Fire Sinks Trawler in Core Creek

Twelve emergency departments responded to a blaze aboard the Melissa Ann II for more than six hours after the 56-foot wooden trawler...

Unexploded Ordnances May Threaten Grounded Fishing Vessel

The Beaufort-based fishing vessel Sea Angels ran aground near Brown's Inlet east of Camp Lejeune Monday morning. Her four crew members were...

Crystal Coast Oyster Festival to Benefit Local Shellfish Farmers

Grab a glove and your best oyster knife - it's time to get shuckin'.North Carolina oysters will...

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...

MFC Denies Petition to Create Shrimp Trawl Management Areas

The Marine Fisheries Commission (MFC) has denied a petition filed by the Southern Environmental Law Center on behalf of the N.C. Wildlife...

Commercial Fishing License Board to Meet, Consider Applications

The N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries’ Standard Commercial Fishing License Eligibility Board will meet by teleconference at 10:30 a.m. Sept. 24.

DMF Collecting Red Snapper Carcasses; Two Additional Freezers Open in Carteret

Via N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries The N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries will collect red snapper carcasses from recreational...

Blue Crab Committee to Present Draft Amendment 3 Thursday

The Blue Crab Fishery Management Plan Advisory Committee will meet June 27 at 6 pm at the Department of Environmental Quality’s Regional...
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Carteret Commercial Fishermen Receive $1.7 Million in Florence Relief

A final round of relief payments has been shipped out to commercial fishermen across coastal North Carolina whose businesses were impacted by...

Free Fishing Licenses Available for Medicaid, Food Stamps Recipients

In recognition of National Fishing and Boating Week, Carteret County's Department of Social Services and Health Department send out a reminder that...

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