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VIDEO: NCDOT update on U.S. 158 repave, drain pipe replacements in Nags Head, realignment of street at Whalebone

February 2nd, 2023  · News
VIDEO: NCDOT update on U.S. 158 repave, drain pipe replacements in Nags Head, realignment of street at Whalebone

Engineers from the North Carolina Department of Transportation presented status updates on several projects in Nags Head during the town’s Board of Commissioners meeting on February 1, 2023. Details were provided on the repaving project along U.S. 158 that is now underway, replacement of several drainage pipes along N.C. 12 and a proposed realignment of…Read More from VIDEO: NCDOT update on U.S. 158 repave, drain pipe replacements in Nags Head, realignment of street at Whalebone

The Outer Banks Hospital and Medical Group rebrands as Outer Banks Health

February 1st, 2023  · News  · Top Stories
The Outer Banks Hospital and Medical Group rebrands as Outer Banks Health

The Outer Banks Hospital and Medical Group announced Wednesday that it will be united under the new brand name of Outer Banks Health, “reflecting over two decades of purposeful growth and innovation”. “It is our honor and privilege to strive to meet the health needs of Dare County residents and visitors,” Outer Banks Health President…Read More from The Outer Banks Hospital and Medical Group rebrands as Outer Banks Health

Widening and drainage work at U.S. 158/Colington Road intersection to begin this week

February 1st, 2023  · News
Widening and drainage work at U.S. 158/Colington Road intersection to begin this week

Work on widening and drainage upgrades at the intersection of U.S. 158 and Colington Road is scheduled to begin this week as part of the overall project taking place on one of the busiest secondary roads in North Carolina. The State Board of Transportation awarded a nearly $20 million contract to the Fred Smith Company…Read More from Widening and drainage work at U.S. 158/Colington Road intersection to begin this week

N.C. Aquarium on Roanoke Island closed for maintenance Jan. 30-Feb. 3

January 29th, 2023  · News  · Out & About
N.C. Aquarium on Roanoke Island closed for maintenance Jan. 30-Feb. 3

With a plan for small life support renovations and preparation for future exhibits, the North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island will be closed to the public Monday, Jan. 30 through Friday, Feb. 3. Staff will be on-site during the closure, conducting staff trainings, renovating the life support system on the Close Encounters stingray touch pool,…Read More from N.C. Aquarium on Roanoke Island closed for maintenance Jan. 30-Feb. 3

Miss Katie arrives for her first Hatteras Inlet dredging event

January 28th, 2023  · News  · Weather
Miss Katie arrives for her first Hatteras Inlet dredging event

Dare County’s own dredge, the Miss Katie, arrived in Hatteras village on Thursday, January 26, in order to conduct maintenance dredging in Hatteras Inlet’s Connector Channel over the next few days. “The dredge is there, and it’s supposed to start working this morning,” said Dare County Waterways Commission Chairman Steve “Creature” Coulter. “We asked for…Read More from Miss Katie arrives for her first Hatteras Inlet dredging event

Coastal Review: Rewetted drained pocosin can do a lot, like store tons of carbon dioxide

January 28th, 2023  · News
Coastal Review: Rewetted drained pocosin can do a lot, like store tons of carbon dioxide

An ecosystem project in a North Carolina peat bog could yield jobs, help with stormwater management, suppress wildfires, and is part of an ambitious plan to create a carbon credit market to offset millions of tons of greenhouse gas emissions. Click to read the first of a two-part series from Catherine Kozak at CoastalReview.org…Read More from Coastal Review: Rewetted drained pocosin can do a lot, like store tons of carbon dioxide

College of The Albemarle cosmetology program celebrates 100 percent pass rate

January 28th, 2023  · News
College of The Albemarle cosmetology program celebrates 100 percent pass rate

College of The Albemarle (COA) is pleased to announce that the cosmetology graduates for December 2021 celebrate a 100% first-attempt pass rate for the State Board of Cosmetic Arts.  Students graduated in December 2021, with exams taking place in 2022.  College of The Albemarle recently received confirmation of all exam results for this class.  Students…Read More from College of The Albemarle cosmetology program celebrates 100 percent pass rate

New, longer turn lanes under construction at Bodie Island Lighthouse/Coquina Beach intersection on N.C. 12

January 27th, 2023  · News
New, longer turn lanes under construction at Bodie Island Lighthouse/Coquina Beach intersection on N.C. 12

Improvements to an intersection along N.C. 12 on Bodie Island are underway to add longer and new turn lanes, with crews scheduled to pave the Coquina Beach/Bodie Island Lighthouse Road intersection over the weekend. Crews from Barnhill Construction have been been working since late fall on adding a northbound right turn lane into Coquina Beach,…Read More from New, longer turn lanes under construction at Bodie Island Lighthouse/Coquina Beach intersection on N.C. 12

N.C. Ferry Division to host four career events in February

January 23rd, 2023  · News  · Work
N.C. Ferry Division to host four career events in February

People throughout Eastern North Carolina will have a chance to embark on a rewarding career as the North Carolina Ferry Division hosts a series of four career events to find qualified applicants to staff its ferries, terminals and shipyard. “There has never been a better time to start a career with the Ferry Division,” said…Read More from N.C. Ferry Division to host four career events in February

U.S. 158 resurfacing in Kill Devil Hills, Nags Head to resume in February

January 20th, 2023  · News  · Top Stories
U.S. 158 resurfacing in Kill Devil Hills, Nags Head to resume in February

