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Apr 3


Icons of the Outer Banks: Cora Mae Basnight

  TWIDDY & CO. MINI-DOCUMENTARY SERIES In celebration of Women’s History Month, we focus on Cora Mae Basnight in this episode of our Icons of the Outer Banks documentary series. Each year…


Dare County Tourism Board Recap | March 2020

  Outer Banks Visitors Bureau Executive Director, Lee Nettles recaps the Dare County Tourism Board March 2020 meeting actions and give insights into monthly gross receipts on accommodations and restaurants…


Real Estate Comm. says barred visitors owed refunds

Issues over travel insurance remain murky Dare County’s March 17 restrictions on visitor access left vacation rental brokers in murky waters when it came to tenant inquiries regarding refunds and…


North Carolina seeks health care volunteers

(NC DHHS) We are facing an unprecedented crisis from COVID-19 that has already had devastating consequences internationally. With the virus now spreading in North Carolina, we need to bolster our…


Grocery Bag Challenge!

Outer Banks Chamber The Outer Banks Chamber is challenging YOU to help us meet our goal! Our Goal: Fill 30 bags with grocery staples by Friday, March 27th! It takes…


Tonight is the Night! Will You Be The Winner Of The $10,000?

Outer Banks Chamber of Commerce We are ready for the first Chamber Virtual Reverse Raffle. When: March 26 – TODAY Start Time: 5:30pm Where: Facebook Live The Chamber Facebook Page…


Is now a good time for OBX tourists?

Issue inflames passions during COVID-19 crisis As the coronavirus crisis deepens, and as social distancing guidelines and rules tighten everywhere in the county, the question of whether the Outer Banks…


New 7-Eleven slated for Kitty Hawk

Once the site of a dilapidated and shuttered gas station that was built in 1958, the lot at the corner of U.S. 158 and The Woods Road has been cleared…


COA hosts reception in Currituck County

College of The Albemarle (COA) hosted a reception at Sanctuary Vineyards in Jarvisburg on Thursday, March 5, giving community members the opportunity to meet COA’s new president, Dr. Jack Bagwell.…


Celebrate Jersey Mike’s 10th Annual Month of Giving!

All month long you can make a donation to the Outer Banks Relief Foundation at Jersey Mike’s in Southern Shores and Nags Head; and be sure to stop by on…


Vidant Health cuts 191 jobs; one at OBX Hospital

(Vidant Health) Describing a “budget shortfall during the first quarter of FY20 due to decreasing reimbursements and increasing costs,” Vidant Health announced on March 9 a workforce reduction of 191…


Ocracoke Preservation Society seeks donations and volunteers for the 2020 British Cemetery commemoration

Ocracoke Preservation Society Ocracoke Community to Commemorate Sinking of H.M.T. Bedfordshire Ocracoke Preservation Society seeks donations and volunteers for the 2020 British Cemetery commemoration. The annual Ocracoke British Cemetery ceremony…


OBRA helps restock Ocracoke restaurants

The damage from Hurricane Dorian is still there on Ocracoke. It’s improving, homes are being rebuilt, businesses reopening and slowly but surely, the village is recovering. “The Island is getting…


Dare County Arts Council breaks ground for new Courtyard

Civic leaders, artists, visitors, art supporters and many other members of the Outer Banks community gathered at Dare County Arts Council for the Courtyard Project’s Groundbreaking Ceremony on Tuesday, March…


N.C. Ferry Division to Hold Career Fairs March 13 and 19

Applicants for all temporary and full time positions welcomed The N.C. Department of Transportation’s Ferry Division will be holding career fairs for potential employees on March 13 in Hatteras and March…


March 18: Thank Goodness for Working Women’s Wednesdays

  March 18: Working Women’s Wednesday with Lori Howell Clark at Rooster’s Southern Kitchen, 804 S Croatan Hwy, Kill Devil Hills It’s gonna be an Ahmazing Night for Working Women’s…


Twiddy & Co. unveils mini-documentary series

Twiddy & Company, a premier vacation rental company on North Carolina’s Outer Banks, has announced Icons of the Outer Banks, a new mini-documentary series that tells the stories of the…


April 30: Dare County Veterans Resources and Job Fair Planned

The Dare County Veterans Advisory Council in collaboration with the Dare County NCWorks Career Center will be hosting a Veterans Resources and Job Fair to assist veterans.


Hundreds of Census Jobs Available in Dare County

(Dare County) The U.S. Census Bureau is recruiting for hundreds of positions in Dare County for temporary full and part-time jobs in advance of the 2020 Census.


Dare County Tourism Board Recap | February 2020

Executive Director, Lee Nettles recaps the Dare County Tourism Board February 2020 meeting actions and give insights into monthly gross receipts on accommodations and restaurants, the Soundside Event Site, and…