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.
INDIAN BEACH — The end of the fiscal year is approaching and Indian Beach officials are ready, with an adopted budget for 2020-21.
BEAUFORT — With approval from the state in hand, the Carteret County Board of Elections has permanently combined a handful of precincts, affecting roughly 590 voters who will now have new polling places.
Editor's note: This article was updated at 10:21 a.m. Tuesday, May 26, 2020, to correct a typo.
INDIAN BEACH — The Indian Beach Board of Commissioners seems to be on board with the draft fiscal year 2020-21 town budget, as they’ve set a date for public hearing.
INDIAN BEACH — The board of commissioners will receive a draft budget for fiscal year 2020-21, which includes a proposed property tax rate increase, at the next regular board meeting.
EMERALD ISLE — After more than a year of planning and nearly three months of work, the dredging-and-sand-spreading portion of the $28.2 million Bogue Banks beach nourishment project that began Feb. 8 is complete.
Editor's note: This article was updated at 11:54 a.m. Tuesday, April 28, 2020, with more information.
NEWPORT — Even though ocean swimming is prohibited on Bogue Banks, local meteorologists aren’t letting that stop them from forecasting surf conditions.
BOGUE BANKS —Surfers have started a petition to push Emerald Isle and other towns on Bogue Banks to repeal what they call a “discriminatory recreational water access restriction” against their sport.
INDIAN BEACH — Authorities are investigating a house fire that broke out Tuesday morning on Shore Drive.
Editor's note: This article was updated at 4:55 p.m. Thursday, April 2, 2020, to add information.
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.
INDIAN BEACH — What is believed to be the last town on the North Carolina coast not to adopt an official position on the offshore oil and gas exploration issue has chosen to stand with other municipalities against it.
NEWPORT — The search for a new full-time town manager is over, and the Newport Town Council has hired former Indian Beach Town Manager Bryan Chadwick.
BOGUE BANKS — In the beachside towns of Carteret County, there’s a demographic that’s helped shape the way the towns have grown, despite only living on the coast part of the year.
INDIAN BEACH — The town’s board of commissioners is going forward from its regular council meeting Wednesday with a new commissioner, Michael Luther.
INDIAN BEACH — A new commissioner will be appointed and sworn in Wednesday to complete the term of former Commissioner Allen Smith.
BEAUFORT — Discussing shellfish leases, development lines and beach fill projects are all on the agenda for the N.C. Coastal Resources Commission’s meeting Wednesday and Thursday.
EMERALD ISLE — As expected, the contractor for the county’s $28.2 million Bogue Banks beach nourishment project began delivering and assembling pipes and equipment last week.
CAPE CARTERET — County school officials are concerned about the impact of residential growth in the western part of the county on schools, especially White Oak Elementary.
BOGUE BANKS — On Jan. 17, four days after the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced it had approved $281 million for beach nourishment work on Bogue Banks and in North Topsail and Surf City in Onslow and Pender counties, Raleigh’s The News & Observer ran an opinion piece.
INDIAN BEACH — The town board of commissioners has an unexpected task ahead of them — selecting a new commissioner.
INDIAN BEACH — It’s only been three days since A.J. Sutzko officially retired as police chief, and town officials have already announced his successor: Lt. William Pollock.
BEAUFORT — A discretionary recount Thursday by the County Board of Elections showed Will Baker still holds a razor-thin lead in the tight race for mayor of Cape Carteret, and it appears he’s the victor.