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DEQ Closes Rachel Carson Reserve Effective April 3

The NC Dept. of Environmental Quality is closing three coastal reserve sites, including the Rachel Carson Reserve on Carrot Island, Bird Shoal...

Beaufort Moving Town Entrance to Turner Street In Preparation for Checkpoints

The Town of Beaufort will only be accessible by entering on Turner Street at US 70 beginning Sunday, April 5. The change...

Hospital Update: Alternate Care Sites, PPE Conservation, Entry Restrictions, More

Carteret Health Care is preparing for potentially high levels of of infectious disease, the facility announced in a news release Friday, April...

Coastal Distancing

Janice Cheek shared this photo she took of a sign placed on Bird Shoal by Beaufort resident Luke Gruber.

Beaufort Music Festival Canceled Due to Coronavirus Outbreak

Organizers announced yesterday that the 2020 Beaufort Music Festival, scheduled for May 15-16, will no longer be held. "It...

Carteret Has 2 New COVID-19 Cases; Releases Age, Gender Data

The Carteret County Health Department announced in a news release Wednesday afternoon that two new cases of COVID-19 had been found in...

Timothy “Timmy” Jefferson Gillikin, 63, Otway

Timothy “Timmy” Jefferson Gillikin, of Otway, passed away peacefully in his sleep on March 29, 2020 at the age of 63.

Iwona Dickerson, 67, Beaufort

Iwona Dickerson, 67, of Beaufort, passed away on Friday, March 27, 2020 at Pruitt Health in Sea Level.  Condolences...

Cape Lookout Superintendent: No Gatherings of More Than 10

In response to a weekend that saw the shores of the Cape and Shackleford banks lined with boaters - many of whom...

County Prohibits Hotel, Vacation Rentals Effective Immediately

The Carteret County Board of Commissioners has amended their March 19 State of Emergency proclamation late Monday afternoon to prohibit the rental...

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Janice Cheek shared this photo she took of a sign placed on Bird Shoal by Beaufort resident Luke Gruber.

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