Church Terminates Lot Lease Early, Starts Own Paid Parking Program

A year-long lease between First Baptist Church in Beaufort and the Town has been terminated early at the church's request.

NPS Warns Buoy Removal at Barden Inlet Would Impact Livelihood of Cape Lookout

Significant shoaling between Barden Inlet Buoy 8 to Barden Inlet Light 35 has prompted the U.S. Coast Guard to consider discontinuing 21...

Local Groups Respond to Atlantic Offshore Drilling Plan Delay

The Department of Interior has indefinitely sidelined its plans to expand offshore drilling in the Atlantic according to Secretary David Bernhardt via...

Compass Hotel Developer Says ‘We’re Moving Forward With 40 Feet’

After weeks of discussion and public protest, Joe Thomas, head developer of the proposed Compass Hotel, told the Board of Commissioners (BOC)...

Time for a Chain? Dollar General Set to Open on Harkers Island in Early...

It was a bright and chilly Thursday morning in early April, and all was quiet at 721 Island Road. Two people wearing...
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Compass Developer Says He Will Consider 40 Feet

After last night’s presentations I was able to ask Beaufort Compass Hotel owner/developer Joe Thomas a few questions before the design input...

Public Encouraged to Attend Compass Hotel Design Charrette Wednesday

The Town of Beaufort has invited residents to participate in a public input session at 7 pm, Wednesday, April 3, to discuss...

Committee to Discuss Flounder Stock Management Recommendations

The Southern Flounder Fishery Management Plan Advisory Committee will meet at 4 pm, Tuesday, April 2, at the N.C. Department of Environmental...

A Look at the Compass Hotel: Design and Potential Impact

This story has been updated to add information about hotel developer Thomas Allen's run for the vacant US House seat of NC...

Atlantic Veneer Downsizing, But Not Closing

On May 14 Atlantic Veneer will close down its veneer-slicing facility, but its other Beaufort operations will remain intact.

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