Sep 16

COA’s 6th Annual Advanced Manufacturing Day

College of The Albemarle (COA) will host its 6th Annual Advanced Manufacturing Day on Friday, October 4th, at the Regional Aviation and Technical Training Center (RATTC) in Currituck.  The event, sponsored by Sumitomo Drive Technologies,…

Sep 12


Op-ed submitted by Karen Brown   Every year, hundreds of thousands of people flock to the beaches along the Outer Banks of North Carolina to enjoy the sun, sand and pristine ocean waters we’re famous…

Aug 30

Dare County faces challenges collecting occupancy taxes on short-term rentals

As the number of short-term vacation rentals listed with online lodging marketplaces continues to grow on the Outer Banks, some local officials are concerned about whether the county is receiving the occupancy tax it is…

Aug 25

Dare Board hears proposals for ‘essential housing’

Dare County’s initiative to encourage more reasonably priced housing for year-round workers is more than a year old. But the search for exactly what to call it continues on. In June 2018, the Outer Banks…

Aug 25

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