CORRECTION: This article was updated at 1:47 p.m. Thursday, July 9, 2020, to correctly identify the real estate firms working each aspect of the development.
EMERALD ISLE — Town Manager Matt Zapp said Tuesday Emerald Isle is preparing for potential flooding that might occur during heavy rains anticipated the rest of this week.
EMERALD ISLE — In the wake of a busy weekend, Islander Drive, the site of the Western Ocean Regional Access, will be inaccessible from Highway 58 at least part of Tuesday.
EMERALD ISLE — The long-planned Village West mixed-use development off Islander Drive in Emerald Isle will finally get underway Tuesday.
EMERALD ISLE — As officials had expected, Carteret County released the next Bogue Banks beach nourishment project for bids Thursday, with an opening set for 5 p.m. Thursday, July 30.
EMERALD ISLE — Sea turtle nesting season has reportedly rebounded to a good level after a slow start this year in the westernmost town on Bogue Banks.
EMERALD ISLE — After months of planning, a dispute with residents about the configuration and construction delays caused by rainy weather and the novel coronavirus pandemic, the renovation and improvement of the James Street beach access facility is nearly finished.
EMERALD ISLE — Town Manager Matt Zapp announced Wednesday he has hired Sarah Williams, town clerk in Pine Knoll Shores, to replace Emerald Isle Clerk Rhonda Ferebee, who is set to retire in September.
EMERALD ISLE — Emerald Isle resident Danny Shell continues to work behind the scenes to stress the need for beachgoers to know the risks of rip currents before they enter the ocean.
EMERALD ISLE — Caribsea, a popular upscale restaurant atop the Transportation Impact building off Crew Drive in Emerald Isle, has closed temporarily after an employee tested positive for the novel coronavirus.
EMERALD ISLE — Town officials Thursday released a comprehensive list of answers to questions residents and visitors might have about the use of face coverings, including on the beach.
MOREHEAD CITY — An advisory against swimming was posted Wednesday at a soundside site in Carteret County, where state recreational water quality officials found bacteria levels in the water that exceed state’s and Environmental Protection Agency’s recreational water quality standards.
EMERALD ISLE — State recreational water quality officials Monday lifted a precautionary swimming advisory issued last week after heavy rains June 16 required stormwater to be pumped onto the ocean beach and into the sound.
CARTERET COUNTY — Mayors of four Carteret County towns are among others in the eastern part of the state who signed a letter asking U.S. Senator Thom Tillis, R-N.C., for assistance to address revenue shortfalls resulting from the novel coronavirus pandemic.
MOREHEAD CITY — State recreational water quality officials Wednesday advised beachgoers to be aware of the floodwaters being pumped to the ocean surf in Emerald Isle.
CAPE CARTERET — A slow-moving, strong thunderstorm with frequent lightning dumped 3 to 5 inches of rain into already saturated ground in western Carteret CountyTuesday night, deluging yards and streets in portions of Cape Carteret and Emerald Isle.
EMERALD ISLE — Bogue Banks Water Corp., in its latest newsletter, said a new well and treatment plant are the solutions to a non-emergency Trihalomethane problem found in recent samples.
EMERALD ISLE — By the end of Thursday, crews from Coastal Transplants in Bolivia had finished the mechanical-planting of vegetation on the tops of new dunes created in the recent beach nourishment project in Emerald Isle.
EMERALD ISLE — Commissioners Tuesday night adopted amendments to Emerald Isle’s flood map and flood damage prevention regulations that will affect areas along Coast Guard Road from Dolphin Ridge Road south to The Point at Bogue Inlet.
EMERALD ISLE — After a couple years of planning and months of rain- and coronavirus-plagued construction delays, the renovated Islander Drive opened Monday morning, taking beachgoers to the newly opened and improved Western Ocean Regional Access.
EMERALD ISLE — Town commissioners Tuesday night adopted the $11.5 million fiscal 2020-21 budget, which includes $10.9 million in the general fund.
EMERALD ISLE — Town commissioners will hold the required public hearing on Emerald Isle’s proposed fiscal 2020-21 budget during their regular monthly meeting Tuesday night.
EMERALD ISLE — It’s been six months since town police charged Patrick Keith-Reich Whitley of Havelock with first-degree murder and felony arson in connection with the Jan. 9 death of Carl Eugene Jones Jr. of Newport in a house at 107 Melanie St.
EMERALD ISLE — The parking lot at the Western Ocean Regional Access at the end of Islander Drive will open Saturday at 7 a.m., about a week earlier than Emerald Isle Town Manager Zapp had expected.
EMERALD ISLE — The town will close portions of Reed Drive with barricades and signs as workers install new stormwater drainage pipes and appurtenances.