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East Carteret High School unveils renovated auditorium post-Florence  WNCT

A renovation project is completed just in time for a school's spring production.

One N.C. coach leads two high school basketball state playoff teams with games at the same time  USA TODAY High School Sports

It's an accomplishment enough for a high school coach to lead his or her team to the state playoffs. Accomplishing that in two sports is even more impressive.

Deadly fire kills teen, two pets in Beaufort  WNCT

An early Saturday morning fire in Beaufort leaves a 15-year-old dead along with two pets.

NC teen, 2 pets killed in house fire

Mason Caras, 15, was pulled from the fire and later died at the hospital. A dog and a cat were also killed. The cause of the fire is not known at this time.

East Carteret's Morgan pulling double duty as coach of two playoff basketball teams  HighSchoolOT

Tod Morgan is the boys basketball coach at East Carteret High School in Beaufort. He's also the girls basketball coach.

East Carteret's auditorium gets post-storm facelift  Carolinacoastonline

BEAUFORT — The East Carteret High School auditorium is receiving a major facelift after nearly 2 feet of storm surge flooded the building during Hurricane ...

'Let's adopt a team': Separated by 400 miles, two N.C. football teams help hurricane recovery  USA TODAY High School Sports

As East Carteret High School players prioritize their ravaged community over their own homes, Erwin High in Asheville is sending them help.

East Carteret High School students get hands-on job training for the day  WITN

A group of students at a local high school are breaking free from the classroom for some hands-on learning.

East Carteret graduates 130 | News  Carolinacoastonline

BEAUFORT — It was a sea of blue and gold as 130 Mariners burst through the gymnasium doors Friday evening as new graduates of East Carteret High School.

Northside-Jacksonville coach, East Carteret principal to get NCHSAA honors

Northside High School men's basketball coach Tony Marshburn and East Carteret High School principal Joe Poletti will be recognized by the NC High School ...

Erwin Warriors collect donations for East Carteret football team  WLOS

A mountain football team has been collecting relief items to help those affected by Hurricane Florence. "We just wanted to come together, our team, our football ...

SROs report for duty | News  Carolinacoastonline

BEAUFORT — There are now seven school resource officers working in county public schools this academic year, thanks to a state grant and county funds ...

Teachers, staff get settled on CCC campus | News  Carolinacoastonline

MOREHEAD CITY — It was moving day Thursday for teachers and administrators at Marine Science & Technologies Early College High School.

Schools focus on tech education | News  Carolinacoastonline

BEAUFORT — East Carteret High School aerospace engineering students were busy Friday analyzing data from a miniature wind tunnel while others were ...

East Carteret Mariners send off 131 seniors | News  Carolinacoastonline

BEAUFORT — Swathed in blue and gold, 131 Mariners burst through the gymnasium doors Friday evening as newly minted graduates of East Carteret High ...

Poletti picked assistant superintendent | News  Carolinacoastonline

BEAUFORT — East Carteret High School principal Joe Poletti has been named new assistant superintendent for the Carteret County school system, according ...

Polls open Tuesday for Election Day | News  Carolinacoastonline

CARTERET COUNTY — Tuesday is finally the day…the day to cast your ballot, that is, in the 2018 General Election.

Beaufort expects a new marine facility by the end of 2019  WNCT

"I don't know a facility on the east coast or even in this country that's doing what we're doing," Keith Rittmaster said. Keith Rittmaster has dedicated over 30 years ...

Crystal Coast Christmas Flotilla named a Top 20 event  Carolinacoastonline

The Crystal Coast Christmas Flotilla is set for Saturday, Dec. 1. This year, the Crystal Coast Christmas Flotilla has been named a “Top 20 Event in the Southeast” ...

Report finds increase in school violence, drop-outs  Carolinacoastonline

BEAUFORT — Crime and dropout rates increased in county schools for the 2016-17 year, according to a state report released Wednesday.

PAST AND PRESENT | General News  Carolinacoastonline

MOREHEAD CITY —More than 200 residents celebrated the accomplishments of African-Americans during the 20th annual Black History Celebration on ...

Marshallberg man crafts new shrimp boat | News  Carolinacoastonline

MARSHALLBERG — Down East native Zack Davis hopes his recent boatbuilding project will help keep the tradition alive in the area.

Parade honors ECHS boys basketball | News  Carolinacoastonline

BEAUFORT — Thousands congregated along Front Street Sunday afternoon to celebrate the 1A State Champions, East Carteret boys basketball team.

CCC offers college courses at high school location  Carolinacoastonline

BEAUFORT — Carteret Community College instructors James Blalock and Tony Palbicke were busy teaching students last week.

