Posted on: December 4, 2023
Members of the Morehead City Police Department will participate in our Shop With A Cop initiative on Wednesday, December 13th, to help provide Christmas gifts for several children this year.
Chief Bryan Dixon issued a letter on the upcoming initi...Read on...
Posted on: November 30, 2023
View the latest edition of the Morehead City Reel - our free, monthly e-newsletter that covers recent and upcoming news and events from the Town of Morehead City. You can register to receive this newsletter directly to your email inbox.
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Posted on: November 29, 2023
The Town of Morehead City's Finance Department has earned the highest recognition in governmental accounting and financial reporting for the 33rd time.
Please join us in congratulating our hardworking employees who continue to serve Morehead City...Read on...
Posted on: November 22, 2023
Two members of the Morehead City Police Department successfully completed the Management Development Program, which spanned the past eleven months.
Sgt. Franklin Rice and Sgt. Zach Leach graduated from the Law Enforcement Management Development P...Read on...
Posted on: November 21, 2023
The Town of Morehead City's Administrative Offices, Recreation Center and Library will be closed on Thursday, November 23rd, and Friday, November 24th, in observance of Thanksgiving. Regular business hours will resume on Monday, November 27th. Fi...Read on...
Posted on: November 17, 2023
Registration for the 2023 Morehead City Parks and Recreation's Holiday Camp begins Monday, November 20th!
This camp will be held from 8 a.m. - 12 noon on Tuesday, January 2nd through Thursday, January 4th. Holiday Camp is for children ag...Read on...
Posted on: November 15, 2023
Sugarloaf Island Resiliency Project Begins
Project to restore 3,520 LF of Sugarloaf Island shoreline will help the town better weather storms
WINTER GARDEN, FL, OCEAN, NC and MOREHEAD CITY, NC, November 15, 2023 / PRNewswire / -- The vital restorat...Read on...
Posted on: November 13, 2023
November 13th, 2023
Timothy Savage Arrested on Multiple Charges
MOREHEAD CITY — A Havelock man has been arrested and is in the Carteret County Jail, following a shooting on S. 28th Street in mid-October.
Posted on: November 9, 2023
Mark your calendars for the 2023 Morehead City Christmas Parade on Saturday, December 9th!
This parade will begin at 11 a.m., and runs along Arendell Street/Highway 70 eastbound, between 17th and 6th streets.
Would you like to participat...Read on...
Posted on: October 25, 2023
Request for Qualifications
Issued: October 23, 2023
Town of Morehead City
Fire Station #3 (New)
Pursuant to N.C. Statute Sec. 143-128.1(A), the Town of Morehead City is soliciting proposals from qualified design-build teams interested in providing professiona...Read on...
Posted on: October 24, 2023
Congratulations to the winners of the 13th Annual Morehead City Recycling Awards! Throughout the year, city residents who recycle are randomly chosen and eligible for a prize. On October 24th, the monthly winners gathered at City Hall to see who was drawn...Read on...
Posted on: October 23, 2023
TOWN OF MOREHEAD CITY, N.C.
CANCELLED PARKS AND RECREATION ADVISORY BOARD MEETING
Notice is hereby given that pursuant to 143.318.12 of the General Statues of North Carolina, the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board of the Town of Morehead City,...Read on...
Posted on: October 20, 2023
The following is a press release from Carteret County Government.
The Carteret County Solid Waste Division, in collaboration with Coastal Environmental Partnership (CEP), is encouraging Carteret County residents to dispose of unwanted household hazardous m...Read on...
Posted on: October 19, 2023
Update: As of 6:15 p.m., Kevin Henderson has been located. Thank you to all who helped share the word.
Original Post: The Morehead City Police Department is looking for Kevin Henderson, age 70, who was reported as missing on the afternoo...Read on...
Posted on: October 19, 2023
October 19, 2023
BOLO Issued for Timothy Savage
MOREHEAD CITY — The Morehead City Police Department is asking for the public’s help as they search for a man with active warrants, who left ECU Health in Gr...Read on...
