Demand rising as Moyock continues strong growth trend
Luxury catamaran maker re-shores from China, creates 45 local jobs in OBX
37,000 SF center to prepare aviation, manufacturing & machining workforce
Community feedback in Moyock Small Area Plan favors pockets of development within rural context
Uncertainty over the OLF could be cooling growth prospects in Camden & Currituck counties
Rep. Walter Jones's bill would provide federal protection for herd
Tax increase required to maintain revenue-neutral budget with no cut to services
Tax on rental properties to help fund Tourism marketing, beach services and County facilities
Governor and Secretary Decker seek to leverage more private dollars, seek efficiencies in remake
Move to reduce funding comes with Governor McCrory's restructuring of NC Commerce functions
RPC completes repairs to friction-course layer of asphalt after initial paving sections fail
Co-op seeks to link local farmers and restaurants
Harrison Group buys hotel from Turnpike Properties
Law now requires project receive permit through NC Department of Environment & Natural Resources
Opportunities for economic development hinge on proximity to Hampton Roads
Economic Development & Tourism advisory boards, staff meet to discuss ways to improve off-season activity
The FEMA-funded bus will be stationed at Lower Currituck VFD
Small Area Plan committee hears from County officials on the balance between taxes and services; rural and suburban development
Center has potential for multiple course offerings outside initial Aviation, manufacturing training plans
County to study further efficiencies, responding to growth
Company partnered with the Army Corps of Engineers Duck Research Pier
East Carolina Bank in Currituck to be rebranded as VantageSouth Bank
NC Golf panel ranks Currituck Club 71st, Kilmarlic 84th best in State
The challenge of a seasonal business means prioritizing saving in summer to pay winter bills
Advertising, WiFi and concession sales considered to off-set making ferry transport free
KI Ferry is one of 2 remaining free ferries in the State system
NC Senate bill proposes to put all future toll projects into Mobility fund pool
Remnants of maritime forest reveal history, but can prove hazardous for beach drivers
With over 40% of GRP coming from defense spending, the region needs diverse growth
Major changes in Federal & State flood insurance are coming
Largest bloc available stretches from Corolla to Kitty Hawk
With up to 600,000 GPD growth capacity, the plant can serve 20 years of future development in Moyock
Employees now certified by the Institute of Inspection, Cleaning, Restoration and Certification (IICRC)
NC Insurance Commissioner Goodwin approves rate increase in settlement with insurance industry
Weeping Radish owner Uli Bennowitz shares experiences establishing farmer-to-fork concept in NC
Oregon Inlet shoaling, catch regulations a toxic mix for commercial fishing in the OBX
Roanoke Island facility focuses on marine-related research for UNC system schools
Currituck beaches show similar rates to previous years
NC to partner with SC, VA on off-shore wind policy and development
$7 million, 40,000 SF facility will provide aviation, machining & manufacturing training
Event draws 300 residents, 50 businesses
Currituck seeing some growth while greater region remains slow
Board to address new shelter, OBX sewer in 2013 capital budget
Group asks Board of Commissioners to explore more hangar construction
Property owners are encouraged to review values
Ocean Sands System to be refurbished, expanded
99,000 GPD plant to service residential and commercial growth in Moyock
County and business partner on NC Rural Center grant to rehab vacant building
Move begins process for private developers to bid for off-shore wind farms
Industry leaders feel summer rental seasons safe, but homeowners will suffer
Currituck County & VBL Technologies work to expand local tech footprint
Project enhances existing networks, connects key community hubs
County planners, citizens to collaborate on policies and plans for Moyock
Future appears bright, but questions remain on 'last mile' broadband linkages
Official notes agriculture's $71.6 billion-per-year impact for North Carolina
Moyock continues pattern of steady household growth
Faster speeds, more capacity will help businesses & educators
Growth opportunities provide backdrop to public-vs-private Port operations
Second homes and vacation rentals will see increases in insurance premiums
Contact the local SBTDC office for damage assessment, rebuilding options and other assistance
While permits are still required, Currituck will not charge Sandy-related fees thru November 30, 2012
News release from Currituck County on required permits, waiving of fees through 11-30-12
Overall damage is minimal for the Currituck Outer Banks and Currituck Mainland due to the storm
Currituck & the Hampton Roads region boasts a compelling mix of academic, military and industrial assets to capitalize on the growing unmanned vehicles market
Economic indicators show steady improvement in local economy
Currituck Economic Indicators report shows across-the-board growth in construction, permit activity, tax collections and continued low unemployment.
