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Compass Hotel on Historic Commission Agenda Tuesday

Note: The editor has a family member currently serving on the Beaufort Historic Preservation Commission. The Beaufort Historic...

2020 Elections: Candidate Filing Closes; All Local Seats Challenged

Candidate filing for the 2020 elections closed at noon Friday. Primaries will take place on March 3, 2020, followed by the general...

Holiday Trash, Debris Collection Schedule for Beaufort

Solid Waste & Recycling Services- Services will be on normal operations on Monday and Tuesday, Dec. 23 and 24. They will not...

Election 2020: Republicans Fighting Over Local Seats, Dems Absent

Carteret County Board of Commissioners districts as of 2016. The Board of Education passed a resolution Dec. 3 to adjust its...

Coast Guard Needs Boaters’ Help Identifying Dredging Needs

NOAA Chart 11545 - Click Image for Interactive Map The Coast Guard is seeking input from commercial and recreational...

Schools Superintendent Bottoms Slams State, County Politics in Goodbye Letter

Carteret County Public Schools (CCPS) Superintendent Mat Bottoms unexpectedly announced his resignation Thursday, Nov. 21. You can read the official CCPS announcement...

Town Votes to Drop Speed Limit on Turner and Cedar Streets

The Beaufort Board of Commissioners voted unanimously last week to drop the speed limit on portions of Turner and Cedar streets from...

Commissioners Approve Compass Hotel Site Plan with Conditions

After a lengthy discussion, the Beaufort Board of Commissioners approved the site plan for the Compass Hotel project Monday night in a...

MaST Back on School Board Agenda, This Time for Admissions Process

The county Board of Education will review the application and selection process for students hoping to attend Marine Science & Technologies Early...

ELECTIONS: Morehead, AB See Turnover; Beaufort Keeps Incumbents

Both Morehead City and Atlantic Beach saw turnover on their town councils after today's off-year election In Atlantic Beach,...

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College to Celebrate French Culinary Exchange Program with Dinners

Carteret Community College will celebrate its French foreign-exchange program during the Escoffier dinner series in January, February and March at the Crystal...