Daily Archives: June 26, 2019

CARTERET COUNTY SHERIFF OFFERS TIPS FOR A SAFE JULY 4TH WEEKEND

With the July 4th weekend approaching, County Sheriff Asa Buck asks all citizens to join him in making this Fourth of July holiday happy, enjoyable and safe for everyone.   Carteret County citizens should remember that fireworks, as enjoyable as they are to watch, can be dangerous and should only be handled by professionals. According to the U.S. Consumer Product and Safety Commission, there are nearly 9,000 emergency room-treated injuries associated with fireworks a year. You can enjoy a safe Fourth of July by following these safety tips:   •               Never give fireworks to smal…