Carteret County, NC Government

Carteret County,

Public record: July 8-20, 2021

These deed transfers were recorded by Carteret County Register of Deeds Karen Hardesty from July 8-20. The revenue stamp represents $2 per $1,000 of the purchase price:. Kelly Clarke to Gregory Simcic, rev. $700. Jeff McClintock to Jacob Kirby, rev. $247. Sayle Brown III to Sylvia Pulliam, rev. $190. Logan...
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Carteret County,

Carteret County recertified as a Coast Guard Community

BEAUFORT — Carteret County has been recertified as a Coast Guard Community, putting it among the ranks of only four counties in the nation to earn the designation. Representatives from the U.S. Coast Guard and the county presented the recertification during the County Board of Commissioners regular meeting Monday in Beaufort. The county was originally certified as a Coast Guard Community in 2015 and has to apply for recertification every five years to hold on to the designation.
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NCDOT committee approves renaming North River span the Commissioner Jonathan Robinson Bridge

BEAUFORT — A state Department of Transportation committee has preliminarily approved Carteret County’s application to rename the new bridge over North River after the late, longtime County Commissioner Jonathan Robinson. County Board of Commissioners Chairperson Ed Wheatly announced the latest development during the board’s regular meeting July 18 in Beaufort.
Carteret County,

Friday night concert underway at Fort Macon

FORT MACON, Carteret County — Music and dancing took over Fort Macon Friday night. WCTI12 meteorologist Anthony Baglione is there and said the band is playing pirate rock n' roll. "It should be a warm and sunny evening for the concert," said Baglione. "Fort Macon is having concerts during the...
Carteret County,

Carteret County officials remind residents to protect against mosquitos

BEAUFORT — With recent cases of West Nile virus reported in Mecklenburg County and Virginia, Carteret County public works director Tony Cahoon encourages residents to protect themselves from mosquitoes and mosquito-borne illnesses. “We encourage residents to protect themselves from mosquitoes by following proactive defense tips,” Mr. Cahoon said in an...
Pine Knoll Shores,

News briefs: July 25, 2021

Residents and homeowners in Pine Knoll Shores have an opportunity to join one of the town’s volunteer committees. Town staff issued notice Thursday the parks and recreation committee is seeking volunteers interested in serving as a member or alternate. The committee serves as a liaison between residents and the board of commissioners for the purpose of advising and making recommendations using a periodically performed resident survey to plan and execute desired recreational events.
Carteret County,

All 5 Carteret County election officials to serve through 2023

BEAUFORT — Leadership of Carteret County’s local election process will remain unchanged, with all five members of the panel taking oaths for new, two-year terms Tuesday. Clerk of Court Ken Raper administered oaths to Democrats Susie Cuthrell, Amy Holland and Gerald Godette, along with Republicans Dale Gillikin and Jeanette Deese during a brief ceremony Tuesday at the BOE offices in Beaufort.
Atlantic Beach,

NC Sheriffs’ Association annual conference begins Saturday in Atlantic Beach

ATLANTIC BEACH — The North Carolina Sheriffs’ Association will hold its annual business conference beginning Saturday at the DoubleTree by Hilton hotel in Atlantic Beach. The conference lasts through Tuesday and will bring together sheriffs and law enforcement personnel from across the state to talk about key issues facing the industry and share ideas about how to better serve communities.
Morehead City,

Gaitan receives 2021 Governor’s NC Works Award of Distinction

MOREHEAD CITY — Carteret Community College graduate Makayla Gaitan is the recipient of the 2021 Governor’s NC Works Award of Distinction in the category of Outstanding Young Adult. The award recognizes young adults who have been involved in a publicly funded North Carolina workforce service or program and have demonstrated...
Carteret County,

No virtual learning this fall in Carteret County

MOREHEAD CITY, Carteret County — The first day of school is just weeks away and some school districts, including Carteret County, are opting out of virtual learning. For students, it means back to in-person learning five days a week just like before the pandemic. Even though this is good news...
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Water quality swimming advisory issued in Carteret County

CARTERET COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) -A water quality swimming advisory has been issued for a sound-side site in Carteret County. The advisory was posted after state water quality officials found that bacteria levels surpassed the state and environmental protection agency standards. The area under the advisory is the public access to...