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Cape Lookout Superintendent: No Gatherings of More Than 10

In response to a weekend that saw the shores of the Cape and Shackleford banks lined with boaters - many of whom...

County COVID-19 Count Jumps Nearly 60 Percent Since Saturday

The number of COVID-19 cases in Carteret County has risen to 11 since Saturday when a seventh case was announced. The jump...

Sixth COVID Case Found; County Investigating Patient’s Contact History

Update: County human services Director Jaime Long gave an update just after 8:30 pm: “ All the individuals who had contact...

County Amends Emergency Declaration to Define Terms

The county has revised the State of Emergency proclamation put in place March 19 to define the terms of the order. The...

COVID-19 Carteret County Government Update 23: Recoveries

Release by Carteret County Emergency Services Director Stephen Rea March 26 at 12:15 pm. As of 11:15 am, March...

Trump Grants Public Assistance for NC; FEMA Reviewing Individual Assistance

FEMA announced Wednesday that federal emergency aid has been made available for the state of North Carolina to supplement recovery efforts. The...

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,...

COVID-19 Carteret Sheriff’s Office Update: Risk Reduction Measures

Released by Carteret County Sheriff's Office Public Information Officer Nick Wilson Monday, March 23 at 4:24 pm In response...

COVID-19 Carteret County Government Update 21: Register of Deeds Office

Released by Carteret County Emergency Services Director Stephen Rea at 2:24 pm Monday, March 23. The Center for Disease...

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.

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