The Carteret County Sheriff's Office says their interpretation of the law means the new software that many internet sweepstakes businesses have installed to stay open still is not complying with the law.
During the holidays it's common to see people making donations to local food banks, but what happens when the holiday season ends? The need is still abundant, but at Martha's Mission Cupboard in Carteret County, donations are not.
There's no dispute that the crew of the fishing charter boat Citation caught a prize-worthy, 880-pound marlin in June 2010. In their case, it wasn't the fish but the $910,000 tournament prize that got away.
The Emerald Isle Board of Commissioners is asking for lawmakers to pass legislation clarifying the power municipalities have in the area of the beach between the dunes and the ocean considered the public trust area.