PINE KNOLL SHORES — Town officials are going to pursue with the N.C. Department of Transportation a lower speed limit along Highway 58 in Pine Knoll Shores.
PINE KNOLL SHORES — On Wednesday, town officials will discuss pursuing lowering the speed limit on Highway 58 in Pine Knoll Shores, a proposal that’s received a mixed response from residents.
BEAUFORT — Beaufort, Cape Carteret and Pine Knoll Shores are among 25 coastal North Carolina local governments receiving money from the state Division of Coastal Management for risk assessment and resilience planning related to flooding and climate change.
PINE KNOLL SHORES — Town staff is proposing a smaller general fund budget for next fiscal year, but also expect to keep the property tax rate and municipal fees the same.
PINE KNOLL SHORES — The Diocese of East Carolina has put a section of its property at the Trinity Center on the market, and the town planning board supports allowing the center to divide it from the rest of the lot.
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…
BEAUFORT — Three architectural firms gave their sales pitch Tuesday to the Carteret County Board of Education, sharing why they are qualified to design projects included in the $42 million school bond referendum voters approved in November.
CORRECTION: This article was updated at 11:35 a.m. Friday, March 19, 2021, to correctly identify Police Chief Ryan Thompson, who was misidentified in a previous version.
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…
PINE KNOLL SHORES — Residents and visitors to Pine Knoll Shores may be required to remove their personal belongings from the beach by evening, beginning in April.
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.
CARTERET COUNTY — Officials in the western Carteret County towns reacted with expressions of disappointment after county commissioners voted 4-3 Wednesday to maintain the current system of state-shared sales tax distribution.
NEWPORT — A Carteret County-based environmental nonprofit has released a statewide plan to address stormwater flooding through nature-based projects and practices.
NEWPORT — As town officials begin work on budgets for the next fiscal year, Newport is seeking a change to Carteret County’s sales tax distribution method.
EMERALD ISLE — The Carteret County Beach Commission voted unanimously during its Feb. 16 to submit to Carteret County for approval a $598,136 operational budget for fiscal year 2021-22.
PINE KNOLL SHORES — Underground utilities are proving problematic to Pine Knoll Shores officials, who intend to find ways to regulate them.
EMERALD ISLE — The Carteret County Beach Commission voted unanimously Tuesday afternoon to name Jim Normile, an Emerald Isle town commissioner, its chairperson for 2021.
PINE KNOLL SHORES — As town officials look ahead while planning for 2021, they intend to make demographics a major factor in their decision-making, including planning for new, younger residents.
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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.
PINE KNOLL SHORES — Stormwater drainage improvements and shoreline protection are on their way to Pine Knoll Shores, courtesy of the N.C. Coastal Federation.
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.
BOGUE BANKS — Carteret County residents with natural Christmas trees have an opportunity to donate them at Fort Macon State Park to help maintain the dunes.
PINE KNOLL SHORES/INDIAN BEACH — With a new year arrived, two towns in Carteret County have resolved to continue measures to prevent the spread of the coronavirus a priority into 2021.