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Fire Claims Spouter Inn Restaurant, Shops, Several Apartments

A fire broke out at the Spouter Inn on Front Street in Beaufort around 5 am this morning. As of 9 am...

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...

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...

Accidental Fires Destroy Homes in Newport, Atlantic

Two house fires, one in Newport on Thursday and the other in Atlantic on Saturday, have been ruled accidental, according to county...

Down East: Unidentified Individuals Attempting to Lure Young Women

Update: A spokesperson from the Sheriff’s Office said this afternoon that no criminal activity is suspected. “Carteret County Sheriff’s...

Carteret Health Care Announces Mayo Clinic Partnership, Says ‘No Additional Cost to Patients’

Carteret Health Care (CHC) in Morehead City, formerly Carteret General Hospital, has become the first facility in the state to join the...

PHOTOS: Widespread Tidal Flooding Across Eastern Carteret Monday

We will update this story as more images are available. Send flood photos with the photographer's name and the date/time/location: [email protected]

UPDATED: Storm’s Worst Impacts Aren’t Even Here Yet

Update 8 pm Saturday: The National Weather Service in Morehead City and Newport reports that winds are at...

DOT Will Pick Up Hurricane Debris Until Thanksgiving

N.C. Department of Transportation contract crews began removing Hurricane Dorian-related debris along state maintained roads in four counties, including Carteret, Friday.The cleanup...

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...

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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...