Posted on: October 18, 2023
Morehead City Parks and Recreation has a few volunteer youth basketball coaching positions still available. Coaches are needed for three boys teams, and one girls team that will play January - March 2024.
If you are interested in this opportunity to give b...Read on...
Posted on: October 12, 2023
The Morehead City Police Department arrested Anastasia Busacco, 30, of Morehead City, for Felony Hit and Run on Wednesday, October 11, 2023, following a fatal accident earlier in the week.
The arrest is the result of an investigation concerning a hit and r...Read on...
Posted on: October 12, 2023
Officers with the Morehead City Police Department arrested a couple on September 26th, 2023, following an investigation related to the sexual assault of a juvenile.
Detectives with the Morehead City Police Department arrested Jeffery Carroll Salt...Read on...
Posted on: October 11, 2023
Press Release: Man Faces Multiple Charges Following Shooting
A Havelock man faces multiple charges from the Morehead City Police Department once he is released ECU Health, where he has been receiving medical treatment for a gunshot wound he sustained on We...
Posted on: October 5, 2023
Update: Due to unforeseen circumstances, the breast cancer benefit ride scheduled for October 21st has been cancelled.
Original Post: The Morehead City Fire-EMS Auxiliary is hosting a fundraiser ride on Saturday, October 21st to benefit ...Read on...
Posted on: October 4, 2023
UPDATE: The missing piece of equipment has been recovered and returned to Morehead City Fire-EMS. Thank you to all who helped share the message.
Original Post: While responding to a call on the morning of October 4th, a hydraulic cutter extricati...Read on...
Posted on: October 4, 2023
On Wednesday, October 4th at 2:20 p.m. ET, FEMA will conduct a nationwide emergency alert test on cell phones, wireless devices, radios, and TVs.
This is a standard test that occurs at least once every three years. No action is needed.
Information and Frequ...Read on...
Posted on: October 3, 2023
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and you will notice several area Fire-EMS departments wearing these shirts to support a valued member of our community who was diagnosed with breast cancer this summer.
In addition to Morehead City Fire-E...Read on...
Posted on: September 26, 2023
A North Carolina Department of Transportation roadway resurfacing project will mean nighttime lane closures for a portion of Arendell Street/Highway 70 through Friday, October 13, 2023.
NCDOT contractors will have one lane closed at a time betwee...Read on...
Posted on: September 25, 2023
Are you ready for spooky season and supporting a good cause? Morehead City Parks and Recreation is gearing up for this year's Haunted House on October 27th, 28th and 30th - you won't want to miss it! Watch our Haunted House commercial here.
Posted on: September 22, 2023
State Appropriates $8.6 Million for Morehead City Projects
Morehead City, NC — Three Morehead City projects stand to receive $8.6 Million in appropriations funding in the state budget that was approved by the NC Legislature, and will soon become l...Read on...
Posted on: September 20, 2023
Are you interested in serving your community? The Morehead City Parks and Recreation Advisory Board is now seeking applicants to fill two vacancies: One in-city member and a junior advisory member, who is in high school. This is a one-year, non-voting ter...Read on...
Posted on: September 18, 2023
Morehead City Fire-EMS is using Child Passenger Safety Week as a reminder to check that your child's car seat is the right one for their safety.
This week is recognized September 17th-23rd, 2023, but as your children grow, please continu...Read on...
Posted on: September 12, 2023
Morehead City Parks and Recreation is seeking three volunteer coaches for the youth beach volleyball league - come be a part of your community and share your love for the sport!
The fall league meets on Monday and Wednesday evenings, beginning Se...Read on...
Posted on: September 6, 2023
Updated Post: All of the flag football coaching positions have been filled at this time.
Original Post:Morehead City Parks and Recreation is seeking volunteer flag football coaches to help coach our 9-11-year olds, effectively immediately.&nb...Read on...
Posted on: August 21, 2023
Carteret County Public Schools return to class on Monday, August 28th, and the Morehead City Police Department wants to remind motorists and students alike about school bus safety.
In this brief video, School Resource Officers Bostian and Barnes ...Read on...
