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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

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

UPDATE: Currituck County property owner access permits still being mailed out

February 2nd, 2023  · GOV
UPDATE: Currituck County property owner access permits still being mailed out

Currituck County officials announced Wednesday they are still in the process of mailing new access permits to property owners that are valid for 2023 and 2024, and all property owners should receive the stickers by the end of February. Due to the delay, permits that expired at the end of 2022 will still be valid…Read More from UPDATE: Currituck County property owner access permits still being mailed out

Demolition complete, request for qualifications open for construction of new Kitty Hawk police station

February 1st, 2023  · GOV
Demolition complete, request for qualifications open for construction of new Kitty Hawk police station

Demolition of part of the former Sentara medical building in Kitty Hawk is complete, with removal of concrete and debris ongoing ahead of construction for the town’s new police station. The Town of Kitty Hawk closed on the $4.1 million purchase of the facility at 5200 North Croatan Highway in September 2022, which will allow…Read More from Demolition complete, request for qualifications open for construction of new Kitty Hawk police station

Kitty Hawk land use plan update survey results to be released at Feb. 7 open house

February 1st, 2023  · GOV
Kitty Hawk land use plan update survey results to be released at Feb. 7 open house

The Town of Kitty Hawk invites residents and property owners to see the results of a survey on an update to the town’s Coastal Area Management Act (CAMA) Comprehensive Land Use Plan along with a draft of the vision statement and goals. A public meeting has been scheduled for Tuesday, February 7, from 5 to…Read More from Kitty Hawk land use plan update survey results to be released at Feb. 7 open house

VIDEO: Economic Census will survey more than 4 million U.S. business locations starting this week

January 31st, 2023  · BIZ  · GOV  · Multimedia
VIDEO: Economic Census will survey more than 4 million U.S. business locations starting this week

Most people know that the U.S. Census Bureau measures the nation’s population once every 10 years. But fewer know that every five years, it conducts another important survey that measures the nation’s businesses to give us a comprehensive measure of U.S. economic activity across more than 21,000 geographic areas. Letters for the 2022 Economic Census…Read More from VIDEO: Economic Census will survey more than 4 million U.S. business locations starting this week

Kitty Hawk Police Chief Joel Johnson retires after 30 years in law enforcement

January 31st, 2023  · GOV
Kitty Hawk Police Chief Joel Johnson retires after 30 years in law enforcement

After 30 years in law enforcement and nearly 22 years of service with the Kitty Hawk Police Department, Chief Joel Johnson is retiring effective February 1. Town Manager Melody Clopton noted a number of accomplishments during Johnson’s tenure as police chief over the last decade: obtaining grant funds to upgrade firearms securing several military high…Read More from Kitty Hawk Police Chief Joel Johnson retires after 30 years in law enforcement

Family Dollar, Dollar General fined nearly $72K for price-scanner errors in northeast N.C. stores

January 30th, 2023  · BIZ  · GOV
Family Dollar, Dollar General fined nearly $72K for price-scanner errors in northeast N.C. stores

Family Dollar stores in six northeastern N.C. communities and a pair of Dollar General stores have been fined a total of nearly $72,000 by state regulators because of excessive price-scanner errors. The N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services’ Standards Division announced Monday the fines were assessed to Family Dollar stores in Ahoskie, Aulander, Edenton,…Read More from Family Dollar, Dollar General fined nearly $72K for price-scanner errors in northeast N.C. stores

Town of Duck seeking new member for Planning Board

January 30th, 2023  · BIZ  · GOV  · Real Estate
Town of Duck seeking new member for Planning Board

The Duck Town Council will be appointing a Planning Board member to fill the vacancy at the March 1, 2023 meeting. The Town of Duck Planning Board is an advisory board that performs core responsibilities set forth by state law to advise on matters pertaining to comprehensive and land use planning; zoning; zoning amendments and…Read More from Town of Duck seeking new member for Planning Board

Essential housing, I-87, economic tier restructuring among top local priorities for 2023 General Assembly session

January 29th, 2023  · GOV  · Top Stories
Essential housing, I-87, economic tier restructuring among top local priorities for 2023 General Assembly session

