Morehead City NC News
An emergency permit has been issued by the North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources to begin agitation dredging at the port of Morehead City. Although the port is authorized to use hydraulic dredging to maintain a 38-foot water depth, a docking facility at Radio Island has depths as low as 29 feet, which is not deep enough for several vessels that currently use the facility.
Patrick Shore, left, and Jacky Dufour of Morehead City show off one of two bluefin tuna they caught recently while trolling from the Merry Martin. The fish were caught just a few miles off Morehead City.
A Rocky Mount man is facing DWI, speeding, misdemeanor child abuse and other charges following a traffic stop on Friday. Morehead City Police say, on Friday, they pulled over a 2004 Chevrolet Trailblazer on Highway 70 near Jones Road after receiving several 911 calls from concerned a drivers.
The Carteret County Arts and Crafts Coalition invites the public to its 36th Holiday Show and Sale, running now until Dec. 14. Mondays through Saturdays, the show is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, the show runs from 1-5 p.m. The event will be held at the Morehead Plaza Shopping Center, 2900 Arendell St. For more information, visit … (more)
Four- and six-part vocal harmonies and multicolored kazoos captivate audiences when Western North Carolina supergroup Sweet Claudette takes the stage. The country Motown quartet, composed of Amanda Platt , Melissa Hyman , Amber Lyle Sims and Dulci Ellenberger , supplements itsr intricate vocals with cello, banjo, melodica and acoustic guitar.
Marcus Anthony Nunes, 26, of Havelock, and Brandon Sta Marie Vallido, 23, of Raleigh, were arrested within an 18-hour period, according to a release from the Havelock Police Department. Along with $ 21,000 in cash, police also seized five pounds of marijuana that was being transported from Raleigh into Havelock, according to the release.
Bluefin tuna measuring up to 81/2 feet and weighing more than 500 pounds finally have reappeared in numbers off Morehead City after a five-year absence. The latter tuna was caught Monday by John Cauthorn of Morehead City.