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Snapshots from Eastern Carteret County, both new and old

Sunset Over North River

It's unseasonably cool, the air is dry, the tide is high, and the sun has just slipped under the horizon on North River.

Front Street Finish

Julie Paddison of Durham crosses the finish line after completing the Crystal Coast Half Booty Triathlon in under six hours Sunday afternoon. The event consisted...

Live Burn Training Lights up Live Oak

The Beaufort Fire Department held a live burn training with Carteret Community College at 906 Live Oak St., Beaufort, on Saturday. Three...

April Sunset on North River

The last few moments of sunset looking northwest from Otway on the evening of April 10.

Spring on Taylor’s Creek

A view of Carrot Island from Curtis Perry Park at the east end of Front Street next to the Taylor's Creek Boat...

The First Bridge to Harkers Island

This excerpt is from a travel guide to Down East published in The State newspaper dated September 13, 1947. The wooden Earl...

Let The Good Times Roll

Mardi Gras King, Giacomo George (left, wearing purple cape), and Queen, Carly Guthrie (holding banner), march down Middle Lane Saturday. The annual Beaufort festival...

The First Train to Beaufort

Prior to 1906, Beaufort could only be reached by boat. This photo, dated November 30, 1906, shows the "first train" that traveled...

Cast Away

Joey Piner casts for bait fish as his daughter, Heidi, looks on.

A Turn for the Better

After days of rain and clouds, the sun peaks around a light pole on the Turner Street bridge in Beaufort Monday afternoon.

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Janice Cheek shared this photo she took of a sign placed on Bird Shoal by Beaufort resident Luke Gruber.

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