News Releases

  1. Carteret County hosts rabies vaccination clinic in Morehead City

    CARTERET COUNTY, NC – Carteret County Animal Control will hold its next rabies vaccination clinic from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday, May, 14. Read on...
  2. Carteret County urges residents to update emergency plans and kits

    CARTERET COUNTY, NC – Carteret County Emergency Services encourages residents to plan now for hurricanes by updating their emergency plans and supply kits. Hurricane season runs from June 1 through November 30. Read on...
  3. One-Stop Early Voting starts Thursday

    CARTERET COUNTY, NC – One-stop absentee voting for the 2022 statewide primary begins in Carteret County on Thursday, April 28, running through Saturday, May 14. Voters may vote at any of the three locations located around Carteret County. Read on...
  4. Carteret County to host hazardous waste drop-off event: Saturday, April 30

    CARTERET COUNTY, NC – The Carteret County Solid Waste Division is encouraging county residents to dispose of unwanted household hazardous materials in a safe and environmentally conscious way at an upcoming Household Hazardous Waste recycling event. Read on...
  5. Spring prescription drug take back event ‘Pills Can Kill’ announced

    CARTERET COUNTY, NC – On Saturday, April 30, 2022, Carteret County law enforcement agencies will hold the spring “Pills Can Kill” prescription drug take back event. Read on...
  6. Carteret County to hold county-wide cleanup April 23

    CARTERET COUNTY, NC – Litter Free Land & Sea is recruiting volunteers for the annual spring county-wide litter cleanup day, where volunteer groups across the county can team up to pick up litter in the community. Read on...
  7. County debuts anti-litter campaign, ‘Litter Free Land and Sea’

    CARTERET COUNTY, NC – Carteret County is launching its “Litter Free Land and Sea" comprehensive litter campaign to address the ongoing litter issue within the county. Read on...
  8. Pinwheel Garden to raise child abuse awareness in Carteret County

    As part of National Child Abuse Prevention Month, Carteret County Department of Social Services will plant a pinwheel garden on the grounds of the Carteret County Courthouse in Beaufort on April 14. Read on...
  9. Carteret County celebrates National Library Week April 3 – 9

    CARTERET COUNTY, NC – April 3-9, 2022 is National Library Week, a time to highlight the essential role libraries, librarians and library workers play in transforming lives and strengthening communities. Read on...
  10. Carteret County Announces New Library Director

    CARTERET COUNTY, NC – Carteret County officials are pleased to announce the hiring of Jeanne Holmgren as the new Library Director for Carteret County Public Library System. Read on...
  11. Carteret County Detention Center adopts new digital mailing system for inmate mail

    CARTERET COUNTY, NC – Beginning Monday, April 4, Carteret County Sheriff’s Office will transition to a digital version of all non-legal inmate mail. Read on...
  12. Carteret County Sheriff’s Office offers back-to-school safety tips

    CARTERET COUNTY, NC – As summer days are waning and the start of school is fast approaching, the Carteret County Sheriff’s Office is reminding the community of several tips to help keep kids safe as they travel to and from school. Read on...
  13. Carteret County clerk to the board of county commissioners to retire

    CARTERET COUNTY, NC – After over six years of service to the County of Carteret, Clerk to the Board of County Commissioners Rachel Hammer has decided to retire from her position effective November 30, 2021. Read on...
  14. Health officials advocate for caution after fox tests positive for rabies

    CARTERET COUNTY, NC – After two fox bites, Carteret County Animal Control is encouraging the public to take precautions and avoid interacting with wildlife. Read on...
  15. Carteret County Sheriff’s Office set to host North Carolina Sheriffs’ Association Conference

    CARTERET COUNTY, NC – The North Carolina Sheriffs’ Association (NCSA) annual business conference will be held in Atlantic Beach beginning July 24. Read on...
  16. Carteret County recertified as Coast Guard Community

    CARTERET COUNTY, NC – The county of Carteret has been recertified as a Coast Guard Community by the United States Coast Guard. Read on...
  17. Carteret County reports 59th confirmed COVID-19 death

    CARTERET COUNTY, NC – The Carteret County Health Department regrets to inform that the county received the report of a confirmed COVID-19 death of a Carteret County resident. Read on...
  18. Health Department reminds parents of back-to-school vaccinations, health assessment requirements

    CARTERET COUNTY, NC –The Carteret County Health Department reminds parents of school age and college-bound students to check with your child’s doctor or the Health Department to make sure all required and recommended vaccines are up to date. Read on...
  19. Carteret County Tax Office to begin 2024 revaluation field work

    CARTERET COUNTY, NC – On July 1, 2021, the Carteret County Tax Office will begin the required general revaluation process that includes site visits of all county properties prior to the January 1, 2024 revaluation effective date. Read on...
  20. Sheriff Asa Buck offers tips for a safe July 4th weekend

    CARTERET COUNTY, NC – With the July 4th weekend approaching, Carteret County Sheriff Asa Buck asks all citizens to join him in making this Fourth of July holiday happy, enjoyable and safe for everyone. Read on...
  21. Sheriff Asa Buck offers tips for a safe July 4th weekend

    CARTERET COUNTY, NC – With the approach of the July 4th weekend, Carteret County Sheriff Asa Buck asks all citizens to join him in making this Fourth of July holiday period a happy and enjoyable one for all. Read on...
  22. Interim Director named for Crystal Coast Economic Development

    CARTERET COUNTY, NC – Effective July 1, 2021, Michele Querry will serve as the interim director for Crystal Coast Economic Development after the departure of the current director, Don Kirkman. Read on...
  23. Carteret County reports 58th confirmed COVID-19 death

    CARTERET COUNTY, NC – The Carteret County Health Department regrets to inform that the county received the report of a confirmed COVID-19 death of a Carteret County resident. Read on...
  24. Carteret County cancels Thursday COVID-19 mass vaccination clinics at former Kmart location

    CARTERET COUNTY, NC – Health officials with the Carteret County Health Department have canceled the upcoming COVID-19 mass vaccination clinics scheduled for Thursdays throughout the month of June at the former Kmart building in Morehead City. Read on...
  25. COVID-19 vaccine clinic at The Bridge Downeast on June 23

    CARTERET COUNTY, NC – The Carteret County Health Department will host a free COVID-19 vaccine clinic at The Bridge Downeast, located at 1344 Island Road, Harkers Island. Read on...
  26. Cutting-Edge Research in Beaufort Detects Elevated Levels of COVID-19 in Wastewater

    BEAUFORT, NC – In the past two weeks, testing through the North Carolina Wastewater Monitoring Network has found increasing levels of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID19, in wastewater from the Town of Beaufort. Read on...
  27. Carteret County Hires New Public Information Officer

    CARTERET COUNTY, NC – Carteret County is excited to introduce Nick Wilson as the County’s new Public Information Officer (PIO). Wilson began work at the County Administration Office on Monday, June 7, 2021. Read on...
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