Once the weather gets just a little warmer on a more consistent basis, work on making U.S. 158 a smoother ride through Kitty Hawk, Kill Devil Hills and Nags Head will resume in earnest. While new pavement was placed from the N.C. 12 intersection in Kitty Hawk through the Avalon section of Kill Devil Hills…Read More from U.S. 158 resurfacing in Kill Devil Hills, Nags Head to resume in February

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News February 2nd, 2023

VIDEO: NCDOT update on U.S. 158 repave, drain pipe replacements in Nags Head, realignment of street at Whalebone

Engineers from the North Carolina Department of Transportation presented status updates on several projects in Nags Head during the town’s Board of Commissioners meeting on February 1, 2023. Details were provided on the repaving project along U.S. 158 that is now underway, replacement of several drainage pipes along N.C. 12 and a proposed realignment of…Read More from VIDEO: NCDOT update on U.S. 158 repave, drain pipe replacements in Nags Head, realignment of street at Whalebone

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News Top Stories February 1st, 2023

The Outer Banks Hospital and Medical Group rebrands as Outer Banks Health

The Outer Banks Hospital and Medical Group announced Wednesday that it will be united under the new brand name of Outer Banks Health, “reflecting over two decades of purposeful growth and innovation”. “It is our honor and privilege to strive to meet the health needs of Dare County residents and visitors,” Outer Banks Health President…Read More from The Outer Banks Hospital and Medical Group rebrands as Outer Banks Health

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News February 1st, 2023

Widening and drainage work at U.S. 158/Colington Road intersection to begin this week

Work on widening and drainage upgrades at the intersection of U.S. 158 and Colington Road is scheduled to begin this week as part of the overall project taking place on one of the busiest secondary roads in North Carolina. The State Board of Transportation awarded a nearly $20 million contract to the Fred Smith Company…Read More from Widening and drainage work at U.S. 158/Colington Road intersection to begin this week

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News Out & About January 29th, 2023

N.C. Aquarium on Roanoke Island closed for maintenance Jan. 30-Feb. 3

With a plan for small life support renovations and preparation for future exhibits, the North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island will be closed to the public Monday, Jan. 30 through Friday, Feb. 3. Staff will be on-site during the closure, conducting staff trainings, renovating the life support system on the Close Encounters stingray touch pool,…Read More from N.C. Aquarium on Roanoke Island closed for maintenance Jan. 30-Feb. 3

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News Weather January 28th, 2023

Miss Katie arrives for her first Hatteras Inlet dredging event

Dare County’s own dredge, the Miss Katie, arrived in Hatteras village on Thursday, January 26, in order to conduct maintenance dredging in Hatteras Inlet’s Connector Channel over the next few days. “The dredge is there, and it’s supposed to start working this morning,” said Dare County Waterways Commission Chairman Steve “Creature” Coulter. “We asked for…Read More from Miss Katie arrives for her first Hatteras Inlet dredging event

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News January 28th, 2023

Coastal Review: Rewetted drained pocosin can do a lot, like store tons of carbon dioxide

An ecosystem project in a North Carolina peat bog could yield jobs, help with stormwater management, suppress wildfires, and is part of an ambitious plan to create a carbon credit market to offset millions of tons of greenhouse gas emissions. Click to read the first of a two-part series from Catherine Kozak at CoastalReview.org…Read More from Coastal Review: Rewetted drained pocosin can do a lot, like store tons of carbon dioxide

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News January 28th, 2023

College of The Albemarle cosmetology program celebrates 100 percent pass rate

College of The Albemarle (COA) is pleased to announce that the cosmetology graduates for December 2021 celebrate a 100% first-attempt pass rate for the State Board of Cosmetic Arts.  Students graduated in December 2021, with exams taking place in 2022.  College of The Albemarle recently received confirmation of all exam results for this class.  Students…Read More from College of The Albemarle cosmetology program celebrates 100 percent pass rate

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News January 27th, 2023

New, longer turn lanes under construction at Bodie Island Lighthouse/Coquina Beach intersection on N.C. 12

Improvements to an intersection along N.C. 12 on Bodie Island are underway to add longer and new turn lanes, with crews scheduled to pave the Coquina Beach/Bodie Island Lighthouse Road intersection over the weekend. Crews from Barnhill Construction have been been working since late fall on adding a northbound right turn lane into Coquina Beach,…Read More from New, longer turn lanes under construction at Bodie Island Lighthouse/Coquina Beach intersection on N.C. 12

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News Work January 23rd, 2023

N.C. Ferry Division to host four career events in February

People throughout Eastern North Carolina will have a chance to embark on a rewarding career as the North Carolina Ferry Division hosts a series of four career events to find qualified applicants to staff its ferries, terminals and shipyard. “There has never been a better time to start a career with the Ferry Division,” said…Read More from N.C. Ferry Division to host four career events in February

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News Top Stories January 20th, 2023

U.S. 158 resurfacing in Kill Devil Hills, Nags Head to resume in February

Once the weather gets just a little warmer on a more consistent basis, work on making U.S. 158 a smoother ride through Kitty Hawk, Kill Devil Hills and Nags Head will resume in earnest. While new pavement was placed from the N.C. 12 intersection in Kitty Hawk through the Avalon section of Kill Devil Hills…Read More from U.S. 158 resurfacing in Kill Devil Hills, Nags Head to resume in February