Old Burying Ground closed for season - News-Times: News  Carolinacoastonline

BEAUFORT — The touring season for the town's historic cemetery is Hurricane Florence's latest casualty, as Beaufort Historical Association officials have opted ...

Mariners wallop Devilpups 84-0 in record-setting homecoming triumph  Carolinacoastonline

BEAUFORT — The East Carteret football team set a school record for both points and margin of victory Friday in an 84-0 homecoming blowout of Lejeune.

Decades of yearbooks go online | News  Carolinacoastonline

MOREHEAD CITY — Two county residents took to Facebook recently as a means to create a compendium of Carteret County high school yearbooks.

Florence Recovery: Update on storm's aftermath  WNCT

Hurricane Florence tore through into the coast of North Carolina Friday, dumping rain, devastating buildings, and submerging cities and towns.

Community marks Challenger anniversary | News  Carolinacoastonline

BEAUFORT — With Monday marking the 33rd anniversary of the explosion of the space shuttle Challenger, students at the Boys & Girls Club afterschool ...

Friday night high school basketball  WNCT

Here are the scores from Friday night, January 25th in eastern North Carolina's high school basketball:

No injuries after car catches fire in Beaufort  WNCT

There was no injuries after a car caught fire in the Town of Beaufort today.

Farmville Central, South Central sweep games on busy Friday of hoops  WNCT

Farmville Central and South Central both swept their games on Friday night on a busy night of high school basketball around the area.

Beaufort Woman's Club to celebrate 95th birthday  Carolinacoastonline

The Beaufort Woman's Club recently achieved its 95th year of *service* to the community, and the public is invited to attend a special birthday celebration from 4-6 ...

Boys Basketball: Weldon vs. East Carteret (Mar. 6, 2015)  HighSchoolOT

East Carteret pulled away from Weldon in the 1-A boys eastern regional semifinal, winning 78-62.

Beaufort Woman's Club to hold fashion show fundraiser  Carolinacoastonline

This spring, it's all about head-to-toe fashion – and you can see the latest styles and trends from area shops and boutiques at the Beaufort Woman's Club's “Do's ...

Gov. Cooper addresses housing assistance in Beaufort County visit  WNCT

Gov. Roy Cooper visited the disaster recovery center in Washington Thursday afternoon, where he spoke with emergency services leaders and victims of ...

East's Poletti receives NCHSAA Bob Deaton Principal of Year  Carolinacoastonline

CHAPEL HILL — The N.C. High School Athletic Association has announced its state award winners for the 2017-2018 academic year, and the Bob Deaton ...

Storm damages Down East, Beaufort (updated Feb. 17) | News  Carolinacoastonline

Feb. 17 update: MOREHEAD CITY — The National Weather *Service* confirmed Tuesday an EF-1 tornado with winds of 110 mph accompanied with heavy rain ...

Tennessee man arrested after engaging in sexual acts with minor from the Carteret Co.  WNCT

A Tennessee man has been arrested after engaging in sexual acts with a minor from the Carteret County.

Election Day is here  Jacksonville Daily News

Election Day is today.Polls open at 6:30 a.m. and close at 7:30 p.m., and Onslow County Board of Elections Director Rose Whitehurst said the early voting ...

East principal Poletti named NCHSAA president for 2017-18 | Sports  Carolinacoastonline

CHAPEL HILL — Joe Poletti has been named the N.C. High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) president for 2017-2018.

Passengers of Beaufort cruise ship that took on water tell story  WNCT

Around 8 p.m. Thursday night, the Fort Macon Coast Guard got a call that the Crystal Coast Lady, a large cruise ship based in Beaufort, had started taking in ...

Beaufort considers adding roundabout to stem traffic flow  WNCT

BEAUFORT, N.C. (WNCT) --- The town of Beaufort held a public meeting Thursday night to discuss adding a roundabout at the busy intersection of Live Oak ...

Officials respond to fire that left house 'heavily damaged' in Broad Creek  WNCT

Officials responded to a fire that left a house 'heavily damaged' in Broad Creek Tuesday morning.

Pamlico County Schools wants to rebuild middle school  WNCT

Hurricane Florence marks the second time in seven years Pamlico County Middle School has flooded.

Dare County among school districts closing due to Michael  WNCT

Ahead of Hurricane Michael, several schools across eastern North Carolina have announced their closings on Thursday.

Our Coast's People: Mayor Rett Newton  Coastal Review Online

Beaufort Mayor Everette "Rett" Newton, a doctoral student and program manager with the Duke Lab's drone program, hope to use new technology to help make ...

DeCock: The fall of former baseball star Brien Taylor  News & Observer

Once, not so long ago, Brien Taylor stood on the mound and looked down at hitters who quivered in fear at what his left arm was about to deliver. Wednesday ...

