Stories Tagged "OBX news"

Plans for Whalebone park coming together

Nags Head is putting together the final pieces for a 2-acre town park at Whalebone Junction across from Jennette's Pier. full story »

Jan 8

Banks are finding business on OBX

With the plethora of banks on the Outer Banks, many wonder how they manage considering the state of the economy. full story »

Jan 6

State wants to expand emergency ferry terminals

State highway planners are looking for Dare County's blessing to expand the emergency ferry terminals in Stumpy Point and Rodanthe. full story »

Jan 5

Ocracoke residents speak against sales tax hike

While some on the island want a referendum on a 1/4 cent increase of sales taxes in Hyde County, others voiced opposition at a public hearing Tuesday. full story »

Jan 4

Currituck ferry route schedule set to change

NCDOT is changing the Currituck Sound ferry schedule to save $95,000, just the latest in a series of spending cuts by the Ferry Division. full story »

Jan 2

Commission wrestles with rules for sand funding

Public access to the beach is the key issue in establishing a policy for doling out money to towns from the county Shoreline Management Fund. full story »

Oct 23

OBX youth football looking for players, coaches

The OBX Warriors youth tackle football program has started pre-season workouts and is still accepting players and coaches for the 2011 season. The Warriors field a pair of teams, 9-10 year olds and 11-12 year olds, in the Albemarle Youth Football League. The AYFL includes teams in Currituck, Camden, Elizabeth City, Perquimans, Edenton, Gates, Ahoskie, Read More...

Aug 10

Sandbags could put a kink in widening project

Beach widening has resumed in Nags Head, but crews will have to maneuver around sandbags as they move farther south along the shoreline. full story »

Jun 15

Sunday update: Wildfire 75 percent contained

Crew are making progress on the Alligator River refuge wildfire, but smoke and fog were seriously reducing visibility on the mainland. full story »

May 29

Nags Head sand project part of a larger puzzle

We’re fully engaged now. Sand is pouring onto the beach and will continue to, 24/7, throughout the summer season. The nourishment project marks the first truly engineered sand replenishment plan on our beaches. Despite other pictures and descriptions circulating around the web, those projects were not even a drop in the bucket relative to the scale and engineering work that has gone into Nags Head’s project. full story »

May 29

Kill Devil Hills plans to examine taxing options

Options Kill Devil Hills commissioners are considering to balance the budget is a tax increase to maintain its cut of shared county revenue. full story »

May 27

Two decades in the works, beach widening begins

A dredge sent a slurry of sand onto the Nags Head beach at nightfall Tuesday, starting a project with roots dating back at least two decades. full story »

May 24