Raleigh — Seven new communities and 23 returning communities, including two in Carteret County, were chosen to participate in Watch for Me NC, a comprehensive pedestrian and bicycle safety program aimed at reducing bicycle and pedestrian crashes and fatalities in North Carolina.
Cedar point — The Western Fire and EMS Department’s new ambulance arrived at the main station on Sherwood Avenue last week.
MOREHEAD CITY — When business started drying up for a local clothing maker due to the novel coronavirus outbreak, rather than close up shop altogether, Booth Parker instead decided to put her skills to use by making face masks to donate to the community.
CARTERET COUNTY — It’s been nearly a month since the first COVID-19 case was confirmed in North Carolina, and in Carteret County, residents and municipal staff are weathering the outbreak.
washington, D.C. — With North Carolina under a stay-at-home order from the governor due to the coronavirus outbreak, Rep. Greg Murphy, R-N.C. assures his constituents “we will get through this.”
NEWPORT — While the County Humane Society and Animal Shelter is limiting access to its facilities due to the novel coronavirus outbreak, the organization is still allowing pet adoptions.
Puppies up for adoption Monday at County Humane Society Animal Shelter in Newport peer out of a kennel. (Cheryl Burke photo)
CEDAR POINT — The Market at Cedar Point is being swamped – by people shopping and by folks donating money and gift cards to help buy food.
CARTERET COUNTY – Carteret County has amended its proclamation of a state of emergency as of 5 p.m. Monday in order to further slow the spread of COVID-19 in the county.
CARTERET COUNTY — The Carteret County Health Department Monday reported the first COVID-19 associated death in the county.
MOREHEAD CITY — In light of the news that a Morehead City employee tested positive for COVID-19, city staff say they are working with local and state health officials to protect the safety of employees and residents.
CARTERET COUNTY — At a time when Crystal Coast beaches and businesses would normally be bustling with visitors hoping to soak up the first rays of spring, county leaders are pulling the welcome mat in a bid to stem the spread of the novel coronavirus.
Editor's note: This article was updated at 12:12 p.m. Sunday, March 29, 2020, to update a link.
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.
MOREHEAD CITY — Taquilla Banta of Beaufort and her four children waited in line Wednesday at Martha’s Mission Cupboard, which continues to serve food to families struggling financially, including those hit by the effects of the coronavirus pandemic.
BOGUE — A Carteret County distillery is helping do its part to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus by producing hand sanitizer to distribute to residents, health care workers and first responders.
BEAUFORT — As the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 holds steady in Carteret County for the time being, public health officials have issued updated recommendations on who should get tested if they suspect they are sick with the disease.
BEAUFORT — Beaufort Mayor Rett Newton has issued a stay-at-home proclamation for town residents in response to the novel coronavirus pandemic.
CARTERET COUNTY — The number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Carteret County as of Sunday afternoon remained at five, with one case determined to be caused by community spread.
Reporter's note: This article was updated at 10:58 a.m. Saturday, March 21, 2020, with updated information from the state.
BEAUFORT — Health officials announced Friday afternoon the first case of COVID-19 has been confirmed in Carteret County.
MOREHEAD CITY — As one of the latest municipalities to declare a state of emergency over the global coronavirus outbreak, Morehead City has granted its mayor and city manager extra authority relating to certain government policies and operations.
BEAUFORT — Carteret County commissioners have declared a state of emergency in response to the spread of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19.
BEAUFORT — It was an assembly line of school buses and child nutrition workers Wednesday at Beaufort Middle School as employees loaded school lunches to deliver to students in the area.
MOREHEAD CITY —The Hope Mission community kitchen looked more like a drive-up restaurant Tuesday as workers handed out meals through two windows.