With Hurricane Season Looming, NWS Launches Preparedness Week

The National Weather Service launched its annual Hurricane Preparedness Week campaign today, Sunday, May 5. The program's mission is to outline hazards...

When in Drought, Look to the Tropics?

All of Carteret County is officially experiencing drought conditions, according to the NC Drought Management Advisory Council Carteret is...

Dorian Back to Major Hurricane Strength; Beaufort Mayor Urges Evacuations

Hurricane Dorian has intensified back into a Category 3 storm with winds of 115 mph. The storm will potentially make landfall in...

Beacon Bits: News Briefs for Tuesday, Sept. 17

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

Dry Weather Contributed to Sea Level Wildfire

A wildfire that started inear Snug Harbor in Sea Level Monday has been contained, according to County Forest Ranger Brent Toler.

Post Storm Safety Tips: Flooding, Downed Lines, Food Safety

From the County Government: The Emergency Operations Center received several reports of downed powerlines and trees. According to the...

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 10 AM Wednesday – Dorian: Shelters, Cancellations, Curfews & More

This article will be updated as new information comes to light. If you share on Facebook, you can go back to...

Carteret Under Severe T-Storm Watch Until 10 Thursday

Update 6:20 pm: Keep up with the latest official National Weather Service radar image here. The map will auto-update...

County Officials Begin Preparations Ahead of Hurricane Dorian

Carteret County officials met Sunday morning to begin preparations ahead of Hurricane Dorian, which could impact our area as early as...

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