Business

Mar 8


Currituck Board advances revised Moyock project

Flora Farms plan would add 277 housing units By Matthew Zabierek | Outer Banks Voice A new development that would bring 277 new housing units to Moyock moved one step…


Dare considers sale of home & hospice agency

Currently, only 3 nurses to serve 56 patients  With Dare County’s Home Health and Hospice agency facing challenges in retaining enough nurses to meet local demand, the Dare County Board…


Dare County to buy Mako Mike’s from Kelly

Dare County today agreed to buy Mako Mike’s restaurant from owner Mike Kelly as part of a project that would involve a new Dare County Emergency Medical Services (EMS) facility…


NCDOT Conducts First Bridge Inspection Using Drone

NCDOT The N.C. Department of Transportation has another new tool to help make our roadways safer: Drones. This week, the Marc Basnight Bridge over Oregon Inlet became the first bridge…


Outten stresses need for Avon beach project

Residents learn Dare County can foot more of the bill At a Feb. 24 public hearing, Dare County Manager Bobby Outten told Avon residents their share of the funding burden…


Cooper eases a number of COVID restrictions

Curfew lifted, bars can open indoors Noting that “today’s action is a show of confidence and trust,” after a period of “significant and sustained improvement” in the state’s COVID-19 trends,…


Duck pays over $300K in settlements that center on former town manager

The town of Duck has paid out more than $315,000 to two female former town employees and their attorney in settlements related to the conduct of former Town Manager Chris…


Rotary Rollin’ to Fight Hunger

The First Flight Rotary Club is hosting a Rotary Rollin’ to Fight Hunger event on Friday, March 19, 2021 from 11:30 am-1:30 pm. The community is invited to drive through…


SAGA Realty and Construction Announces the Grand Opening of Their New Sales Office and the Expansion of Their Real Estate Sales Team

SAGA Realty and Construction Record market growth along with unprecedented interest in new home construction have allowed SAGA Realty and Construction the room to dramatically increase the size of their…


Wake Stone Donation Supports Hunger-Relief

Food Bank of the Albemarle Food Bank of the Albemarle is pleased to announce a donation from Wake Stone Corporation in the amount of $5,000 to support the food bank’s…


Lights, camera, action! Pioneer re-opens

With a little help from its friends and a gofundme campaign, the Pioneer Theater in Manteo has been able to install new equipment and will raise the curtain tonight. Here’s…


GETTING TO KNOW…Reide Corbett, Executive Director of the Coastal Studies Institute

Q: Let’s start with a short intro into CSI’s history and mission. A: Conspicuously perched above the water just south of the Manteo/Wanchese intersection on Rte. 64, the UNC Coastal…


After delays, Colington Rd. project slated for summer

Matthew Zabierek | Outer Banks Voice After a years-long process that included delays and opposition from locals, the state now plans to begin construction on the Colington Road improvement project…


COA Foundation announces Lead Partner in Outer Banks Hospital

College of The Albemarle Foundation College of The Albemarle (COA) Foundation is pleased to announce The Outer Banks Hospital as a lead partner in the Foundation’s emerging capital campaign to…


Outer Banks & Currituck Chambers to host Virtual Lunch & Learn

The Outer Banks Chamber of Commerce together with the Currituck Chamber of Commerce are hosting a Virtual Lunch & Learn, “Wild Success for 2021” on Tuesday, February 23rd at 12noon…


New rip current forecast model could be lifesaver

NOAA unveils system with long-range warnings A new rip current forecasting model unveiled by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) this month is able to predict the hourly probability…


Long-time Executive Director Costa to leave OBCF

Muller to be interim head during successor search (Outer Banks Community Foundation) The Board of Directors of the Outer Banks Community Foundation announced on Feb. 5 that long-time Executive Director…


Nags Heads eyes zoning relief for older hotels

The Nags Head Board of Commissioners is slated to vote next month on a zoning text amendment that would allow owners of some of the town’s older, more nostalgic motels…


Nominations sought for Business Scholarship

North Carolina Cooperative Extension Nominations are being sought for a $750 scholarship offered by the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Administrative Professionals Association (NCCEAPA) through March 17, 2021.  The scholarship is…


A Slice of gratitude

Free pizzas to local ‘heroes’ The owners of Slice Pizzeria are showing their appreciation for local first responders and other essential workers who have been instrumental throughout the COVID-19 pandemic…