Evening vehicle crash closes Highway 70 lanes in Carteret County, one lane now open
CARTERET COUNTY - A vehicle crash happened on Highway 70 in Carteret County around 8:40 PM that closed multiple lanes of traffic for some time. According to a Traffic Alert post on the Town of Morehead City's Facebook Page, both westbound lanes of traffic were closed at the intersection of Highway 70 and Crystal Coast Plaza by the Arby's.
New Home Needed: Meet the Latest Adorable Dogs Up for Adoption in Newport, NC
Considering pet adoption? Or perhaps you just enjoy all things cute and cuddly? Numerous charming pets are ready for a loving home at animal shelters situated in and near newport.
DO YOU KNOW ME? Jacksonville police looking for theft suspect
JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (WITN) - An Eastern Carolina police department is asking the public to help track down a larceny suspect. The Jacksonville Police Department says the woman pictured is suspected of stealing from Lowes Home Improvement. Investigators say she changes her appearance with hats and wigs and is known to...
First responders tackle garbage truck fire in Onslow County
JACKSONVILLE, Onslow County — First responders have been dispatched to a garbage truck fire in Onslow County on Monday, March 4. Onslow County officials say Half Moon Volunteer Fire Department is responding to the scene in the area of 5393 Gum Branch Road. There are no reports of injuries...
The gas price fluctuate between $3.16 and $3.19 in Emerald Isle as of 2024-03-03. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Sunday is $3.346, a week ago the price is $3.262 , according to AAA.
Three men charged with trafficking meth in Carteret County
CARTERET COUNTY — Three men were arrested by Carteret County Sheriff's deputies after undercover buys of methamphetamine at the Econo Lodge Motel in Morehead City. It happened Feb. 21, 2024, when law enforcement took 229.7 grams of meth (half a pound) from the three men. They were also stopped...
All six hoops teams in playoffs a rare sight
Morehead City - A bumper year in high school sports can be easy to overlook or take for granted. If you’re scanning the sports pages and see that this basketball team lost in the first round of the state playoffs, or that team lost in the second, you’d be forgiven for thinking it was just another ho-hum year for hoops.
🚧 Partial Lane Closure on Blue Top Road in Jacksonville, NC from March 4-15 for Pipe Replacement
The time displayed is local to the original X account in North Carolina. The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) has announced a lane closure on Blue Top Road west of Jacksonville that will be in effect from March 4th to March 15th. This closure is due to pipe replacement works. During this period, one lane of Blue Top Road will remain closed to traffic. Motorists are advised to exercise caution when driving through the work zone and to slow down to ensure the safety of road workers and other drivers. One lane will remain open to allow for traffic flow, although delays can be expected. For additional information, please refer to the NCDOT website: https://t.co/df2r0vCBrN.
Swansboro holds off Rose, Farmville Central boys, North Pitt, South Central girls win
The second round of the state high school basketball playoffs saw several area teams advance to next week's third-round play with wins on Friday.
Driver charged in Jacksonville crash that killed man on US 17
JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) — A 64-year-old Jacksonville man died on Saturday, February 24, due to a fatal car crash. The driver of the vehicle that hit him has now been charged. Michael Gayhart was walking across US 17 when he was struck by a white Chevrolet driven by Timothy Hall. He was hit at approximately […]
Highschool Baseball | 04 March Swansboro Boys Game Notice
The Swansboro Boys Baseball team will have a Non-conference game with North Brunswick(Leland, NC) on 04 March, 2024, 7 PM. As of now, Pirates has won 19 games and lost 4 games, and the winning rate is 0.826.
North Carolina Boys High School Basketball: How to Stream the J.H. Rose High School vs. Swansboro High School Game - March 1
We have an exciting high school game -- Swansboro High School vs. J.H. Rose High School -- in Swansboro, NC on Friday, March 1, beginning at 6:00 PM ET. Follow high school basketball this season on the NFHS Network! Keep tabs on your family or alma mater and tune in!
Energy co-op increases ‘facilities charge,’ plans maintenance work in Emerald Isle
EMERALD ISLE — Carteret-Craven Electric Cooperative recently announced a price hike that will go into effect in the area April 1 and is set to begin two system maintenance and improvement projects in Emerald Isle. Town Manager Matt Zapp said the projects will involve tree pruning throughout the town...
Person who made social media threat targeting ENC middle school identified
The person who made a social media threat aimed at Swansboro Middle School on Saturday has been identified, and Onslow County Sheriff Chris Thomas said his investigators have determined that there was no credible threat of violence toward the school. He said all reports of potential threats are taken seriously...
Embark on a Seafood Adventure: 4 Must-Visit Restaurants in Morehead City
Welcome to this article, where we'll be exploring four exceptional seafood restaurants in Morehead City. Have you had the pleasure of dining at any of these establishments? We'd love to hear about your experiences, so please feel free to leave your comments below!
Local group turns plastic bags into homeless sleeping mats
Plarn or plastic yarn is taking an environmentally friendly approach to homelessness and helping the less fortunate in one community in our area. In this week's ENC hero, we look at one group that’s working to look after others. Everything seems to be Ddisposable finding another way to use...
Cedar Point board approves contract for street work
CEDAR POINT — Cedar Point commissioners Tuesday night awarded a $123,686 contract for the town’s annual street repair project. The board acted during its regular monthly meeting in the town hall off Sherwood Avenue and awarded the contract to Onslow Paving and Grading of Jacksonville. The bid from...
High school hoops playoffs enter round two; ECU baseball downs Purdue
EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA — The second round of the high school basketball state playoffs tipped off Friday night, Mar. 1, 2024. In Swansboro, the Pirates took on J.H. Rose out of Greenville. A hard-fought game came down to a dramatic finish as a free throw from Jacob Nagler forced...
Oceanfront House in Emerald Isle Sells for $1.6M
A charming 1-story house near Emerald Isle, North Carolina recently changed hands for a substantial sum of $1,635,000 on February 28th. Located at 1809 Ocean Dr, Emerald Isle, NC, 28594, this property boasts a serene setting with stunning ocean views that are truly captivating. The 4-bedroom, 4-bathroom house spans a moderate 1,880 square feet and sits on a generous lot measuring 11,326 square feet, offering ample space for outdoor activities and relaxation.