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,...

UPDATED: Subject in Custody After High Speed Chase Through Beaufort, Morehead

Updated Dec. 12 Simpson Floors, the company that owns the stolen work van, released a statement Wednesday night:

Beaufort Moving Town Entrance to Turner Street In Preparation for Checkpoints

The Town of Beaufort will only be accessible by entering on Turner Street at US 70 beginning Sunday, April 5. The change...

Harkers Island Restaurant Destroyed by Fire

A fire broke out at Captain's Choice Restaurant on Harkers Island late last night, completely destroying the building. The cause of the...

Governor Extends School Closures; Salons, Gyms Must Close; New Guidance for Childcare Facilities

NC Governor Roy Cooper announced an executive order extending the closure of schools until May 15 among other restrictions due to COVID-19.

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...

Updated: Morehead High Rise Damaged by Major Wreck

Updated 9 am Friday The Morehead City high rise bridge was closed for about nearly 2 hours after a...

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...

Craig Gurganus, 66, Sculptor, Activist

Craig Gurganus, the surfboard sculptor and founder of Fish Bouffant, died in Beaufort on July eighth. He was sixty-six, at home, surrounded...

Joe Exotic Announces Plans to Open Zoo Down East

Infamous "Tiger King" Joe Exotic may be sitting in jail, but that's not stopping him from getting back into the big cat...

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