Beacon Bits: News Briefs for Friday, Oct. 4

Welcome to Beacon Bits, our bi-weekly news briefs delivery system. Twice a week we'll dig around for morsels of local news...

Beacon Bits: News Briefs for Tuesday, Sept. 24

Welcome to Beacon Bits, our tri-weekly news briefs delivery system. Every Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday we’ll bring you tasty morsels of...

Marsh Grass Fire Lights Up Highway 12; Cause Unknown

Cedar Island Volunteer Fire Dept. and the NC Forest Service responded to a fire that was burning dead marsh grass washed up...

Beacon Bits: News Briefs for Sunday, Sept. 15

Welcome to Beacon Bits, our tri-weekly news briefs delivery system. Every Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday we'll bring you tasty morsels of...

Sub-Road Sewer Inspections to Start Monday; Traffic May be Impacted

The Town of Beaufort will begin a week of closed-circuit television inspections of parts of the town's sewer system Monday, Sept. 16....

Beacon Bits: News Briefs for Thursday, Sept. 12

Welcome to Beacon Bits, our new tri-weekly news briefs delivery system. Every Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday we'll bring you tasty morsels...

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...

Beacon Bits: News Briefs for Tuesday, Sept. 10

Welcome to Beacon Bits, our new tri-weekly news briefs delivery system. Every Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday we'll bring you tasty morsels...

UPDATED: Mandatory Evacuations Ordered For Down East and Beaufort

Updated Story The Town of Beaufort has issued a mandatory evacuation beginning at 3 pm Tuesday, Sept. 3. No re-entry papers are required. "We urge all...

USCG Warns Boaters to Stay Off Water, Sets Port Condition Whiskey

The Coast Guard Captain of the Port set port condition Whiskey for the Ports of Wilmington and Morehead City due to predicted sustained...

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