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UPDATED: Commissioners approve zoning change that would allow campground at H2OBX Waterpark

UPDATED, Monday 8:30 p.m.: The Currituck County Board of Commissioners gave unanimous approval to rezoning of part of the H2OBX Waterpark property for construction of a recreational vehicle park. The request for conditional rezoning of 96.7 acres from General Business and Conditional General Business to Conditional General Business was approved with several conditions, including requiring…Read More from UPDATED: Commissioners approve zoning change that would allow campground at H2OBX Waterpark

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Community June 9th, 2022

VIDEO: Updated online work-based learning tool now available to help N.C. students

Governor Roy Cooper has announced that North Carolina educators now have access to an improved online tool to help them connect students with opportunities to explore potential careers. The work-based learning tool, called “The Navigator,” brings together members of the business, education, and workforce development communities in a space where they can post, search for…Read More from VIDEO: Updated online work-based learning tool now available to help N.C. students

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BIZ OBX Life June 8th, 2022

2022 Outer Banks Experience magazine now available

The Outer Banks Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that the 2022 edition of the Outer Banks Experience Magazine is now available. Outer Banks Experience is a full-color 74-page magazine highlighting the economy, attractions, and businesses of Dare County, Currituck County and Ocracoke Island. The 2022 issue highlights the beautiful Outer Banks region we…Read More from 2022 Outer Banks Experience magazine now available

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BIZ GOV June 7th, 2022

Dare Register of Deeds now offers online filing for Certificates of Assumed Business Names

The Dare County Register of Deeds has announced that the department now offers online filing for certificates of assumed business names. A certificate of assumed business name or “doing business as” (DBA) form can be recorded in the Dare County Register of Deeds office or online by individuals or entities conducting business in Dare County,…Read More from Dare Register of Deeds now offers online filing for Certificates of Assumed Business Names

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News June 6th, 2022

Emergency paving Monday and Tuesday of N.C. 12 in Corolla, Duck

The N.C. Department of Transportation will be performing resurfacing work Monday and Tuesday on two sections of N.C. 12 in Corolla and Duck. The two sections of roadway are deteriorating rapidly and need urgent repair. The work was originally slated to take place in May, but had to be delayed due to NCDOT resources that…Read More from Emergency paving Monday and Tuesday of N.C. 12 in Corolla, Duck

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Out & About June 6th, 2022

Go back in time for a Nags Head Casino Dance Party at Museum of the Albemarle

Earth to Nags Head Casino! News Flash: Museum of the Albemarle, Elizabeth City: On a collision course with Wormhole in Time! A time warp has been sighted emanating from the Andromeda Galaxy. It is headed toward the Albemarle Region. It is estimated to swallow-up the museum on June 25 between 7-11pm. The effects will transform…Read More from Go back in time for a Nags Head Casino Dance Party at Museum of the Albemarle

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Out & About June 5th, 2022

Outer Banks Seafood Festival vendor and sponsor applications available, 2022 logo released

Applications are now being accepted for arts and craft vendors, local non-profits and retail vendors, and sponsorship opportunities, while the design of merchandise and shirts for the 2022 Outer Banks Seafood Festival has been released. The festival is scheduled for October 15 at The Sounside event site in Nags Head. All vendor spaces are first-come,…Read More from Outer Banks Seafood Festival vendor and sponsor applications available, 2022 logo released

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Food & Drink June 5th, 2022

Blue Moon Beach Grill, Blue Water Grill award scholarships in memory of Stephen Novak

Story courtesy Blue Moon Beach Grill/Blue Water Grill & Raw Bar Stephen Novak was truly loved by the entire Blue Water crew. He was part of our family and is missed every day. For those of you who didn’t know Steve, he bartended with us since opening day. If you dined with us, chances are…Read More from Blue Moon Beach Grill, Blue Water Grill award scholarships in memory of Stephen Novak

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GOV June 4th, 2022

VIDEO: Replacement of apron at Dare County Regional Airport completed

The Dare County Regional Airport has served the Outer Banks community from its Roanoke Island location since 1943 and facilitates more than 32,000 landings and takeoffs each year. After nearly 80 years of service, the airport’s apron — also known as a ramp or tarmac — had experienced significant wear and tear and was in…Read More from VIDEO: Replacement of apron at Dare County Regional Airport completed

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GOV June 4th, 2022

Robin Snyder named deputy superintendent for Outer Banks Group of national parks

Robin Snyder was recently selected as the new deputy superintendent for Cape Hatteras National Seashore, Fort Raleigh National Historic Site and Wright Brothers National Memorial (Outer Banks Group). Snyder is currently the superintendent of Appomattox Court House National Historical Park and Booker T. Washington National Monument. In her 27-year career with the National Park Service,…Read More from Robin Snyder named deputy superintendent for Outer Banks Group of national parks