Alternative programs show signs of success | News  Carolinacoastonline

BEAUFORT — Nearly 200 county students were served through public school alternative learning programs last year, and results are paying off, according to ...

Top school employees named | News  Carolinacoastonline

MOREHEAD CITY — From a high school English teacher to a technology facilitator, the top five county school employees of the year were announced during a ...

Man apprehended with guns at NC school was former ECU football player  WNCT

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — A man police took into custody after officers found two guns on him at a North Carolina high school was a former ECU football ...

Friends, family form procession to honor woman killed in wreck  Carolinacoastonline

BEAUFORT — Friends and family formed a procession of more than 75 cars and trucks Thursday in tribute to a young woman who died in an accident this week.

Businesses impacted by Beaufort paid parking  WNCT

BEAUFORT, N.C. (WNCT) --- The changes to paid parking in Beaufort this year are causing some issues for downtown businesses. The town of Beaufort said ...

Pitt County high school students help 5th graders create newspaper  WNCT

Senior students from JH Rose High School have been working with a fifth grade class from South Greenville Elementary School to put together a newspaper ...

Halloween happenings, trick-or-treat times listed | TWM  Carolinacoastonline

Halloween events are already in full swing featuring everything from everything for families including a costume “BOO-ty” and glow runs, to motorcycle poker ...

Willis to continue basketball career at Cape Fear Community College  Carolinacoastonline

BEAUFORT — Trevor Willis wants to play Division I basketball some day, and the recent East Carteret High School graduate hopes going the junior college ...

Three compete for Democratic nomination | News  Carolinacoastonline

This report is part of a series of candidates' statements in contested races in this year's general election. Voting day for the primary is Tuesday, May 6.

Tracking Florence: Significant impact in Emerald Isle  WNCT

Hurricane Florence made landing at Wrightsville Beach Friday morning and the effects are starting to be visible across Eastern North Carolina.

Carteret sheriff marks 10-year milestone | News  Carolinacoastonline

BEAUFORT — County Sheriff Asa Buck marked a milestone earlier this month. He's served a decade as the county's top cop.

Backpacks feed kids - News-Times: News  Carolinacoastonline

MOREHEAD CITY — Child nutrition workers with the county school system used their baking skills Saturday to fight childhood hunger.

Woman dies in NC mountains after oxygen cut off in power outage  WNCT

Clean-up from this weekend's winter storm has been nonstop in Western North Carolina.

Greenville man charged with assaulting, running from trooper  WNCT

A Greenville man has been arrested after assaulting and running from an N.C. State Highway Patrol Trooper during a traffic stop in Washington.

Beaufort paid parking season has community upset  WNCT

BEAUFORT, N.C. (WNCT) --- Beaufort's downtown parking is now caught in a heated debate between the town and some community members. On May 1 ...

Storm relief comes to Beaufort County  WNCT

Washington has seen significant flooding this week, but with the water has come community support.

Reward for kidnapped NC teen rises to $20K  WNCT

LUMBERTON, N.C. (AP) - A total reward of $20,000 is being offered in the case of a 13-year-old girl kidnapped from a North Carolina mobile home park.

East Duplin High School - Hunter Grady  WITN

My name is Hunter Grady and I currently attend East Duplin High School. I live with my mother, father, and my 11 year old sister. I am well known in my ...

Beaufort County fighting overdoses with Narcan  WNCT

Pop star Demi Lovato is recovering following an apparent overdose at her Los Angeles home Tuesday.

Gov. Cooper orders $4 million to fund mosquito control for disaster counties  WNCT

RALEIGH, N.C. (WBTW) - North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper ordered nearly $4 million to fund mosquito control in disaster counties.

Gov. Cooper extends STEP program deadline to February 10  WNCT

The deadline for a special program to provide rapid repairs to homes damaged by Hurricane Florence has been extended to Sunday, February 10, 2019 ...

Coast Guard ends search for couple who went missing in Pamlico River  WNCT

The Coast Guard ended its search Sunday morning following the recovery of the bodies of a couple who went missing in the Pamlico River, Friday.

Wichita State wins first road game of the year , 65-49 over ECU  WNCT

Senior Samajae Haynes-Jones scored a game-high 18 points, making his first seven shots and finishing 7 of 9 from the field to lead visiting Wichita State to a ...

Bucket goes East ... stays East; Mariners roll by Patriots 35-14  Carolinacoastonline

BEAUFORT — The largest county high school football crowd in recent memory witnessed history Friday as East Carteret broke the longest losing streak in the ...

NCHSAA releases 2018 volleyball playoff brackets  WNCT

The NCHSAA has released the 2018 playoff brackets. Below are links to all classifications.

Onslow County considers partnership to bring mental health services to schools  WNCT

JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) --- The Onslow County Board of Education took a first look Tuesday night at a plan designed to bring mental health services into ...

