News: February 2016

Chamber’s Mike Wagoner plans to retire in mid-June

Mike Wagoner, President of the Carteret County Chamber of Commerce, announced February 29 that he will be retiring in mid-June, after serving 12 years as the Chamber’s chief executive. Wagoner, age 67, came to the Chamber here in June 14, 2004, when he was hired as the Chamber President.  He had previously served as President … read more

Fort Macon State Park

Checking in on our New Year’s Resolution: We’re going to Fort Macon State Park This year, we resolved to act like a tourist in our own backyard.  It’s fun to get out and about to explore Carteret County and all the culture and heritage that abounds along the Crystal Coast.  Next stop on our magical … read more

Carteret County milestone: We’re a ‘Coast Guard Community’

    Coast Guard Chaplain Lt. Cmdr. John M. Mabus of Elizabeth City set the tone in delivering his invocation.  Here are excerpts of his remarks: “Thank you for this beautiful day and this beautiful location to celebrate and honor the rich Coast Guard heritage here in Carteret County.  This history is full of Coast Guard innovation, commitment to excellence … read more