Northeastern North Carolina’s delegation at the N.C. General Assembly met with leaders of four counties to discuss priorities for this legislative session at a forum on January 18 hosted by the Currituck Chamber of Commerce and sponsored by Twiddy and Company. The forum came one week before work began in earnest in the 2023-24 legislative…Read More from Essential housing, I-87, economic tier restructuring among top local priorities for 2023 General Assembly session

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Commentary GOV Top Stories February 2nd, 2023

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

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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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GOV February 2nd, 2023

UPDATE: Currituck County property owner access permits still being mailed out

Currituck County officials announced Wednesday they are still in the process of mailing new access permits to property owners that are valid for 2023 and 2024, and all property owners should receive the stickers by the end of February. Due to the delay, permits that expired at the end of 2022 will still be valid…Read More from UPDATE: Currituck County property owner access permits still being mailed out

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GOV February 1st, 2023

Demolition complete, request for qualifications open for construction of new Kitty Hawk police station

Demolition of part of the former Sentara medical building in Kitty Hawk is complete, with removal of concrete and debris ongoing ahead of construction for the town’s new police station. The Town of Kitty Hawk closed on the $4.1 million purchase of the facility at 5200 North Croatan Highway in September 2022, which will allow…Read More from Demolition complete, request for qualifications open for construction of new Kitty Hawk police station

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GOV February 1st, 2023

Kitty Hawk land use plan update survey results to be released at Feb. 7 open house

The Town of Kitty Hawk invites residents and property owners to see the results of a survey on an update to the town’s Coastal Area Management Act (CAMA) Comprehensive Land Use Plan along with a draft of the vision statement and goals. A public meeting has been scheduled for Tuesday, February 7, from 5 to…Read More from Kitty Hawk land use plan update survey results to be released at Feb. 7 open house

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BIZ GOV Multimedia January 31st, 2023

VIDEO: Economic Census will survey more than 4 million U.S. business locations starting this week

Most people know that the U.S. Census Bureau measures the nation’s population once every 10 years. But fewer know that every five years, it conducts another important survey that measures the nation’s businesses to give us a comprehensive measure of U.S. economic activity across more than 21,000 geographic areas. Letters for the 2022 Economic Census…Read More from VIDEO: Economic Census will survey more than 4 million U.S. business locations starting this week

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GOV January 31st, 2023

Kitty Hawk Police Chief Joel Johnson retires after 30 years in law enforcement

After 30 years in law enforcement and nearly 22 years of service with the Kitty Hawk Police Department, Chief Joel Johnson is retiring effective February 1. Town Manager Melody Clopton noted a number of accomplishments during Johnson’s tenure as police chief over the last decade: obtaining grant funds to upgrade firearms securing several military high…Read More from Kitty Hawk Police Chief Joel Johnson retires after 30 years in law enforcement

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BIZ GOV January 30th, 2023

Family Dollar, Dollar General fined nearly $72K for price-scanner errors in northeast N.C. stores

Family Dollar stores in six northeastern N.C. communities and a pair of Dollar General stores have been fined a total of nearly $72,000 by state regulators because of excessive price-scanner errors. The N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services’ Standards Division announced Monday the fines were assessed to Family Dollar stores in Ahoskie, Aulander, Edenton,…Read More from Family Dollar, Dollar General fined nearly $72K for price-scanner errors in northeast N.C. stores

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BIZ GOV Real Estate January 30th, 2023

Town of Duck seeking new member for Planning Board

The Duck Town Council will be appointing a Planning Board member to fill the vacancy at the March 1, 2023 meeting. The Town of Duck Planning Board is an advisory board that performs core responsibilities set forth by state law to advise on matters pertaining to comprehensive and land use planning; zoning; zoning amendments and…Read More from Town of Duck seeking new member for Planning Board

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GOV Top Stories January 29th, 2023

Essential housing, I-87, economic tier restructuring among top local priorities for 2023 General Assembly session

Northeastern North Carolina’s delegation at the N.C. General Assembly met with leaders of four counties to discuss priorities for this legislative session at a forum on January 18 hosted by the Currituck Chamber of Commerce and sponsored by Twiddy and Company. The forum came one week before work began in earnest in the 2023-24 legislative…Read More from Essential housing, I-87, economic tier restructuring among top local priorities for 2023 General Assembly session