May 25

Nags Head’s improved fire rating could benefit businesses

The fire protection class rating from state inspectors decreased from four to two will most likely not impact insurance premiums for homeowners. Fire Chief Kevin Zorc said could mean premiums drop for businesses in the town.

May 21

Video: OBX Association of REALTORS® update from D.C. expo

Outer Banks Association of REALTORS® 2018 President Lori Brooks and 2019 President J-P Peron report from the floor of the National Association of REALTORS® Legislative Meetings and Trade Expo in Washington, D.C.

May 17

News and events for and about commercial fishermen

Details on a request of the governor to appoint charter boat captains to the Marine Fisheries Commission, changes to shrimp trawling gear, and details about this week's Seafood Lobby Day at the legislature.

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May 20

Renovations of Food Lion stores across the region underway

A total of 15 northeastern North Carolina stores, including all of the chain's locations on the Outer Banks, will be undergoing a remodeling project, part of an overall $168 million investment in the Norfolk market.

May 19

OBX SCORE: Is your small business website mobile friendly?

As the summer season approaches, there is not a better time to think about attracting visitors to your small business. One valuable marketing approach is to make sure your website is mobile friendly.

May 18

COA congratulates Tourism & Hospitality Program grads

College of the Albemarle's Hospitality and Tourism program compliments several components derived from an industry that thrives on customer service, so students can confidently enter, or continue, their careers in the hospitality business.

May 8

Outer Banks Chamber of Commerce launches “OBXMADE”

OBXMADE is meant for all who create, build or produce – from entrepreneurs to chefs to brew masters and everyone in between. Being licensed as an OBXMADE vendor allows consumers to easily recognize locally produced products.

Apr 24

Nags Head Hammocks opens new Corolla location

The old Corolla store was a home for us for a long time, but with our increase in sales and traffic, we outgrew it and needed a bigger space," said General Manager Emily Kinnear Heikens.

May 4

OBX Hospital’s April employee of the month: Alex Tobiasz

Working as Environmental Services Lead Area Technician, Tobiasz regularly goes above and beyond in every department. Known for his quiet demeanor, he works to ensure that The Outer Banks Hospital stays safe, clean and well-cared for.

Apr 25

Commissioner cuts bid for homeowners insurance rate hike

Under the agreement, a house in Dare, Currituck and Hyde counties valued at $200,000 would see an increase of about $120 annually or $10 a month, the statement said. The ageement will preclude a hearing set for July.

Apr 19

Amateur oyster farmer learns what it takes from Hatteras pros

A recent transplant to the Outer Banks spends the day on the water with oyster farmers Spurgeon and Katherine McGlade, co-owners of King’s Point Oysters, a small farm in the Pamlico Sound off Hatteras.

Apr 18

Rite Aid closing leaves Nags Head without a nearby pharmacy

The Rite Aid Pharmacy at the corner of South Croatan Highway and Eighth Street at the Kill Devil Hills-Nags Head town line will close May 14, after the chain sold their Outer Banks locations to Walgreen's earlier this year.

Apr 16