Posted on: August 18, 2023
Updated: Due to demand, a second run of the Breast Cancer Awareness Shirts is available! Orders must be made by September 19th online, and the shirts will be available in mid-October. You can find the ordering form here.
Find full details on this fundraise...Read on...
Posted on: August 17, 2023
The gymnasium at Morehead City Parks and Recreation will be temporarily closed beginning Friday, August 18th, to refinish the floor. It will reopen to the public on Monday, August 21st.
Please note, this temporary closure will only impact the gym...Read on...
Posted on: August 11, 2023
Updated Post - August 21, 2023: The Town of Morehead City Property Tax Bills are anticipated to be mailed between Wednesday, August 23rd – Friday, August 25th. City staff appreciates your patience!
Original Post - August 11, 2023: Town o...Read on...
Posted on: August 10, 2023
During the August 8th City Council meeting, the Morehead City Plan 2032 was unanimously approved.
This plan was initiated in early 2022, and more than 800 participants gave input to help guide future planning for Morehead City over the next decad...Read on...
Posted on: August 5, 2023
Some damage was caused to the front of Morehead City Fire-EMS Station 2 due to a single motor vehicle accident on the morning on Saturday, August 5th.
At 9:38 a.m., a single occupant pickup truck was traveling east on Highway 70, when it crossed ...Read on...
Posted on: August 1, 2023
On July 31st, a promotional and swearing in ceremony was held at Morehead City Fire-EMS Station 2. The following promotions and oaths of office occurred during the ceremony:
- Firefighter/Paramedic Corey Adams was promoted to Captain.
- Captain/EMS Co...
Posted on: July 17, 2023
Join the Morehead City Police Department , Morehead City Fire-EMS and other area agencies for National Night Out on Tuesday, August 1! This family-friendly event will be held from 6 - 8 p.m. at Rotary Park.
Various vehicles and equipmen...Read on...
Posted on: July 10, 2023
Morehead City’s utility bills were delayed in July 2023. As a result, no late fees will be applied to the bills that were due this month.
Notices should be arriving in the mail soon. Don't forget, you can always register for o...Read on...
Posted on: July 3, 2023
On Monday, July 3rd, the Morehead City Marlins will host a game at 6 p.m. at Big Rock Stadium, with a fireworks show to follow.
Due to the fireworks, both the dog park and the walking trail at Rotary Park will be temporarily closed, beginning at ...Read on...
Posted on: June 27, 2023
Morehead City Government Offices will be closed on Tuesday, July 4th, in observance of Independence Day. This includes City Hall at 1100 Bridges Street, the Morehead City Library at 202 S. Eighth Street, and the Morehead City Parks and Recreation Center a...Read on...
Posted on: June 15, 2023
Street paving will take place throughout Morehead City in the coming weeks, with work slated to begin on Friday, June 16th on High Street.
From there, work will continue in other areas, including on North 16th Street beside the Recreation Center,...Read on...
Posted on: June 15, 2023
On Friday, June 16th, the Morehead City Marlins will host a game at 6 p.m. at Big Rock Stadium, with a fireworks show to follow. Due to the fireworks, both the dog park and the walking trail at Rotary Park will be temporarily closed, beginning at 3 p.m. T...Read on...
Posted on: June 14, 2023
The intersection of South 13th and Shepard streets is closed from 9 a.m. until approximately 1 p.m. on Wednesday, June 14. This is due to a water shutoff area from 12th to 14th streets on Shepard Street and 12th to 14th on Shackleford Street from 9 a.m. t...Read on...
Posted on: June 13, 2023
Morehead City Council Approves New City Budget
Morehead City residents will continue to pay a low property tax rate with a balance budget after the City Council approved the City's operating budget during its meeting on Tuesday night.
Posted on: June 9, 2023
NOTICE TO BIDDERS
Sealed bids for this work will be received by Sandi Watkins, Planning and Inspections Director, 1100 Bridges Street, Morehead City, NC 28557 up to 2:00 pm, on Friday, June 23, 2023. Faxed or emailed bids will not be considered.
Bid, perfor...Read on...
Posted on: June 8, 2023
Morehead City is proud to be home to the Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament, which returns for the 65th year June 9-18th. The city supports this world-renowned event, and we look forward to welcoming all participants.
