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Beacon Bits: News Briefs for Thursday, Nov. 7

Welcome to the new & improved Beacon Bits, our bi-weekly news briefs delivery system. Twice a week we'll serve up morsels...

CCC Event to Help Businesses Learn About Military Contract Opportunities

Carteret Community College is hosting a free outreach session to promote contract and employment opportunities with North Carolina military installations from 10...

On the Agenda: Beaufort Commissioners October Work Session

The Beaufort Board of Commissioners meets on the fourth Monday of each month to take public comment, receive information and discuss agenda...

Snug Harbor to Close, Leaving Dozens In Search of New Homes and Jobs

The management of Snug Harbor on Nelson Bay announced Tuesday evening that the facility will close its doors Dec. 21.

‘Deed Notice’ Mail Scam Seeks to Dupe Homeowners

Have you gotten an official-looking notice in the mail asking for payment of a $86 fee in return for legal documents related...

SBA Approves Low-Interest Disaster Loans for Carteret Residents, Businesses

The US Small Business Administration approved Gov. Roy Cooper's Oct. 11 request for disaster assistance Wednesday. Individuals, non-profit...

Beacon Bits: News Briefs for Tuesday, Oct. 8

Welcome to Beacon Bits, our bi-weekly news briefs delivery system. Twice a week we'll dig around for morsels of local news...

Beacon Bits: News Briefs for Friday, Oct. 4

Welcome to Beacon Bits, our bi-weekly news briefs delivery system. Twice a week we'll dig around for morsels of local news...

Compass Hotel Passes Planning Board, But With Conditions

The Beaufort Planning board approved site plans Monday night for the controversial Compass Hotel coming to Cedar Street. The project has garnered...

Live Blog: Beaufort Planning Board Reviews Compass Hotel Plans

The Beacon will be live blogging public comment and the Compass Hotel discussion at tonight’s Beaufort Planning Board meeting, 6:30 at the...

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