Business

Jul 15


Video: Jump around with the family at Jumpmasters

The Murphy family from Granville, Ohio visited the Outer Banks with our Sam Walker, and got to experience the brand new Jumpmasters Trampoline Park in Manteo. Get more details at JumpmastersOBX.com

Jul 12


Saving the Tar Heel and See Sea: What’s old is new again

On June 13, a small celebration at the Tar Heel Hotel in Nags Head may have heralded a turning point for those who want more options for visitors who eschew, for whatever reasons, weekly rentals in mammoth houses.

Jul 11


OBX Wedding Fest returning Aug. 26 to Duck Woods

The Outer Banks Wedding Association announces the return of its laid-back wedding expo, the OBX Wedding Fest, providing engaged couples access to vendors representing all types of services to help them complete their wedding planning.

Jul 11


Craigslist real estate scams on the rise on the OBX

Scammers have begun posting ads on Craigslist looking for potential renters and offering extremely low monthly prices. Some of these ads will list legitimate rental companies on the Outer Banks.

Jul 5


Denise Collins is hospital’s July Employee of the Month

Denise Collins, a Service Line Coordinator at Outer Banks Internal Medicine is the July Outer Banks Hospital Employee of the Month. Collins joined TOBH in March of 2007 as a member of the Admissions team.

Jul 10


Ella’s Olive Tasting Room opens at Scarborough Lane in Duck

The Outer Banks Chamber of Commerce recently held a ribbon cutting for Ella’s Olive Tasting Room, a new business located at Scarborough Lane in Duck. The high-end gourmet food store offers tastings daily.

Jun 29


Marketing firm with Norfolk ties is buying Max Radio stations

A marketing company whose founder played football and graduated from Norfolk State University is buying the four radio stations that make up Max Radio of the Carolinas and the cluster's business relationship with The Outer Banks Voice.

Jun 27


Shay Leslie Boutique opens at Buccaneer’s Walk in Kitty Hawk

The Outer Banks Chamber of Commerce recently held a ribbon cutting for Shay Leslie Boutique, which has opened a store in Buccaneer’s Walk in Kitty Hawk. The boutique was formerly located in Elizabeth City.

Jun 27


Jumpmasters Trampoline Park plans grand opening in Manteo

Jumpmasters features obstacle course lanes, a climbing wall, foam pit with foam jousting sticks, trampoline dodgeball area, multiple trampolines for “open jump” and more. All areas are surrounded by padded floor and deck space to ensure safety.

Jun 22


Willo Kelly named Outer Banks Association of Realtors CEO

The Outer Banks Association of REALTORS recently announced the hiring of Willo Kelly as the group's new Chief Executive Officer. In the near term, she is continuing to oversee OBAR’s government affairs program.

Jun 23


COA honors recent Hospitality & Tourism Certification grads

Pei-Hua Shen and Dustin Lugay, interns at the Hilton Garden Inn in Kitty Hawk, received a surprise visit at work on June 1 from College of the Albemarle. The visit was part of COA’s new Alumni Connect initiative that began in March.

Jun 8


June edition: News for and about commercial fishermen

The bill that has received the most attention is House Bill 361, which has drawn heavy fire from both recreational and commercial fishermen. The bill would change the structure of the oyster leasing program.

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Jun 13