Snow or Not, Winter Storm Will Be Wet & Windy

It's the end of February and winter finally decided to show up. We know for certain that temperatures throughout the county will...

UPDATED: Severe Weather Will Hit Coastal Areas, Down East Hardest

Radar as of 4:40 pm Thursday, Feb. 6. The arrows indicate the direction the storm is moving in. (National Weather Service...

PHOTOS: Widespread Tidal Flooding Across Eastern Carteret Monday

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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...

Hurricane Force Gusts, Coastal Flooding Expected in Eastern Carteret This Weekend

Carteret County officials have released a statement ahead of the coastal low pressure system that is expected to bring high winds and...

Beacon Bits: News Briefs for Friday, Oct. 18

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, Oct. 15

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

Governor Requests SBA Disaster Declaration

Gov. Roy Cooper sent a letter Friday to the US Small Business Administration requesting a disaster declaration for Carteret, Hyde, Dare and...

Updated: Trump Approves Cooper’s Request for FEMA Public Assistance

President Donald Trump has approved Governor Roy Cooper's Sept. 13 request for FEMA aid in the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian. Carteret is...

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...

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