BOGUE BANKS — As the coronavirus pandemic continues with no signs of letting up any time soon, municipal officials throughout Carteret County have learned to adjust to virtual meetings and other changes designed to limit in-person contact with the public.
CARTERET COUNTY — 2021 is upon us, but last year the News-Times covered challenges ranging from major redevelopment, to a feral cat trapping program, to a ban on ocean recreation, to rough weather and everything in between, all while covering a pandemic that transformed nearly everything.
PELETIER — After months of discussion and delay but little or no controversy, Peletier commissioners Nov. 9 adopted an ordinance amendment to regulate racetracks.
PELETIER — After months of discussion and delay, Peletier commissioners Monday night scheduled a public hearing on an ordinance amendment to regulate racetracks.
PELETIER — Four property owners in town will soon receive certified letters warning them to clean up trash, vegetation and other debris within 30 days or they could face civil fines of up to $100 per day the violations remain.
PELETIER — Town commissioners Monday night again delayed scheduling a public hearing on a proposed ordinance amendment to regulate racetracks.
PELETIER — After months of delay, Peletier commissioners are finally set to discuss an ordinance to regulate racetracks Monday night.
CARTERET COUNTY — With another round of federal funds from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act on the way, the county’s municipalities are planning how they will spend their share of the relief money.
PELETIER — Peletier commissioners Aug. 10 tabled a decision on an ordinance amendment to regulate racetracks.
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.