BEAUFORT — Novel coronavirus pandemic relief money is starting to flow from the state and federal governments into local coffers, and the public school system and the community college have so far been the biggest beneficiaries in Carteret County.
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CAPE CARTERET — Town commissioners voted 3-2 Monday night to begin the process to put a $750,000 bond referendum to fund completion of the Cape Carteret Trail on the Tuesday, Nov. 3 General Election ballot.
JACKSONVILLE — A vaccine for novel coronavirus is still at least a few months away, but Rep. Greg Murphy, R-N.C. thinks its time to start getting back to work.
EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA — Republican Party officials in North Carolina’s 3rd Congressional District have elected delegates for the Republican National Convention, including Carteret County’s Celeste Cairns, who will serve as an alternate.
Editor's note: This article was updated at 9:35 a.m. Thursday, April 23, 2020, to correct a typo.
Editor's note: This article was last updated at 5:24 p.m. April 21 to add information from attorneys.
GREENVILLE — As funds for the federal Paycheck Protection Program ran out Thursday, eastern North Carolina Congressman Greg Murphy called on legislators to replenish the funds.
BEAUFORT — With materials from the March 3 presidential primary packed away, Board of Elections Director Caitlin Sabadish is thankful county residents were able to visit the polls ahead of the novel coronavirus outbreak and avoid elections disruption.
RALEIGH (AP) — North Carolina is making it easier to register online to vote or to make registration changes through the Division of Motor Vehicles.
CORRECTION: This article was updated at 7:23 p.m. Saturday, March 21, 2020, to correct an email address.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr, R-N.C., is asking for an ethics probe in response to criticism he sold off as much as $1.7 million in stocks just before the market dropped in February amid coronavirus fears.
BEAUFORT — The County Board of Elections has signed off on final county results of the March 3 primary elections.
BEAUFORT — The County Board of Elections approved six more ballots in the March 3 primaries, inching closer to wrapping up the election.
RALEIGH (AP) — North Carolina voters are poised to make history in November electing an African American as lieutenant governor for the first time now that a legislator won the Democratic nomination.
RALEIGH (AP) — The U.S. Department of Defense identified two service members killed in Iraq on Sunday as members of a Marine special forces unit based in North Carolina.
This article was last updated at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 10, 2020, with more information.
CARTERET COUNTY — County Commissioner Bob Cavanaugh finished as the Republican choice in the only primary contest for a County Board of Commissioners races.
Reporter's note: This article was last updated at 9:21 a.m. Wednesday, March 4, 2020, with more information.
BEAUFORT — Andrew Wigmore was the winner in a three-way Republican primary contest for a seat as a District Court 3B judge.
Editor's note: This article was last updated Thursday, March 5, at 10:45 a.m.
CORRECTION: The headline of this article was updated at 10:03 a.m. Wednesday, March 4, 2020, to more accurately capture race results.
CARTERET COUNTY — Voters from 14 states headed to the polls this week for Super Tuesday, among them, Carteret County residents.
RALEIGH (AP) — North Carolina voters were deciding on Super Tuesday which Democrat they believe can unseat Sen. Thom Tillis and whether the current GOP lieutenant governor is the one best suited to oust Gov. Roy Cooper in the fall.