PINE KNOLL SHORES — The town public safety building is closed to walk-in traffic due to a staff member testing positive for COVID-19.
EMERALD ISLE — Purple flags flew on Emerald Isle beaches last week, warning oceangoers of the presence in the water of sea butterflies, an organism related to snails, but capable of inflicting painful though generally harmless “stings” from their sharp bodies.
Editor's note: This article was updated at 12:31 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, with an updated picture.
PINE KNOLL SHORES — North Carolina’s marine life will once again be on display for visitors starting Monday.
PINE KNOLL SHORES — Pine Knoll Shores officials announced there will be a road closure from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday on Oakleaf Drive between Willow and Holly Roads. The closure will allow for road maintenance.
CARTERET COUNTY — It’s been nearly two months since the Carteret County Library System began its restructuring, and the results so far have garnered mixed results from local governments and the public.
RALEIGH — A former Pine Knoll Shores resident and world record setter is gone. Dr. Marvin Creamer died Aug. 12 in Raleigh. He was 104 years old.
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.
PINE KNOLL SHORES — More protective measures are in place for oceanfront vegetation in Pine Knoll Shores now that the board of commissioners has updated town ordinances.
PINE KNOLL SHORES — In a time when the nation’s supply chain and circulation of coins has disrupted the way many people look at spending cash, the N.C. Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores has added 100 gallons of change back into the system and created a social media sensation.
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.
PINE KNOLL SHORES — This year, supporters of Hope for the Warriors in Pine Knoll Shores put down their kayak paddles and picked up their golf clubs for the first Kayak for The Warriors golf tournament.
PINE KNOLL SHORES — Pine Knoll Shores Mayor John Brodman declared a state of emergency Saturday in advance of Tropical Storm Isaias.
EMERALD ISLE — Carteret County will have to wait until Monday, Aug. 10 to open bids and perhaps award a contract for the next Bogue Banks beach nourishment project.
PINE KNOLL SHORES — Protective measures for oceanfront vegetation are on their way back to the Pine Knoll Shores Board of Commissioners with a recommendation from the town planning board.
PINE KNOLL SHORES — The planting of vegetation to help stabilize new dunes created in the Bogue Banks beach nourishment project completed this spring is finished.
PINE KNOLL SHORES — A new town clerk is now at work in Pine Knoll Shores.
PINE KNOLL SHORES — Property developers and owners have new requirements to meet when developing lots in Pine Knoll Shores.
EMERALD ISLE — The planting of vegetation on new dunes created in the latest Bogue Banks beach nourishment project stalled over the long Fourth of July holiday weekend, but crews from Coastal Transplants in Bolivia hope to finish the hand-planting phase in Pine Knoll Shores relatively soon.
PINE KNOLL SHORES — Former Town Commissioner John Brodman is now the 12th mayor of Pine Knoll Shores.
PINE KNOLL SHORES — The next mayor of Pine Knoll Shores may be announced Wednesday at the regular board of commissioners meeting.
EMERALD ISLE — Sea turtle nesting season has reportedly rebounded to a good level after a slow start this year in the westernmost town on Bogue Banks.
EMERALD ISLE — Town Manager Matt Zapp announced Wednesday he has hired Sarah Williams, town clerk in Pine Knoll Shores, to replace Emerald Isle Clerk Rhonda Ferebee, who is set to retire in September.
PINE KNOLL SHORES — The search for the next mayor is down to two candidates, and former Commissioner John Brodman has the mayoral committee’s recommendation.
PINE KNOLL SHORES — Town officials plan to send phase two of their stormwater drainage project to bid in July, with construction likely to begin in January.