September 9, 2020 2:12 PM
The high rise bridge to Beaufort is currently shut down due to a crash involving several vehicles. Emergency workers are on scene.
August 25, 2020 3:13 PM
The Morehead City Fire Department is on the scene of a major gas leak at the Crystal Coast Plaza that includes stores like Petsmart, TjMaxx and West Marine. All businesses are being evacuated.
August 25, 2020 5:24 PM
Police and fire have cleared the scene of the gas leak. Businesses at Crystal Coast Plaza are back open.
April 18, 2020 7:03 PM
Travel is currently shut off in both directions. Please avoid that travel route if possible.
September 9, 2020 2:51 PM
The bridge is back open to traffic.
August 3, 2021 2:00 PM
With the impending retirement of Chief Morris in November of 2021, the City is recruiting for our next Chief of Police. An important part of our process is gathering feedback from key stakeholders, including our staff, City Council, and equally...
May 7, 2021 12:47 PM
The Carteret County Sheriffs Office has shut down all five lanes of Hwy 24 near Paradise Lane. Shortly after noon deputies conducted a felony vehicle stop on wanted suspect Richard Murphrey who is currently refusing to exit the vehicle. Negotiators are...
May 7, 2021 3:18 PM
**UPDATE: Stand-off over following self-inflicted gun-shot wound
A three-hour stand-off has ended after the suspect exited a vehicle and turned his gun on himself. Richard Kelly Murphrey, 35, of Gloucester, NC is in serious condition and has been transported to Carteret Health Care.
Highway 24 is now back open.
April 15, 2021 10:07 AM
In preparation for the seasonal opening of the splash pad in early May, Shevans Park Playground is closed for repairs to the Pour-in-Play with plans to reopen early next week. The Pour-in-Play rubber needs to cure for several days without foot traffic to...
March 10, 2021 12:51 PM
Beginning today the eastbound lane of the high-rise bridge between Morehead City and Radio Island will be closed from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. daily to allow crews to carry out bridge inspections.
According to the N.C. Department of Transportation’s...
November 18, 2020 10:08 AM
TRASH AND RECYCLING PICK UP SCHEDULE FOR THANKSGIVING WEEK: If your pick up is normally Thursday it will be picked up on Friday, If your pick up is normally Friday it will be picked up Saturday.
YARD WASTE PICK UP SCHEDULE FOR THANKSGIVING WEEK: We...
October 1, 2020 8:14 AM
The Beaufort high rise bridge is shut down in both directions due to a serious accident. Emergency workers are on scene.
October 1, 2020 8:40 AM
The bridge is now back open to traffic.
April 17, 2020 3:41 PM
Morehead City has launched a new emergency small business loan program to help local small businesses through the COVID-19 crisis. To learn more or apply visit www.moreheadcitync.org
March 26, 2020 1:37 PM
We're keeping our Morehead City Coronavirus information and News Releases here.
August 3, 2020 2:17 PM
Morehead City is currently under a Tropical Storm Warning due to Isaias churning up our coast. According to the National Weather Service, high winds, heavy rainfall, storm surge and potential tornadoes will impact our area beginning this evening,...