EMERALD ISLE — After almost exactly three months, the 9.4-mile-long Emerald Isle beach nourishment projected ended early Monday morning, with the exception of planting vegetation on new dunes, which is set to commence next week.
INDIAN BEACH — A new ambulance and tractor are on their way to Indian Beach late this summer, courtesy of funding from the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
CARTERET COUNTY — In response to the Carteret County Board of Commissioners’ decision March 15 to form a committee to look into options for a hybrid sales tax distribution method, leaders from the county’s 11 municipalities share how they believe a change in the distribution method could aff…
BEAUFORT — Following a decision earlier in the month to retain the ad valorem method of sales tax distribution,the Carteret County Board of Commissioners has decided to form a committee to examine the possibility of a hybrid distribution plan instead, but any changes the committee recommends…
INDIAN BEACH — Filling the vacancy on the Indian Beach Planning Board has been postponed until April at the request of Town Manager Tim White.
CARTERET COUNTY — Local governments are slated to receive millions in coronavirus relief funds thanks to the passage of a $1.9 trillion stimulus package this week, with Carteret County expecting nearly $13.5 million, in addition to funds for each of the 11 municipalities.
CAPE CARTERET — After outcry from some western Carteret County towns, the county board of commissioners will revisit its decision last week to maintain the current method of state-shared sales tax distribution to municipalities.
INDIAN BEACH — The Indian Beach Planning Board may have a vacancy filled Wednesday at the town board of commissioners meeting.
CARTERET COUNTY — Officials in the western Carteret County towns reacted with expressions of disappointment after county commissioners voted 4-3 Wednesday to maintain the current system of state-shared sales tax distribution.
EMERALD ISLE — The Carteret County Beach Commission voted unanimously during its Feb. 16 to submit to Carteret County for approval a $598,136 operational budget for fiscal year 2021-22.
INDIAN BEACH — Emergency services will be a significant focus for Indian Beach officials this year, especially replacing or getting new equipment.
EMERALD ISLE — The Carteret County Beach Commission voted unanimously Tuesday afternoon to name Jim Normile, an Emerald Isle town commissioner, its chairperson for 2021.
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INDIAN BEACH — Town officials have received funds from the Federal Emergency Management Agency that the Indian Beach will use for several projects.
BOGUE BANKS — As the coronavirus pandemic continues with no signs of letting up any time soon, municipal officials throughout Carteret County have learned to adjust to virtual meetings and other changes designed to limit in-person contact with the public.
CARTERET COUNTY — 2021 is upon us, but last year the News-Times covered challenges ranging from major redevelopment, to a feral cat trapping program, to a ban on ocean recreation, to rough weather and everything in between, all while covering a pandemic that transformed nearly everything.
PINE KNOLL SHORES/INDIAN BEACH — With a new year arrived, two towns in Carteret County have resolved to continue measures to prevent the spread of the coronavirus a priority into 2021.
INDIAN BEACH — Local emergency responders may need new radios in order to keep in touch with Carteret County emergency dispatch.
BOGUE BANKS — Bogue Banks towns are still exempt from state oceanfront development setback rules, and proposed rules are in the works to encourage other coastal communities to follow their example.
Editor's note: This article was updated at 4:05 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020, to reflect information about board terms.
CORRECTION: This article was corrected at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020. It mistakenly reported static line exception allowed municipal governments to set their own oceanfront property development setback lines.
EMERALD ISLE — The Carteret County Beach Commission voted unanimously Monday to recommend the county “stay the course” and not opt into a federal nourishment program for Bogue Banks.
The Indian Beach Board of Commissioners meeting has been rescheduled from 5 p.m. Thursday to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 17. This meeting has been rescheduled due to the potential for severe weather.
EMERALD ISLE — Although the Carteret County Beach Commission was set to meet Monday, Oct. 26 to make a big decision on whether to opt into a federal beach nourishment program for Bogue Banks, the meeting has been postponed until sometime in mid-November because of ongoing novel coronavirus p…
INDIAN BEACH — The Indian Beach Board of Commissioners canceled its Wednesday meeting.