PINE KNOLL SHORES — More sidewalks, preserving the character of Pine Knoll Shores and communication with all residents seem to be key priorities town commission candidates.
Politics and Elections News
RALEIGH — The Republican Party of North Carolina has selected a new director of communications with ties to the Crystal Coast.
EMERALD ISLE — Emerald Isle mayoral candidate Doug Starcke recently posted a video statement on his campaign website relating to recent social media revelations of his felony conviction on a count of assault by strangulation connected to a July 2011 incident.
GREENVILLE — Hurricanes, sea level rise and precipitation are all growing threats to coastal life in North Carolina, but measures can be taken to mitigate these threats.
CARTERET COUNTY — Early voting kicked off at a crawl rather than with a bang Thursday in Carteret County, despite numerous municipalities having contested races for governing boards and mayoral seats.
CAPE CARTERET — Four of the six candidates in the Cape Carteret Board of Commissioners race participated in a virtual campaign forum Tuesday night, with a lot of the focus on stormwater management and growth.
CARTERET COUNTY — For those who live in one of Carteret County’s 11 municipalities, the time has come to vote – early, that is – in local contests.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — A congressional committee recently proposed billions of dollars in environment- and fisheries-related appropriations, which may help protect and restore the North Carolina coast and its fisheries.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Rep. Greg Murphy, R-N.C., was recently recognized as a “federal champion” for works on flooding and related issues.
BEAUFORT — The results of the 2020 census show Carteret County’s population is generally shifting westward, a change that’s reflected in the recently adopted electoral district maps that will be in effect for the next 10 years.
CARTERET COUNTY — With early voting about a week away, things are shaping up for the 11 municipal elections set for November in Carteret County.
BEAUFORT — N.C. Chief Justice Paul Newby spent Friday morning thanking those who have worked during the coronavirus pandemic to keep the doors open as much as possible at the Carteret County courthouse in Beaufort.
CARTERET COUNTY — It’s that time again, folks – the League of Women Voters of Carteret County, in partnership with the Carteret County Chamber of Commerce, will be hosting four municipal candidate town halls in the coming weeks.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Rep. Greg Murphy, who represents Carteret County and much of eastern North Carolina in U.S. Congress, was recently given the Hero Defender Award by a veterans’ foundation.
RALEIGH — U.S. Sen. Thom Tillis, R-N.C., has voiced his support for funds to protect wildlife, especially species in danger of extinction.
PELETIER — Peletier commissioners voted 3-2 Monday night to schedule a public hearing on whether to increase the hours drivers can practice at racetracks under the town’s Outdoor Entertainment Ordinance.
NEW BERN — District Attorney Scott Thomas has changed his political affiliation from the Democratic Party to the Republican Party.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Rep. Greg Murphy, R-NC, reintroduced H.R. 5079, the Open Schools Responsibly Act, Monday.
BEAUFORT — In expectation of low turnout, Carteret County elections officials this week approved an early voting plan with pared back hours.
CARTERET COUNTY — The U.S. Census Bureau released results from the 2020 census Thursday, and the numbers show Carteret County has grown slightly since the last count was conducted in 2010.
MOREHEAD CITY — State Sen. and candidate for U.S. Senate Jeff Jackson will be visiting Morehead City Sunday as part of his 100 in 100 initiative.
OCEAN — A former North Carolina governor has sold his property in a Carteret County subdivision that became the subject of a 2009 lawsuit.
BEAUFORT — Leadership of Carteret County’s local election process will remain unchanged, with all five members of the panel taking oaths for new, two-year terms Tuesday.
EMERALD ISLE — Staff with the Carteret County Board of Elections confirmed Monday three seats for the Emerald Isle Board of Commissioners will be on the Tuesday, Nov. 2 municipal ballot.
BEAUFORT — Motorists and residents can brace themselves for campaign signs this fall, with races set for mayoral and governing board seats in several of Carteret County’s 11 towns this November.