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PELETIER — The Western Carteret Fire Department responded Friday to a woods fire on Rolling Hill Drive in the Peletier area and knocked it out quickly.

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CEDAR POINT — The Western Carteret Fire Department had a busy afternoon Wednesday, responding to two fire calls back-to-back, the first near Peletier and the second about 6 to 7 miles away, near Bogue.

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PELETIER — Town commissioners will hold their monthly board meeting Monday at 6:30 p.m. in town hall off Highway 58, but Mayor Dale Sowers said Friday it will be brief and the board will handle only necessities.

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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.

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CEDAR POINT — Kevin Hunter, chief of the Western Carteret Fire and EMS Department, said Wednesday his crews are as ready and prepared as they can be to deal with any emergencies that arise during Hurricane Dorian over the next few days.

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BOGUE BANKS, BEAUFORT — The summer tourism season is almost here, and several towns in Carteret County are preparing their paid parking programs.

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PELETIER — Three months after he first pitched the planning board a proposal to rezone Silver Creek Golf Course for a major residential development, owner Eddie McNeill got his wish Monday night.

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BOGUE BANKS — The $20.1 million beach nourishment stalled a bit late last week because of bad weather and sea conditions, but it’s still on track for completion well ahead of schedule.

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PELETIER — Town commissioners voted 3-2 Monday night to rezone Silver Creek Golf Course for residential development, but will have to do it again next month to make it stick.

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PELETIER — Town commissioners took no action during a work session Thursday night, but indicated they’re almost certain they will vote Monday, March 4 to rezone the 200-acre Silver Creek Golf Course for a residential development.

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PELETIER — After a two-hour public hearing Monday night, town commissioners voted 4-0 to table until their March meeting a decision on a rezoning request that could allow Silver Creek Golf Course to potentially become a major residential subdivision.

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PELETIER — Mayor Dale Sowers said Friday he and town commissioners will be ready to listen to what is expected to be a huge crowd of people Monday night for a public hearing on a proposal to rezone the Silver Creek Golf Course and allow construction of up to 335 single-family home lots.

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PELETIER — A standing-room-only crowd of more than 50 people crammed town hall Monday night as the planning board unanimously passed on to town commissioners a proposal to rezone the Silver Creek Golf Course for up to 335 single-family home lots.