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Former NoVa residents now making Nags Head home establish philanthropic fund at Outer Banks Community Foundation

January 25th, 2023  · Community  · OBX Life
Former NoVa residents now making Nags Head home establish philanthropic fund at Outer Banks Community Foundation

A new donor-advised fund has been established at the Outer Banks Community Foundation by Nags Head residents Tony and Tracy Jones. Grants will be awarded from the new Wolfinger-Jones Family Fund for causes the Joneses are passionate about. Tony and Tracy come to the Outer Banks from northern Virginia and are intent on continuing their…Read More from Former NoVa residents now making Nags Head home establish philanthropic fund at Outer Banks Community Foundation

Youth and adult trail riders invited to join Currituck’s horse trail riding program

January 24th, 2023  · Community
Youth and adult trail riders invited to join Currituck’s horse trail riding program

Calling all youth and adult trail riders to join Currituck’s horse trail riding program. This program is for trail riding only –  no arena riding or training. Prizes will be awarded to residents of Currituck County and members of Currituck County 4-H, who acquire 250, 500, 1000 and 2000 hours of trail riding time. Once…Read More from Youth and adult trail riders invited to join Currituck’s horse trail riding program

NCCAT Ocracoke campus hosts community meeting about future plans on Jan. 27

January 23rd, 2023  · Community
NCCAT Ocracoke campus hosts community meeting about future plans on Jan. 27

The North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching (NCCAT) would like to share a preliminary draft for adding and renovating the NCCAT Ocracoke campus.  An opportunity for community input will occur on Friday, January 27, 2023, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the NCCAT Ocracoke campus building. Architecture drawings will be displayed, and…Read More from NCCAT Ocracoke campus hosts community meeting about future plans on Jan. 27

Elizabeth City police host Coffee with a Cop on Tuesday at Kraken Coffee House

January 22nd, 2023  · Community
Elizabeth City police host Coffee with a Cop on Tuesday at Kraken Coffee House

The Elizabeth City Police Department will host their Coffee with a Cop program on Tuesday, Jan. 24, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at The Kraken Coffee House, 615 East Main Street. For more information, all 252-335-4321 or email khunt@elizabethcitync.gov….Read More from Elizabeth City police host Coffee with a Cop on Tuesday at Kraken Coffee House

Save a Life: Organizations can apply for free bicycle helmets from NCDOT

January 19th, 2023  · Community
Save a Life: Organizations can apply for free bicycle helmets from NCDOT

Research shows bicycle helmets save lives and prevent serious injuries. As part of the annual Bicycle Helmet Initiative to encourage more children to wear helmets, the N.C. Department of Transportation will give free protective headwear to organizations across the state to distribute to youth cyclists. Organizations can apply online with NCDOT’s Integrated Mobility Division. The…Read More from Save a Life: Organizations can apply for free bicycle helmets from NCDOT

“Checkerboard Crews and Colored News” Black History Month program set for Feb. 18 at COA-Dare

January 18th, 2023  · Community
“Checkerboard Crews and Colored News” Black History Month program set for Feb. 18 at COA-Dare

The Pea Island Preservation Society, Inc., is pleased to announce the special Black History Month program Checkerboard Crews and Colored News to be held on February 18, 2023, at 3:00 pm at College of The Albemarle – Dare in Manteo, where the second floor lounge of the new building has been named the Keeper Richard…Read More from “Checkerboard Crews and Colored News” Black History Month program set for Feb. 18 at COA-Dare

Destiny Britner named The Outer Banks Hospital Employee of the Month for January 2023

January 15th, 2023  · Community
Destiny Britner named The Outer Banks Hospital Employee of the Month for January 2023

Destiny Britner, Patient Access Representative II, has been named The Outer Banks Hospital’s Employee of the Month for January 2023. Britner joined the The Outer Banks Hospital in July 2021, and quickly became well-known to patients and team members for her warm, welcoming presence and bright smile. Britner truly lives up to our value of…Read More from Destiny Britner named The Outer Banks Hospital Employee of the Month for January 2023

Local realtor establishes Coastal Campership Fund at Outer Banks Community Foundation

January 13th, 2023  · Community
Local realtor establishes Coastal Campership Fund at Outer Banks Community Foundation

The Outer Banks Community Foundation is pleased to announce that programs that offer overnight camping experiences will be afforded need-based support for local youth to attend through the newly established Coastal Campership Fund. Gray Berryman, the fund’s establisher, is a real estate broker with Carolina Designs Realty in Duck. He also is heavily involved with…Read More from Local realtor establishes Coastal Campership Fund at Outer Banks Community Foundation

Currituck Master Gardner Volunteer indoor plant sale Jan. 27-28

January 13th, 2023  · Community
Currituck Master Gardner Volunteer indoor plant sale Jan. 27-28

Not only do houseplants add a splash of color to your home, but they’ve proven to be an instant mood booster, and they do wonders for your overall well-being. Owning houseplants can reduce psychological and physiological stress, aid concentration, and increase productivity. Plus, houseplants act like natural air purifiers, helping clean indoor air by reducing…Read More from Currituck Master Gardner Volunteer indoor plant sale Jan. 27-28

