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BIZ Work January 26th, 2023

Deadline extended to Feb. 3 for employers to register for Northeast N.C. Employer Resource Summit

The “Northeast North Carolina Employer Resource Summit 2023” will be held on February 9, 2023, at the K.E. White Graduate Center in Elizabeth City. Employers can register to attend this event to connect with members of the Community Partnership. The partnership includes College of The Albemarle, United States Coast Guard Aviation Logistics Center, Albemarle Commission,…Read More from Deadline extended to Feb. 3 for employers to register for Northeast N.C. Employer Resource Summit

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BIZ Top Stories Visitor Economy January 23rd, 2023

Outer Banks Regional Economic Summit with leaders of four statewide business groups on Feb. 23

The Outer Banks Chamber of Commerce will host its 2023 Outer Banks Regional Economic Summit on Thursday, February 23, 2023 at the Ramada Plaza in Kill Devil Hills at 8:00 a.m. This year’s event will feature four panelists: Christopher Chung, CEO of the Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina; Lynn Minges, President & CEO of…Read More from Outer Banks Regional Economic Summit with leaders of four statewide business groups on Feb. 23

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News December 17th, 2022

Exercise on N.C. ferry helps agencies train for emergency incident

State and federal law enforcement agencies trained Tuesday on how to respond effectively to an emergency aboard a state ferry in Hatteras Inlet. The training included a simulation of the law enforcement and emergency response to an active shooter incident, as well as treating victims of a mass casualty incident. Tuesday’s training, which was conducted…Read More from Exercise on N.C. ferry helps agencies train for emergency incident

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Out & About November 26th, 2022

Holiday hilarity with Theatre of Dare’s The Man Who Came to Dinner, A Christmas Story: The Reading

With the Christmas season upon us, Theatre of Dare is preparing to give the Outer Banks the gift of holiday laughter. Twice. It all begins on Dec. 2, when the classic Christmas comedy The Man Who Came to Dinner opens in Kitty Hawk. The 1939 play, written by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart (who…Read More from Holiday hilarity with Theatre of Dare’s The Man Who Came to Dinner, A Christmas Story: The Reading

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OBX Life Visitor Economy October 26th, 2022

Recreational striped bass season to open after all in Albemarle Sound Management Area

 The N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries today announced that the fall 2022 recreational striped bass season in the Albemarle Sound Management Area will open Nov. 1 and close when the quota has been reached, or Dec. 31, 2022, whichever comes first. “This management determination is based on further review of the 2022 Albemarle-Roanoke striped bass…Read More from Recreational striped bass season to open after all in Albemarle Sound Management Area

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Out & About October 19th, 2022

“The Outer Banks: Circa 1900” exhibit opens at Roanoke Island Festival Park

The traveling exhibit “The Outer Banks: Circa 1900,” opens Oct. 18 at Roanoke Island Festival Park. This free exhibit is open to the public Tuesday – Saturday through Dec. 31 in the Ticket Sales Gallery. “The Outer Banks: Circa 1900” captures the brief time just before the dawn of a modern age, when man learned…Read More from “The Outer Banks: Circa 1900” exhibit opens at Roanoke Island Festival Park

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BIZ Top Stories October 19th, 2022

William Morrison named president & CEO of Towne Financial Services Group; James Miller new CEO of TowneBank Mortgage

TowneBank has announced the promotions of William T. Morrison to president and chief executive officer of Towne Financial Services Group and James M. Miller to chief executive officer of TowneBank Mortgage. The moves come as part of the Company’s new board-approved leadership succession plan. As head of Towne Financial Services Group, Morrison will oversee the…Read More from William Morrison named president & CEO of Towne Financial Services Group; James Miller new CEO of TowneBank Mortgage

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GOV October 12th, 2022

Stephen Stenson, 911 center systems administrator, named Dare Co. Employee of the Month for Oct. 2022

Stephen Stetson, who serves as the systems administrator for the Dare County Sheriff’s Office 911 Communications Center, has been named Dare County Employee of the Month for October 2022. The award was presented to Stetson by Dare County 911 Communications Center Director Jack Scarborough during the Dare County Board of Commissioners meeting that was held…Read More from Stephen Stenson, 911 center systems administrator, named Dare Co. Employee of the Month for Oct. 2022

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Community Top Stories October 5th, 2022

The Outer Banks Hospital Chief Nursing Officer Marcia Bryant recognized as N.C. Great 100 Nurse

Since 1989, The North Carolina Great 100, Inc. has recognized and honored nurses around the state for their commitment to excellence. Out of thousands of nominations submitted annually, 100 recipients are selected based on their outstanding professional abilities and contributions made to improving healthcare services to their communities. This year, Marcia Bryant, MSN, RN, NE-BC,…Read More from The Outer Banks Hospital Chief Nursing Officer Marcia Bryant recognized as N.C. Great 100 Nurse