County Confirms Verizon Phone Outage

Verizon phone service was out across much of North and South Carolina Friday morning. (

Verizon service is down across most of North and South Carolina according to county emergency officials.

The service began having issues this morning, providing spotty service at best.

Brandy Osborne of Carteret County Emergency Services urged people who use Verizon to identify an alternative method of communication in case of emergency.