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County Commissioners are Frustratingly Silent on COVID-19

It has been almost a month since Governor Cooper shut down North Carolina due to the Coronavirus pandemic. In Carteret County, which...

County Should Follow Beaufort’s Lead and Issue Stay-at-Home Order

To: Carteret County Board of CommissionersFrom: The Physicians and other health care providers of Crystal Coast Family Practice Dear...

Local Doctors: To Save Lives, County Should Be Locked Down

As volunteer physicians at the Broad Street Clinic in Morehead City, we help care for more than 900 low income patients without...

A Thank You to Community Leaders from Beaufort Elementary

Thank you to our community leaders who came to Our Read Across America event Monday, March 2, at Beaufort Elementary.

Fighting on Social Media Won’t Fix Our County’s Addiction Problem

It has become overwhelming clear to me in the last few weeks that there are some in our community who strongly feel...

County Commissioners Must Address Impacts of Changing Climate

To the Editor: The News Times recently asked Bob Cavanaugh, Carteret County Commissioner, to answer the question: “What can...

Sixth Annual Race to the North Pole an Outstanding Success

Dear Editor: Our sixth annual Race to the North Pole was an outstanding success. We collected over 180 bicycles...

A Travel Poem

From the East CoastFlying west after sunsetI could see daylightAt the far horizonIt began to slip awayAs our busy livesOften seem...

Bottoms’ Resignation is a Big Loss for Carteret County

To the Editor: Many moons ago I taught with Mat Bottoms at West Carteret High School when he served...

Politics over education is hurting Carteret County students

The following is from a Nov. 26 Facebook post by Katie Statler in response to the resignation of Carteret County Public Schools...

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