE — Two days after she resigned her post as an Emerald Isle commissioner, Candace Dooley was named director of the town’s parks and recreation department.
EMERALD ISLE — Emerald Isle commissioners Wednesday night, April 20 voted 4-0 to accept the resignation of Commissioner Candace Dooley who said she was stepping to pursue “other professional opportunities.”
EMERALD ISLE - The seventh annual Bike the Banks/Crystal Coast Lighthouse Challenge is back and set for Saturday, May 7.
EMERALD ISLE – Carteret County’s new cleanup program, “Litter Free Land and Sea,” is recruiting volunteers for the annual spring countywide litter cleanup day, where volunteer groups across the county can team up to pick up litter in the community.
EMERALD ISLE — Emerald Isle commissioners Tuesday night approved a contract with Summit Design and Engineering of Hillsborough to develop a master plan for McLean-Spell Park, a nearly 30-acre passive recreation facility.
EMERALD ISLE — The bike and pedestrian path in Emerald Isle, which runs through town along Highway 58 and along Coast Guard Road, is now dedicated to longtime Emerald Isle Parks and Recreation Department Director Alesia Sanderson.
NEWPORT — Beach tourism in Carteret County usually picks up as the weather gets warmer, and the National Weather Service and its partners want to make sure beachgoers are informed and aware of beach safety hazards.
EMERALD ISLE — The CEO of the American Red Cross for eastern North Carolina, Barry Porter, will visit Emerald Isle Wednesday, April 13 to attend the first board of directors meeting of the newly created charitable nonprofit, Know Before You Go-NC, a beach safety public awareness and educatio…
EMERALD ISLE — Crews from a Florida company this week are scheduled to begin planting up to 300,00 pieces of vegetation to help stabilize oceanfront dunes in Emerald Isle.
EMERALD ISLE — Emerald Isle commissioners on Wednesday, March 30 voted 4-0 to approve an agreement with the town’s engineering firm, Moffatt & Nichol, to perform alignment studies and surveys for a future realignment of the Bogue Sound channel that leads to and from the Wildlife Resource…