Voter guide: One-stop voting locations in eastern Carolina  WNCT

Election Day is November 6, and early voting is already underway.

Kidcam: Williamston Primary School  WNCT

First Alert Meteorologist Dontae Jones visited the kindergarten class of Williamston Primary School to talk weather.

Pirates upset Cincinnati for first AAC win  WNCT

KJ Davis scored 17 points, Shawn Williams 16 and Jayden Gardner scored seven of his 13 points down the stretch as East Carolina held off defending ...

GREAT expanding services to Pitt County Council on Aging  WNCT

The Greenville Area Transit system will soon be expanding its *service* are to provide *service* to the Pitt County Council on Aging at the Alice F. Keene Center on ...

Swansboro considers reducing speed limits on Highway 24  WNCT

SWANSBORO, N.C. (WNCT) --- As students return to school, the town of Swansboro is considering a drop in speed limits within the city to increase safety.

57-year-old man dies after boating accident in private pond in Belhaven  WNCT

Authorities are investigating a boating accident that left a 57-year-old man dead in a private pond located in Belhaven.

Officials hold ribbon cutton on Vidant Beaufort Hospital emergency expansion  WNCT

WASHINGTON, N.C. (WNCT) - The first phase of the Vidant Beaufort Hospital expansion project is now complete.

Storm destroys camper in Beaufort County  WNCT

Storms swept through eastern North Carolina Monday, causing damage and destroying a camper in Beaufort County.

NC correctional officers call on lawmakers to improve safety  WNCT

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) - The state's correctional officers called on legislators Wednesday to take additional steps to improve safety after five employees died in ...

Pink Hill company aims to increase internet access in rural Lenoir County  WNCT

A Pink Hill company is work toward increasing internet access in rural parts of Lenoir County.

The new year brings several new laws to NC  WNCT

We're ten days into 2019 and 11 new laws took effect in our state back on January 1st.

Police investigating early morning homicide in Durham  WNCT

DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) - Durham police are investigating a homicide that happened in the early morning hours of Sunday.

Newport Fire Department hosts Fireman's Day for Fire Prevention Week  WNCT

Newport Fire and Rescue hosted Fireman's Day at Newport Community Park on Saturday.

How to find out if a sex offender lives near you  WNCT

With Halloween upon us, keeping your child safe as they head out to trick or treat is important.

AMAZING VIDEO: Family of 7, including pregnant woman, rescued from NC floodwaters  WNCT

A family, including an eight-months pregnant mother, a 4-year-old daughter, and an 8-year-old son, were rescued from severe flooding brought on by Tropical ...

A Journey Though History and Culture  Coastal Review Online

More than a decade in the making, the Outer Banks Scenic Byway is finally a reality. The road links the history, culture and natural beauty of the coast's Outer ...

Jaguars and Rams earn win at MLK Tournament  WNCT

FARMVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) - The Farmville Central boys basketball team hosted a 10 team tournament on Martin Luther King Junior Day. Below are the results.

Domestic violence agency in East devastated by government shutdown  WNCT

The safety of its clients is of the utmost importance for the Center for Family Violence Prevention in Greenville.

Suspicious package causes DMV headquarters evacuation in Raleigh  WNCT

The North Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles headquarters on New Bern Avenue in Raleigh was evacuated Thursday due to a suspicious package, officials ...

Pitt County Board of Elections reports record numbers for early voting  WNCT

Early voting is in full swing and the Pitt County Board of Elections is reporting record numbers this year.

Driftwood Artisan Studio opens in Beaufort  Carolinacoastonline

Ask artists where they find inspiration, and they'll probably tell you that it comes in the strangest places. For local hair stylist Janine Facciola, design inspiration ...

74-year-old man dies from self-inflicted gunshot wound in Chocowinity  WNCT

A 74-year-old man died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound after authorities said he threatened to shoot himself while speaking to a 911 telecommunicator.

Woman hit by celebratory gunfire in downtown Raleigh, police say  WNCT

A woman was injured during Raleigh's New Year's Eve celebration downtown after she was hit by celebratory gunfire at midnight, police said.

7 sent to hospital after truck crashes into church van in Fayetteville, police say  WNCT

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WNCN) - A pickup truck driver ran a stop sign, crashing into a church van and sending several people to the hospital early Friday in ...

Tuesday's Babe Ruth Softball tournament results  WNCT

Rain delayed the start of the elimination portion of the 2018 Babe Ruth League softball tournament hosted by Pitt County Girls Softball League. The late start ...

Winston-Salem street named for Beaufort native | News  Carolinacoastonline

WINSTON-SALEM — City council leaders here honored Beaufort-born Charles Hardesty, renaming a street in his honor at a dedication ceremony Sunday.

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