Watch our brief video highlight...Read on...
Posted on: June 7, 2023
Mark your calendars for Independence Day in Morehead City!
On Tuesday, July 4th, the Main Event Band will be performing at Jaycee Park, 807 Shepard Street, from 6:30 - 9:30 p.m. Food trucks will be on site selling delicious food and drinks.&n...Read on...
Posted on: May 31, 2023
We are pleased to present the inaugural Morehead City Reel.
This free, monthly e-newsletter is designed to bring you the latest news and events from Morehead City. Register on our website at moreheadcitync.org, under the "How Do I..." t...Read on...
Posted on: May 30, 2023
You can give back to your community by donating at a blood drive on Thursday, June 1, in the rear parking lot of City Hall at 1100 Bridges Street.
This event will be held through The Blood Connection, and will take place from 12 noon - 5 p.m. Wal...Read on...
Posted on: May 29, 2023
Are you interested in serving your community? The Morehead City Parks and Recreation Advisory Board is now seeking applications to fill one vacancy. Individuals who have interest and insight into recreational programs and facilities are encouraged to appl...Read on...
Posted on: May 26, 2023
Due to the weather forecast on Saturday, May 27th, the following Morehead City events have been cancelled:
- The Curb Market
- Defensive Line Football Camp
In addition, Sidewalk by the Sea has been postponed to Saturday, June 3rd.
Participants who regis...Read on...
Posted on: May 23, 2023
It has been a special day in Morehead City, as fourth-grader Marna Merrell became Mayor for a Day. This unique opportunity occurs twice a year through existing partnerships.
Mayor Merrell began her day at City Hall, learning about Morehead City's ...Read on...
Posted on: May 22, 2023
Office closures and reduced hours will be in effect for various Morehead City departments in observance of Memorial Day on Monday, May 29th, 2023.
This day is set aside to remember and honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice while serving our country.&...Read on...
Posted on: May 19, 2023
Join the Morehead City Library for a book sale, Summer Reading Program Kickoff and some sunshine on Saturday, May 20th!
Visit the library at 202 S. Eighth Street from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Saturday for the first Book Sale at the current location. Hundreds of bo...Read on...
Posted on: May 11, 2023
The Morehead City Fire-EMS' Auxiliary donated $1,800 to the Autism Society of North Carolina - Crystal Coast Support Group on Thursday, May 11th from the sale of autism acceptance t-shirts and stickers throughout April.
This is the secon...Read on...
Posted on: May 10, 2023
Traffic Advisory: The Crystal Coast Half Booty Triathlon returns on Saturday, May 13th, and participants will be conducting their bicycle portion throughout Morehead City and neighboring towns. Please be aware of some temporary lane closures and bicyclist...Read on...
Posted on: April 24, 2023
Morehead City Plans Accessory Dwelling Unit Forum Public Forum to be held May 4, 2023
Morehead City will hold an Accessory Dwelling Unit forum for Town residents and property owners on Thursday, May 4, followed by a question-and-answer session.
The forum wi...Read on...
Posted on: April 21, 2023
The Morehead City Police Department, among other entities, escorted the body of U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Joshua “Caleb” Gore from the Raleigh-Durham International Airport to Morehead City on the evening of Thursday, April 20. This video shows the pr...Read on...
Posted on: April 20, 2023
The Newport River Pier will be temporarily closed for repairs, beginning Monday, April 24, 2023.
Repairs to the pier will take up to 30 days, during which time the pier will be closed to the public. During this time, the boat ramp and bathrooms w...Read on...
Posted on: April 20, 2023
April is Autism Awareness Month, and Morehead City Fire-EMS is backing the mission for autism acceptance.
In addition to our crews wearing this shirt on the second day of their shifts this month, you can purchase shirts or a sticker through the M...Read on...
Posted on: April 19, 2023
The Morehead City Police Department will escort the body of U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Joshua “Caleb” Gore from the Raleigh Durham International Airport to Morehead City on Thursday, April 20. He was one of nine soldiers killed during a trai...Read on...