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...

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...

Photos, Video of Hurricane Dorian’s Visit to Eastern Carteret County

Hurricane Dorian barreled across the Crystal Coast Thursday, Sept. 5 and Friday, Sept. 6. The storm dropped at least 6 inches of...

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...

County Shares Important Contact Information Ahead of Dorian

From Carteret County Government: With the pending impacts of Hurricane Dorian it is important citizens have the appropriate contact...

County Announces Dusk-to-Dawn Curfew Beginning Thursday

A curfew has been set for Carteret County beginning, Thursday Sept. 5 at dusk. Residents located within the unincorporated areas of Carteret...

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...

Editorial: Conservative Forecasts Can Give False Sense of Security

This is an opinion piece by someone who is only an amateur meteorologist. The National Hurricane Center (NHC) is...

Hurricane, Surge Warnings Issued; Potential for Life-Threatening Flooding

The National Weather Service in Newport/Morehead City (NWS-MHX) issued a Hurricane Warning at 11:10 am Wednesday, which means hurricane force winds are...

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...

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