Business

Jan 23


Laurel Anne “LA” Darden promoted to branch manager

Originally from Chesapeake, VA, Darden is a 2013 graduate of Hickory High School in Chesapeake, VA. She now resides in Nags Head with her fiancée, Matt Hart. She is also a 2017 graduate of Virginia Tech.

Jan 19


Amber Jolliff named hospital’s employee of the month

Switchboard operator Amber Jolliff is The Outer Banks Hospital’s December, 2018 Employee of the Month. Jolliff joined the Outer Banks Hospital in September of 2015 as part of the Environmental Services team.

Jan 15


Dare board chairman to present State of the County 2019

Woodard, chairman of the Dare County Board of Commissioners, will give an update on the State of the County. The breakfast and update will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 16, at Captain George’s Seafood Restaurant.

Jan 10


Bermuda Bay’s colorful Devonshire Place sells out

The last of the 38 units sold in December, marking the sell out of the entire Devonshire Place community. The average sales price was $332,200.

Jan 8


Boat parking for dining patrons tabled again in Nags Head

The idea requires a public hearing because it will mean changing provisions of the town's zoning ordinance, which prohibits commercial marinas along the sound unless they are approved as part of an outdoor recreation site.

Jan 1


Spectrum customers lose WTKR, WGNT, WGN over fee dispute

Subscribers on the Outer Banks and in northeastern N.C. are no longer getting WTKR-3, WGNT-27 and WGN America after Tribune Media and Charter, the parent company of Spectrum, were unable to reach a re-transmission agreement.

Jan 2


Chamber holds ribbon-cutting for Paparazzi OBX in Kitty Hawk

With state-of-the-art lighting and sound systems and intimate concert hall layout, Paparazzi promises you will not only hear the music, you will feel like you are part of the show. Paparazzi OBX is also home of the Mustang Outreach Program,

Dec 20


Fishing Center operators say thanks for 45 years of memories

The group of former and current charter captains that have operated the Oregon Inlet Fishing Center since 1973 will end their run on Dec. 31, after the National Park Service selected a new company to run the world-famous marina.

Dec 13


Disaster declaration OK’d for fishing industry storm damage

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross has granted Gov. Roy Cooper’s request for a disaster declaration related to damage from Hurricane Florence to the state's fishing industry. The storm destroyed boats, gear and buildings.

Dec 11


Resort Realty acquires Elan Vacations of Powells Point

The acquisition will expand Resort Realty’s vacation rental portfolio to include nearly 650 Outer Banks vacation rental homes from Corolla to Hatteras Island. Elan has been providing vacation rental services on the Outer Banks since 2001.

Dec 7


End of an era: Winks store in Kitty Hawk closing for good

The property at 4626 Virginia Dare Trail North will change ownership at the end of the year. Ahead of that change, the store and deli has been mostly closed for weeks and an auction is scheduled for today.

Nov 24


Visitors 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.

Nov 20