Manteo AVID students washing cars Saturday to raise money for Amazing Race-style challenge

January 12th, 2023  · Community
Manteo AVID students washing cars Saturday to raise money for Amazing Race-style challenge

The Senior AVID students at Manteo High School are washing cars for free while accepting donations at the Sports Club in Nags Head and at First National Bank in Manteo on Saturday, January 14th from 8:00 to 1:00. In groups of seven, with a chaperone per group, students will compete in an Amazing Race-style competition…Read More from Manteo AVID students washing cars Saturday to raise money for Amazing Race-style challenge

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Community OBX Life January 25th, 2023

Former NoVa residents now making Nags Head home establish philanthropic fund at Outer Banks Community Foundation

A new donor-advised fund has been established at the Outer Banks Community Foundation by Nags Head residents Tony and Tracy Jones. Grants will be awarded from the new Wolfinger-Jones Family Fund for causes the Joneses are passionate about. Tony and Tracy come to the Outer Banks from northern Virginia and are intent on continuing their…Read More from Former NoVa residents now making Nags Head home establish philanthropic fund at Outer Banks Community Foundation

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Community January 24th, 2023

Youth and adult trail riders invited to join Currituck’s horse trail riding program

Calling all youth and adult trail riders to join Currituck’s horse trail riding program. This program is for trail riding only –  no arena riding or training. Prizes will be awarded to residents of Currituck County and members of Currituck County 4-H, who acquire 250, 500, 1000 and 2000 hours of trail riding time. Once…Read More from Youth and adult trail riders invited to join Currituck’s horse trail riding program

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Community January 23rd, 2023

NCCAT Ocracoke campus hosts community meeting about future plans on Jan. 27

The North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching (NCCAT) would like to share a preliminary draft for adding and renovating the NCCAT Ocracoke campus.  An opportunity for community input will occur on Friday, January 27, 2023, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the NCCAT Ocracoke campus building. Architecture drawings will be displayed, and…Read More from NCCAT Ocracoke campus hosts community meeting about future plans on Jan. 27

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Community January 19th, 2023

Save a Life: Organizations can apply for free bicycle helmets from NCDOT

Research shows bicycle helmets save lives and prevent serious injuries. As part of the annual Bicycle Helmet Initiative to encourage more children to wear helmets, the N.C. Department of Transportation will give free protective headwear to organizations across the state to distribute to youth cyclists. Organizations can apply online with NCDOT’s Integrated Mobility Division. The…Read More from Save a Life: Organizations can apply for free bicycle helmets from NCDOT

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Community January 18th, 2023

“Checkerboard Crews and Colored News” Black History Month program set for Feb. 18 at COA-Dare

The Pea Island Preservation Society, Inc., is pleased to announce the special Black History Month program Checkerboard Crews and Colored News to be held on February 18, 2023, at 3:00 pm at College of The Albemarle – Dare in Manteo, where the second floor lounge of the new building has been named the Keeper Richard…Read More from “Checkerboard Crews and Colored News” Black History Month program set for Feb. 18 at COA-Dare

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Community January 15th, 2023

Destiny Britner named The Outer Banks Hospital Employee of the Month for January 2023

Destiny Britner, Patient Access Representative II, has been named The Outer Banks Hospital’s Employee of the Month for January 2023. Britner joined the The Outer Banks Hospital in July 2021, and quickly became well-known to patients and team members for her warm, welcoming presence and bright smile. Britner truly lives up to our value of…Read More from Destiny Britner named The Outer Banks Hospital Employee of the Month for January 2023

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Community January 13th, 2023

Local realtor establishes Coastal Campership Fund at Outer Banks Community Foundation

The Outer Banks Community Foundation is pleased to announce that programs that offer overnight camping experiences will be afforded need-based support for local youth to attend through the newly established Coastal Campership Fund. Gray Berryman, the fund’s establisher, is a real estate broker with Carolina Designs Realty in Duck. He also is heavily involved with…Read More from Local realtor establishes Coastal Campership Fund at Outer Banks Community Foundation

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Community January 13th, 2023

Currituck Master Gardner Volunteer indoor plant sale Jan. 27-28

Not only do houseplants add a splash of color to your home, but they’ve proven to be an instant mood booster, and they do wonders for your overall well-being. Owning houseplants can reduce psychological and physiological stress, aid concentration, and increase productivity. Plus, houseplants act like natural air purifiers, helping clean indoor air by reducing…Read More from Currituck Master Gardner Volunteer indoor plant sale Jan. 27-28

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Community January 12th, 2023

Manteo AVID students washing cars Saturday to raise money for Amazing Race-style challenge

The Senior AVID students at Manteo High School are washing cars for free while accepting donations at the Sports Club in Nags Head and at First National Bank in Manteo on Saturday, January 14th from 8:00 to 1:00. In groups of seven, with a chaperone per group, students will compete in an Amazing Race-style competition…Read More from Manteo AVID students washing cars Saturday to raise money for Amazing Race-style challenge