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.
PINE KNOLL SHORES — In a year marked by distance and difficulty due to the coronavirus pandemic, one community came together Dec. 15 to demonstrate the Christmastime spirit of giving.
PINE KNOLL SHORES — Wednesday morning, Pine Knoll Shores residents Kathy Falandys, Carroll Beckham and Suzan Kennedy packed bags of goodies for locals in need at Christmastime.
PINE KNOLL SHORES — Town officials are moving forward with an application to the Federal Emergency Management Agency to use excess funds for a laundry list of capital projects.
PINE KNOLL SHORES — After two years of treatment, staff at the N.C. Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores made the difficult decision Tuesday to euthanize a popular shark that had been on display for 10 years.
PINE KNOLL SHORES — Town commissioners are debating how to divide Federal Emergency Management Agency funding among several potential projects.
BOGUE BANKS — Bogue Banks towns are still exempt from state oceanfront development setback rules, and proposed rules are in the works to encourage other coastal communities to follow their example.
Editor's note: This article was updated at 4:05 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020, to reflect information about board terms.
CORRECTION: This article was corrected at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020. It mistakenly reported static line exception allowed municipal governments to set their own oceanfront property development setback lines.
EMERALD ISLE — The Carteret County Beach Commission voted unanimously Monday to recommend the county “stay the course” and not opt into a federal nourishment program for Bogue Banks.
PINE KNOLL SHORES — A condominium in Bogue Shore Club was destroyed by a fire Thursday night after multiple fire departments fought the blaze.
PINE KNOLL SHORES — N.C. Aquarium staff and the Red Cross aren’t letting a pandemic prevent them from holding their 25th blood drive.
PINE KNOLL SHORES — Residents of Pine Knoll Shores’ eastern side may notice work beginning on stormwater drainage improvements to their neighborhood soon.
CARTERET COUNTY — As Carteret County’s towns gear up for Halloween activities, County Health Department Director Stephanie Cannon urges safety precautions due to the coronavirus pandemic.
PINE KNOLL SHORES — The Carteret County Beach Commission is offering an alternative to the Federal Emergency Management Agency-based beach nourishment program, but Pine Knoll Shores officials seem reluctant to switch.
EMERALD ISLE — Although the Carteret County Beach Commission was set to meet Monday, Oct. 26 to make a big decision on whether to opt into a federal beach nourishment program for Bogue Banks, the meeting has been postponed until sometime in mid-November because of ongoing novel coronavirus p…
BOGUE BANKS — Seismic survey permits will expire at the end of November, and local town officials and environmental groups are pleased with the news.
PINE KNOLL SHORES — Bogue Banks’ economically crucial beaches are in good shape, thanks to millions of dollars spent on ongoing beach nourishment efforts, according to a report presented Monday to the Carteret County Beach Commission.
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.