Currituck tourism & visitor spending buoy both local and state tax coffers
Assistant Secretary of Commerce Lynn Minges gives keynote address to large crowd of business owners, local officials
40,000 SF building to house FAA-certified programs for aviation training and other manufacturing training
Video was shown to NCDOT Board of Transportation, will also be sent to state lawmakers
Video highlights the critical community, business and public safety needs the Mid-Currituck Bridge project will address
Acquisition not expected to impact Currituck's ECB Branch operations, but VantageSouth name will be coming
State Supreme Court and NC General Assembly expected to act on Sweepstakes Cafe's in the coming months
Randall Travel Marketing recommends County, private industry work closely to improve tourism by diversifying lodging, shopping, dining options while working hard to support projects that will alleviate traffic.
Agriculture has a $55 million economic impact in Currituck County; Remains a major industry despite development pressures and unpredictable commodities markets
1930's style farmscape adds to boardwalks, kayak launch, camping sites, bathrooms, equestrian facilities and other amenities at this unique soundfront park in Powells Point
The promising results show Currituck County Schools' focus on STEM curriculum is paying off for hardworking students and County's future workforce
Strong citizen participation and interest in Moyock's future growth will help shape future planning and development in Currituck's fastest growing community
Reacting to social media trends, the NC Employment Security Division will now use Twitter to announce new job postings, encourage traffic to their website for job searches
Several candidates vying for seats to represent Currituck County in the North Carolina General Assembly support the Mid-Currituck Bridge, although they differ on how to protect funding in the state budget
Waters Edge Charter School opens in the historic Corolla Schoolhouse after 50 years without students, community and parents are overjoyed
Friction-course pavement now being installed; project to be complete in early November 2012
Combined efforts of Currituck Tourism, Economic Development and the Currituck Chamber of Commerce are raising awareness of Buy Local's impact, becoming a model for other regional programs
Residents or colleagues - nominate the company or individual you believe best represents the best in Southern Hospitality Currituck County has to offer! Awards will be given at the Chamber of Commerce Annual Luncheon on October 11.
Meeting will present data showing growth in clean energy jobs, discuss opportunities at College of the Albemarle for training and workforce preparation
NCDENR set to begin study evaluating environmental impact of hardened shorelines along NC's coast
State lottery for locally available blinds rouses competition among hunters, guides
New zoning map makes changes to reflect new zoning changes approved in Unified Development Ordinance
Midwestern Shortline railroad consortium set to purchase Rail America, operator of the Chesapeake & Albemarle rail system running from Edenton through Currituck to the Port of Virginia, Hampton Roads.
Efforts to scuttle the long-awaited Mid-Currituck bridge project could cost the State in excess of $10 Million, damage State & local tourism industry
Attendees can learn about regional, state and Federal programs in the area to help pay for specialized training, re-training and other skill development.
HB 819 prevents new regulation based on Sea Level Rise projections for 4 years; softens CAMA regulations for rebuilding coastal waterfront property
County hosts 85 attendees at coastal issues summit, discuss impacts of stormwater regulation, rising costs of insurance and Sea Level Rise issues.
Waters Edge charter school to have 25 students in initial class
Representatives from Federal, State and Local government along with real estate and business leaders to attend summit on Sea Level Rise, Coastal Insurance and other issues impacting North Carolina's coast
Host Guy Fieri of the Food Network samples Currituck-brewed beer, locally crafted bratwurst and other delicious items in tour of the Outer Banks
Changes allow more flexibility regarding shadow flicker, noise calculations for Utility-scale wind farm projects in Currituck County.
As the structure of the building a site take shape, COA works to compliment FAA-certified training programs with other mechanical trades and workforce skills
The Currituck Chamber staff and board welcomed members, politicians and friends to a 15th anniversary celebration, co-hosted by Twiford Law Firm.



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