EMERALD ISLE — After a two-year hiatus because of the coronavirus, the Emerald Isle Christmas Parade is back.
EMERALD ISLE — In 2001, Buck Fugate, then-mayor of Indian Beach and the first chairperson of the newly formed Carteret County Beach Commission, met Greg “Rudi’ Rudolph.
NEWPORT — As the spookiest holiday of the year approaches, several Carteret County organizations have celebrations and events planned for children to enjoy.
EMERALD ISLE — Emerald Isle mayoral candidate Doug Starcke recently posted a video statement on his campaign website relating to recent social media revelations of his felony conviction on a count of assault by strangulation connected to a July 2011 incident.
EMERALD ISLE — Emerald Isle officials are contemplating ocean and beach safety improvements for the 2022 season.
EMERALD ISLE — Emerald Isle commissioners voted 5-0 Tuesday night to spend up to $250,000 to plant 300,000 pieces of vegetation to help stabilize dunes created in recent beach nourishment projects.
EMERALD ISLE — Town manager Matt Zapp named Interim Police Chief Mike Panzarella to the permanent position Friday.
CORRECTION: This article and headline were corrected at 5 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 14, 2021, to remove reference to the incident as an "attempted" robbery. The incident constituted a completed larceny.
EMERALD ISLE — Dredging of the new, deeper-water connector channel to link Bogue Inlet and the ocean to the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway could end this weekend or, at the latest, early next week.
EMERALD ISLE — A 14-year-old Emerald Isle teen who had been missing since Sept. 19 has been found and is safe, according to a press release from the town Saturday afternoon.
EMERALD ISLE — Emerald Isle officials are considering stormwater management, increasing spaces and other improvements at nine golf cart parking locations in town.
EMERALD ISLE — After months of discussion and planning, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is set to begin dredging Bogue Inlet.
EMERALD ISLE — Several units in the gated Ocean Reef condominium development on Ocean Drive in central Emerald Isle were damaged in a fire Sunday afternoon.
EMERALD ISLE — Emerald Isle commissioners Tuesday night voted 5-0 to authorize town manager Matt Zapp to send the federal government a letter of intent to apply for grant funds to cover a multi-million-dollar flood prevention project.
EMERALD ISLE — While work to preserve the two-lane B. Cameron Langston Bridge from Cape Carteret to Emerald Isle halted over the summer, it’s about to resume, necessitating lane closures once again.
CARTERET COUNTY — When Hurricane Florence made landfall south of Wrightsville Beach Sept. 14, 2018, as a Category 1 storm, many hoped the powerful system would spare Carteret County. Instead, the churning hurricane lingered over the coastline, making for one of worst storms to ever hit the area.
EMERALD ISLE —Town commissioners Tuesday night will consider a staff proposal to apply for federal Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities funds for a major stormwater management improvement project.
EMERALD ISLE — A child on vacation in Emerald Isle drowned in a swimming pool Sunday.
EMERALD ISLE — Emerald Isle officials said Tuesday they will soon install cameras at the two major beach accesses and will eventually supply free wireless internet service at those facilities.
EMERALD ISLE — Emerald Isle police beach patrol officers and members of the ocean rescue squad did some joint training Aug. 26 in order to improve communication and better understand of each other’s roles in ocean safety efforts.
CARTERET COUNTY – It’s the height of sea turtle hatching season, with Cape Lookout National Seashore and Emerald Isle leading the way in Carteret County.
BOGUE BANKS — Some first responders on the North Carolina coast are putting drones to use to keep the beaches safe, and departments in Carteret County’s beach towns are no exception.
EMERALD ISLE — In 2005, when Emerald Isle and the state of North Carolina paid $11.4 million to relocate Bogue Inlet channel farther from the rapidly eroding western tip of Bogue Banks, experts thought they might need repeat the process in 15 years.
EMERALD ISLE — Friday, Emerald Isle unveiled three live cameras near the B. Cameron Langston high-rise bridge, giving motorists a bird’s-eye view of Highway 58 traffic conditions on the west end of town.
EMERALD ISLE — With schools opening and the height of tourism season winding down, Emerald Isle is adjusting its lifeguard service on the beach.