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.
PELETIER — The Monday meetings of the Peletier Planning Board and Board of Commissioners, scheduled for 6 p.m. and 6:30 p.m., respectively, in town hall, have been canceled because of the likelihood of inclement weather.
PELETIER — Authorities Thursday identified the body found Wednesday in a mobile home at Lot No. 7, Buck’s Corner Mobile Home Park as that of Roland Marshal Pridgen Jr., 47, of Havelock. They say no foul play is suspected in his death.
Editor's note: This article was updated at 10:13 p.m. Wednesday, July 29, 2020, with updates.
PELETIER — The town of Peletier’s code enforcement officer has been on the job for about six months and told commissioners Monday he’s making some progress addressing eyesores and potentially dangerous and illegal situations that have triggered complaints from residents.
PELETIER — After a months-long hiatus, the Peletier commission next month will dig back into the issue of an ordinance to regulate racetracks.
PELETIER — After a public hearing Monday night, Peletier commissioners voted 4-0 to approve a $168,850 fiscal 2020-21 budget that retains the current property tax rate of 5.5 cents per $100 of assessed value.
Editor's note: This article was updated at 10:21 a.m. Tuesday, May 26, 2020, to correct a typo.
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.
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.
PELETIER — In a session Mayor Dale Sowers conceded Friday might not have fully complied with the state’s open meetings law, town commissioners April 6, agreed by consensus via telephone to OK the proposed 2020-21 budget for public hearing at a future meeting.
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.
peletier — The town planning board March 9 unanimously recommended approval of an ordinance to regulate racetracks.
PELETIER — Town commissioners and planning board members Monday night had a chance to take an informal look at the first official plan for a sprawling residential development at the former Silver Creek Golf Course.
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.
Editor's note: This article was last updated Sept. 7 at 3:28 p.m.
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.
PINE KNOLL SHORES — Cooperation between the beach towns of Bogue Banks is vital to keeping beachgoers and swimmers safe, according to Mayor Ken Jones.
PINE KNOLL SHORES — Mayor Ken Jones wants to continue to inform and educate the public about the beach warning flag system in order to prevent future drownings.
BOGUE BANKS, BEAUFORT — The summer tourism season is almost here, and several towns in Carteret County are preparing their paid parking programs.
BOGUE BANKS — The summer tourism season is fast approaching, and first responders in the towns on Bogue Banks have advice on how visitors to the beaches can stay safe.
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.
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.
EMERALD ISLE — A bit of Irish tradition came to Carteret County’s own “Emerald Isle” Saturday during the 28th annual St. Patrick’s Festival.
Corrected 4:45 p.m. March 16, 2019, to correct the project completion date.