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Posted on: February 9, 2024

Early voting for primary election begins February 15

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CARTERET COUNTY, NC (February 9, 2024) – Early voting in Carteret County for the 2024 primary election, including the presidential preference primary, begins Thursday, February 15, 2024.

In the primary election, voters will select nominees for a ...

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Posted on: February 19, 2024

Educational seminar on Photo ID requirement to be held Feb. 26

Photo ID Seminar

CARTERET COUNTY, NC (February 19, 2024) – The Carteret County Board of Elections, in partnership with the North Carolina State Board of Elections (NCSBE), is hosting a free educational seminar to inform residents about new voter laws and the upcoming elec...

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Posted on: January 31, 2024

FINAL PUBLIC NOTICE: Carteret County Elevation Project; Flood Mitigation Assistance 2022

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FINAL PUBLIC NOTICE

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and North Carolina Emergency Management (NCEM) has received the following application for Federal grant funding. Notice is hereby given of FEMA’s consideration to provide funding ...

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Posted on: January 30, 2024

Carteret County Health Department encourages residents to embrace heart health this February

American Heart Month 2024

CARTERET COUNTY, NC (January 30, 2024) – As American Heart Month approaches in February, the Carteret County Health Department (CCHD) urges residents to prioritize their heart health and embrace small changes for long-term benefits. The Centers for Disease...

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Posted on: January 16, 2024

Board of Elections offers free voter photo IDs ahead of busy election season

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CARTERET COUNTY, NC (January 16, 2024) – With the 2024 Primary Election just weeks away on March 5, the Carteret County Board of Elections reminds residents that North Carolina's voter photo ID requirement will be in full effect. While municipal elections...

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Posted on: November 21, 2023

Board of Commissioners recognize Croatan Cougars boys’ cross country for 3-A state championship

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CARTERET COUNTY, NC (November 21, 2023) – The Carteret County Board of Commissioners recognized the Croatan Cougars boys’ cross country team during Monday's meeting, celebrating their victory in the 2023 3-A state championship.

Members of the team,...

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Posted on: November 21, 2023

Carteret County honors 103-year-old Coast Guard Veteran

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CARTERET COUNTY, NC (November 21, 2023) – Houston Salter, a U.S. Coast Guard veteran who turned 103 years old this month, was honored on Monday evening by the Carteret County Board of Commissioners at their monthly meeting.

Commissioner C...

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Posted on: November 8, 2023

Contract awarded for dredging of the Back Sound to Lookout Bight Federal Navigation Channel

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CARTERET COUNTY, NC (November 8, 2023) – On Tuesday, November 7, 2023, the United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) - Wilmington District took a significant step towards ensuring safe navigation and preserving the natural beauty of Cape Looko...

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Posted on: August 21, 2023

Carteret County launches post-overdose response team to combat substance use crisis

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CARTERET COUNTY, NC (August 21, 2023) – In an effort to address the ongoing substance use crisis, the Carteret County Health Department is proud to launch a new initiative. Made possible through funding from NCDOJ resources and the endorsement of the Carte...

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Posted on: November 21, 2022

Carteret County Health Department Accredited with Honors

Health Department Accredited With Honors

CARTERET COUNTY, NC (November 21, 2022) – The Carteret County Health Department (CCHD) has successfully completed a review process to maintain state accreditation and has achieved honors designation through the North Carolina Local Health Department Accred...

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