Business

Aug 24


Cape Hatteras National Seashore sees 8 percent increase in July visitation

Cape Hatteras National Seashore continues to experience high levels of recreational visitation this year. July 2019 visitation was up by over eight percent compared to visitation in July 2018. So far in 2019, the Seashore…

Aug 15


The Currituck Chamber of Commerce helps Currituck Senior Nutrition Program with special donation

The Currituck Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce it has donated $1,253.78 to Currituck Senior Nutrition Program from the Currituck Chamber’s Spring Social event held this past spring 2019. These funds will help support…

Aug 9


Bonner named director of Renewable Ocean Energy program at the Coastal Studies Institute

George Bonner has been named the new director of the North Carolina Renewable Ocean Energy Program (NCROEP). The NCROEP is a research partnership that integrates coastal, electrical, civil and mechanical engineering with the natural and…

Jul 17


OBX Voice sold to Sentinel/East Carolina Radio team

In an agreement between three prominent locally owned media companies, The Outer Banks Voice has been sold to Rick Loesch, owner of East Carolina Radio Inc. (ECRI), and Mark Jurkowitz, owner of the Outer Banks Sentinel.

Jul 7


Jeff Malarney named chairman of N.C. Real Estate Commission

Formerly a commissioner of the North Carolina Real Estate Commission, Malarney serves as general counsel for Twiddy & Co., a North Carolina vacation rental management firm, and is a principal of the Law Offices of Jeff Malarney, PLLC.

Jun 28


Shipwrecks: A new face in a growing family of restaurants

The inside bar is all new and will focus on old favorites as well as trendier cocktails, beach-themed drinks, and 22 taps for everything from the latest microbrews to good, old-fashioned PBR.

Jun 13


Tiny homes: A chapel, a yurt and a mini-farmhouse on wheels

The tiny house movement began in the 1980s as a philosophical and social movement focusing on lower consumerism and freedom from financial constraints. The lifestyle obtained its inspiration from Henry David Thoreau

Jun 11


Marriott scheduled to open this month in Kill Devil Hills

Marriott's Towneplace Suites, the first new hotel in Kill Devil Hills in 30 years, will open this month. Stretching between U.S. 158 and N.C. 12, the hotel will offer 151 suites aimed at travelers planning extended stays.

Jun 5


New program aims to teach kids good old southern hospitality

The formation of Grits & Grace was influenced by Nancy Rascoe -- affectionately called Miss Nancy -- who prior to retirement ran a summer camp for over 20 years in Perquimans County, named Miss Nancy’s Manners Camp.

May 29


Duck Woods Country Club is celebrating its 50th anniversary

Fifty-five years ago a group of businessmen had a vision to create the first golf course on the Outer Banks. Thanks to their dream and hard work Duck Woods Country Club will celebrate its 50th anniversary in June.

May 15


David B. Powers promoted to shareholder at local law firm

Powers' practice focuses on assisting small businesses. “His ten years of experience in the restaurant business make David uniquely qualified to assist clients in the hospitality industry,” said Peebles Harrison, president of the firm.

May 28


William Nelson named new director of Currituck airport

As the Airport Manager, Nelson will oversee the facility’s daily operations, including fuel management, budgeting, customer service, and compliance with federal aviation regulations.

May 16