Morehead City NC News

Coastal panel to hear requests for larger sandbags

The N.C. Coastal Resources Commission is holding a special meeting in Wilmington to consider variances involving sandbags at two areas.

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Carolinas fishing forecast: Lakes, backwaters productive if you can stand the cold

Fish continue to hit fairly well in the Piedmont lakes and coastal backwaters of the Carolinas for anglers willing to tough out cold weather conditions. There are especially good reports this week from Lake Norman, Badin Lake, Lake Wateree and even Fontana Lake in the Great Smoky Mountains.

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Crystal Coast Hop Fest slated for Saturday

The Crystal Coast Hop Fest will be held 4 to 8 p.m. Nov. 15 at the Crystal Coast Civic Center in Morehead City, with proceeds benefiting the SECU Crystal Coast Hospice House in Newport.

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Board of Education accepting applications for unexpired term

The Carteret County Board of Education is accepting applications from residents interested in filling an unexpired term on the board.

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Pine Knoll Shores names new chief

Ryan Thompson has been named the chief of police for the Pine Knoll Shores Public Safety Department following a six-month search to fill a vacancy left by the resignation of former Chief Lorrie Lepore, according to an announcement from the town.

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Area happenings, Nov. 11-17

The Onslow County Beekeepers Association will meet at 7 p.m. Nov. 11 at Onslow Multipurpose Complex, 4024 Richlands Hwy.

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Tensions rise in huge amphibious exercise

Sailors assigned to Coastal Riverine Squadron 4 bring their 34-foot patrol boats along side one another to discuss reconnaissance patrols during Bold Alligator 2014. The riverines are preparing for an amphibious incursion, should it become necessary.

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Three incumbents, one new face elected as Carteret commissioners

Republican Mark Mansfield was elected to the District 3 seat on the Carteret County Board of Commissioners by 71.8 percent of the vote, according to election night results.

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Hardesty elected as Register of Deeds

Hardesty is owner of Hardesty Guns in Morehead City and has been a local business in the county for 45 years.

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Trick or treaters fill NC Aquarium

If you headed to the North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores Thursday night, you saw a lot more than just sea life. There were witches and pirates and princesses and quite a few Elsas walking around.

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