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County COVID-19 Count Jumps Nearly 60 Percent Since Saturday

The number of COVID-19 cases in Carteret County has risen to 11 since Saturday when a seventh case was announced. The jump...

Benjamin Lee Everman, 69, Beaufort

Benjamin Lee Everman, 69, of Beaufort, passed away Friday, March 13, 2020, at his home. Online condolences may be...

Sixth COVID Case Found; County Investigating Patient’s Contact History

Update: County human services Director Jaime Long gave an update just after 8:30 pm: “ All the individuals who had contact...

County Amends Emergency Declaration to Define Terms

The county has revised the State of Emergency proclamation put in place March 19 to define the terms of the order. The...

Danny Wooten, 63, Beaufort

Danny Wooten, 63, of Beaufort, passed away in Jacksonville on Tuesday, March 24, 2020. Condolences and life tributes may be sent to...

NPS Suspends Visitor Services, Beaches Remain Open

Cape Lookout National Seashore announced March 25 that the national park has added modifications to operations to support federal, state, and local...

Marine Fisheries Closes to Public; License Sales Available via Phone

N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries offices are closed to the public until further notice, based on the current guidance to help minimize...

COVID-19 Carteret County Government Update 23: Recoveries

Release by Carteret County Emergency Services Director Stephen Rea March 26 at 12:15 pm. As of 11:15 am, March...

2 of 5 Carteret COVID-19 Patients Recovered; No New Cases to Report

The health department reported early Thursday afternoon that two of the five confirmed COVID-19 cases in Carteret County have recovered. Both have...

Trump Grants Public Assistance for NC; FEMA Reviewing Individual Assistance

FEMA announced Wednesday that federal emergency aid has been made available for the state of North Carolina to supplement recovery efforts. The...

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