NEWPORT — Newport police Chief Keith Lewis said at 3:45 p.m. Monday state investigators had cleared a threat and allowed the reopening of the Walmart Neighborhood Market near the intersection of Highway 70 and Roberts Road after examining a suspicious item in the parking lot.
NEWPORT — Town planners will discuss development ordinance amendments, including a draft unified development ordinance, at a special meeting at town hall.
NEWPORT — Town officials said they are making an effort to keep next fiscal year’s budget trimmed and prioritized, with paving projects and building work among funded initiatives.
NEWPORT — Law enforcement officials confirmed Friday afternoon the suspect involved in an hours-long standoff with police died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound shortly after arriving at Carteret Health Care.
NEWPORT — Rick Smith of Newport took home the people’s choice trophy Sunday at the first Love Newport Pig Cookin’ Contest at Shortway Brewing Co., which collected in $4,163 in donations.
NEWPORT — Two local business owners want to help keep interest in the Newport Pig Cookin’ Contest alive while waiting for the annual event to return in 2022.
NEWPORT — Newport law enforcement officials are investigating a suspicious device left outside of Bojangles restaurant at 7085 Highway 70 Sunday night.
NEWPORT — Beginning Tuesday, crews with Piedmont Natural Gas will be in the area performing routine pipeline maintenance that may result in a tall flame being visible to nearby neighborhoods and businesses.
NEWPORT — With baby animal season picking up, the Outer Banks Wildlife Shelter is in need of volunteers to help feed and care for the tiny charges coming in for rehabilitation.
MOREHEAD CITY — An unattended barrel fire led to a blaze that spread to a nearby building, burning it to the ground Wednesday evening near Morehead City, according to city Fire Marshal Dykeman Baily.
BEAUFORT — The Carteret County Sheriff’s Office has canceled the search for a missing Newport woman after she was located Thursday.
NEWPORT — Town officials have closed on the purchase of a corner lot next to the Newport Fire Station, which may be used for an expansion project in the future.
NEWPORT — Firefighters from Newport, Morehead City, Mill Creek and Broad & Gales Creek stopped a cooking fire from spreading at a Newport home Saturday afternoon.
NEWPORT — A mother and daughter who lost their home in a fire March 22 are being offered help through an online fundraiser.
NEWPORT — A structure fire which broke out at a dwelling in Newport Monday evening has been ruled accidental, according to Carteret County Fire Marshal Eddie Lewis.
CARTERET COUNTY — Law enforcement officials are continuing to search for a missing Newport teenager who may be located near Wilson.
NEWPORT — Firefighters from five departments stopped a structure fire Monday evening at 611 Chatham St.
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…
NEWPORT — Residents and visitors will have to go one more year without a Newport Pig Cookin’ Contest, but things look promising for 2022.
NEWPORT — Town officials and residents welcomed a new council member last week, Rhonda Shinn, who will take the seat vacated by her husband, County Commissioner Chuck Shinn.
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…
NEWPORT — Crews with Piedmont Natural Gas will begin performing routine pipeline maintenance Monday near 5871 Highway 70 in Newport.
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.
NEWPORT — Carteret County Fire Marshal Eddie Lewis said the cause of a house fire Friday at 238 Cottontail Run was accidental.