Business

Nov 21


Visitor Bureau chief appointed to state economic board

The EDPNC focuses on recruiting new businesses, supporting the needs of existing businesses, connecting exporters to global customers, helping small business owners get their start, and attracting visitors from around the world.

8 hrs


Chamber awards four businesses OBXMADE honor

The Outer Banks Chamber of Commerce recently recognized Kelly's Outer Banks Catering, Paul Mann Custom Boats, Carolina Casual and Coastal Impressions as "OBXMADE," a program designed to highlight and promote locally-crafted products.

Nov 13


Southern Bank sponsors aquarium’s Soundside Pier

Southern Bank has donated $75,000 to become a corporate sponsor of the N.C. Aquarium on Roanoke Island and the North Carolina Aquarium Society for the aquarium's Soundside Pier.

Nov 13


Park Service selects new group to run Oregon Inlet Marina

A newly-formed company has been chosen by the National Park Service to enter negotiations to operate the marina at Oregon Inlet, bringing an end to a 45-year relationship with the current group running Oregon Inlet Fishing Center.

Oct 23


Reverse mortgages: Making a powerful tool easy to use

Ask any retiree to list their top concerns, and finances will typically be among the first ones cited. Home equity contains an option that may be the least publicized, yet potentially important, supplemental funding sources available to retirees.

Oct 16


Food Lion launches grocery pickup at KDH, Grandy stores

The new service allows shoppers to order groceries online for the same prices as items in stores and schedule a pickup time that works for their schedule. A trained Food Lion associate will then accept the order and prepare it at the store.

Oct 15


Commissioners approve taking steps to address housing crunch

The zoning amendments involve establishing minimum lot sizes for duplexes, multifamily housing densities and accessory dwelling units. They also identify the zoning districts where the changes could be allowed.

Oct 15


Local T.J. Maxx donates $10,000 to Food for Thought

Food for Thought, a non-profit organization providing healthy, non-perishable breakfasts and lunches for more than 500 local students, recently welcomed a $10,000 donation from T.J. Maxx.

Oct 15


Kitty Hawk Kites donates $32,839 for Hurricane Florence relief

Kitty Hawk Kites is donating $32,839 to aid in disaster relief for North Carolinians affected by Hurricane Florence. Kitty Hawk Kites donated 5 percent of retail sales after the hurricane, Sept. 18, through the end of the month.

Oct 12


Wary of loose management, town bans ride-share scooters

Mayor Ben Cahoon raised questions Wednesday's about the business practices of companies that place fleets of the scooters in areas with no notice and make them available through smart-phone applications.

Oct 4


Bayside Body Shop featured in national trade publication

Bayside Body Shop, which has operated locally for 15 years, was featured in the October edition of Autobody News, a nationally distributed print and online trade magazine.

Oct 10


JAM Media Solutions announces executive VPs of sales, finance

JAM Media Solutions LLC, the new owners of 94.5 WCMS, Beach 104, 99.1 The Sound and Classic Rock 92.3, has named Donovan Welsh as executive vice president of sales and Kerry Porreca as executive vice president of finance.

Oct 8