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BIZ TECH September 26th, 2022

Get YOU Found Digital Marketing acquires Mitro Digital Marketing

Get YOU Found Digital Marketing announces its acquisition of Mitro Digital Marketing, a web design and digital marketing firm with two North Carolina offices, one in the Outer Banks and another in Raleigh. Co-founders Ed Kuhlenkamp and Peter Raines will continue to be in charge of statewide operations from the current Get YOU Found Digital…Read More from Get YOU Found Digital Marketing acquires Mitro Digital Marketing

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VIDEO: This Week on the Outer Banks – Big fall events, TRiO Restaurant & Market

Each week, Twiddy & Co. Brand Ambassador Edward Ponton highlights a local business or group that we love as well as what else is happening “This Week on the Outer Banks”. In this week’s edition, what better way to usher in autumn than with a chilled glass of brew from TRiO Restaurant & Market plus…Read More from VIDEO: This Week on the Outer Banks – Big fall events, TRiO Restaurant & Market

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VIDEO: Monthly occupancy tax collections in Dare County topped $200 million for first time in July

For the first time ever, Dare County occupancy tax collection in a single month crossed the $200 million mark. But the record figures reflect increased prices for hotel/motel rooms and vacation rentals, rather then an increase in the number of people visiting the Outer Banks. Lee Nettles, Executive Director of the Outer Banks Visitors Bureau,…Read More from VIDEO: Monthly occupancy tax collections in Dare County topped $200 million for first time in July

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BIZ GOV Top Stories September 21st, 2022

Outer Banks Forever and Swells’a Brewing team up to support OBX national parks

Ahead of National Public Lands Day,  Outer Banks Forever, the official nonprofit partner of Cape Hatteras National Seashore, Fort Raleigh National Historic Site and Wright Brothers National Memorial, and Swells’a Brewing Beer Company, the only ocean-view brewery in the Outer Banks, have teamed up to support the Outer Banks national parks through 1% For The Planet. 1%…Read More from Outer Banks Forever and Swells’a Brewing team up to support OBX national parks

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September’s business comings and goings on the Outer Banks and in northeast N.C.

Editor’s note: As part of our commitment to “Covering The Business News of the Greater Outer Banks”, WOBX will be updating this story on a regular basis with information on businesses that are getting rolling, those that are unfortunately having to call it quits, updates on staff, manager and owner changes, and other similar information….Read More from September’s business comings and goings on the Outer Banks and in northeast N.C.

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BIZ September 20th, 2022

NOAA warns of fraudulent website claiming it sells state, federal fishery permits

NOAA Fisheries is issuing a public notice because it has come to our attention that there is a fraudulent website claiming that it processes both State and Federal permits. The website is: https://commercialfishingpermits.us/ This website is in no way affiliated with NOAA or any State. Please do not use this website to apply for a State…Read More from NOAA warns of fraudulent website claiming it sells state, federal fishery permits

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BIZ September 19th, 2022

Anthony Duncan Velke named to Currituck Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors

The Currituck Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors have named Anthony Duncan Velke, owner of DV Cleaning & Home Services, to a North Council seat of the Board of Directors. Anthony was born in Jamestown, New York. He moved to Currituck with his family in 1987 and attended Currituck County Schools. After graduation he moved to Elizabeth City and then returned to New York to study Theater Vocal in 1998. Anthony…Read More from Anthony Duncan Velke named to Currituck Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors

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BIZ GOV Weather September 19th, 2022

$7.6 million distributed to eligible fishing stakeholders in North Carolina for Hurricane Florence relief

More than $7.6 million in federal financial relief is on its way to eligible members of fishing industries that sustained income losses or damages from Hurricane Florence. The N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries issued funds last week to 103 seafood dealers and processors, for-hire fishing operations, bait and tackle shops, and ocean fishing piers deemed…Read More from $7.6 million distributed to eligible fishing stakeholders in North Carolina for Hurricane Florence relief

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This Week on the Outer Banks: Va. Symphony Orchestra plays in KDH; Grab a cone at The Chill Spot

Each week, Twiddy & Co. Brand Ambassador Edward Ponton highlights a local business or group that we love as well as what else is happening “This Week on the Outer Banks”. In this week’s edition, we’re grabbing a cone at The Chill Spot in Corolla….Read More from This Week on the Outer Banks: Va. Symphony Orchestra plays in KDH; Grab a cone at The Chill Spot

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BIZ GOV September 14th, 2022

Contract applications sought to operate License Plate Agency in Washington County

The N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles is seeking applicants for a commissioned contractor to operate a license plate agency (LPA) in Washington County. In North Carolina, NCDMV oversees LPAs, but the agencies are managed by private businesses or local governments. The previous agency, at 101 Forest Road., Suite C, in Plymouth, permanently closed on March 10…Read More from Contract applications sought to operate License Plate Agency in Washington County