INDIAN BEACH — Town officials are considering a land use ordinance amendment to allow mixed residential development in the town’s general business district.
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.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Numerous speakers during a virtual public hearing Wednesday night urged the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to carry through with a plan to designate critical habitat — including all of oceanfront Bogue Banks — for the rufa red knot.
PINE KNOLL SHORES — With COVID-19 cases increasing again, the public’s access to Pine Knoll Shores facilities and municipal meetings is once again restricted.
CARTERET COUNTY — The U.S. Census Bureau released results from the 2020 census Thursday, and the numbers show Carteret County has grown slightly since the last count was conducted in 2010.
CARTERET COUNTY — Sea turtle nest numbers are up in Carteret County compared to last year, and there’s still a little less than a month left in the season.
NEWPORT — Though local forecasters downgraded their expectation of flash flooding in Carteret County, some nuisance flooding resulted from heavy rainfall this week.
INDIAN BEACH — Speed limits have been lowered on Bogue Banks, and Indian Beach Police are seeing more speeding as a result.
BEAUFORT — Motorists and residents can brace themselves for campaign signs this fall, with races set for mayoral and governing board seats in several of Carteret County’s 11 towns this November.
INDIAN BEACH — Town officials may approve some changes to the duties of Fire Department and EMS personnel Wednesday.
INDIAN BEACH — The Indian Beach Board of Commissioners adopted the town’s fiscal 2021-22 budget Wednesday, keeping its existing property tax rate the same for another year.
INDIAN BEACH — Developers are proposing a townhouse project in Indian Beach on a 6.35-acre parcel on Salter Path Road.
BOGUE BANKS — Decades of beach nourishment have significantly altered the habitat, numbers and distribution of large and small animals on Bogue Banks, but it’s too soon to determine whether the long-term impacts will be positive, negative or neutral.
EMERALD ISLE — Despite putting close to 6 million cubic yards of sand on Bogue Banks beaches in the past three years, Carteret County still has enough sand available just offshore to nourish the strand for 12 to 15 years, barring major storms that cause huge erosion events.
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.