Stories by Author: WOBX staff

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Visitor Economy February 6th, 2023

Visit NC promotes international travel to North Carolina in Spain, Iceland

Visit NC’s Heidi Walters participated in FITUR 2023 in Madrid, Spain, with Travel South USA earlier this month. FITUR is the largest travel and tourism trade show in Spain, with more than 8,300 exhibiting companies, 82,000 trade participants and 30,000 general public visitors. This was Visit NC’s first year marketing in Spain with Travel South. In…Read More from Visit NC promotes international travel to North Carolina in Spain, Iceland

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Out & About February 6th, 2023

Three films, three genres as Bryan Cultural Film Series takes you behind the curtain

The Philadelphia Story, the Red Shoes and the Magnificent Seven are three movies that should be in every movie lover’s history of great movies. Taking a deep dive into why the three movies in this year’s Film Series are classics, Dr. Chris Palestrant, Professor of Music Composition at ECSU, will offer his popular “peek behind the curtain” look at how the…Read More from Three films, three genres as Bryan Cultural Film Series takes you behind the curtain

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GOV February 5th, 2023

Nags Head Fire and Ocean Rescue Office Manager Jackie Hart honored for 20 years of service

If you’ve ever called Nags Head’s Fire and Ocean Rescue Department, chances are you’ve spoken to Office Manager Jackie Hart. She’s the “Hart” of the department and has been so for 20 years. Jackie was recognized for her tenure by Nags Head’s Board of Commissioners at their February 1, 2023 meeting….Read More from Nags Head Fire and Ocean Rescue Office Manager Jackie Hart honored for 20 years of service

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BIZ GOV February 4th, 2023

More air pollution controls required at Enviva’s plant in Ahoskie

The N.C. Department of Environmental Quality’s Division of Air Quality (DAQ) has issued a modified air quality permit to Enviva Pellets, LLC – Ahoskie Plant. The Title V permit renewal requires the wood pellet manufacturing facility in Hertford County to install new air pollution control devices that will substantially reduce emissions of volatile organic compounds…Read More from More air pollution controls required at Enviva’s plant in Ahoskie

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GOV News February 3rd, 2023

College of The Albemarle receives donation of patrol car from Town of Kitty Hawk

College of The Albemarle is pleased to announce that the Town of Kitty Hawk approved the donation of a 2016 Dodge Charger vehicle to the college in December, with the Dodge Challenger presented to COA by Mayor Craig Garriss, Town Manager Melody Clopton, and Police Chief Joel Johnson on January 10, 2023.  “The COA Basic…Read More from College of The Albemarle receives donation of patrol car from Town of Kitty Hawk

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Out & About February 3rd, 2023

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

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GOV February 2nd, 2023

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

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Community February 2nd, 2023

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