COVID-19

COVID-19

News about the new coronavirus outbreak and spread of COVID-19

Beaufort Checkpoints to Begin Thursday

The Town of Beaufort announced Wednesday afternoon that checkpoints will go into effect at the Turner Street Bridge town entrance Thursday, April...

DEQ Closes Rachel Carson Reserve Effective April 3

The NC Dept. of Environmental Quality is closing three coastal reserve sites, including the Rachel Carson Reserve on Carrot Island, Bird Shoal...

County Commissioners are Frustratingly Silent on COVID-19

It has been almost a month since Governor Cooper shut down North Carolina due to the Coronavirus pandemic. In Carteret County, which...

Commentary: Seizing our Moment in Carteret County

Dear Neighbors, We are small communities and large rural areas that are inextricably linked as friends, families, classmates, and...

County Prohibits Hotel, Vacation Rentals Effective Immediately

The Carteret County Board of Commissioners has amended their March 19 State of Emergency proclamation late Monday afternoon to prohibit the rental...

CCC Postpones Graduation Until July

Carteret Community College has postponed the spring 2020 awards and graduation events due to the guidelines and restrictions surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic....

Hospital Update: Alternate Care Sites, PPE Conservation, Entry Restrictions, More

Carteret Health Care is preparing for potentially high levels of of infectious disease, the facility announced in a news release Friday, April...

Town of Beaufort Orders Residents to Stay Home, Will Restrict Access to Town

Beaufort Mayor Rett Newton signed a proclamation late Monday afternoon ordering all town residents to stay home, all nonessential business to cease,...

Carteret Has 2 New COVID-19 Cases; Releases Age, Gender Data

The Carteret County Health Department announced in a news release Wednesday afternoon that two new cases of COVID-19 had been found in...

Still No COVID-19 in Carteret; NC at 32 Cases; Watauga Newest Positive County

As of the March 15 update from NC Dept. of Health and Human Services, Carteret County has reported zero cases of COVID-19....

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