MOREHEAD CITY — The Morehead City Council will hold a public hearing Tuesday in consideration of a voluntary annexation request for a business located off Bridges Street Extension.
WILMINGTON — The North Carolina State Ports Authority recorded year-over-year increases in volumes through the Port of Wilmington and Port of Morehead City in fiscal year 2020, which ended June 30.
ROCKPORT, Maine — Doris Buffett, a philanthropist and former resident of Morehead City, died Tuesday at her home in Rockport, Maine, at the age of 92, multiple news sources report.
CARTERET COUNTY — After two years of serious, devastating hurricanes, those who hunkered down in Carteret County Monday night ahead of Tropical Storm Isaias were largely spared another blow.
MOREHEAD CITY — The Webb Memorial Library has reopened for pickup service after being closed for months due to the coronavirus pandemic.
MOREHEAD CITY — City officials issued a state of emergency declaration Monday morning in response to Tropical Storm Isaias, which is forecast to impact the area overnight into Tuesday morning.
MOREHEAD CITY — Residents experiencing financial difficulties due to the coronavirus pandemic are now able to set up payment plans with Morehead City for paying overdue utility payments.
MOREHEAD CITY — After letting a previous preliminary plat approval expire, developers are now moving forward with the next several phases of Park Villas, a combined townhome and condominium development off Old Murdoch Road.
NEWPORT — A Piedmont Natural Gas pipeline cleaning project set to begin Wednesday may result in periodic controlled burns off Highway 70 near Brandywine Bay.
MOREHEAD CITY — The Morehead City Planning Board recommended the first of what will become a series of amendments to the city’s Unified Development Ordinance to bring the planning document into compliance with new state legislation.
MOREHEAD CITY — The Morehead City Council last week granted an encroachment request to a downtown restaurant owner whose recent renovations to his business ended up encroaching more than 5.5 feet onto city property.
CORRECTION: This article was updated at 12:50 p.m. Monday, Aug. 3, 2020, as Martha’s Mission Cupboard handed out 37,000 pounds of food, not 3,600 pounds as reported.
Editor's note: This article was updated at 2:57 p.m. July 23, 2020, with more information.
MOREHEAD CITY — The city is seeking applicants interested in serving on a new parks and recreation advisory board beginning in September.
MOREHEAD CITY — The Morehead City Planning Board will meet via Zoom at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday for its regular monthly session.
MOREHEAD CITY — The city council Tuesday voted to sell the old city hall building on Arendell Street to high bidder Michigan-based AJK Acquisitions.
MOREHEAD CITY — Duke Energy reported a power outage around 4:30 p.m. Tuesday in the area of eastern Morehead City, affecting approximately 1,026 customers.
MOREHEAD CITY — The Morehead City Council Tuesday will consider the creation of a parks and recreation advisory board for the intended purpose of gathering community feedback and advising officials on issues surrounding the city’s parks and recreation facilities.
MOREHEAD CITY — Construction on the new city hall building off Bridges Street is about two weeks behind schedule, but otherwise the project is moving forward without issue.
MOREHEAD CITY — Fire and EMScrews stationed at Fire Station No. 3 returned to work over the weekend upon completing a two-week quarantine period after a crew member tested positive for COVID-19.
MOREHEAD CITY — With Fourth of July celebrations set for Saturday, Carteret County officials are encouraging residents to stay safe, wear masks in public places and practice social distancing and other precautionary measures due to the novel coronavirus pandemic.
Reporter's note: This article and headline were updated at 5:20 p.m. Thursday, July 2, 2020, to include updated information.
MOREHEAD CITY — For the third straight year, Downtown Morehead City Inc. is an Accredited Main Street America program, putting it among a nationwide network of communities that have demonstrated a commitment to neighborhood revitalization.
Reporter's note: This article and headline were updated at 1:28 p.m. Friday, June 26, 2020, with more information.
WILMINGTON — The North Carolina State Ports Authority’s leader, Paul Cozza, is retiring from his post as executive director and Brian Clark, chief operating officer and deputy executive director, will take over the role.