CARTERET COUNTY - The North Carolina State Board of Elections has been asked to investigate possible violations of finance and electioneering laws by local political committee TEA NC PAC.
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NEWPORT — U.S. Congressman Dr. Greg Murphy reviewed security measures taking place at two Carteret County public schools, then toured Carteret Community College to receive an update on programs Wednesday.
BEAUFORT - The Carteret County Board of Elections (CCBE) has a new member. Lucy M. Bond, a Democrat and a resident of Carteret County most of her life, was sworn in by Carteret County Clerk of Court Ken Raper during a Wednesday morning ceremony at the CCBE office. She has been appointed to c…
The Carteret County Board of Elections will hold their regularly scheduled monthly meeting on June 1 at 9 a.m. The meeting will be held at the Board of Elections office located at 1702 Live Oak Street, Beaufort.
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BEAUFORT — Incumbent County Commissioner Chris Chadwick swept to victory in the Down East district, and David Quinn topped Tim Quinn to replace longtime Commissioner Robin Comer in the Western Carteret district in Republican primary elections Tuesday.
Early voting statistics
BEAUFORT — As of Monday, about 800 county residents had turned out to cast ballots during early voting for the 2022 local and state primary races.
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BEAUFORT — The League of Women Voters is proud to announce the availability of https://www.vote411.org/. It’s a nonpartisan one-stop shop for all election information. Vote411.org is the premier resource for all information on voting in
BEAUFORT - One-stop absentee voting for the 2022 statewide primary begins in Carteret County on Thursday, April 28, running through Saturday, May 14. Voters may vote at any of the three locations located around Carteret County.
BEAUFORT — Carteret County, North Carolina and the nation are facing economic inflation, supply chain shortages and a workforce deficit, problems incumbent U.S. Rep. Greg Murphy, R-N.C. plans to address.
The Carteret County Consolidated Human Services Board will meet at 6 p.m. Monday, April 11, in the County Health Department conference room in Morehead City. There will be a time for public comment, as well as a child abuse prevention presentation and updates by Health Department Director Ni…
MOREHEAD CITY — Rep. Ted Budd, R-N.C., has his eyes set on a seat in the U.S. Senate in this year’s congressional election.
ARAPAHOE — State Sen. Norman Sanderson, who has represented Carteret, Craven and Pamlico counties for five terms, said Wednesday he is most proud of the General Assembly this past session for adopting a budget, by a bipartisan majority, for the first time since 2017.
ATLANTIC BEACH — The town council welcomed two new members to its ranks this month, councilmen Joey Dean and Joseph Starling.
EMERALD ISLE — Pat McElraft of Emerald Isle, who has represented Carteret and Jones counties in the state General Assembly for eight consecutive two-year terms, said Tuesday she will not seek reelection to the state House of Representatives in November 2022.
MOREHEAD CITY — The Morehead City Council welcomed back some familiar faces to its ranks Tuesday as the mayor and two council members were sworn in to begin new terms on the city’s top governing board.
EMERALD ISLE — Emerald Isle officials swore in two reelected commissioners, one new board member and a new mayor, capping Tuesday night by presented outgoing Mayor Eddie Barber the state’s highest civilian honor.
NEWPORT — Newport officials and others welcomed several members of the council back for another term in office Thursday, while saying goodbye to a long-standing volunteer.
CAPE CARTERET — Cape Carteret officials swore in two new commissioners and one reelected incumbent Monday night during the board’s monthly meeting in the town hall off Dolphin Street and virtually via GoToMeeting.
RALEIGH — State Sen. Norman Sanderson, who has long represented Carteret, Craven and Pamlico counties in the N.C. Senate, is one of the latest inductees into the N.C. Republican Party Hall of Fame.
PELETIER — Peletier swore in two new commissioners and one reelected official Monday night, then got right to work making plans for future efforts to better the town.
BOGUE — In a close vote during a special meeting Monday night, the Bogue Town Council appointed Mike Crose to fill the vacant seat left by the death of longtime Councilman Herbert Page.
EMERALD ISLE — When Eddie Barber steps down as mayor of Emerald Isle during the town board of commissioners’ meeting Tuesday, Dec. 14, he’ll look back on his eight years in office with no major regrets and pride in a job well done.