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Dismal Freedom: A History of the Maroons of the Great Dismal Swamp lecture & book signing at MOA on Feb. 17

February 3rd, 2023  · Out & About
Dismal Freedom: A History of the Maroons of the Great Dismal Swamp lecture & book signing at MOA on Feb. 17

The Museum of the Albemarle will host a lecture and book signing on Friday, February 17, 2023, at 6 p.m. as author J. Brent Morris, professor of history at the University of South Carolina at Beaufort, shares information and stories on the maroons, their lives, and their struggles for liberation in Dismal Freedom: A History…Read More from Dismal Freedom: A History of the Maroons of the Great Dismal Swamp lecture & book signing at MOA on Feb. 17

Hatteras Village Waterfowl Festival returns Feb. 24-25; Tickets still available for Fin, Feather and Bourbon event

February 3rd, 2023  · OBX Life  · Out & About
Hatteras Village Waterfowl Festival returns Feb. 24-25; Tickets still available for Fin, Feather and Bourbon event

After a two-year hiatus, the Hatteras Village Waterfowl Festival (HVWF) will land on Hatteras Island once again on February 24-25, 2023. The festival will kick off Friday evening with the delicious Fin, Feather, and Bourbon event. Small plates featuring seafood and waterfowl, presented with exquisite artistry, will be accompanied by select bourbons, wines, and beer. (The full menu…Read More from Hatteras Village Waterfowl Festival returns Feb. 24-25; Tickets still available for Fin, Feather and Bourbon event

Sound Strategy: Good sign for our region to see leaders gathered around rostrum with common goals

February 2nd, 2023  · Commentary  · GOV  · Top Stories
Sound Strategy: Good sign for our region to see leaders gathered around rostrum with common goals

There is, fortunately, only one book required to become a master at both strategy and conflict. The History of the Peloponnesian War is simply the sum of all human knowledge as it regards alliance, outcome, and shared intent in the complexity of modern human experience.  The good news for more current strategic practitioners is that…Read More from Sound Strategy: Good sign for our region to see leaders gathered around rostrum with common goals

Door opening, typewriter pop-up show, live music and more at February’s First Friday ArtWalk in Elizabeth City

February 2nd, 2023  · Food & Drink  · OBX Life  · Out & About
Door opening, typewriter pop-up show, live music and more at February’s First Friday ArtWalk in Elizabeth City

Love, laugh, and linger in Downtown Elizabeth City for February’s First Friday ArtWalk on February 3 from 4:00 – 7:00 pm. With twenty-seven participants, the evening promises to provide lots of art and live music experiences. At the Waterworks building, there will be a “door opening” of the newly designed 2nd level short-term residential space…Read More from Door opening, typewriter pop-up show, live music and more at February’s First Friday ArtWalk in Elizabeth City

N.C. Rate Bureau requests 28.4 percent increase in auto insurance rates

February 2nd, 2023  · BIZ
N.C. Rate Bureau requests 28.4 percent increase in auto insurance rates

Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey on Thursday announced that the North Carolina Rate Bureau has submitted a rate filing with the N.C. Department of Insurance, requesting an increase for auto policies. In the filing, the bureau has requested an overall average statewide increase in private passenger auto insurance rates of 28.4 percent, which would become effective…Read More from N.C. Rate Bureau requests 28.4 percent increase in auto insurance rates

VIDEO: NCDOT update on U.S. 158 repave, drain pipe replacements in Nags Head, realignment of street at Whalebone

February 2nd, 2023  · News
VIDEO: NCDOT update on U.S. 158 repave, drain pipe replacements in Nags Head, realignment of street at Whalebone

Engineers from the North Carolina Department of Transportation presented status updates on several projects in Nags Head during the town’s Board of Commissioners meeting on February 1, 2023. Details were provided on the repaving project along U.S. 158 that is now underway, replacement of several drainage pipes along N.C. 12 and a proposed realignment of…Read More from VIDEO: NCDOT update on U.S. 158 repave, drain pipe replacements in Nags Head, realignment of street at Whalebone

Museum of the Albemarle invites school groups to participate in Frederick Douglass living history program Feb. 16

February 2nd, 2023  · Out & About
Museum of the Albemarle invites school groups to participate in Frederick Douglass living history program Feb. 16

The Museum of the Albemarle invites school groups to celebrate Black History Month with our Frederick Douglass Living History program on Thursday, February 16, 2023, at 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. in the Gaither Auditorium. Students will interact with Frederick Douglass, portrayed by Nathan M. Richardson, as he speaks about his life as an enslaved…Read More from Museum of the Albemarle invites school groups to participate in Frederick Douglass living history program Feb. 16

Manteo planning board approves change of use for medical clinic in downtown building

February 2nd, 2023  · GOV
Manteo planning board approves change of use for medical clinic in downtown building

The Town of Manteo’s Planning and Zoning Board has approved a request for a change of use of a property downtown for conversion to a medical clinic. The same group that operates clinics in Englehard and Ocracoke is seeking federal approval for a third clinic that would be located at 402 Budleigh Street in Manteo….Read More from Manteo planning board approves change of use for medical clinic in downtown building

N.C. Cooperative Extension offers class on horse, livestock pasture establishment and maintenance

February 2nd, 2023  · Community
N.C. Cooperative Extension offers class on horse, livestock pasture establishment and maintenance

Are you planning to raise horses or livestock, but don’t know how to get your pasture started? Or maybe your once beautiful pasture has become neglected and overrun with weeds? If you need help with your pastures this year, N.C. Cooperative Extension has the class for you. Join them on February 22, from 10:00 –…Read More from N.C. Cooperative Extension offers class on horse, livestock pasture establishment and maintenance

Edenton among 34 N.C. communities selected for Creating Outdoor Recreation Economies program

February 2nd, 2023  · Visitor Economy
Edenton among 34 N.C. communities selected for Creating Outdoor Recreation Economies program

The Town of Edenton is among 34 local governments chosen by the North Carolina Department of Commerce’s Rural Economic Development Division to participate in the Creating Outdoor Recreation Economies (CORE) program. The CORE program offers strategic planning and technical assistance to help rural communities leverage North Carolina’s abundant outdoor recreation assets to bolster local economic…Read More from Edenton among 34 N.C. communities selected for Creating Outdoor Recreation Economies program