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"A Week At the Beach,
An Emerald Isle Travel Guide"

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Welcome to Emerald Isle.

We encourage you to visit our site often for Emerald Isle’s latest news, upcoming events, important services and useful information.

Come see for yourself why Emerald Isle is a great place to live, work, and play!

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Welcome Message from Mayor Eddie Barber and read his monthly Mayors Island Review Article

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Welcome Message from Town Manager Frank Rush and read his latest  Emerald Tidings Newsletter

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Town Board Meetings

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Board of Commissioners
Regular Meeting
August 11, 2015

Latest News
and Info

It's Back to School Time! Please Be Aware of NC School Bus Stop Laws

New Welcome Center Ribbon Cutting / Grand Opening Ceremony Sept. 8 at 5pm

Emerald Isle Continues to Operate with 2nd lowest General Fund property tax rate among 21 oceanfront towns in NC

Carteret Craven Electric AMI Installers Return to EI Week of August 24

Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events

Beach Driving Permits On Sale Now

Outer Banks Philharmonic Will Perform a Special EmeraldFest on Labor Day Monday - September 7!

Employment Opportunities

Latest Sales Tax Proposal Still Harmful to Emerald Isle and Carteret County

Citizens Guide to Deck Safety

New Beach Monitoring and Maintenance Plan Adopted

Time Warner Cable Set To Transition to All-Digital

Vacationers Don't Throw Your Leftover Food Away!  See Opportunities to Donate for Good Causes!

Helpful Shark Information / Shark Fishing Now Prohibited in Emerald Isle

Town Purchases Vacant Lot Adjacent to Town Government Complex

Decorative Street Lights Planned Along Bike Path and Sidewalk in "Downtown" Area

Coyotes in Emerald Isle

New Permit Application and Inspection Procedures Take Effect June 10 /Planning Department Now Located in Town Administration Building

View FY2015-2016 Adopted Budget

Hurricane Season - Be Prepared!  Make Sure You Have Your Re-Entry Permit Before a Hurricane Threatens Emerald Isle!

Read Legal Briefs for Important Case Involving Public Trust Beach Areas

All Vacation Rental Units Must Collect and Remit Room Occupancy Tax

EIPD Programs "PEP" Police Educating the Public, &  "Coffee with a Cop"

Fly Your Emerald Isle Flag!

Bogue Field Night Schedule

How Does Emerald Isle Compare to Other NC Beach Towns


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Emerald Isle, North Carolina ~ Incorporated July 1957
7500 Emerald Drive. Emerald Isle, NC 28594
Phone (252) 354-3424, Fax (252) 354-5068